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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by thankyouJesus(m): 9:38pm On May 25, 2016
Good evening all, I love preparing ahead of time to achieve my dream, this always works for me.
I am David, a first class mathematics graduate of the University of Ibadan (this will not materalize until 2019 because I am in 100L presently) with aim of applying to either Havard or MIT for my doctorate degree in Mathematics. I am here to learn, know more about the processes, best time to sit for exam et al. I am happy to be here.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by charliejose: 9:45pm On May 25, 2016
nneuba26:


Please add me too to the toefl group. I intend to write toefl this year. Thank you
charliejose93@yahoo.com
pls add me to the fb group..thanks
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:44pm On May 25, 2016
Thank you brother. I wish you the best at gaining world class exposure at your work.
I am sure it will come handy when you intend to further your studies in the future.
TJ18:
Sirriddy baba, wow,i could not be more happy for you and being thankful to God on your behalf.This guy is a classic example of a good turn deserving another.I thank God that your 'another' happens to be a prove of God's providence. I remember 'disturbing' when i was to write my GRE and TOEFL last year, your cool and calm nature still mesmerizes me till date. Well, I got my admission at UTD but shelved Msc for some multinational experience. You know quite well that the journey just began,but don't stop being you ,and expect a jolly ride.Congrats man.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:45pm On May 25, 2016
Thank you very much.
Jumybecks:
SirRiddy congrats. You're the man..... more success

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:47pm On May 25, 2016
layez:
Congrats my man sirriddy.. its indeed well deserved..looking forward to reading more testimonies.

wishing @ponpon,daejih a gud gre scores today i bliv,best of God+sound mind..oya blast am..we dy wait 4 una experience..

To dose still expecting admission,gud news billow
Thank you bro

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 10:49pm On May 25, 2016
Thanks bro. I do not have an MS
lobito007:
Ok, I meant to post this here, but instead, mistakenly did in the USA visa thread:

SirRiddy, congrats! You are heading to a school I sent my GRE scores for MS in mech eng, but didnt
send an application. I got an admit to Tech Univ of Munich, Germany for Power Eng. This made me
soften my pursuit of US unis, especially after 3 rejects from Univ of Rhode Island, Michigan Tech and
Steven's Inst of Tech. My heart still lies with US , but I'm finding it difficult to forfeit the recognition
TUM has globally. It's currently ranked 53rd in the world, 5th best technical univ in Europe and the best
technical univ in Germany.

PS: Where did you do your MS?
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mrjojo: 11:29pm On May 25, 2016
@sirriddy, abeg my boss, add me on that facebook group and I will take up d duty of adding other henceforth..
paulplayoo1@gmail.com
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 11:33pm On May 25, 2016
Done. Good luck
mrjojo:
@sirriddy, abeg my boss, add me on that facebook group and I will take up d duty of adding other henceforth..
paulplayoo1@gmail.com
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mrjojo: 11:47pm On May 25, 2016
sirRiddy:
Done. Good luck
thanks bros!!
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 12:26am On May 26, 2016
sure you can
[quote author=ebim post=45947127][/quote]
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 12:29am On May 26, 2016
,
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by femoalaofin: 7:15am On May 26, 2016
sirRiddy:
sure you can

congrats sir, do u think a gre score 300 is enough to get funding and get admitted for an engineering PhD programme Q= 152, V= 148. Thanks.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ebim: 7:43am On May 26, 2016
sirRiddy:
sure you can

Hi,I have sent an anonymous mail.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ipledge01: 8:41am On May 26, 2016
mrjojo:
thanks bros!!

bros please add me too ipledge01@yahoo.com
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mrjojo: 8:59am On May 26, 2016
ipledge01:


bros please add me too ipledge01@yahoo.com
still waiting approval, will do, once it done
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by daejih: 10:02am On May 26, 2016
ponpon:
I got to jkk around 8am, hoping the exam would start by 10am, since it was a standardized exam, we didn't start till like 11am.

I met one nairalander at the venue, nice guy, he recognized me and came to greet me, even during this hardship faced in nigeria.

