A 4 MONTHS PREPARATION PLAN FOR GRE TEST

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For a good Start in GRE Preparation you need a Good Plan. Here is a 4 Months Preparation Plan For GRE Test.

GRE Preparation Plan

Prepared by Gyan Jones

 

This is just a sample plan.

MONTH-1:

Vocabulary:

word smart 4th edition / Manhattan  500 basic+500 advanced vocab

Some Youtube links for vocabulary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjmKEJ7vVU4&list=PL939DD617DA45B6D6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXrPzvMuYLQ&index=1&list=PLtsamt4EorgDp5ErPOtilYb6-FeGxCf5_

Verbal:

1.    Princeton cracking the GRE,
2.     GRE VERBAL GRAIL,

Quantitative:

1.    Manhattan guide 1-6
2.    Magoosh video lessons

Reading:

for reading fluency: economist.com
Nytimes.com
Atlantic.com
Smithsonianmag.com

MONTH-2:

Vocabulary:word smart 4th edition / Manhattan  500 basic+500 advanced vocab

Verbal: 

1.    Manhattan GRE reading comprehension guide
2.    ETS official verbal reasoning practice questions
3.    Magoosh video lessons
4.    GRE big book for reading comprehension

Quantitative:

1.    5lb book of GRE practice problems
2.    ETS official quantitative reasoning practice
3.    ETS official guide ( for mathematical concept)

Mock test: 1 or 2 mock tests

Reading: 

for reading fluency: economist.com
Nytimes.com
Atlantic.com
Smithsonianmag.com
Scientificamerican.com

 

 

MONTH-3:

Vocabulary: revision+ magoosh vocab list

Verbal:

1.     Practice from ets official paper based test 1( download from ets.org for free)
2.    Practice from ets official paper based test 2( download from ets.org for free)
3.    5lb book of gre manhattan
4.    GRE Official guide 2 practice
5.    1014 princeton ( only for TC and SE)
6.    Magoosh blog (www.magoosh.com/gre)

Quantitative:

1.    5lb book of gre practice by manhattan prep
2.    Practice from ets official paper based GRE test 1 &2
3.    GRE Official guide 2nd edition practice
4.    Nova gre (optional)

GRE Official guide 2 practice

MOCK test (2 to 4 mock tests)

MONTH-4:

Vocabulary: revision
Verbal: revision and practice
Quantitative: revision and practice
Mock test (at least 4 mock tests)
Advanced practice materials for who are aiming 330+ :
LSAT materials ( preptest 40 to preptest 60 for RC and CR)
GMAT materials ( GMAT official guide for quant, RC , and CR)
Manhattan GMAT advanced quant guide
Veritas prep GMAT guide for quant,
RC collections from gmatclub.com 

Some tips: 

For Reading comprehension:

how to read a passage: http://www.manhattanprep.com/gre/blog/2012/02/28/how-to-read-a-reading-comp-passage/#.UfI2r82JldI

one more from manhattan blog:

http://www.manhattanprep.com/gre/blog/2012/04/03/what-to-read-and-what-not-to-read-on-gre-reading-comprehension-passages-2/#.UfI3Mc2JldI

next, there are couple free videos from gmat pill how to solve reading comprehension:

http://www.gmatpill.com/practicequestions/RC-Passage-Genetic-Mutations/RC-Passage-Genetic-Mutations.html

Here is another one:

http://www.gmatpill.com/practicequestions/RC-Passage-Caffeine/RC-Passage-Caffeine.html

then we have some videos from manhattan instructor who has scored 800 in GMAT:::

long RC: http://vimeo.com/14615312

short RC: http://vimeo.com/14935687

 inference question: http://vimeo.com/23228039

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