# GRE Blog

As I stated in my last post, the Fundamental Counting Principle (FCP) can be used to solve the majority of counting questions on the GRE. The FCP says: If we have a task consisting of stages, where one stage can be accomplished in A ways,...
Whenever I see a GRE resource label its counting section as “Combinations and Permutations,” a small part of me dies a little. Okay, that’s an exaggeration, but I am concerned about the misleading message that this sort of title conveys....
- by Katharine Rudzitis Average speed problems are common on the GRE. These questions can be tricky if you haven’t practiced solving them, because the most obvious answer choice is a trap. To see why, try the following problem: Joe drives...
You’ve worked hard to prepare for the GRE, and the time is almost here. In less than 24 hours, you’ll sit down to take perhaps the most important test in your life (so far). With the test just a few hours away, what should you do now?...
Not all GRE practice questions are equal. Learn to spot substandard GRE questions so you don’t waste precious study time and energy.   by Brent Hanneson and David Sovka, Greenlight Test Prep.   Just like your grandmother probably told you...
by Patti Conner While it's one thing to be well-prepared for the analytical writing section of the GRE, it's another to feel completely confident about how you approach telling your own story in your school application.  There are...
It should come as no surprise that scoring your best on the GRE requires strong verbal and math skills. However, you also need to optimize the conditions needed to score your best. So, here are some things to consider for the big day. 1...
Do you struggle with the GRE’s time constraints? Do you have difficulties solving probability questions? Yes? Fantastic! In this article, we’ll examine how probability questions can be a great opportunity to make up lost time. Consider the...
Here’s an example of a quantitative reasoning question you might encounter on the GRE. Try to answer it before continuing. When positive integer R is divided by 7, the remainder is 1. When R is divided by 76, the remainder is 43. What is...
Consider the following Quantitative Comparison question, which you might find on the GRE:   Set Q consists of all multiples of 7 from 42 to 210 inclusive Quantity A           Quantity B Median of set Q       Mean of set Q   One option...