This guide was designed to help students at Union who would like to pursue graduate study. Click on the tabs above to find helpful links and resources about graduate programs and preparing for admissions exams.
Hundreds of GRE math & verbal practice questions and explanations. Full-length computer adaptive tests. A vocabulary tutor that keeps track of what words you have mastered. Tutorials and hints for all possible GRE question types. This site is free but you must register.
This site has practice questions for the GRE separated into 34 modules. After you complete a module it shows which questions were missed and the correct answer. It also has links to sites that can help you improve in a specific area.
ETS is the official company that actually administers the test. This page contains important links for test takers about the GRE program. ETS provides practice questions and tests including the free POWERPREP software.
GRE Guide shows you how to prepare for the test, provides strategies for each section of the GRE, and also suggests useful study material. Although not in any way affiliated with the ETS this guide provides 5 full length GRE practice exams.
Peterson's Testing and Career Prep features online practice tests, test prep ebooks, descriptions of graduate and professional education programs, and career development tools. You will need to create an account to access these materials.
Breaks down all aspects of the test for students, including special segments that cover:
• The GRE start to finish, helping students get from registration to test day to scores
• Common pitfalls students face and tips and tricks for each section of the test
• Comprehensive study resources for every budget
Union does not administer the GRE, visit the GRE testing site through ETS to find testing centers and register to take the GRE.
GRE Prep Books
The following books are available in an electronic format through the Union library as additional resources to use when preparing for the GRE.
Gre 4000 by Jeff Kolby
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
The verbal section of the GRE is essentially a vocabulary test. With a few exceptions, if you know the word, you will probably be able to answer the question correctly. Thus, it is crucial that you improve your vocabulary.
GRE Math Tests by Jeff Kolby; Derrick Vaughn
Publication Date: 2014-05-01
Twenty-three GRE Math Tests! There is no quick fix that will allow you to "beat" the section. But GRE math is very learnable.