GRE Question of the Day (May 2)

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Verbal It seems ironic that the preacher’s sermon, intended to reconcile the feuding brothers, served only to __________ them further. ❑ intimidate ❑ estrange ❑ avenge ❑ arbitrate ❑ commiserate ❑ disaffect   Correct Answer – B and F – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 1)

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Math   Question 7: Which of the following is most nearly the percent of plants sold at Friendly Nursery in April 2008 that were herbs? A. 70% B. 40% C. 24% D. 18% E. 8% Question 8: In April 2008 there were four varieties of tomatoes available at Friendly Nursery: Red Giants, Mortgage...

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Deciding Who Should Write Your Letters of Recommendation

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Letters of recommendation are a key part of your application. Strong ones provide meaningful support, but a lukewarm one can really hurt you. Who should write in support of your PhD application, and how can you make sure your letters are as good as they...

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How to Demonstrate Leadership When You Don’t Have Leadership Experience [Short Video]

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Most admissions committees are looking for applicants who can demonstrate leadership. If you don’t have any formal leadership positions to discuss in your application essays, that doesn’t mean that all is lost. Watch this short video for Linda Abraham’s definition of “informal leadership” and how to...

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GRE Question of the Day (April 27)

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Verbal In parts of the Arctic, the land grades into the landfast ice so _______ that you can walk off the coast and not know you are over the hidden sea. Blank (i) (A) permanently (B) imperceptibly (C) irregularly (D) precariously (E) slightly Correct Answer – B – (click and drag your mouse to see...

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GRE Question of the Day (April 26)

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Math A merchant made a profit of $5 on the sale of a sweater that cost the merchant $15. What is the profit expressed as % of the merchant’s cost ? Give your answer to the nearest whole % Correct Answer – 33% – (click and drag your mouse to...

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GRE Question of the Day (April 25)

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Verbal Cynics believe that people who _____ compliments do so in order to be praised twice. A. conjure up B. covet C. deflect D. grasp E. shrug off F. understand Correct Answer – C and E – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day – Click to...

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Minimizing Technical Jargon in Your SOP

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Frequently, applicants in STEM fields are working on projects that are quite technical in nature. Field-specific jargon might show that you know the language of your field—which is important– but using too much of it can also make your SOP very hard to read. Aim...

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GRE Question of the Day (April 24)

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Math Rectangle R has length of 30 and width 10, and square S has length of 5. What is the ratio of the perimeter of S to the perimeter of R ? Give your answer as fraction Correct Answer – 1/4 – (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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GRE Question of the Day (April 21)

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Math If the dollar amount of sales at store P was $800,000 for 2006, what was the dollar amount of sales at that store in 2008 ? (A) $727,200 (B) $792,000 (C) $800,000 (D) $880,000 (E) $968,000 Correct Answer – B – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE...

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