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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by obama14: 1:18pm On May 13
Greetings.

Please I do need assistance. I have been trying to pay for the shipment of my I-20 via study.eshipglobal. However, my paypal payment was declined.
Are there other ways for me to make the payment?

Many thanks
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by kemade14(m): 1:36pm On May 13
Ponpon, kindly check your mail and revert.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 1:58pm On May 13
user4321:
So I wrote my GRE Today,
For a little back story, I just graduated a little over three months ago, and got a job immediately as a software engineer, at a fast moving company, with periodic crazy deadlines. So, I had to squeeze in time during mornings at nights to prepare, and learn as much vocabulary as I could.
Fast forward to test Day, I arrived at Dragnet prometric 2 hours before the test, did a quick review, and was first on the line. Got the quant section first, let's just say, it was deadlier than I thought, too many geometry problems, and i loathe euclidean circle geometry a lot. I moved on to the verbal; few mistakes here and there, but I just basically free styled.
At the end of the test, I was assured that I had done very terribly, and was superbly afraid to click "report scores". Then I clicked
QUANTITATIVE - 163
VERBAL - 161
TOTAL - 324

I feel i did terrible in the quant, as i focused too much on the verbal during prep, but I hope to never write GRE ever again, I accept my 324 "laidat".
Profile
Bsc. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
GPA - 4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0
GRE - 324 ( Q-163 V-161)
SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
CMU AFRICA - MSC



cc- scholastica16 quoran

Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by calculator123(m): 2:27pm On May 13
user4321:


Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full tie job as a software engineer
brilliant just brilliant

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ESFRANCIS01(m): 2:37pm On May 13
user4321:


Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full time job as a software engineer

Congratulations bro

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by kemade14(m): 2:56pm On May 13
Sharon8:



Please how much is the GRE registration fee
Hey, have you registered?? how much were you registered??
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Time2win(m): 3:01pm On May 13
user4321:


Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full time job as a software engineer

Congrats bro. The sky is your starting point.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 3:35pm On May 13
user4321:



===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full time job as a software engineer

Not surprised at all. I think you are a genius. Rice and UT Austin are great picks. I would have added TAMU and GaTech and UIUC as well. Stanford is unpredictable but your GRE/GPA will not be the reason you are not taken, if you are not taken. I hope you are. You deserve it.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ponpon(m): 3:42pm On May 13
Take the test first. Send an email to get your registration done
reigningme:
I must commend everyone for good job on this forum. I have been a silent follower on this platform. PLEASE GUYS I NEED YOUR HELP ON NEW MATERIALS FOR GRE 2019. INTEND TO REGISTER AND SIT FOR THE EXAM.

Moreover, what do you guys think about the following schools for MSC Data Science
1. Grand Valley State University
2. University of Central Missouri
3. Dakota State University

Thank you
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ponpon(m): 3:45pm On May 13
Not nairaland pm. Send an actual email
kemade14:
Ponpon, kindly check your mail and revert.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 3:46pm On May 13
Scholastica16:


Not surprised at all. I think you are a genius. Rice and UT Austin are great picks. I would have added TAMU and GaTech and UIUC as well. Stanford is unpredictable but your GRE/GPA will not be the reason you are not taken, if you are not taken. I hope you are. You deserve it.

grin grin grin grin... I'm so honored to receive this endorsement!!!!...... I'd still reconsider my school choices when application season starts

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ponpon(m): 3:48pm On May 13
Awesome! Hopefully you’ll give back and mentor more people!!! Btw, spread your risk! Apply early and email as much as possible! You’re a superstar applicant! Shoot big and smart too


Btw. I also register these tests cheaper
user4321:


Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full time job as a software engineer

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 3:56pm On May 13
Time2win:


Congrats bro. The sky is your starting point.
thanks man
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 3:57pm On May 13
ponpon:
Awesome! Hopefully you’ll give back and mentor more people!!! Btw, spread your risk! Apply early and email as much as possible! You’re a superstar applicant! Shoot big and smart too


Btw. I also register these tests cheaper
thanks man.... lol i know tosin your former vp ( we work at the same place)
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ponpon(m): 4:06pm On May 13
That’s awesome sir. Work on your statement of purpose meticulously, it means a lot to the big boys. You should be able to get standard format for resumes online, and don’t get “he was a good boy” letter of recommendation, beg them to be clear and articulate your skills, experience, strength and potential.

user4321:
thanks man.... lol i know tosin your former vp ( we work at th
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 4:18pm On May 13
ponpon:
That’s awesome sir. Work on your statement of purpose meticulously, it means a lot to the big boys. You should be able to get standard format for resumes online, and don’t get “he was a good boy” letter of recommendation, beg them to be clear and articulate your skills, experience, strength and potential.

I'm tight with my lecturers (UNILAG lecturers can be very nice sometimes), so they have assured me that I am covered on their own part.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by smallsuper: 6:07pm On May 13
Congrats on your score, Ponpon has said it all. For your Stanford application, look out for Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. They tend to award two Africans each year. You have a great profile so you stand a chance. Wish you success in your application.
user4321:


Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full time job as a software engineer
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by calculator123(m): 6:49pm On May 13
Scholastica16:


Not surprised at all. I think you are a genius. Rice and UT Austin are great picks. I would have added TAMU and GaTech and UIUC as well. Stanford is unpredictable but your GRE/GPA will not be the reason you are not taken, if you are not taken. I hope you are. You deserve it.
He is trust me.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ponpon(m): 7:58pm On May 13
Copy that. Drink Orijin mixed with Mudet today make you relax.
user4321:

