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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Glocal1: 12:59pm On Oct 26, 2014
DanjaNinja:


I found a standalone simulator for the GRE...Turns out its way better than POWERPREP. Holla me if you need a copy.
Please kindly send a copy to pharmengy@yahoo.com.Thanks

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Denvan: 8:17pm On Oct 26, 2014
[quote author=DanjaNinja post=27460972]

I got mine about three years ago in benin but i know you can get your international passport at Immigration office at Alagbon close to Ikoyi. The required documents should be the same:


1. Local Government letter of identification.
2. Birth certificate / age declaration.
3. 2 recent colour passport photographs
4. Guarantor's form sworn to before a commissioner of Oaths / Magistrate / High Court Judge
5. Parents' letter of consent for minors under 16 years
5. Marriage certificate where applicable
6. Police report incase of lost passport

For further information, click this: https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/pages/passportguidelines

Thanks @Danjaninja, but this Gurantor's form and police report na wao..

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by tunesoft(m): 10:50pm On Oct 26, 2014
Glocal1:
Please kindly send a copy to pharmengy@yahoo.com.Thanks
Me too please
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by tunesoft(m): 10:53pm On Oct 26, 2014
So...am here finally I wan right GRE after I have postponed writting for months running into years now...please peeps....i need advice...which books should I get...the most important please...and what other materials will be of good use...I intend writting sometimes in january or feb latest. please help. Thanks. Plus how do I go about registering now...cos I learnt registration method is always changing. God bless u has u help
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by awizzy1(m): 8:48am On Oct 27, 2014
[quote author=DanjaNinja post=27460819]
I dont remember the specifics but i think it takes about 2 weeks for your result to be ready.
Please check this out before you ask any further question:
https://www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/faq

Thank you for this information, you just equipped me with additional tips and information, though i have magoosh and princeston review (video) instructional materials i still need all i can get to be better prepared, so i sent you a blank mail just as you instructed......waiting

cheers
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by awizzy1(m): 8:50am On Oct 27, 2014
@DanjaNinja

wow...that was fast,guess that was automated... thanks alot
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Denvan: 8:57am On Oct 27, 2014
Pls awizzy, send me the video review @ cimthog1@yahoo.com. Thanks.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by awizzy1(m): 9:29am On Oct 27, 2014
DanjaNinja:
There you have it:

Barron's GRE Prep Simulator:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6NBUhXtQki8MmhYOGlYdUE3WHc/edit?usp=sharing

pls how do i create a link to upload the Komplan GRE Simulator for download?
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by awizzy1(m): 9:34am On Oct 27, 2014
Denvan:

Pls awizzy, send me the video review @ cimthog1@yahoo.com. Thanks.

wow.....bro the compilation of the video is heavy but this should help: navigate to kickass.to,make sure you have torrent client(bittorent or utorrent) installed on your pc then go ahead and search using the strings "magoosh" and "princeton review"...then download.

cheers
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 11:58am On Oct 27, 2014
awizzy1:


pls how do i create a link to upload the Komplan GRE Simulator for download?

Use Gmail. Attach the file via google drive, change the permission to "everyone" then post the link. Thats all.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 11:59am On Oct 27, 2014
awizzy1:
@DanjaNinja

wow...that was fast,guess that was automated... thanks alot

Yep, Automated. I don't like stress. grin grin grin

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 12:00pm On Oct 27, 2014
@Denvan

Guarantor's form is essential. Police report is required only if you have lost your passport previously.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 12:04pm On Oct 27, 2014
Glocal1:
Please kindly send a copy to pharmengy@yahoo.com.Thanks

Please send blank mails to "selfstudy360@gmail.com" and "selfstudy.version2@gmail.com". You will find all the required files, books and simulator, as attachments in the response you will receive from those mails. Thnaks grin grin grin
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 2:11pm On Oct 27, 2014
Welcome my warri brother. Keep up with the great work...Loveu #no homo

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by awizzy1(m): 2:33pm On Oct 27, 2014
DanjaNinja:


Use Gmail. Attach the file via google drive, change the permission to "everyone" then post the link. Thats all.

ai boss....thanks,i searching for magoosh mock test,i have not been able to find it.still searching,please share as soon as you can lay hands on it...
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 4:33pm On Oct 27, 2014
awizzy1:


ai boss....thanks,i searching for magoosh mock test,i have not been able to find it.still searching,please share as soon as you can lay hands on it...

I dont have any magoosh materials. I thought you had the videos?

Please, whats ur location? I would love to get copis of the magoosh videos.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by awizzy1(m): 4:43pm On Oct 27, 2014
DanjaNinja:


I dont have any magoosh materials. I thought you had the videos?

Please, whats ur location? I would love to get copis of the magoosh videos.

yes i do,i just realized one has to be a premium member to have access to their mock test..ABJ
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Glocal1: 7:01pm On Oct 27, 2014
DanjaNinja:


Please send blank mails to "selfstudy360@gmail.com" and "selfstudy.version2@gmail.com". You will find all the required files, books and simulator, as attachments in the response you will receive from those mails. Thnaks grin grin grin
Thanks bro, but those 'google rar' documents are not opening, some r not downloadable.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 8:41am On Oct 28, 2014
Glocal1:
Thanks bro, but those 'google rar' documents are not opening, some r not downloadable.

