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Introducing the GRE Just Math™ Course

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Manhattan Prep GRE Blog - Introducing the GRE Just Math Course by Manhattan Prep

You just need to learn GRE Math. Maybe you haven’t taken math since high school and just need a respectable Quant score to get into your target school. Or maybe you’re already pretty good at math, but your target school requires you to be great. No matter your starting point or goal score, we built GRE Just Math to get you where you need to be on the Math section of the GRE. Read more

Introducing Our 5lb. Book of TOEFL Practice Problems!

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Manhattan Prep GRE Blog - Introducing Our 5lb. Book of TOEFL Practice Problems! by Manhattan Prep

We’re thrilled to announce the release of our brand-new 5lb. Book of TOEFL Practice Problems! The TOEFL 5 lb. Book brings our best-selling 5 lb. Book series to students who need a study tool for the TOEFL. Written exclusively by expert Manhattan Prep instructors, this book is 5 lbs.* of TOEFL knowledge on everything you need to learn for the test. Read more

Our GRE Practice Tests Are Now Only $10!

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Manhattan Prep GRE Blog - Our GRE Practice Tests Are Now Only $10! by Manhattan Prep

Are you prepping for the GRE? Thinking of taking the GRE? Considering purchasing practice tests to help you study? Well, this news is going to blow your mind—our bundle of six GRE practice tests (normally $39) has now been discounted to just $10! Read more

Harvard Law School Now Accepts the GRE for Admission

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Harvard Law School to Accept GRE and LSAT - Manhattan Prep GRE Blog

You read that right. Read more

GRE Official Guide Third Edition: What’s Different and Second Edition Conversion Guide

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Manhattan Prep GRE Blog - GRE Official Guide Third Edition: What's Different and Second Edition Conversion Guide by Chris Ryan

Did you know that you can attend the first session of any of our online or in-person GRE courses absolutely free? We’re not kidding! Check out our upcoming courses here.


ETS has released the Third Edition of its GRE Official Guide. It’s almost exactly the same as the Second Edition, so you can use either one interchangeably.

If you have a Second Edition already, there’s no need to run out and get a Third Edition.

If you have a Third Edition and want to know what’s the same and what’s different, read on. Read more

Mind the Gap: How the Skills Gap Is Affecting Employment and Education

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Manhattan Prep GRE Blog - Min the Gap: How the Skills Gap Is Affecting Employment and Education by Manhattan Prep

Did you know that you can attend the first session of any of our online or in-person GRE courses absolutely free? We’re not kidding! Check out our upcoming courses here.


If you’ve spent any time poring over job listings recently, you may have noticed a trend: despite the fact that there are a ton of openings, it can seem impossible to secure an interview or even a response from most companies. The jobs are there, but somehow you’re still looking for one—so what’s the missing link? Read more

In the News: Is Great Teaching Teachable?

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Manhattan Prep Blog - In the News: Is Great Teaching Teachable? by Noah TeitelbaumDid you know that you can attend the first session of any of our online or in-person courses absolutely free? We’re not kidding. Select your test to sign up now.


This past week, several of our instructors emailed me a recent Economist article, Teaching the Teachers. One of the main ideas of the article is that great teachers are not born—they’re made. Read more

Decision Fatigue on the GRE

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A few months back, the New York Times published this fascinating article on the subject of decision fatigue. The article became a big topic of conversation here in the Manhattan GRE office. If you don’t have time to read the full article, I will give a quick summary: the more decisions a human makes in a row, the less will-power that person will have after each successive decision—this phenomenon is called decision fatigue (note: this is a vast oversimplification of the article, so you should give it a read if you have time). The test subjects weren’t asked to make big decisions—no marriage proposals, no career changes, no forced choice between Kirk and Picard—just simple everyday choices, such as what color of china they would prefer, or what specifications they would like in a new computer. The study found that making decisions, even small inconsequential ones, can significantly deplete a person’s willpower.

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