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ISBN-13: 978-1438007496 ISBN-10: 9781438007496 Edition: Fourth

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  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc.; Fourth edition (1 October 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781438007496
  • ISBN-13: 978-1438007496
  • ASIN: 1438007493
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 422 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 59,794 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Table Of Contents:
Introduction: Mastering Advanced Vocabulary For The GRE
Suggested Study Plans
300 High-Frequency GRE Words
Essential Words For The GRE
Review: 300 High-Frequency Word Roots
Review: Essential Words For The GRE
300 High-Frequency Word Roots
Common Suffixes
Answer Keys
Essential Words For The Gre
Root Roundup
Root Roundup Review

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Barron's GRE, 22nd Edition Barron's GRE Flash Cards, 3rd Edition Barron's 6 GRE Practice Tests, 2nd Edition Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook, 3rd Edition GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards, 2nd Edition
Product Format With Bonus Online Tests 500 Flash Cards to Help You Achieve a Higher Score This manual will help students succeed on the GRE Intensive and carefully focused preparation for the exam's verbal reasoning section 500 high-frequency words that have appeared on recent GRE exams
Product Highlights This newly revised and updated manual presents a test overview, test-taking advice, and a timetable for a typical computer-based GRE test. Added features include: a diagnostic test with an answer key and answer explanations; a verbal reasoning review with practice questions in sentence completion and reading comprehension; an analytical writing review with scoring guidelines and practice exercises; a quantitative reasoning review that includes general math strategies, discrete quantitative questions, quantitative comparison questions, and data interpretation questions; two full-length model GRE tests with answer keys and answer explanations in the manual. Bonus Online Practice Tests: with purchase, students will also get access to two full-length online GRE exams with all questions answered and explained. These online tests are easily accessible on Macs, PCs, tablets, and smartphones. This set of flash cards tests students’ verbal and math skills and helps them to focus on areas that require additional study. The set consists of: 250 verbal cards, including definitions and sentence-completion practice; 250 math cards, including 75 math facts, 25 math strategies, 65 multiple-choice questions, and 65 quantitative-comparison questions, 10 multiple-answer questions, and 10 numeric-entry questions. Cards have a corner punch hole to accommodate a metal sorting ring enclosed with the set. Students can use the ring to arrange cards in any sequence that suits their study needs. These flash cards can be used alone as study aids, or as a supplement to Barron’s GRE test preparation manuals. Those preparing to take the Graduate Record Exam will get plenty of hands-on test-taking practice with this thoroughly updated and revised book. Students will find: six full-length practice exams similar in length, structure, question types and degree of difficulty to the actual GRE exam; all questions answered and explained; extra features include a detailed overview of all of the different types of GRE questions and a series of tips and strategies to help test takers maximize their scores. This book offers excellent test preparation when used alone, and also makes a fine companion when used along with Barron’s GRE, 22nd Edition. Prospective graduate students preparing for the GRE will find intensive and carefully focused preparation for the exam's verbal reasoning section in this book. The author discusses the purposes and structure of the question types, providing more than 380 example questions with explanations that demonstrate how to arrive at correct answers. Test takers will also find: a diagnostic test that allows students to pinpoint their strengths and weaknesses; extensive practice and review chapters that cover all three general question types ‒ sentence equivalence, text completion, and reading comprehension; two full-length verbal practice tests with answers and explanations; a concise GRE Dictionary ‒ a vocabulary list with definitions that all successful GRE test takers must master. This flash card set presents words and definitions that reflect the fluency and vocabulary skills of a college graduate. Each card lists a target word with pronunciation and part of speech. The card’s reverse side presents the word’s definition, a sample sentence, and synonyms. An enclosed metal ring lets test-takers select cards to fit their study needs. These flash cards can be used alone as study aids, or as a supplement to Barron’s GRE test preparation manuals.

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