The whole venue was very boring na him I spot one unilag babe, we got chatty, all gre fly comot for my head.

Did the data capture, they collected everything we had on and gave us pencil.

Started with the first section, it was blessed, as prescribed on the 1st page, I used Kaplan for my issue, it was smooth, It was a topic about studying the a society and the city, and just showing that a city is Germane to study of a society or not, I didn't practice with ets pool of topics because I wanted the exam to be like a exam were I would be able to think creatively, and not try and remember a topic I have practiced earlier.

The argument aspect was better, but I couldn't conclude well, Manhattan book helps you in seeing 1001 flaws, too much points too little time, I articulated them well, but my conclusion didn't pull through about 5 lengthy paragraphs.

2nd section was Verbal, I knew my strong point in verbal was Reading comprehension, the first set of text completion were abstruse, I couldn't find the pattern easily, I answered some correctly(maybe), I moved to my the RC, 1st Rc was short , blasted it, under 2 mins, next was the usual 4 questions very long RC, I practiced with coadcoax, so long RCs were a blessing, unlike the short ones filled with so much logic, long RC I read it calmly, I identified the main idea, the tone, and other senrenre, I wrote the RC down like a tweet, so the whole thing was fixated to my mind, Sentence equivalence on the Real gre is not the type you see in those books oooh, they are not the popular synonyms, they make sense individually. If you look too much at the options, another meaning enters your head.


3rd was the Quant, In my mind I said this is the time to shine, the questions you see on the 1st part of the gre are the ones gruber made is 25 strategies about, there is no need for too much calculations from the 1st to like 5th question, just your the test of knowing that a variable can carry any sign unless stated and Co, i wondered why ets always reiterated that to you should know questions you miss during practice, they have a format and these questions would hunt you, I fumbled in all the 3 data set, I didn't practice data set in the last 4 days of the exam, I thought it was moimoi as usual, but the charts I saw!... I missed the usual compound interest questions which I always miss, you won't see this interest and Co clearly stated I 5lb Manhattan and the rest,I also missed the independent probability question which I always miss, I missed like 5 or so In this section.

4th section verbal, it was easier than the 1st,it was clear I either performed woefully in the 1st part or It was the experimental section, it was straight forward, the text completion were the normal ets style, clue, pointer and gre vocab, RC was harder for me now, they were short, they were more and would require more time. Only one on RC scaled through

The 5th was quant, the first question was like a RC it was long, from practice tests, I noticed the 1sr questions are tough, the question after quantitative comparism tough and after data set too tough, they are time Consumers, but I made a mistake which I always knew was a mistake, I wanted to ensure I performed well In this part because I Don mess up for the 1st quantitative, I was solving to the letter, lo and behold I met one of my favorite missed questions, instead of skipping, I ran ri mo , chop valuable 3 minutes, moved on to the data set, the one was even more complex 8 mins, 7 more question to go, I didn't know one there my eye just dey see black, next question the sum of a recursive set that is in every ets material, I missed it and he choop time, I was able to run through the last 3 questions about to click answer for the last time dissappear, I said to myself, this is the end. When I clicked the next section and it was verbal, none of my quant was experimental they were the real shit!!!!

Last section, I clicked continue continue continue, I didn't even look, I said to myself, I Don fail gre, I looked at the guy at my side that one didn't have clue, I garnered hope, I just did the last section, one kind one kind, even RC, I skimmed for the pointers and answer questions using the bad options methods,

I finished my Gre and I told myself, omo u Don cast, 65,600 Don burn, I didn't want to report scores...

I reported scores blah blah blah...

Quant - 156
Verbal - 154

310...

156 was my minimum score in Kaplan online test, I had 2 156,1 158,1 162...in verbal I had 147s highest was 150...

Princeton I had 153 in my 1st quant, 162 in my 2nd, 150 and 153 were my verbal scores

Manhattan test 159 quant, 154 verbal.

Power prep 2 149, 158 were my quant scores yeah I did the power prep test 1 twice, verbal 150,152... I didn't do power prep 2 2nd test, I read it like 3 days to the exam..

My little advice, the 1st page of this trend can give you a good gre score but find what works for you.

