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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by informat101(f): 12:30am On Sep 09
GrammarNazi1:

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by cupcakes11: 9:52am On Sep 09
cupcakes11:
Guys pls who has materials for duolingo and how long can one prepare before writing the exam?
Pls someone should respond to me abeg
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Walspring: 6:23pm On Sep 09
Bond4141:
make una leave walspring abeg.

Lol. This is funny grin

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Walspring: 6:27pm On Sep 09
Follyomoyabeji:
@Walspring is not always replying me, what have I done wrong ?

I tried as much to reply every email I got even though if it’s after a day or two.

If you didn’t see my mail in your inbox, kindly check your spam or junk.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Bond4141(m): 6:38pm On Sep 09
Boss don show. So walspring, do you still register people 4 GRE exam?
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Munando: 4:00pm On Sep 10
conquerorsword:
Hello guys, I have been following this group for a while and would like to join any WhatsApp group that is available or if there is none, I just created one and would like to add anyone that drops his number so we practice together.
I believe in practicing together Since two are better than one, Please if drop your number if you feel interested. Thanks

Please add me: 08058846471

Thanks.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ukemnseg(m): 8:46am On Sep 11
First practice test (ETS)

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Ope02: 10:50am On Sep 11
seuntohbad:
please can you share with me
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thank you so much in advance

Please can you share the gre material with me. Thanks
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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Lastbornbuns(f): 12:03pm On Sep 11
ukemnseg:
First practice test (ETS)

Wow!! � pls what are your study materials
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ukemnseg(m): 11:33am On Sep 12
Lastbornbuns:

Wow!! � pls what are your study materials

Gregmat was really helpful for Verbal. Also tried to study and memorize some GRE word lists I found online. [Full Disclosure - I took the SAT earlier in my life so I have some experience with these sorts of questions].
Didn't really study for Quant. Just did the practice test the night before. I'm an Engineering graduate so the Quant section was relatively easy for me.

Wrote the actual GRE on Friday.
Unofficial scores were 165 - Verbal and 168 - Quant.
The key thing to note, I think, is that the questions on my actual GRE were significantly more difficult than the questions on the practice test I took (which was also from ETS, by the way).

Taking the GRE was a bit of an emergency for me as I realized pretty late that I would need it for a scholarship I wanted to apply for. I could only spare 16 hours from work to prepare (essentially taking two days off - the day before the test and the actual test day). Definitely wouldn't recommend this for anyone else.

My advice:
Prepare better than you think you need to. Don't get comfortable because you're getting your desired score on the practice test(s). It's possible for your actual test to be a lot more difficult. In my case, I was really going for 335+ and it seems I fell short by 2 points.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Thomsyne(m): 1:57pm On Sep 12
ukemnseg:


Gregmat was really helpful for Verbal. Also tried to study and memorize some GRE word lists I found online. [Full Disclosure - I took the SAT earlier in my life so I have some experience with these sorts of questions].
Didn't really study for Quant. Just did the practice test the night before. I'm an Engineering graduate so the Quant section was relatively easy for me.

Wrote the actual GRE on Friday.
Unofficial scores were 165 - Verbal and 168 - Quant.
The key thing to note, I think, is that the questions on my actual GRE were significantly more difficult than the questions on the practice test I took (which was also from ETS, by the way).

Taking the GRE was a bit of an emergency for me as I realized pretty late that I would need it for a scholarship I wanted to apply for. I could only spare 16 hours from work to prepare (essentially taking two days off - the day before the test and the actual test day). Definitely wouldn't recommend this for anyone else.

My advice:
Prepare better than you think you need to. Don't get comfortable because you're getting your desired score on the practice test(s). It's possible for your actual test to be a lot more difficult. In my case, I was really going for 335+ and it seems I fell short by 2 points.

Congratulations Chief!
If you don’t mind, what did you study specifically in Gregmat for the verbal. I have a subscription too but work pressure won’t let me follow the two months’ plan religiously and I have to write the exam in like a month.

P.S: I’m also an engineering graduate so the quant might not be so big an issue for me. However, the verbal can. What would you recommend pls?

Thanks
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Crystalgirl: 2:13pm On Sep 12
Bond4141:
Please do anyone know where I can register 4 GRE in Abuja


Reach out to this guy, he helped me register mine. I’m in Abuja as well. +234 818 903 8381

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Crystalgirl: 2:15pm On Sep 12
Darnel:
Please, I want to register for the GRE exams and I am looking for a credible outlet with a good discount of 50k or thereabout. Planning on taking the exam by this month end as I have been preparing for a while now.
Please someone should indicate, it's very urgent for me please.
Thank you �

Reach out to this guy, he did mine, but I doubt you’ll still get a slot for this month. +234 818 903 8381
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Bond4141(m): 2:38pm On Sep 12
Crystalgirl:



Reach out to this guy, he helped me register mine. I’m in Abuja as well. +234 818 903 8381

How much did he register you?
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Lastbornbuns(f): 6:11pm On Sep 12
Congrats once again
ukemnseg:


Gregmat was really helpful for Verbal. Also tried to study and memorize some GRE word lists I found online. [Full Disclosure - I took the SAT earlier in my life so I have some experience with these sorts of questions].
Didn't really study for Quant. Just did the practice test the night before. I'm an Engineering graduate so the Quant section was relatively easy for me.