I'm tight with my lecturers (UNILAG lecturers can be very nice sometimes), so they have assured me that I am covered on their own part.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mtope: 8:14pm On May 13
Congratulations.
user4321:


Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full time job as a software engineer
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mtope: 8:36pm On May 13
İs it possible to reset the test?If yes I am interested in sharing the cost with you and use it to prepare.
user4321:


Hi guys,
So In rewrote the GRE Today. Yes a Lot of people said I had a great Score, But I just wasn't comfortable with my score, so I paid another 70,000NGN to BY Mafit ( Awesome guys). So in order not to flop the Quant, I decided to take some proactive measure.
I registered for the Manhattan 6 Practice Test Bundle costing $50, (19,000NGN). I did quite poorly on 3 of the 6 tests. Also I started practicing all the Hard questions over at greprepclub.com forum, to pace myself, and get accustomed to hard questions.
All through, I continued revising my vocabulary, and revising all my verbal strategies, so I don't slack in my rewrite. Also based on the advice on quora, I also wen through the ETS GRE Math review, to learn all the funny tips and trick of high school level math present in the quant.
Test Day
I woke up by 5:04 AM, and proceeded to fry egg, and toast 6 bread slices, for break fast. I went over all my strategies once more, and boarded a bus to Law school B/Stop. Then I trekked down to dragnet prometric. I made small talk with a lady I met there.
AWA
I went through the AWA quickly and confidently, writing about 900 words for each essay. The keyboard I got was better than the last time, so i had ample time to proofread.
VERBAL
I prayed for a first verbal section fervently, because I realized that would mean no experimental Quant section ( which I feel bleeped me up last time). So I was really happy when I got a verbal section first. I went through it in 15 Mins (I don't waste time on verbal). And I rightly predicted, I got three verbal sections. I really didn't care which one was experimental. It felt just about okay.
QUANT
The real reason I was rewriting. I went about the quant more carefully, I detailed my solutions very neatly. I paced very calmly, and resisted the urge to go back and forth shopping for easy answers. I knew getting all the questions right would mean a tougher second sections, so I got my cool, and went ahead calmly.
===============================================================================
RESULT
QUANTITATIVE- 169
VERBAL - 162
TOTAL - 331


SCHOOLS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY -PHD
UT AUSTIN - PHD
RICE - PHD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - PHD

GPA
4.74/5
WES (UNOFFICIAL) 3.82/4.0

cc- quoran scholastica16 time2win

NB: What really helped me in no particular order
1. Encouragement from my friends to rewrite
2. Manhatted GRE 6 test Pack ($50) - (It really mimics the real GRE)
3. greprepclub.com/forum/
4. Quora

also I hope to beat my 4.5 AWA

Edit: I also wrote while on my full time job as a software engineer
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 9:00pm On May 13
mtope:
İs it possible to reset the test?If yes I am interested in sharing the cost with you and use it to prepare.
yes you can
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by kemade14(m): 9:12pm On May 13
Please, who has registered for the GRE and TOEFL recently, kindly signify and help out with the amount you paid. Looking for the cheapest registrar, a bit low on funds presently.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mtope: 10:08pm On May 13
How do I contact you? You can send me a message through nairaland
user4321:
yes you can
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by reigningme: 8:34am On May 14
Thank you for your reply. PLEASE I NEED THE LATEST SOFT COPY OF GRE MATERIALS TO PREPARE. Regards.

ponpon:
Take the test first. Send an email to get your registration done
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by WAJW: 8:39am On May 14
please i sent you a mail. I will need the contact who can help with my transcript in UNiben.

Remen:
I got my transcript in less that 2weeks.. If you are just going tru the portal, you will wait forever. I have a contact at Exams n records that can help you.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mtope: 10:20am On May 14
I am still trying to reach you.
user4321:
yes you can
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Wasmandhiya: 10:32am On May 14
Hello house, I've I'm new on this thread and I wish I knew about it few months ago. I took the GRE test in March and scored V152, Q145 Awa 3.5. I felt really bad as I prepared for just 3 weeks. I was informed by a POI to submit a formal application. I didn't even have a Toefl score yet. My application status still reads "no decision" I have every reason to believe that my application was not forwarded to the department due to incomplete application (I've not written Toefl).
I'm over it now, but I want to take the tests again for Fall 2020 and I need study partners.

My profile
BSc Geology 6.2/7.0 First class
OND Geology 4.48/5.0
I'm interested in PhD or MSc position in near-surface geophysics. I'll appreciate any recommendations for appropriate schools.
Thanks all.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mtope: 11:22am On May 14
I need a study partner too
Wasmandhiya:
Hello house, I've I'm new on this thread and I wish I knew about it few months ago. I took the GRE test in March and scored V152, Q145 Awa 3.5. I felt really bad as I prepared for just 3 weeks. I was informed by a POI to submit a formal application. I didn't even have a Toefl score yet. My application status still reads "no decision" I have every reason to believe that my application was not forwarded to the department due to incomplete application (I've not written Toefl).
I'm over it now, but I want to take the tests again for Fall 2020 and I need study partners.

My profile
BSc Geology 6.2/7.0 First class
OND Geology 4.48/5.0
I'm interested in PhD or MSc position in near-surface geophysics. I'll appreciate any recommendations for appropriate schools.
Thanks all.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 11:29am On May 14
mtope:
How do I contact you? You can send me a message through nairaland
I'm sorry, but i decided against it, my card is still tied to the account, and I'm not very comfortable letting that slip out.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by user4321: 1:49pm On May 14
PTO

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mtope: 1:58pm On May 14
Thank you, I understand.
user4321:
I'm sorry, but i decided against it, my card is still tied to the account, and I'm not very comfortable letting that slip out.

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