Verbal, : verbal grail, coadcoax and 1014 Princeton, magoosh flashcards and that new meme software that dude recommended days ago is very good, but it was late

Quant : 5lb Manhattan, official guide, ets quant set, kaplan online quiz and gruber you are good ...

Need to buy a single text book buy the official guide and get a good Internet connection, the Internet is the best resource...

To access the Kaplan online portal for 2016, the answer is text


More gist dey I just gats summarize...


Danjaninja special thanks sir... You are a blessing and bless up to everyone who helped me and the Facebook group was the place I got confidence after the 149,150 score in power prep 1 test...
The difference from the 149 and my 156 score now was the material I used to study.....


Ponpon na so you just elope yesterday. I com dey find you everywhere. Congrats man. This is just the beginning of greater things to come.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by daejih: 10:37am On May 26, 2016
Good morning everyone. I believe we all are having a beautiful morning.
Mmm.. Mm. *clears throat*

So... I wrote this much dreaded GRE yesterday. Wrote at JKK. Everything went fine. The wasted our time sha. And for some 30 mins that seemed like eternity their systems started acting up showing one error like that. I was still on Issue task. For a moment I thought that was the end of it. $200 gone. LOL.

Midway into the exam I started asking myself different questions...

Who send me work?
What am I looking for?
Wetin I find come here? I'm I supposed to be here?
How's this suppose to add up to my life?
Wetin make me com write this exam sef? LMAO. Don't mind me, one of those things. Just for the laughs.

I promised to share my experience as soon as i'm done and I won't renege on that.

I had 302. Quant 157 Verbal 145.

Not what I wanted. Had high hopes. All the same, not too bad. I should be able to do something with it.

In hindsight, truth be told, overall, GRE isn't much a big deal. Believe you can. Anybody can write. Just study as much as you can and believe.
I didn't do too well but you can do more. If I have another shot at it. I should do far better as it was my first.

Guys please study you Reading Comprehension very well. GRE RC is not MacMillan Reading Comprehension o. Didn't study Verbal as much as I studied for Quant. Thing is.. its evident in my scores. A word is enough.

Most importantly I want to say thank you to everyone on this platform. Trust me, every of your individual inputs did a lot and I would be ungrateful not mention this. DanjaNinja, SirRiddy, ProfTpe and others. Thank you. A big thank you. God bless you all.

Onto the next one.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by daejih: 10:41am On May 26, 2016
layez:
Congrats my man sirriddy.. its indeed well deserved..looking forward to reading more testimonies.

wishing @ponpon,daejih a gud gre scores today i bliv,best of God+sound mind..oya blast am..we dy wait 4 una experience..

To dose still expecting admission,gud news billow

Guy. Thanks. Thanks gan. We don write am. grin
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by thankyouJesus(m): 11:01am On May 26, 2016
sirRiddy:
Done. Good luck
Good morning sir, add me also on the facebook platform. Username is Fayowole David
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 11:30am On May 26, 2016
@Sir riddy, Please add me up on that facebook page. Fb name : Segun Adewale (ojcity)
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ponpon(m): 11:57am On May 26, 2016
I hope sey una read my epistle and digest am...

Start the nairaland hustle from jamb 2008, 2010 boys sha make am...

Graduate school hustle Don start...

Abeg sirRiddy and danjaninja can I have your email or what's app number would like to communicate with you guys on the next steps to take ..

For those who can also help, I no belittle una oooh...

My profile for now still Under graduate 3.56/4.0 marine sciences, fisheries major, Gre 310, I'm working on publishing my project into 3 papers bless.... Other things needed should be indicated
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by rogerdavid: 12:00pm On May 26, 2016
Hello House
Been a while. I thought it would be good to say a big shout out to everyone here who helped me with my GRE prep last year: DanjaNinja, SirRiddy, Paulbets, and everyone in the house.

For the new comers, please grab all you can grab here. Read previous posts, ask questions and for those who have personal questions in their GRE prep, you can send me a PM. I will be glad to respond.

