GRE Question of the Day (July 25)

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Verbal At night, schools of prey and predators are almost always spectacularly illuminated by the bioluminescence produced by the microscopic and larger plankton. The reason for the ubiquitous production of light by the microorganisms of the sea remains obscure and suggested explanations are controversial. It has...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 24)

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Math The stiffness of a diving board is proportional to the cube of its thickness and inversely proportional to the cube of its length. If diving board A is twice as long as diving board B and has 8 times the stiffness of diving board B,...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

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What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you’ve overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you’ve overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we’d love...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 21)

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Verbal Growing up in a wealthy suburb, she felt quite the ____________ as she began her first job as a llama caretaker on a rural farm. A. tyro B. concierge C. agronomist D. cultivator E. neophyte F. curator   Correct Answer – A and E – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion &...

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Can You Get Into a Top Grad School if You Didn’t Attend a Top University?

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Abhishek from India recently asked on our blog what Indian applicants who graduated from undergraduate programs not among the elite Indian IIT’s can do to gain acceptance to the top global MBA programs. While Abhishek was particularly focused on Indian MBA aspirants, this question applies...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 20)

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Math . For which values of x does ? Indicate all such values: A. -2 B. -1 C.  D. 1/2 E. 1 F. 2   Correct Answer – B and E – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day – Click to Subscribe via email

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GRE Question of the Day (July 19)

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Verbal Although most preventative medical ointments commonly in use would have (i)____________ an infection, the particular one Helen applied to her sores actually, much to her dismay, (ii)____________ her (iii)____________ . Blank (i) Blank (ii) Blank (iii) (A) surrendered to (D)contributed to (G) medicine (B) exacerbated (E)detracted from (H) salve (C) staved off (F)disbursed with (I) afflicition Correct Answer –...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 18)

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Math Each number SN in a sequence can be expressed as a function of the preceding number (SN–1) as follows: SN =  SN–1 – 4. Which of the following equations correctly expresses the value of SN in this sequence in terms of SN+2? A) Sn =  Sn+2 +18 B) Sn...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 17)

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Verbal In 1798, economist Thomas Robert Malthus stated in his “Essay on the Principle of Population” that “population increases in a geometric ratio, while the means of subsistence increases in an arithmetic ratio.” However, Malthus’s dire prediction of a precipitous decline in the world’s population has not come to pass....

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Common Grammatical Errors: How to Use “Leverage” & “Comprise” Properly

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Non-native English speakers (and some native English speakers) frequently make some easily avoidable mistakes. Even if you have excellent English there are sometimes words that get lost among misused prepositions. Here are some tips to help applicants improve their use of two words that are...

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