Download with a pc then unzip with WinRar or 7zip. #OkBye grin grin grin
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 8:42am On Oct 28, 2014
awizzy1:


yes i do,i just realized one has to be a premium member to have access to their mock test..ABJ

Oya pay na. Good stuffs don't come free. tongue
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by awizzy1(m): 9:23am On Oct 28, 2014
DanjaNinja:


Oya pay na. Good stuffs don't come free. tongue

hehehe...true that.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by denzel360(m): 1:59pm On Nov 01, 2014
awizzy1:


pls how do i create a link to upload the Komplan GRE Simulator for download?

@awizzy can you send the kaplan GRE simulator to ntirimanti@gmail.com .
Thanks
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Glocal1: 5:33am On Nov 04, 2014
DanjaNinja:


Download with a pc then unzip with WinRar or 7zip. #OkBye grin grin grin
Thanks bro, I have got it. God bless u.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Denvan: 8:04am On Nov 04, 2014
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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Denvan: 8:04am On Nov 04, 2014
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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 11:42pm On Nov 05, 2014
Glocal1:
Thanks bro, I have got it. God bless u.

U welcome. grin
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Obiwannn: 4:28am On Nov 06, 2014
DanjaNinja:
My GRE Experience: Lessons Learnt.


FOR ANALYTICAL WRITING:

Books and Resources needed for Analytical Writing:
Official GRE Topic List (30%) + Kaplan (60%) + Barron (10%).

(a) Official GRE Topic List: GRE maintains a list of every possible topic that you will find on the actual test date!!!!!! It’s totally legal and you can find the list here:
Pool of Argument Topics: https://www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/prepare/analytical_writing/argument/pool

Pool of Issue Topics: https://www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/prepare/analytical_writing/issue/pool

The list is quite exhaustive: 200 issue task topics and 200 argument task topics. Once you have the list, group the topics into categories and proceed to (b). I believe if u know the possible questions, your chances of success should be up 30%.

(b) Get a copy of Kaplan’s New GRE Premiere and head to the Analytical Writing Section. Read, digest and understand the essay development template for both the issue task and the argument task as discussed on chapter 15 – Chapter 21 (New GRE Premiere - Kaplan 2011-2012 edition. Newer editions should be better). Don’t bother reading anything else on Kaplan, the rest of the book is useless. With the Kaplan template, you can begin to draw up possible responses to each topic category from the GRE topic list that you obtained from the GRE website. That way, on the test day, coming up with responses won’t be all that difficult because you’ve seen it all – abi how una see am?

(c) Get a copy of Barron: While this may not be compulsory, it will help you in paragraph development. Read and understand the “Claim, Grounds and Warrants” development on chapter 6 (Barron’s New GRE 19th Edition).

The last and most important step is to PRACTISE, PRACTISE AND PRACTISE. Practice using the available topics from the GRE list in a timed mode – your practice should mimic the real test. For the GRE, its 30minutes per writing task but for you, its 22 minutes. Why? It’s always better to practice with less time – It makes you stronger.

Practice with POWERPREP writing platform or Notepad to get a feel of the nature of the typing platform. Don’t practice with Microsoft Word.

One Again, PRACTISE AND PRACTISE. It’s ultra-important you do so. You can only write well by constant practice.

My Experience: I didn’t practice enough. Truth be told I practiced only once and the end result was abysmal. I could only manage one sensible paragraph for the issue task – Big Poo. The way time flies when ur messing up is simply amazing. The argument task was much better, I wrote 4 sensible paragraphs –all within 23 minutes.
Score: Surprisingly,I scored a 3 on the writing section. since the total score is the average of both scores, I assume I made a 5 on argument and a 1 on issue…lol..just my opinion.

Generally, Argument tasks are easier than issue tasks – for Argument tasks, an essay or issue with faulty premises is given; your job is to identify and logically explain them while for the Issue writing Task, you have to develop your own argument from scratch. Finding faults is easy (argument task), writing from scratch is less easy (issue essay). But for you reading this right now, a minimum of 4.5/6 should be perfectly achievable. Why? Cos you know every possible topic, you have pre-planned responses and your “hand dey hot” due to constant writing practice.