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Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mrjojo: 5:44pm On May 26, 2016
ipledge01:


bros please add me too ipledge01@yahoo.com
Added! cool
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by ipledge01: 8:51pm On May 26, 2016
mrjojo:
Added! cool

didnt see any notification and couldnt access the group
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by mrjojo: 8:58pm On May 26, 2016
ipledge01:


didnt see any notification and couldnt access the group
if that is the email you use for your facebook, check the email inbox, you wouldn't receive any notification of facebook, you will in your Email Inbox!
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by nneuba26: 7:28am On May 27, 2016
ipledge01:


didnt see any notification and couldnt access the group

Please add me to the fb group blink124me@yahoo.com
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by nneuba26: 7:30am On May 27, 2016
mrjojo:
Added! cool

Please add me to the fb group. Blink124me@yahoo.com. Thanks
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 7:36am On May 27, 2016
mrjojo:
@sirriddy, abeg my boss, add me on that facebook group and I will take up d duty of adding other henceforth..
paulplayoo1@gmail.com
donsab4me@yahoo.com Please add me
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 7:39am On May 27, 2016
ponpon:
I got to jkk around 8am, hoping the exam would start by 10am, since it was a standardized exam, we didn't start till like 11am.

I met one nairalander at the venue, nice guy, he recognized me and came to greet me, even during this hardship faced in nigeria.

The whole venue was very boring na him I spot one unilag babe, we got chatty, all gre fly comot for my head.

Did the data capture, they collected everything we had on and gave us pencil.

Started with the first section, it was blessed, as prescribed on the 1st page, I used Kaplan for my issue, it was smooth, It was a topic about studying the a society and the city, and just showing that a city is Germane to study of a society or not, I didn't practice with ets pool of topics because I wanted the exam to be like a exam were I would be able to think creatively, and not try and remember a topic I have practiced earlier.

The argument aspect was better, but I couldn't conclude well, Manhattan book helps you in seeing 1001 flaws, too much points too little time, I articulated them well, but my conclusion didn't pull through about 5 lengthy paragraphs.

2nd section was Verbal, I knew my strong point in verbal was Reading comprehension, the first set of text completion were abstruse, I couldn't find the pattern easily, I answered some correctly(maybe), I moved to my the RC, 1st Rc was short , blasted it, under 2 mins, next was the usual 4 questions very long RC, I practiced with coadcoax, so long RCs were a blessing, unlike the short ones filled with so much logic, long RC I read it calmly, I identified the main idea, the tone, and other senrenre, I wrote the RC down like a tweet, so the whole thing was fixated to my mind, Sentence equivalence on the Real gre is not the type you see in those books oooh, they are not the popular synonyms, they make sense individually. If you look too much at the options, another meaning enters your head.


3rd was the Quant, In my mind I said this is the time to shine, the questions you see on the 1st part of the gre are the ones gruber made is 25 strategies about, there is no need for too much calculations from the 1st to like 5th question, just your the test of knowing that a variable can carry any sign unless stated and Co, i wondered why ets always reiterated that to you should know questions you miss during practice, they have a format and these questions would hunt you, I fumbled in all the 3 data set, I didn't practice data set in the last 4 days of the exam, I thought it was moimoi as usual, but the charts I saw!... I missed the usual compound interest questions which I always miss, you won't see this interest and Co clearly stated I 5lb Manhattan and the rest,I also missed the independent probability question which I always miss, I missed like 5 or so In this section.

4th section verbal, it was easier than the 1st,it was clear I either performed woefully in the 1st part or It was the experimental section, it was straight forward, the text completion were the normal ets style, clue, pointer and gre vocab, RC was harder for me now, they were short, they were more and would require more time. Only one on RC scaled through

The 5th was quant, the first question was like a RC it was long, from practice tests, I noticed the 1sr questions are tough, the question after quantitative comparism tough and after data set too tough, they are time Consumers, but I made a mistake which I always knew was a mistake, I wanted to ensure I performed well In this part because I Don mess up for the 1st quantitative, I was solving to the letter, lo and behold I met one of my favorite missed questions, instead of skipping, I ran ri mo , chop valuable 3 minutes, moved on to the data set, the one was even more complex 8 mins, 7 more question to go, I didn't know one there my eye just dey see black, next question the sum of a recursive set that is in every ets material, I missed it and he choop time, I was able to run through the last 3 questions about to click answer for the last time dissappear, I said to myself, this is the end. When I clicked the next section and it was verbal, none of my quant was experimental they were the real shit!!!!