Wrote the actual GRE on Friday.
Unofficial scores were 165 - Verbal and 168 - Quant.
The key thing to note, I think, is that the questions on my actual GRE were significantly more difficult than the questions on the practice test I took (which was also from ETS, by the way).

Taking the GRE was a bit of an emergency for me as I realized pretty late that I would need it for a scholarship I wanted to apply for. I could only spare 16 hours from work to prepare (essentially taking two days off - the day before the test and the actual test day). Definitely wouldn't recommend this for anyone else.

My advice:
Prepare better than you think you need to. Don't get comfortable because you're getting your desired score on the practice test(s). It's possible for your actual test to be a lot more difficult. In my case, I was really going for 335+ and it seems I fell short by 2 points.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ukemnseg(m): 12:36am On Sep 13
Thomsyne:


Congratulations Chief!
If you don’t mind, what did you study specifically in Gregmat for the verbal. I have a subscription too but work pressure won’t let me follow the two months’ plan religiously and I have to write the exam in like a month.

P.S: I’m also an engineering graduate so the quant might not be so big an issue for me. However, the verbal can. What would you recommend pls?

Thanks

Thanks!
I actually don't have a subscription.
I just watched/practised/studied with these videos the day before test day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vGNFE571AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ejpj1JxCAs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFa8oeXXuoA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhzlaHXHaK4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRj2u60J6mY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtdpCvfxcGc

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ukemnseg(m): 12:40am On Sep 13
Lastbornbuns:
Congrats once again

Thanks!
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Thomsyne(m): 9:03am On Sep 13
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by LordDunsin(m): 9:34am On Sep 13
Thanks a lot boss. For the verbal now, most of the words i see in the videos you sent are actually words mostly used in past questions but i noticed you said earlier that the actual test was more tough that the practice test you did so i'll like to ask, were these same words still frequently used in the test you took? because i also plan on taking the test soon too. Thank you.
ukemnseg:


Thanks!
I actually don't have a subscription.
I just watched/practised/studied with these videos the day before test day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vGNFE571AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ejpj1JxCAs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFa8oeXXuoA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhzlaHXHaK4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRj2u60J6mY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtdpCvfxcGc

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nicolars(m): 12:41pm On Sep 13
ukemnseg:


Gregmat was really helpful for Verbal. Also tried to study and memorize some GRE word lists I found online. [Full Disclosure - I took the SAT earlier in my life so I have some experience with these sorts of questions].
Didn't really study for Quant. Just did the practice test the night before. I'm an Engineering graduate so the Quant section was relatively easy for me.

Wrote the actual GRE on Friday.
Unofficial scores were 165 - Verbal and 168 - Quant.
The key thing to note, I think, is that the questions on my actual GRE were significantly more difficult than the questions on the practice test I took (which was also from ETS, by the way).

Taking the GRE was a bit of an emergency for me as I realized pretty late that I would need it for a scholarship I wanted to apply for. I could only spare 16 hours from work to prepare (essentially taking two days off - the day before the test and the actual test day). Definitely wouldn't recommend this for anyone else.

My advice:
Prepare better than you think you need to. Don't get comfortable because you're getting your desired score on the practice test(s). It's possible for your actual test to be a lot more difficult. In my case, I was really going for 335+ and it seems I fell short by 2 points.

Please can you send the list of the words you memorized or a link to it

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by flexclusive(m): 1:30pm On Sep 13
Hello guys,
On average, how long does it take to prepare for TOEFL?
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Mickeywilliams(m): 6:10am On Sep 14
Walspring:


I tried as much to reply every email I got even though if it’s after a day or two.

If you didn’t see my mail in your inbox, kindly check your spam or junk.
Welcome back , I didn't get a reply, I have sent another.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mathefaro(m): 7:49am On Sep 14
Over the last few days, there is someone who has been in the news much more than our regular Politicians, Corrupt Bureaucrats, Cricketers and Celebrities who own cricket teams. We are talking about Ashwini Nene, the third year undergraduate engineering student from Mumbai, who achieved a milestone by scoring a bullseye, 340/340, in the new format of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).



Here's a sneak peak into their conversation on getting a perfect 340 in GRE
Yocket Reporter (YR): First and foremost, Congratulations on a perfect score in GRE. Tell me, how is the feeling overall?

Ashwini Nene (AN): (smiles) Thanks a lot! It feels great. I did not expect to score 340. As soon as the results were displayed, I could not believe. I made sure, I'll confirm the news once I receive the Official score card.

YR: Do you know anyone who has achieved this feat?


AN: (Laughingly... ) No.

YR: How did you prepare for the exam?
AN: I studied for three hours a day for the first 2 to 3 months. In the last one month, I stretched my timings to 4 to 5 hours a day. I solved around 15 full length tests with good analysis. I guess, that was the key to the full score.

