For those of you who are planning to go abroad for your master’s GRE general test is the first step up the ladder of your dreams. It is an exam held for duration of about 3 hrs 45 minutes. Your GRE score is valid for 5 years. It is an examination that is used to get admission in most of the master’s courses offered by the schools of the United States and Canada. It is designed as a standardized test for all students who desire to seek admission in courses offered by top universities abroad. There are three parts in which the exam of GRE test is divided namely analytical writing, verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning. The analytical writing further has two tasks issue and argument tasks. The verbal section consists of reading comprehension, sentence equivalence, and text completion. The quantitative section is pure mathematics and consists of topics such as arithmetic, algebra, and geometry, and data analysis.
It is possible for the people to clear this exam on their own but there is a need of doing regular practice and follow a routine that is devoted to the study material that may help you a lot to crack the course of GRE. Apart from this, it is also very important for the people to have an idea about some tips and tricks which are mentioned as follows:
Do a lot of self-testing: Nobody can judge your performance better than you. To solve a lot of questions and self-analysis yourself to know your performance details before deciding which section needs what percentage of your attention before you make a set schedule to do your syllabus.
Schedule your hours to study: Schedule your daily hours between your syllabus and your routine activities and stick to your schedule religiously. Start from something you know well so that it is done in time and you get confidence then go for something you find difficult and finish it. Keep your time open for some recreational activity as well to freshen up your mind.
Sleep sufficiently: Your proper sleep will give your mind the ability to think and understand whatever you study. You must sleep for eight hours daily so that your health doesn’t suffer and your brain is relaxed. Sleep properly before the exam as well so that you don’t feel sleepy during it. Rest do whatever suits you.
Do practice sheets: Set a timer and do practice sheets. Try to complete your exam before the allotted time. See which section takes more of your time and which section takes less of your time. Try to solve more mathematical problems in less time.
Focus more on the quantitative section: Quantitative section always has definite answers that make it the most scoring section. As for the verbal section, multiple answers are acceptable sometimes so you might get confused and lose marks. So place your bets on the quantitative section.
Believe in yourself: Lastly never forget to believe in yourself that you can do it and you will do it.
Good luck to you with your preparation and your GRE exam.