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Why Prepare for US College Admissions Tests?

Graduate schools are often competitive and gaining admission can be difficult. Performing well on your graduate admissions test will increase your chances of gaining acceptance to the graduate program of your choice. Preparing for your graduate entrance exam will help you to achieve a high score on the test. It will also help reduce any anxiety or fears you may have about the test you will be taking.

While college and university admissions are usually based on several factors, a strong score on an admission test score can significantly improve your chances of being accepted. Admission test scores are also commonly used as part of the process to determine eligibility for merit-based scholarships. Earning a merit-based scholarship can save you thousands of dollars and start your college career with an honor that looks great on a resume.

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US College Admissions Tips

Verbal reasoning GRE preparation

From the written passages provided in the GRE Verbal Reasoning questions, you must:

  • Analyse the verbal content;
  • Draw conclusions;
  • Interprete the meaning of words, or phrases, with in the wider context of the passage.
  • Identify any assumptions the passage’s author is making;
  • Review and interprete the passage’s structure;
  • Analyse which are the key points made by the author, and which are only minor points
  • Understand what specific words mean

Numerical reasoning GRE preparation

From the written passages provided in the GRE Numerical Reasoning questions, you must:

  • Analyse the quantitative data provided
  • Use basic maths operators
  • Apply statistical and quantitative methods
  • Solve mathematical problems and reach the correct conclusion

Analytical writing GRE preparation

From the written passages provided in the GRE Numerical Reasoning questions, you must:

  • Effectively articulate complex ideas
  • Write your answers in a logical and organised way
  • Use examples as supporting evidence for your written explanations
  • Critical evaluate the evidence used in the author’s arguments
  • Demonstrate your capability to write an essay uwing written English.

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10 personality tips to help your Study Skills

  1. Find your best time to study. 
  2. Keep to a routine. Work in the same place at the same time each day. Also, make sure you have everything you need before you start.
  3. Work to your strengths. Schedule challenging tasks for when you are most alert. Routine ones for when you’re tired.
  4. Don’t waste time. Skim and scan before reading something in-depth.
  5. Avoid distractions. Switch emails and social media off to prevent your mind wandering !
  6. Regularly review your notes. Edit out what you don’t need. Ask yourself, how does it relate to what I already know.
  7. Vary how you to take notes – For example, use Mind Maps and diagrams to generate ideas.
  8. Be critical. Maintain a critical and analytical approach at all times!
  9. Plan your work. So, produce a detailed plan first.
  10. Understand different styles.

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