### Using Smart Numbers for GRE Quant

Here’s a quick cheat sheet on how, when, and why to use Smart Numbers to solve GRE Quant problems. Read more

### Can You Ace GRE Quant if You’re Bad at Math? (Part 3)

If you have a complicated relationship with math, you need to be especially careful about how you study. Some GRE Quant study techniques might seem to make perfect sense, but can actually leave you frustrated and demoralized in the long run. For painless studying, try these next few ideas instead. Read more

### Can You Ace GRE Quant if You’re Bad at Math? (Part 2)

You’re here because you’re bad at math, and you want to ace GRE Quant but aren’t sure how. But if you read the previous article, you know that you weren’t born without a “math organ,” and your brain is just as suitable for learning GRE Quant as anybody else’s. That doesn’t mean you don’t have challenges to overcome. But you should really be asking, *How can I ace the GRE with limited math experience? *Or *How can I ace the GRE when I don’t know how to study math? *Or even *How can I get over my math anxiety and get excited about the GRE?* Read more

### Can You Ace GRE Quant if You’re Bad at Math? (Part 1)

First, let’s get on the same page about what being “bad at math” really means. In my experience, GRE students who say that they’re bad at math tend to fall into these categories: Read more

### This Simple Visualization Exercise Will Help You Beat the GRE

When I’m not teaching the GRE or writing this blog, I like riding my bicycle absurdly long distances. For the last five months, I’ve been training for one of the hardest bike races of my life: the 206-mile, 14-plus-hour Dirty Kanza. And now I want to share the best piece of advice I was given while training, because it applies to GRE test day just as much as it applies to bike racing. Read more

### GRE Math for People Who Hate Math: Cracking the GRE Code

The GRE will never lie to you—but it doesn’t always tell you what you really want to know. The GRE is a little bit like my friend in this exchange: Read more

### GRE Sentence Equivalence: Charge Traps

In this article, GRE instructor Tom Anderson asks a smart question: is it better to *sort of *know a lot of GRE words, or to *really* know a few GRE words? It turns out that you’re better off if you learn fewer words, but really learn them well. If you don’t, here’s one way the GRE could trick you. Read more

### Why Bother Predicting a GRE Verbal Answer?

One habit of Verbal high-scorers is **predicting the GRE Verbal answer** before checking the answer choices. Here’s why this works, and how you can do it yourself. Read more

### GRE Math Misconceptions

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Math can be counterintuitive. There are a few GRE Math misconceptions that really seem like they *should* be true—but actually aren’t. Being prepared for them will keep you aware on test day. Read more

### Quick GRE Tips: Inference Problems

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Are you struggling with Reading Comprehension Inference problems? Here are my best quick GRE tips for this tricky problem type. Read more