Try this one: What is the units digit of 13^35? A) 1 B) 3 C) 5 D) 7 E) 9 Let’s begin by looking for a pattern as we increase the exponent. 13^1 = 13 (units digit is 3) 13^2 = 169 (units digit is 9) 13^3 = 2197 (units digit is 7) Aside:...
- by guest writer Vera Marie Reed As more MBA programs begin to accept GRE scores as an alternative to the GMAT, prospective business school students now must make the careful choice between which exam to take. Although both exams are used...
In my last article, I suggested that you can seriously undermine your GRE preparation if you focus on timing too early in your studies.  In that article, I dealt solely with timing as it pertains to the quantitative sections of the GRE. ...
It doesn’t take long for students to become keenly aware of the GRE's time constraints.  Given sufficient time, you’d answer a lot more questions correctly, but when you have approximately 90 seconds for each question, the test becomes...
Most GRE students don’t spend enough time considering the mindset they’ll need on test day. In a previous article, I suggested that the simple act of smiling can increase your performance. In this article, we’ll go a little deeper and...
By Iliana Bobova - Head of Admissions Consulting, PrepAdviser The GRE test is required for admission to graduate programmes around the world. Many business schools accept it as an alternative to the GMAT. Which test to take? Prospective...
To set up this article, please try the following test: For the next 10 seconds, do NOT think about a bear wearing a dress while riding a unicycle into a pool filled with Superbowl rings. How did you do? If you passed that test, the next...
When it comes to getting great scores on the GRE, knowing how to answer the questions is only one piece of the puzzle. You also need to know how to optimize the conditions needed to achieve that great score. So, here are some things to...
How would you solve the system of linear equations below?                   x – y = 5                   2x + y = 13                  There are two primary approaches for solving systems of linear equations: 1)   Substitution Method 2)  ...
When it comes to tackling GRE math questions, one of the best tips I can offer is this: The GRE test-makers are reasonable people who have little interest in your computational skills. Granted, this doesn’t sound like a very mathematical...

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