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CliffsNotes GRE General Test Cram Plan

ISBN: 978-0-470-46591-2
312 pages
August 2009
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GRE General Test Cram Plan

Built-in study calendar, subject reviews, and diagnostic and practice exams

Make the most of the time you have left!

2 months to ace the test...

1 month to ace the test...

1 week to ace the test!

Carolyn Wheater and Catherine McMenamin

It's GRE Crunch Time!

Visit the GRE

Cram Plan Center

for online access toadditional practice problems, activities, and more.

Details inside.

Get a plan to ace the exam—and make the most of the time you have left.

Whether you have two months, one month, or even just a week left before the exam, you can turn to the experts at CliffsNotes for a trusted and achievable cram plan to ace the GRE General

Test—without ever breaking a sweat!

First, you'll determine exactly how much time you have left to prepare for the exam. Then, you'll turn to the two-month, one-month, or one-week cram plan for week-by-week and day-by-day schedules of the best way to focus your study according to your unique timeline.

Each stand-alone plan includes:

Diagnostic test– helps you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses soyou can focus your review on the topics in which you need the most help

Subject reviews– cover everything you can expect on the actual exam: antonyms; analogies; analytic writing; arithmetic; algebra; geometry;and applications

Full-length practice test with answers and detailed explanations–a simulated GRE exam with scoring guide gives you an authentictest-taking experience

Test-prep essentials from the experts at CliffsNotes®

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Table of Contents


About the Test.

About This Book.

Online Extras at CliffsNotes.com.

I. Diagnostic Test.

Section 1: Verbal.

Section 2: Quantitative.

Scoring the Diagnostic Test.

II. Two-Month Cram Plan.

III. One-Month Cram Plan.

IV. One-Week Cram Plan.

V. Antonyms.



VI. Analogies.



VII. Sentence Completion.



VIII. Reading Comprehension.



IX. Analytical Writing.

Analytical Writing Topics.

The Scoring of the Analytical Writing Section.

Test-Taking Strategies for the Analytical Writing Section.

Sample Essay Responses.

X. Arithmetic.

A. Order of Operations.

B. Integers.

C. Number Theory.

D. Fractions.

E. Ratio and Proportion.

F. Decimals.

G. Percent.

H. Exponents.

I. Roots.

XI. Algebra.

A. Linear Equations and Inequalities.

B. Simultaneous Equations.

C. Multiplying and Factoring.

D. Applications of Factoring.

XII. Geometry.

A. Lines, Rays, Segments, and Angles.

B. Triangles.

C. Quadrilaterals.

D. Other Polygons.

E. Areas of Shaded Regions.

F. Circles.

G. Solids.

H. Coordinate Geometry.

XIII. Applications.

A. Data Interpretation.

B. Functions and Invented Functions.

C. Combinatorics and Probability.

D. Common Problem Formats.

E. Set Theory.

F. Sequences.

XIV. Full-Length Practice Test with Answer Explanations.

Section 1: Analytical Writing.

Section 2: Quantitative.

Section 3: Verbal.

Section 4: Quantitative.

Section 5: Verbal.

Answer Key.

Answer Explanations.

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Author Information

CAROLYN WHEATER teaches math at The Nightingale-Bamford School in New York,New York, a private all-girls school.

CATHERINE McMENAMIN teaches English atThe Nightingale-Bamford School.

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