YR: Which sections were you weak at? How did you overcome it?
AN: I love Mathematics since childhood, so that was not a big problem. Verbal was the weaker zone, especially Reading Comprehension (RC). I used to make a lot of mistakes because I never read the questions properly. At times, I used to skip some content of the passage. Avoid such practices. The long passages can be annoying but if you read them well, you can easily ace them.

YR: Which books did you study from?
AN: Princeton Review, Kaplan and Barrons. These books, if solved completely, can certainly fetch you a very high score.

YR: Did you join any coaching classes for GRE? If yes, how was the experience?
AN: I had joined KIC Education Andheri branch. The mentors, teachers, support staff are excellent there. Study material, practice tests helped me a lot. It all depends on how well you've studied. Coaching will just monitor your progress and guide you, if you falter anywhere. A student has to put maximum efforts from his/her side to expect some sort of guidance as well.

Since I've scored full marks, I am going to get free counselling from KIC Education for my applications to the universities abroad.

YR: Which universities have you reported your score to?
AN: Well, I have been very optimistic and thus I have chosen all the top universities. I have reported my scores to

Cornell University
Columbia University
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and
University of California at Berkeley
I am pretty unsure, if I'll make to any of these top universities of the US (shrugs Ashwini). I have heard a lot about University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UMich), Gerogia Institute of Technology, Atlanta (GaTech) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

YR: I am sure you will, Miss Nene. What about your other credentials? AWA? Academics? Engg. College and Stream?
AN: I am currently in my 6th semester (Third Year) studying Computer Engineering from Sardar Patel Institute of Technology (SPIT), Andheri. My aggregate of the last 5 semesters is 73.9%. I scored 4.5 in AWA (Analytical Writing Analysis - Essay) which I think is pretty good enough for most of the universities.

YR: Which countries are you looking at for your Masters/PhD course? And which course?
AN: Well, I am certainly going to apply for Computer Science course but my specialisation is not yet decided. I have spoken to a couple of seniors after my GRE exam and they have told me that specialisation is very important. I'll surf through various online portals who guide about MS in US, take help from my counsellors at KIC, constantly take advice from seniors and relatives abroad before deciding the field. So, it cannot be an overnight call. I'll start working towards my course and specialisation after 6th semester exam.

I am going to apply only to the United States of America (USA). From what I have read on many websites like yocket and edulix, and other seniors who have guided me, application is a tough part and eats up a lot of time. It is best if you focus on one country and try to get an admit from the top school. USA has one of the finest universities in Computers. So, I am going to stick to the States.

YR: Excellent! What are your other interests/hobbies?
AN: Ummm.. Well, I am an avid reader. So, my free time is pretty occupied with reading. Since, engineering is a very demanding course, it takes up most part of the day. Hence, I am not so much into extra curricular activities. But yes, I've recently started learning Spanish as I've got this fetish to learn different languages.

YR: Do you've any internship offers after the third year of engineering?
AN: Yes, I've got a 2 month internship opportunity from Microsoft in the IT division. My work location will be Hyderabad and training will begin as soon as the university exams are done (mostly June).

YR: One last question. What advice, tips & tricks would you like to give to your juniors?
AN: VERBAL - Do not ignore the wordlist. Eventhough the new pattern has no analogies and antonyms, it is still very important to have strong vocabulary. Sentence Completion and, at times RCs, can be solved quickly if you know the meaning. Practice a lot of questions. There is ample study material available online and offline. Read articles and newspapers. It helps to improve grammar, you come across new words, and are habituated with long passages.

QUANT - It is all about concepts and applications. I believe that if the concept is clear, a student can solve any possible question. Even average practice can fetch you 160/170 in quants. So, spend time, understand the concepts, get used to the questions and analyse your mistakes, if any.

AWA - Like many other students, I did not study it in the last minute. I wrote around 25 essays from the ETS pool of topics. It is very important to follow the pattern. Do not simply use big words. Logical writing is the key. It is not easy to fool them by simply making it verbose. Understand the topic for 2 minutes, jot down all the points that you are going to argue/support and then pen down the essay.

YR: It was great talking to you, Ashwini. Congratulations, once again and I am sure you will do very well in the rest of the journey to the US.
AN: Thank You Yocket. Thanks a lot for the encouragement.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Crystalgirl: 10:12pm On Sep 15
Bond4141:


How much did he register you?



55k

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by GrammarNazi1(m): 9:34am On Sep 19
flexclusive:
Hello guys,
On average, how long does it take to prepare for TOEFL?
2 to 3 weeks.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by LordDunsin(m): 4:26pm On Sep 20
Crystalgirl:


please, is this for GRE registration?

55k
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by LordDunsin(m): 5:26pm On Sep 21
Anyone trusted here who can help with GRE registration?
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by fitlaw(m): 6:09pm On Sep 21
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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Walspring: 8:10pm On Sep 21
Bond4141:
Boss don show. So walspring, do you still register people 4 GRE exam?

Yes but currently no discounted promo offer only official price.

Discounted promo offer is till further notice.

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