### More GRE Math Misconceptions

Did you enjoy our last set of GRE Math Misconceptions? Here are four more to watch out for. Read more

### 8 Things Learning to Surf Has Taught Me about Studying for the GRE

When I was 30, I went surfing for the first time, and I fell in love. And, like many people in love, I made an impulsive commitment whose consequences I did not fully understand: I decided that I was going to learn to surf well. Read more

### Your GRE Study Calendar

Studying for the GRE on your own? Load up your GRE study calendar right now—it’s time to get organized. Read more

### What Your Favorite Class in High School Says about You as a GRE Student

The good and bad news about taking the GRE is that it’s not a skill that’s taught directly in school, though it does draw on skills that are. This is bad news, because it means that most of us have to do some work to adapt to the test. It’s also good news, because it means that anyone can master this skill, no matter how long they’ve been out of school. 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

### S is for Summer AND GRE Studying!

I am, without question, a summer person. As soon as the weather gets warm, I emerge from my perpetual crust of low-grade gloom and become the person I know I’m really meant to be: cheerful, energetic, relaxed (sort of), and ready to spend as much time as I can in the sun, near the ocean, and with friends. Ironically, the season in which I have the most energy is the one in which I’m least inclined to get anything done. 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

### Math and the Growth Mindset

Do you consider yourself a “math person?” Read more