Mondays With Neil

Twice monthly, join Manhattan Prep instructor Neil Thornton for an hour and a half study session.

In these special online sessions, open to the public as well as current students, Neil will conduct mini workshops on a few different GRE-related topics. If you can't attend the session, don't worry. A copy of the recording will be made available the following Wednesday.

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During this session, Neil will present strategies and techniques for improving both your Quant and Verbal scores

Details
Date: July 10, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Location: Meets Live Online. Click for demo.
Price: Free
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Each session, Neil will select new GRE topics to discuss. To suggest a topic or ask a question for next time, email Neil at nthornton@manhattanprep.com.

About Neil Thornton

When not onstage telling jokes, Neil Thornton loves teaching you to beat the GRE. Since 1991, he's coached thousands of students through the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, and SAT, and trained instructors all over the United States. He scored a perfect score on the GRE, a 780 on a recent GMAT, and 99th percentile on the LSAT.
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Archive Recordings

February 6, 2017:
GRE Quant: Fast Fractions and Verbal: AWA "Issue" Brainstorm and Vocab Jam
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January 23, 2017:
GRE Quant: Data Interpretation Skills (Medians and Percent Increase) and Verbal: Logic-Based Reading Comprehension (Assumptions)
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January 9, 2017:
Quant: Function Basics, Graphing Functions; Verbal: RC Treasure Hunting
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December 19, 2016:
Quant: Complex Word Problems (Relax and follow instructions) Verbal: Brainstorming Analysis of an Argument
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December 5, 2016:
OG Practice: Hard Verbal page 70 Quant: "need to knows"
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November 14, 2016:
Quant: OG Practice DI Questions, page 162-163 Verbal: OG Practice Hard Verbal Questions, page 68
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November 7, 2016:
Quant: OG Practice Questions Hard Quant and DI, page 160 Verbal: OG Practice Questions Med Verbal, page 63
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October 24, 2016:
Quant: More OG tough Quant Practice Verbal: More OG Med Verbal Practice
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October 10, 2016:
Quant: Official Guide Practice Questions (Hard Quant) Page 155 Verbal: Official Guide Practice Questions (Medium Verbal) Page 62
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September 26, 2016:
Quant: Official Guide Practice Questions (Medium set) Page 151 Verbal: Official Guide Practice Questions (Medium set) Page 60
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September 12, 2016:
Quant: Official Guide Practice Questions (Medium Set) Page 150 Verbal: Official Guide Practice Questions (Easy and Medium) Page 59
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August 29, 2016:
Quant: OG practice questions Verbal: OG practice questions
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August 15, 2016:
Quant: OG practice questions: Easy Quant Verbal: OG practice questions: Easy Verbal
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August 1, 2016:
Quant: Solving DI problems more efficiently
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July 18, 2016:
Quant: The lowdown on roots Verbal: Essay brainstorms Veba TC/SE practice
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July 11, 2016:
Advanced Right Triangles; SE Strategy and Practice
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June 20, 2016:
Quant: Quant Comp number testing srategy and practice Verbal: TC and SE strategy overview and practice
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June 6, 2016:
Quant: Word Problems: You have options!
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May 16, 2016:
Conversions and Proportions Strengthen/Weaken Logic Based Reading Comprehension (optional)
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May 2, 2016:
Verbal: Reading Comprehension Quant: Proportions and Conversions
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April 18, 2016:
Fractions: Beyond the Basics - RC Jam
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April 4, 2016:
Resolve/Explain Questions (and other logic)
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March 21, 2016:
Inequalities, Plugging in?, Text completions
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March 7, 2016:
Percent Basics
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February 22, 2016:
Verbal: sentence Equivalence Text Completion Quant: Number Properties - Combinatorics
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February 8, 2016:
Advanced Quant Jam(stats, sets,and more)
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January 25, 2016:
John Cho's Need-to-Knows
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January 25, 2016:
Verbal: The MOst Important Vocab Strategy - Fill-ins The Most Important REading Comp Strategy - Simple Story Quant: Quantitative Comparison Strategies - Prove D, Invisible Inequality Content Quick-Hits - Triangles, Quadratics, Rates, Ratios, Exponents
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January 11, 2016:
Verbal: Vocabulary Mnemonics Quant: Getting started
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December 21, 2015:
Divisibility, Factors, Primes (Getting the Ingredients), TC/SE - Screwy Sentence Structure
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December 7, 2015:
OG Quant Throwdown
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November 23, 2015:
Verbal throwdown!
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November 9, 2015:
How to write a word problem and Logic-based RC: Inference Questions
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October 26, 2015:
Roots, R.C.
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October 12, 2015:
Analysis of an Issue
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September 28, 2015:
!@#$%^&*-ing funny symbols SC Practice
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September 14, 2015:
When to Venn D.I. - Dastardly Inconvenience SC Practice
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August 31, 2015:
Sentence Eq & Vocab QC Strategies
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August 3, 2015:
Reading Comprehension, QC Testing
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July 27, 2015:
Learning Vocab Quadratic Fun DI techniques
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July 13, 2015:
Official Guide Potluck
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June 29, 2015:
"...in terms of...."
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June 1, 2015:
Arguments(logic based RC) Coordinate geometry
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May 18, 2015:
Sentence Equivalence Algebra / Data Interpretation
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May 11, 2015:
Medium Quant Medium Verbal
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April 27, 2015:
Roots Funky Vocab
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April 13, 2015:
Averages, Weighted Averages, evenly-spaced sets. Logic based RC
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March 30, 2015:
CombPerminaTootions Reading Comp Jam
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March 16, 2015:
Probably Probability
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February 16, 2015:
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February 2, 2015:
