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Good, but not the best, July 28, 2011

New GRE 2011-2012: Strategies, Practice, and Review (Kaplan GRE)
In my preparation for the new, revised GRE, I have used this book from Kaplan, Princeton Review's New GRE prep book, Barron's essential vocabulary, "30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary" by Funk and Lewis, and various dictionaries, Latin dictionaries, and various sources for word roots.Essentially, it is impossible to find a single book that can fully prepare you for the GRE. I strongly prefer the Princeton Review book to Kaplan (see my review: ), but no book should be used alone. Here is what Kaplan does well:1.) Practice. Kaplan features 2 full tests (one in the book and one online via a serial number in the back of the book) and has plenty of smaller practice sets. The cumulative math sets, which are each 60-questions in length, are especially...

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Please be aware that the following 2011 Kaplan New GRE books are essentially the same:NEW GRE: Strategies, Practice and ReviewandNew GRE: Premier 2011-2012I have not compared the online or cd-rom practice tests but the content of the book is probably 90 % shared.
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In my preparation for the new, revised GRE, I have used this book from Kaplan, Princeton Review's New GRE prep book, Barron's essential vocabulary, "30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary" by Funk and Lewis, and various dictionaries, Latin dictionaries, and various sources for word roots.Essentially, it is impossible to find a single book that can fully prepare you for the GRE. I strongly prefer the Princeton Review book to Kaplan (see my review: ), but no book should be used alone. Here is what Kaplan does well:1.) Practice. Kaplan features 2 full tests (one in the book and one online via a serial number in the back of the book) and has plenty of smaller practice sets. The cumulative math sets, which are each 60-questions in length, are especially...
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This is a great book to study from if you use it along with . Using both books together helps to understand all the math concepts better. The Kaplan book alone is not enough as it glosses over certain math concepts and the Barron's book is not enough because it isn't organized or worded as well as the Kaplan book. You need both books to complete your GRE prep.Other good GRE books you might want to have are and ...
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