Brendon F.

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My experience with the “GRE at Home” remote exam

Posted by Brendon F. on 9/11/20 8:05 AM

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, ETS has been offering the option to take the GRE at home (right now, through September 2020) instead of the traditional in-person format. Several months ago, I took the GRE in this format, and share some of my experience and advice below.

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Tags: GRE, covid-19

How to find success on GRE Verbal Reasoning section without memorizing the dictionary

Posted by Brendon F. on 4/29/20 11:00 AM

One of the most daunting parts of early GRE prep planning is realizing how many seldom-used words can appear on the test. While a comprehensive plan to comb through the dictionary memorizing each word you don’t know may sound like the best plan of action, odds are you don’t have the time, energy, or patience to do this. Even if you were to (which would be quite impressive), it doesn’t guarantee a perfect score on the vocabulary portion of the test. I’d recommend using the below strategies (in no particular order) to develop a robust and effective study plan.

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Tags: GRE