How to Study for GRE Math: 11-Step Prep Guide

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Good at math? Bad at math? Just OK at it? Whatever your comfort level with algebra and geometry, if you’re taking the GRE, you’ll need to know how to study for GRE math so that you can get the score you want. But where should you start?

Follow along as we give you a brief summary of the GRE Quantitative Reasoning section and go over the 11 steps you need to follow when studying for GRE math. We’ll then wrap up with four tips for using your GRE math study time wisely.

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GRE Math Prep: The 18 Best Study Resources

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To do well on the GRE Quantitative section, you don’t need to be a math genius — but you do need to have access to the best resources for GRE math prep!

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll start by exploring what qualities make a great GRE math resource and then go over the top resources you can use to ensure you get the best GRE math prep possible. Finally, we’ll conclude with a few essential tips on how to use these resources effectively.

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8 Top Tips for GRE Quantitative Comparison Questions

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You can’t claim to be ready for the GRE if you don’t know the ins and outs of Quantitative Comparison questions. This type of question, also known as “Quant Comp,” plays a critical role on the Quantitative Reasoning section, accounting for approximately 38 percent of all math questions. That’s more than a third of your overall Quant score!

But what exactly are you being tested on with these questions? And are there any tips for approaching them on the GRE? In this article, we’ll explore the function and purpose of Quantitative Comparisons. We’ll also give you advice on how to study and successfully tackle Quantitative Comparison questions on test day.

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Expert GRE Probability Review: Formulas, Tips, and Practice

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What’s the probability of getting a perfect GRE Quant score? While you don’t have to be a math whiz to score highly on the GRE, you do need to be able to understand the basic concepts being tested, one of which is probability. Knowing what kind of GRE probability questions to expect will give you a little more confidence on Quant — and help raise your Quant score!

In this extensive GRE probability review, we’ll start by covering what probability is and the ways it’s presented on the GRE. Then, we’ll teach you all of the basic rules and formulas you need to know as well as give you tips for studying probability and approaching GRE probability questions on test day.

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Complete GRE Geometry Review: Problems and Practice

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Geometry might not be your strong suit, but you’re going to encounter it on GRE Quant, guaranteed. So how can you score highly on it? What are the formulas, rules, and terms you’ll need to know so you can solve GRE geometry problems quickly and accurately?

In this extensive GRE geometry review, we’ll go over the basics of geometry, including the major rules and formulas, and offer detailed explanations for official practice questions. We’ll also cover techniques for studying geometry as well as how you can effectively approach these questions on test day.

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GRE Math Review: What’s on the Exam?

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Whether you’re a math major or one of those haven’t-studied-math-since-high-school types, the GRE is going to test you on a myriad of math topics, from shapes and symbols to tables and coordinate systems. And the only way you can attack the Quantitative Reasoning section head-on is by knowing exactly how the GRE plans to challenge you. In other words, what kind of math is on the GRE? What specific GRE math topics should you study ahead of time? And what do GRE math questions actually look like?

In this comprehensive GRE math review, we’ll explore the ins and outs of the GRE Quantitative Reasoning section, taking a look at the various concepts you’ll be tested on and providing you with our best tips for effective studying.

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How to Ace GRE Quantitative: 22 Expert Tips

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Whether you find math to be like a pleasant beachfront stroll or more like ascending an icy mountain in freezing winds, we can help you ace the Quantitative Reasoning GRE section. In this total guide to GRE quantitative, we’ll provide an overview of the GRE Quantitative section, go in-depth on each of the question types, offer advice on how to prepare, and give GRE math tips for test day domination! We even have some special tips for those of you going for that perfect 170 on the GRE Quantitative Reasoning section.

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What’s a Good GRE Quantitative Score? A Bad Score?

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You already know the GRE Quantitative section is all about math. But how high of a score do you truly need to do well on it? And what’s a good GRE Quantitative score for the grad programs you’re applying to?

In this article, we’ll go over the basics of GRE scoring and what’s considered a good Quantitative score. We’ll then take an in-depth look at how you can set, as well as achieve, your ideal GRE Quantitative score.

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GRE Math Cheat Sheet: The 38 Formulas You Must Know

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If you’re worried about the GRE Quant section, you’re not alone. Not everyone taking the GRE is an aspiring engineer or an exceptional mathematician. In fact, many of us are surprised to find we remember little of the basic math concepts we studied back in high school. (When I took the GRE in 2015, I hadn’t studied math in more than six years!)

But Quant really isn’t all that bad, as long as you know what to expect. And it never hurts to have a couple of tricks up your sleeve, either. No, I’m not talking about cheating. Just our handy, dandy GRE formulas!

For this GRE math cheat sheet, I’ll explain why all test takers should memorize GRE math formulas, go over what these formulas are, and give you detailed tips on how to integrate them effectively into your test prep.

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The Best GRE Math Practice You Can Get

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The GRE Quantitative section can be daunting, especially if you haven’t taken a math class in years. But don’t panic! The best antidote to unfamiliarity is practice.

In this guide, we’ll go over:

  • official GRE materials for math practice
  • your options for purchasing GRE Math practice tests
  • where you can find extra free GRE Quantitative practice
  • the best way to use different kinds of GRE Math practice questions in your studying.

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