One last tip:
As soon as you are done with a particular section, whether you performed well or not, it’s best to completely ignore that section, it belongs to the past - it doesn’t matter anymore. Whether you did well or not, does not matter and if you believe you didn’t perform well, it still doesn’t matter. Focus completely on the next section – You have seven (7) more sections to deal with and you need a focused, optimistic mindset to proceed successfully. There’s no use crying over spilt milk. [/b]

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Oga i had no option but to quote u ...i've started studying the analytical section, and broz e no easy to copy those argument tasks ooo...for the past four days i still de copy and group them into categories whixh makes me to wonder even if i will have the time to draw up respones for all of the posible topics. i had to throw in the towel and start actually reading kaplan and i jus de confused even having those responses to the questions are necessary since its there on the GRE site that they may not set exact same question in the exam.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 1:23pm On Nov 06, 2014
Please who has an idea on the GRE maths test, the cost, when and where I can write it?
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 10:34pm On Nov 08, 2014
tunesoft:
So...am here finally I wan right GRE after I have postponed writting for months running into years now...please peeps....i need advice...which books should I get...the most important please...and what other materials will be of good use...I intend writting sometimes in january or feb latest. please help. Thanks. Plus how do I go about registering now...cos I learnt registration method is always changing. God bless u has u help

Hi, Please start from Page one of this thread. You will find answers to all your questions. smiley
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 11:06pm On Nov 08, 2014
Obiwannn:


Oga i had no option but to quote u ...i've started studying the analytical section, and broz e no easy to copy those argument tasks ooo...for the past four days i still de copy and group them into categories whixh makes me to wonder even if i will have the time to draw up respones for all of the posible topics. i had to throw in the towel and start actually reading kaplan and i jus de confused even having those responses to the questions are necessary since its there on the GRE site that they may not set exact same question in the exam.

Ha!...My bad, i 4got to mention copying the title by hand na long thing o!
I simply copied from the webpage (CTRL+C) and pasted into Microsoft word. It took me a few hours - less than 3 hours to sort it all. I would have sent you my copy but my hard disk drive crashed.

Secondly, As you copy and paste, you'll discover that there are basically 10-15 topic themes. Therefore,you don't have to draw up responses to every essay topic. Your job is to identify the 10-15 themes and create possible responses to those.

For example, you will find the following topics on the GRE topic pool:

#1
"Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study."

#2
Educational institutions should actively encourage their students to choose fields of study that will prepare them for lucrative careers.

#3
Some people believe that college students should consider only their own talents and interests when choosing a field of study. Others believe that college students should base their choice of a field of study on the availability of jobs in that field

#4
College students should base their choice of a field of study on the availability of jobs in that field.

#5
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

#6
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

#7
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

A keen observer would discover that the first four topics are the same topics written in different wordings. While the last three are just plain repetitions. Its that simple.

Additionally, the essay topic are selected "WORD FOR WORD" from the essay topic pool as listed from the GRE website. Whoever told you that the test question is not from that list, simply lied to you.

Additionally, my initial post on this thread was just a recommendation based on my personal experience. You don't have to follow my instructions by the letter. Figure out what works for you and work with that.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 11:11pm On Nov 08, 2014
possible4me:
Please who has an idea on the GRE maths test, the cost, when and where I can write it?

This should help you: http://www.ets.org/gre/subject/faq/

Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Obiwannn: 5:08pm On Nov 09, 2014
DanjaNinja:


Ha!...My bad, i 4got to mention copying the title by hand na long thing o!
I simply copied from the webpage (CTRL+C) and pasted into Microsoft word. It took me a few hours - less than 3 hours to sort it all. I would have sent you my copy but my hard disk drive crashed.

Secondly, As you copy and paste, you'll discover that there are basically 10-15 topic themes. Therefore,you don't have to draw up responses to every essay topic. Your job is to identify the 10-15 themes and create possible responses to those.

For example, you will find the following topics on the GRE topic pool:

#1
"Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study."

#2
Educational institutions should actively encourage their students to choose fields of study that will prepare them for lucrative careers.

#3
Some people believe that college students should consider only their own talents and interests when choosing a field of study. Others believe that college students should base their choice of a field of study on the availability of jobs in that field

#4
College students should base their choice of a field of study on the availability of jobs in that field.

#5
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

#6
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

#7
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

A keen observer would discover that the first four topics are the same topics written in different wordings. While the last three are just plain repetitions. Its that simple.

Additionally, the essay topic are selected "WORD FOR WORD" from the essay topic pool as listed from the GRE website. Whoever told you that the test question is not from that list, simply lied to you.

Additionally, my initial post on this thread was just a recommendation based on my personal experience. You don't have to follow my instructions by the letter. Figure out what works for you and work with that.

As for the essay topic being word for word, it's what I find on the GRE site.
As for the topic themes, I need a clearer explanation pls..I don't understand how to group them still...
And as you've earlier explained in topic one to four you listed, are you trying to say that the same response to topic one still holds good for topics 2 to 4 for the different task instructions??

Also this was what was on the GRE site

(This page contains the Issue topics for the Analytical Writing section of the GRE® revised General Test. When you take the test, you will be presented with one Issue topic from this pool.
Each Issue topic consists of an issue statement or statements followed by specific task instructions that tell you how to respond to the issue. The wording of some topics in the test might vary slightly from what is presented here. Also, because there may be multiple versions of some topics with similar or identical wording but with different task instructions, it is very important to read your test topic and its specific task directions carefully and respond to the wording as it appears in the actual test.)

Explain the bolded sentences.
And yes I want to use your recommendation(initial post)... It's lovely

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