Books for GRE
GRE Book 1 - Manhattan GRE Set of 8 Strategy Guides, 2nd Edition
This one is quite different from the other products available, basically for two reasons: first, it is not one single book, but a set of 8 strategy guides that deal with different topics and second, it is more focused on developing your basics. The second edition of the series is updated according to the changes in the revised test format. In these content-based guides, you will find detailed explanations of the GRE test’s major content areas. The 8 guides cover Algebra; Fractions, Decimals & Percents; Geometry; Number Properties; Word Problems; Quantitative Comparisons and Data Interpretation; Reading Comprehension and Essays; and Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence. The students get deeper understanding of each of the different sections of the test, and this way these guides help them to be more confident at the time of the actual test. Moreover, after purchasing this set, students also get one-year access to 6 online practice tests. Additionally, all of the books contain practice questions at the end of the books, with detailed reviews to help students understand the concept better.
GRE Book 2 - Crash Course for the New GRE, 4th Edition (Graduate School Test Preparation)
This book describes itself as the perfect companion for students who need to score higher within limited preparation time. The book is actually more about test-taking strategies and techniques rather than being an actual teaching material. It helps you in developing a test-taking attitude, managing tim even provides you with tips for finding correct answers to those questions that are unknown to you (by eliminating wrong answers with an educated guess). The book also includes a set of practice questions, but that may not be enough for most e before and during the test and students and hence, can be used along with the free preparation tools available from GRE website. As a step-by-step guide for developing your strategy for the actual test, this book is certainly not complete in itself. In fact, it merely touches over a few problems to brush up your memory. As a result, you may need to use it along with some other study materials.
GRE Book 3 - The GRE Test for Dummies (For Dummies (Career/Education))
This one is an interesting book you may want to have a look at, before finally taking the test. Don’t misjudge the book by its title. If it can help a dummy to pass the tough test, it must have something for you, too. In fact, this book includes everything from important tips and strategies to actual study materials with in-depth explanations of most problems. The book is very easy to read and is written in a simple but witty language. Throughout the book you will find important information provided in the form of a reminder or warning or tip. This is very useful as you don’t need to go back to some other section to remember something. Not only does this save your time but it also enables you to have a smooth and seamless study experience. Moreover, there is a ‘Cheat Sheet’ with a summary of important information which you can keep handy. The vocabulary section is organized a bit differently than in most books, with detailed information on word-formation, which will surely help you in understanding the meanings and usages of different words. The quantitative section contains complete review of the questions. The analytical writing section of the book is equally impressive and will give you an idea of what to expect in the test. To sum up, the book is an easy, quick and fun way to practice the test.
GRE Book 4 - McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Math
Designed specifically for the math section of the revised test, this book includes each and every type of mathematical problems that you may face within the test. To help you solve the problems better, the book includes worked out problems with gradually increasing difficulty level. The book also includes several practice questions and the answers contain concise explanations of the concepts behind each problem. The way this book is organized, students of any level should find it a valuable resource in developing their mathematical skills.
GRE Book 5 - A-Plus Notes for GRE revised General Test
This book is a good one to practice for the test. There are 10 full-length practice tests which are very useful for students of any level. The math problems are covered in detail, with sufficient explanations which are very easy to understand. The good thing about this book is that it takes the important formulas and lists them together for better accessibility. This makes the book easy to use for the students. As mentioned above, the book deals with the math problems in detail, but some students may find that a waste of time, because all of the information need not be specific to the GRE. Of course, students can skip to those topics which they need to review. Considering the amount of practice tests this book offers, it is surely a good choice for students, especially those weak in the quantitative section of this test.
GRE Book 6 - Kaplan GRE Exam 2009 Comprehensive Program [ILLUSTRATED] (Paperback)
We recommend the scholars to avail this book, as they give the latest and most recent updates on the web. For a tangible practice, this book gives you better chance to practice enough questions before taking the exam. We advice you to avail this book, because they guide you with the essential score raising strategies! You can even get a CD in order to review with additional questions. With no doubt, success will be your way.
GRE Book 7 - GRE Exam Vocabulary Flashcards (Paperback)
I recommend students who struggle bad with verbal section must buy this vocabulary flashcards. They give better chance for you to enrich your vocabulary and language influence. As this book comes along with flashcards, you can tackle the hard spelled words with all ease. With more exercises to work out, you can improve your skill better. Only thing to be noticed is that, average test takers will be more or less familiar with most syllabus covered in this book.
GRE Book 8 - The GRE Test for Dummies (For Dummies (Career/Education)) (Paperback)
We advice you to take this book, if you are not completely aware of the core principles of the Examination! You can get to know the wrong rumors of this test and either you can observe the importance of Part of Tens. There are more you can find in this book and so be benefited soon. You can find good question pattern that helps you in evaluating your knowledge and ability to score in this exam.
GRE Book 9 - Kaplan GRE Exam Verbal Workbook, Fifth Edition (Paperback)
Anyone who has the older version of Kaplan GRE book can ignore this edition, because they are pretty usual and remains the same as ever before in the older versions. In case, if you don't have any old versions, then buying this book wouldn't be a problem. The worse side of this book is that, they get imbibed with bunch of mistakes all through most pages. Content inside this book looks gibberish and they are merely written to fill the white spaces.