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Upcoming Speed Reading Workshops – Save $50

I’m excited to announce that we’ve worked out an exclusive partnership with Bara Sapir, founder of City Test Prep and creator of the MindFlow Speed Reading Seminars, to offer a $50 discount on any one of her upcoming clinics! The next two 4.5-hour intensive workshops are: Sunday, February 10, 2019 Sunday, March 3, 2019 The […]

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How to Read Faster without Sacrificing Comprehension {Free Webinar}

Would you agree that if you could increase your reading speed, it would help you immensely on the GRE? Of course it would.  Reading faster will help you on reading comprehension questions, obviously. It will also help you with your overall time management. Timing issues are one of the top concerns my students have when […]

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Sequence Basics (and a hard GRE OG question explained)

I assign most of the problems in The Official Guide to the GRE, 3rd ed. as homework for my comprehensive online GRE prep courses. While the book does provide answer explanations for many of them, they aren’t always clear and often take a more traditional mathematical approach than what is necessary (they don’t employ the […]

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GRE Validity Study for Law School Performance

In “Law School and the GRE: Trend or Fad?” I noted the increasing number of U.S. law schools that are now accepting the GRE in addition to the long-standing LSAT for admissions. One of the requirements set forth by the American Bar Association for schools to be able to do so, however, is that they […]

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Grit: The Underappreciated Key to Success on the GRE

I believe the most important factor in determining your success on the GRE is one very few people think about: the amount of grit you apply to the preparation process. Of course, raw intellectual horse power (perhaps as estimated by IQ score), previous academic coursework, and implementation of a GRE study plan are critical to […]

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Law School and the GRE: Trend or Fad?

You’ve no doubt heard that, starting a couple years ago when the University of Arizona Law School decided to thumb its nose at the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) and became the first to accept the GRE in lieu of the LSAT, more and more law schools are hopping on board the growing trend of […]

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How to Get the Free GRE Practice Tests from ETS

ETS, the company that administers the GRE General Test, finally took its two free GRE practice tests online. No more having to download that annoying software that wasn’t compatible with some operating systems. However, as convenient and useful as the new version of the practice tests are, ETS didn’t make it all that intuitive to […]

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Correlation between the GRE and Graduate School Performance

Historically, graduate schools in the United States (and increasingly around the world) have relied heavily on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for selecting students. More recently, however, the weight of standardized tests including the GRE has varied among schools and programs. Indeed, we’ve pointed out in a previous article on GRE percentile rankings that a “good” […]

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Study: Meditate for a Higher GRE Score

I just finished reading a great book called Into the Magic Shop by Dr. James Doty, a neurosurgeon who explores the mysteries of the brain and tells his story of learning at a young age the importance of calming your inner voice and unlocking the desires of the heart. As I was reading about how […]

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Measuring the ROI of an Online MBA

Business school can be expensive. As such, a lot of people are intrigued by the idea of an online MBA that offers more flexibility and is often less expensive than a traditional two-year MBA. But is it worth it? What’s the expected return on investment (ROI) of an online MBA? And is it possible build […]

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