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|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 12:01pm On Dec 16, 2014|
Sup bro. Can u add me up to the chinko group pls? #GRE
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by MsAbbyAbby: 10:18pm On Dec 16, 2014|
Good evening DanjaNinja...a great job you're doing here. Please I would like to be added to the Facebook Group and any other study materials will be appreciated. Thanks.
Here's my e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 11:21pm On Dec 17, 2014|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 11:22pm On Dec 17, 2014|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by pricelessmr: 6:00am On Dec 19, 2014|
I am happy to be linked to this thread. I just want to take this GRE seriously and target a high score. Please, add me to the facebook group. My email is hiresources@yahoo. com. Thanks.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 5:11am On Dec 20, 2014|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by pricelessmr: 8:07am On Dec 20, 2014|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 8:14am On Dec 20, 2014|
Took my test on dec 15
162Q 154V AWA 4.5
would modify later for the comprehensive gist...my lappy don crash for now
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by dcutey: 11:43am On Dec 20, 2014|
Congrats sirriddy! those are good scores. what materials did you use?
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 1:04pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Ample study time, over three months, lots of advice was sought from past takers, marked determination and I had to shirk girls too.lol
The time I had made me have access to eclectic set of resources.
1. For blogs, I was always checking through magoosh and prepcrunch. If I know how good magoosh was, I would have subscribed for the premium package, just 15k. Got to know barely a month to my exam after my first powerprep practice test. Was shocked to have 151v 153q. E be like film. Also, the facebook group was invaluable. I solved questions from various sources there. Try and start practice tests early enough. I took the risk of delaying it due to proscastination which almost cost me. Get manhattan tests for barely 5k and start doing them early, one per month at least.
2. I started out with Barron and Kaplan. I bought both hard copies at cms. During this time, I also had soft copies of Nova and priceton/cracking the gre. The challenge then was there was no stable supply in my area to read the soft copies on my lappy, the cost of fuel was becoming a huge burden. I also used gruber and they have very wonderful strategies. To solve the power ish, I had to relocate to Ife where power dey wella. Nice ambience, superfluous power supply, what else?
The king of all materials for me was the manhattan 8 books, which I was only opportuned to go through in about a week, due to time constraints. In addition with manhattan 5lb, these moved my quant score from 153 to 156 when I took the second powerprep. But I was still perturbed as my target was at least 160 in Q.
After my second pp, I did not care about my verbal section again. I went to the file section of the fb group and downloaded:
...the official gre guide by ets
....two other books from ets that contain questions for both verbal and quant
....I went through 5lb over and over again. Bought a jotter and wrote questions that were tricky there. This jotter was my companion a week to the test.
Test day: The anxiety before the test day na die. Anybody that says he was not a bit nervous just dey form bravado. I already swore to retake in feb if I had less than 160 in Q. My area is quite far from the central part of lag, na ijegun after ikotun. I had to go and stay with a family friend at lawanson, surulere the previous night. Unfortunately, mosquitoes did not make me get more than 3hr sleep, maybe coupled with anxiety sha. I left home for obanikoro by six like say na by first to reach go determine who go pass. By seven, i had got to JKK, my center. No one was even there.
Strolling around, I went to a bus stop and sat with some boys at a motor garage smoking igbo. I returned to the center by nine and I met so many people also there for the test. We were checked in after extensive briefing of the rules.
On getting to 38A, my desk, I started my test. Writing was ok. Na the argument task wan tough small. I could articulate the author's conclusion quickly enough.
Luckily, quant was the first section I encountered. The questions were quite fair, just lenghty. I rushed through them in less than twenty five mins, making sure I got the three graph questions. I went through each question again, not resolving. I used my calculations on my scratch paper to check and discovered more than 3 silly errors. The verbal na die especially RC. The people wey dey set those RCs na saddist. I just calmly did it sha. I even hide time sef.