Last section, I clicked continue continue continue, I didn't even look, I said to myself, I Don fail gre, I looked at the guy at my side that one didn't have clue, I garnered hope, I just did the last section, one kind one kind, even RC, I skimmed for the pointers and answer questions using the bad options methods,

I finished my Gre and I told myself, omo u Don cast, 65,600 Don burn, I didn't want to report scores...

I reported scores blah blah blah...

Quant - 156
Verbal - 154

310...

156 was my minimum score in Kaplan online test, I had 2 156,1 158,1 162...in verbal I had 147s highest was 150...

Princeton I had 153 in my 1st quant, 162 in my 2nd, 150 and 153 were my verbal scores

Manhattan test 159 quant, 154 verbal.

Power prep 2 149, 158 were my quant scores yeah I did the power prep test 1 twice, verbal 150,152... I didn't do power prep 2 2nd test, I read it like 3 days to the exam..

My little advice, the 1st page of this trend can give you a good gre score but find what works for you.

Verbal, : verbal grail, coadcoax and 1014 Princeton, magoosh flashcards and that new meme software that dude recommended days ago is very good, but it was late

Quant : 5lb Manhattan, official guide, ets quant set, kaplan online quiz and gruber you are good ...

Need to buy a single text book buy the official guide and get a good Internet connection, the Internet is the best resource...

To access the Kaplan online portal for 2016, the answer is text


More gist dey I just gats summarize...


Danjaninja special thanks sir... You are a blessing and bless up to everyone who helped me and the Facebook group was the place I got confidence after the 149,150 score in power prep 1 test...
The difference from the 149 and my 156 score now was the material I used to study.....

Congrats bro! Please can you send me a copy of verbal grail, coadcoax.. donxab4me@gmail.com.. Thanks alot
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 6:46pm On May 27, 2016
DanjaNinja:


Did you already take the GRE? If yes, please share your experience so others can learn from you. As for the Toefl matterials, send me your facebook email address and i would add you to a Toefl group on facebook. You would find all the materials you need there.

Admission Consultancy
Personally, i am not fond of admission consultants because i had a terrible experience with one. Most consultants, i say "most", dont actually care about you. They care about one thing - Profits. You might not know this but most consultants have profit sharing deals with certain universities. They get a cut for every student they send to a particular university. Meaning when you approach a consultant, they would most likely recommend a school that is not in your best interest. In my situation, the agent made it seem like i could only get admitted to 3 universities. This would have not been a bad idea if those schools offered my major and area of concentration. She tried to influence me to change my intended major cos according to her, those were my only options. This is simply "NOT TRUE" as there are thousands of schools in the US and if you search diligently, you would find a school that fits your requirements. You can do this. I did it. SirRiddy did it. And many more persons too numerous to mention did it as well.

In essence, if you must use a consultant and can afford it, be clear about your requirements and accept nothing less. But if you are like me - curious, money conscious and just loves doing things on your own, roll up your sleeves and find a school on your own. Its not that difficult and as an added advantage, you would learn and understand how the american education system works. To help you, I would post a school search guide before the end of the week.
Please, add me to the TOEFL group on Facebook as I intend to write the exam soon. Thanks a lot.
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Walspring: 9:41pm On May 27, 2016
profojah2:

Padi Mi Ejanla.. Chief of MBF.. I dey see how you dey dazzle them on the GRE Facebook group.. Nice one bro.. So far you knw sirRiddy, you'd soon know obama, bet me!.lol.. Wish you all the best bro..

@SirRiddy, you no go wash am for me?



Is it with hypo or Omo or clean or which one
Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by codexgigax: 1:00am On May 28, 2016
battoyyeb:


battoyyeb@yahoo.com
Thanks


Thanks

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