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The Official Guide to the GRE revised General TestStudy Guide is your most important book. If you buy no other book, you must buy this one. It contains questions written by the exam writers. After you have worked through each practice section you will basically have seen almost every possible type question currently reported on the test. There is also a CD with a simulated computer based exam. Even the ETS admits just taking the GRE can increase your score 5 to 10%.
The premise of the GRE Prep Course book is that you know very little about the CAT GRE. The questions are representative of the current exam and the solutions are reliable and use shortcuts whenever possible. It covers all sections of the GRE and comes with a CD and online course to practice test taking on your computer. The vocabulary review makes this book worth it's weight in gold.
The ARCO GRE Math Review book is really the ultimate math refresher. It is sometimes hard to get, but it is worth the effort, especially if the last math course you had was more than 4 years ago or if you find you do all your math with a calculator. Remember, on the GRE unlike the SAT you cannot use a calculator. Do this book cover to cover and you will score in the top quantitative percentiles.
is an excellent vocabulary review book. With 259 word keys (we once called them roots, suffixes and prefixes) you will be able to recognize the majority of the words used on the SAT. It can be very boring, but it can pay off in giant dividends of correct answers in the Reading Comprehension's Word Usage questions and even the Sentence Completions sections.
Grammatix GRE Value Pack
is the best e-prep book available. It has been the key to so many of our students earning top scores. This book's GRE Rules and Hidden Patterns can give you the insights you need to earn your best scores in the Verbal, Math and even the Analytical Essays. Each strategy is tailored to the computer adaptive format. You need the to make full use of this book.
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