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January 5, 2015:
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December 15, 2014:
Number Properties & TC Practice
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December 1, 2014:
GRE Quantitative Reasoning
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November 17, 2014:
Factors/multiples/divisibilitiy RC Logic: Caause and Effect
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November 3, 2014:
Coordinate Geometry & Reading Comprehension
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October 20, 2014:
Coordinate Geometry & Cheating on R.C.
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October 6, 2014:
Math: Functions | Verbal: Vocabulary
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September 22, 2014:
Averages & Verbal Practice
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September 8, 2014:
Text Completion & Word Problems
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August 18, 2014:
Normal Distribution Statistics and Deviation
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August 4, 2014:
Data Interpretation
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July 21, 2014:
Number Fun and More Reading Skills
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July 7, 2014:
Quant Comp
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June 23, 2014:
Word Problem Alternatives & SE Practice
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June 16, 2014:
SE Practice & Percents
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June 2, 2014:
Anagrams and RC
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April 14, 2014:
Quant: Advanced Geometry
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March 31, 2014:
Monday's with Neil 3/31/14
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December 9, 2013:
Verbal: Vocab Practice Quant: Variables in the choices
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November 25, 2013:
Verbal: Vocab Practice Quant: Graphs of Functions Quant: Normal Distribution
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November 11, 2013:
Verbal: Text Completion Practice Quant: THE HARD ONES!
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October 28, 2013:
Verbal: Short Reading Comp Quant: The Most Annoying Word Problems
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October 14, 2013:
Verbal: The Analytical Writing Assessment Quant: Primes and Divisibility
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September 23, 2013:
Verbal: Simple words with Less Well Known Definitions Quant: Combinatorics
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August 26, 2013:
Verbal: Argument Passages Quant: All About Digits Quant: Roots and Exponents
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July 29, 2013:
Quant: Time for Triangles Verbal: Strengthen/Weaken Questions
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July 15, 2013:
Verbal: Sentence Equivalence Challenge Quant: Mixed Martial Algebra
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June 24, 2013:
Mondays with Jen- June 24, 2013
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May 27, 2013:
Verbal: Vocab Drill Medium Quant: Translating Percents Advanced Quant: Probability and Combinatorics
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April 22, 2013:
Verbal: Vocab Whack-a-Word Quant: Focus on Quant Comp
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April 8, 2013:
Wild Card!
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March 25, 2013:
Verbal: Reading Comp Practice Quant: Patterns Quant: Probability
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March 11, 2013:
Verbal: Hard-to-Define Words Quant: Primes and Divisibility
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February 25, 2013:
Verbal: Sentence Equivalence Speed Drill Quant: Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles
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February 11, 2013:
Verbal: Six Super-Fun Latin Roots Quant: Number Testing in Quantitative Comparisons
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January 28, 2013:
Verbal: Strengthening and Weakening Arguments in RC Quant: Parabolas and Other Curves
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January 14, 2013:
Verbal: Filling in the Blank in Your Own Words Quant: Attack of the Word Problems!
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December 10, 2012:
Quant: Compound Interest and Other Formulas Verbal: Words About People
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November 26, 2012:
Quant: 20 Quant Questions Verbal: Mixed Vocab Drill
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November 12, 2012:
Verbal: Essay Brainstorming Verbal: Author's Intent in RC Quant: Arithmetic with Big Numbers Quant: 3 Challenge Problems
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October 22, 2012:
Quant: Basic Charts and Tables Quant: Functions Verbal: Mixed Vocab Drill
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October 8, 2012:
Quant: Triangle Basics Quant: Advanced Triangles Verbal: Mixed Vocab Drill
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September 24, 2012:
Quant: Weird Quant Question Types Quant: Algebraic Translations Verbal: Mixed Vocab Drill
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September 10, 2012:
Quant: Quant Comp Without the Math Quant: Foil Your Fear of Formulas! Verbal: Idioms in GRE Vocabulary Questions
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August 27, 2012:
Verbal: Vocab and Reading Comp Drill Quant: Converting Percents from English to Math Quant: Interquartile Range and Normal Distribution
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August 13, 2012:
Verbal: Vocab and Reading Comp Drill Quant: Inequalities and Absolute Values Quant: Probability
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July 23, 2012:
Verbal: Vocab Drill Verbal: Focus on Short Reading Quant: The Logic of Word Problems
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July 9, 2012:
Verbal: A (Vocabulary) Trip to Ancient Greece Verbal: Focus on Percents Quant: More Probability and Combinatorics
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June 28, 2012:
Verbal: Logic Problems in Reading Comprehension Verbal: Mixed Vocab Drill Quant: Probaility and Combinatorics
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May 31, 2012:
Verbal: Cognates in Vocab Verbal: Inferences in Reading Comprehension Quant: When You Can't Solve For All the Variables
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May 17, 2012:
Verbal: Sentence Equivalence Quant: Basic Inequalities Quant: QC Inequalities Quant: Advanced Inequalities
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May 3, 2012:
Quant: Rates and Work Quant: Select All That Apply Verbal: Vocab Problems from Easy to Hard
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April 19, 2012:
Basic Quant: Why PEMDAS Matters in Quant Comp Adv. Quant: Average Changes and Weighted Averages Verbal: Vocab Problem Medley
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April 5, 2012:
Basic Quant: Polygons Advanced Quant: Variables in the Answer Choice Verbal: Twisty Sentences Verbal: 2-3 Blank Text Completions
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March 22, 2012:
Verbal: Vocab Intensive Verbal: Twisty Sentences Quant: Variables in the Answer Choices
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February 23, 2012:
Average Shortcuts, Reading With the Stars, Vocab Workshop
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February 9, 2012:
Algebra Quant Comp, Advanced Sequences, Part II, Vocab Workshop
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January 26, 2012:
Basic Number Lines, Advanced Sequences & Learning Vocabulary with Pictures
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