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The GRE Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) section comprises two essay tasks: the Issue essay and the Argument essay. Test takers are allotted 30 minutes for each essay. The Issue essay asks you to respond to a statement or a claim that relates to politics, education, technology, or culture. Essentially, you have to take stance on the given claim and defend your stance. The Argument essay asks you to find the flaw in the logic behind an author’s position. The position is provided in a paragraph or “the argument” and thus requires a thorough reading of the given argument. How are the essays scored? Each essay receives a score by a human grader and an e-rater score on a scale of 0 to 6. If these scores differ by less than 0.5, the human score stands. If they differ by more than 0.5, a second human scores the essay, and theREAD MORE
You are working your fingers to the bone to get a perfect score and your mock test results are reflecting the dedicated efforts you are putting in. But this is not the only groundwork you need to do before taking standardized tests like GRE and TOEFL — it’s equally important to select the right test centre. While the GRE and TOEFL test are administered all year-round at various test centres across the country, it is crucial that you select your test centres prudently. To save you from the pain of physically visiting the centres across Mumbai, Collegepond has put in extensive effort in researching GRE and TOEFL centres for you by conducting surveys based on several parameters for each test centre- Goregaon, Andheri, Mulund, Nerul and Vile Parle. Staff cooperation, seating comfort, punctuality, ease of registration, absence of technical difficulties, proper stationery, quality of headphones and appropriate space with regards to seating arrangements are parametersREAD MORE
Introduction to GRE sections
Patterns and Introduction to GRE sections What is GRE? The Graduate Record Examination is a standardized test that is a prerequisite for gaining admission at majority of graduate schools in the United States.  It is created as well as administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). GRE aims to assess verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills of students. Students who wish to pursue a master's degree or want to study a specialized master's course; MBA, MEM, MS or a doctoral degree can give the GRE Test. Eligibility Criteria: There is no specific eligibility criterion for taking the GRE Test. Students can apply for the test irrespective of age and qualification. However, the candidate has to fulfil the admission criteria for individual institutes where he/she is applying. GRE Structure and Pattern: The computer-based GRE revised General Test consists of five sections. The first section is the analyticalREAD MORE
Introduction to GRE sections

HOW TO CRACK AWA SECTION OF GRE

|How to crack AWA section of GRE – This article provides useful tips to crack the AWA section of gre|
Though AWA is often viewed by students as the much-dreaded section of GRE, it is not rocket science. This section is specifically designed to measure one’s critical thinking abilities and analytical writing skills to effectively convey complex viewpoints in a consistent line of thought. This section is in no way a test of one’s knowledge and therefore does not need one to have detailed knowledge of the content in question. It does however require you to push your frontiers and put the best foot forward.

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Retaking GRE – A Baffling Predicament

You kept your nose to the grindstone for nearly three months, slogged hard for your GRE preparation but a disappointing 297 broke your heart. You are anxious that your low GRE score could become a recipe for disaster and may wear away all the chances of making it to halls of ivy. Evidently unhappy with your scores you have started toying with the idea of retaking GRE. (more…)

Day before GRE exam

Day before GRE exam

You have done your utmost to prepare yourself for the big day. The race has been long and you have come very close to the finishing line. You have poured all your energies in meticulously planning for your exam, studied exhaustively and done countless revisions.  The last thing that you want now is to ruin your exam performance by any careless slip-up. Now that you are fully equipped to take the much awaited GRE/SAT/GMAT exam, make sure to follow the right strategy.  (more…)

HOW TO CRACK GRE
Agreed, GRE is a tough nut to crack, but only when you lack proper planning, strategy, and discipline. With a little planning and foresight, it will suddenly start looking orderly, logical and attainable. GRE preparation is a rigorous mental workout, which builds your accuracy, timing, and confidence after consistent practice. One needs to train his/her mind to ingrain the concepts, techniques, and strategies that are essential to crack GRE and be able to invoke them during the exam. Also, preparation necessitates one to strike a right balance between study and breaks. Breaks serve as revitalizers to escape from the unexciting routine of daily preparation, and if not taken in time, can lead to information overload and eventual burnout. Reaching a scoring plateau can be quiet a frustrating reality. The key is to keep pressing forward with increased positivity, better focus and fine-tuning your study plan to make the most of it. TheREAD MORE
GRE Classes
Your aspiration to attend a top graduate school is greatly dependent on one vital factor, your GRE score. A good GRE score is an ace up your sleeve and an authorized educational permit to reputed universities and much sought after graduate programs. GRE scores play a crucial role not only in helping one get admission in prestigious programs but also facilitates lucrative scholarships, fellowships, and grants. Moreover with a better GRE score, one has an upper hand in getting your education funded from reliable financial institutions. Before you decide whether to take preparatory classes or not you must take a diagnostic test to ascertain where you stand. If you score 315 or above, you are already on the road to success and you do not need to take preparatory classes. If your score is less than this threshold number, then it is advisable to consider preparatory classes. An effective GRE regimenREAD MORE