The next Q section hard die. I just dey sweat inside AC. I tenaciously solved as many as I could sha. The next verbal was ok. Then the experimental section was Q too, that was ultra hard. I just dey laugh sey if they grade me on this last section alone, I would barely make 150.
I viewed the scores and I was elated. The verbal scores no too make me happy o but I bone joor. I almost forgot to even send scores sef. Na the examiner talk sey 'will not send your scors?'
I sent my scores to my intended schools and left the test center.
My hand don almost break...typing with nokia palasa na die. I hope you intending test takers prepare better and score far higher. I am giving back my experience because I believe it is my duty to do so. Good luck my people.
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|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by dcutey: 5:08pm On Dec 20, 2014|
very detailed post and study strategy, no wonder you aced it. Danjaninja posted that he has invited me to the facebook group but i didn't see any invite in my facebook, pls how do i join the group. my email is email@example.com, you can invite me to the group but i would appreciate if you could send the materials you downloaded from the group to my mail as well. Thanks a lot.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 7:06pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Please add me to the Facebook group firstname.lastname@example.org
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by naijaobi(m): 7:52pm On Dec 20, 2014|
bro add me email@example.com
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by seeker88(m): 9:21pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Pls DanjaNinja, kindly add me to d facebook group. Here's my email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please, don't quote this with my email address as I intend to remove d email address after u must have added me to d group.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 10:02pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Hello House, if i am unable to respond to your facebook GRE add group request on time, please ask SirRiddy to add you up. He's a member of the group and he like computer pass anything. #OneLove
To those whom i have added: PLEASE ADD OTHERS!!!!!!
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:04pm On Dec 20, 2014|
System got crashed two days ago. How u doing bro?
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 10:07pm On Dec 20, 2014|
I dey bam o..Just planning for 2015. Money must land o. Enter facebook make we relate.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:07pm On Dec 20, 2014|
My system crashed bro, so i do not have access to my facebook now. When I get it back running during the week, I would add you.
There are a lot of books that cannot be sent to your mail. You should try to search for them online. I would help you with some links when I get my lappy back. Also the fb group has a lot of those files.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 10:08pm On Dec 20, 2014|
It works via Email. Pls, Check ur email and accept the request. Thank u sir.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:10pm On Dec 20, 2014|
My tool don get injury, my lappy don get fault. I would beep you when I get it running next week. You be sure warri guy now, money must come, wafe boy nor dey carry last.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 10:16pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Lol...wetin do ur lappy?...I could help.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:25pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Na this stop/blue screen ish jare. Whenever I power it on, the blue screen comes on. Then when I try system repair and system restore, it responds that 'system restore cannot solve the problem'. I don frustrate die cos I have a proposal to submit before jan 5th and I have not even started preparing for it.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 10:27pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Boot the system via safemode and uninstall any recently installed software. That might help.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by DanjaNinja(m): 10:51pm On Dec 20, 2014|
Go to china, Chinko full there.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:51pm On Dec 20, 2014|
I don kuku try to trubleshoot am small. No show jare. I go carry am give my padi on monday. Thanks bro.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Obiwannn: 11:10pm On Dec 20, 2014|
which is Manhattan tests and Manhattan 8?
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 11:30pm On Dec 20, 2014|
The six online based tests by manhattan. It is believed to be the best besides the powerprep.
The manhattan 8 are a set of strategy guides that comprehensively cover the GRE curriculum. There are 8 of them.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 11:46pm On Dec 20, 2014|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 6:08am On Dec 21, 2014|
Yeah. With a paypal account, GTB mastercard, you can register on the ets site.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Obiwannn: 9:40am On Dec 21, 2014|
is it free?
source to download pls
also how long did it take you to study for u to score so high?
cos I intend taking my exam on march 30th...and I'm still some way off preparations but my friends are discouraging me to chill till august..
so I need ur advice pls
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by dcutey: 11:24am On Dec 21, 2014|
Thanks again danjaninja, i'll check my mail and accept.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Jtmanager(m): 11:33am On Dec 21, 2014|
please inv me to the group
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