The 800score Prep Guide is designed so that you can skim areas less necessary or focus on more important material. You can be finished in five hours for a quick refresh, or up to 30 hours if you want to cover every page and do hundreds of practice questions.

Learn the Basics

800score includes over 400 pages of basic and advanced information on reading comp, math, grammar and critical reasoning. Everything is easily browsable and sortable with different skill levels of content for your ability level.

Course includes over 100 instructional videos

800score Instructor Dr. Stergious Alexandris Yale BA, MIT PhD Math, GRE: 800 (51 Quant , 48 Verbal).

Use graphics, videos and visuals.

800score is unique with its heavy use of cartoons, animation and graphics to help teach complex concepts.

Grammar is about the structure of sentences. 800score uses structural graphics to teach you how sentences work and make it interesting.

The 800score Reading Comprehension 5-Step Method

1. Classify the Passage
Is this a persuasive essay or a descriptive one? Is it science or humanities?

2. Break down each paragraph
Look for main idea, tone and transitions.

3. See the Organization
Make a mental road map of the essay and/or draw out a map structure on your dry erase scratch paper.

4. Find the Big Idea
Look for unusual language that makes an important point.
Pay special attention to the first and last paragraphs.

5. Diagnose the author’s purpose
Look for intention in the essay.

Identify Trick Questions
Take hundreds of sample questions to directly reinforce our techniques to beat the GRE most challenging questions. All questions feature in-depth explanations so that you can learn from your mistakes.

Get Strategized
Learn dozens of test-taking strategies sorted online for easy use and browsing. Course includes specific strategies for non-native English speakers and students aiming for a 600+ score. 800score is a GRE strategy contributor to BusinessWeek.

Built-in Forum and Tutor Support
Many questions are linked from the test directly to GMAT Forums manned by 800score GRE experts. See an example of a forum thread linked from our test. Or, use the free 24-hour tutor support if you have any problems or questions.

GRE Prep Guide Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the GRE (Free) advantages 800score

  • 1a. What is the GRE and what does it test?
  • 1b. GRE scoring and graduate schools
  • 1c. How the GRE CAT works
  • 1d. Pacing strategies for the CAT
  • 1e. General strategies for the CAT

Ch. 2: Reading Comprehension

  • How to actively read texts for tone and bias
  • How to read quickly and efficiently How to analyze essay structure
  • The 10 major question types
  • Additional practice questions

Ch. 4. Sentence Correction

  • 150 idioms frequently used on the GRE
  • 8 types of sentence correction errors
  • Typical sentence correction question
  • How to identify trick sentence correction questions.
  • 3-step technique to sentence correction questions
  • Additional practice questions

Ch. 6: Math Word Problems

  • How to read math questions
  • a. Percentages
  • b. Interest, discount, and markups
  • c. Progressions
  • d. Uniform motion
  • e. Ratio and proportion
  • f. Grouping and counting
  • g. Data interpretation
  • h. Symbols
  • 4-step technique to word problems
  • Math review
  • Standard deviation
  • Additional practice questions

Ch. 3: Critical Reasoning

  • How to analyze arguments
  • Types of arguments
  • How to spot logical fallacies and statistical fallacies
  • 7 critical Reasoning question types
  • Additional practice questions

Ch. 5: Mathematics

  • Comprehensive math review of all subjects on the GRE
  • Basic math
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Additional practice questions

Ch: 7: Data Sufficiency

  • Data sufficiency strategies
  • Main data sufficiency trick question types
  • 4-step technique to data sufficiency questions
  • Additional practice questions

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