Cracking the GRE with CD-ROM, 2006

Cracking the GRE with CD-ROM, 2006

Multimedia Set(Includes CD)

$31.95

Overview

Cracking the GRE teaches proven techniques specifically designed to help students prepare for the computerized format of the Graduate Record Examination. Newly updated, this best-selling guide provides comprehensive preparation for the GRE. Book buyers even get an exclusive free pass to go online and take extra full-length practice tests.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375764752
Publisher: Random House Information Group
Publication date: 06/14/2005
Series: Graduate Test Prep Series
Edition description: Includes CD
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Online Toolsviii
Part IOrientation1
1Introduction3
2General Strategy19
Part IIHow to Crack the Verbal Section33
3The Geography of the Verbal Section35
4Analogies39
5Sentence Completions55
6Antonyms73
7Reading Comprehension83
8Vocabulary for the GRE99
Part IIIHow to Crack the Math Section139
9The Geography of the Math Section141
10Numbers147
11Variables and Equations177
12Geometry213
Part IVHow to Crack the Analytical Writing Section237
13The Geography of the Analytical Writing Section239
14The Basics of the Issue Topic249
15Writing the Issue Essay255
16The Basics of Arguments267
17Writing the Argument Essay279
18More Techniques287
Part VPractice295
19Ready for Some GRE Aerobics?297
20Practice Sets299
21Answers and Explanations323
22Analytical Writing Practice Sets and Sample Essays359
GRE Practice Test System Software379
About the Author385

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Cracking the GRE with CD-ROM, 2006 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The sample tests and questions in this book were nothing at all like the real exam. There were a few things I learned from the book, but overall the actual exam was much more difficult. There were many math concepts on the exam that were not at all covered in the book. As I went through the exercises I also developed a false sense that I was actually ready for the exam. Needless to say, my low score on the exam, due to studying from the wrong test prep book, did not get me into grad school. Don't waste your money buying this book, or time studying from it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'd recommend using the Princeton Review guide along with Powerprep (which you get from ETS when you register for the GRE).It's useful, but there were 1 or 2 math concepts not covered. The vocab list is manageable, although some of the words I already knew well. Ultimately, I was pleased with my test score. The guide provides plenty of sample questions, a solid review concepts, and offers some worthwhile test-taking advice. If nothing else, it includes a timeline for studying which kept me on track.