Thursday, December 8, 2011

Vocab in the Revised GRE

Unless you're living under a rock, like those cavemen in that Geico commercial, you've probably heard that as of 2011 the GRE has been *gasp* REVISED. The exact nature of this revision may elude you, but if you're a future test-taker you'll want to familiarize yourself with the content and structure of this new-fangled test at the official ETS website. For one thing, the Verbal section has been changed to eliminate Antonym and Analogy questions. If you're thinking 'No more memorizing vocab, I'm going to miss my T-prep vocab game,' not so fast! Two new question types (outlined with examples below) will be putting your vocab skills to the test, so to speak...

Monday, December 5, 2011

Podcast Update

Ever wondered how many of your fellow test-takers are using the Tyrannosaurus Prep vocab podcast? Oh, I see, you of course assumed that everyone with an internet connection was availing themselves of such an awesome resource. While that is a slight overestimate here are some stats on usage along with some user feedback...

'Day Of' Tips & Tricks

You've paid your exorbitant registration fee, you've spent hours with your prep book and favorite vocab game, you've kissed your lucky shrunken head or whatever... Now all that remains is to take the dreaded Test. Here are a few tips and tricks for the 'Day Of' - SAT or GRE...

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Progeny vs. Prodigy

progeny (n.) descendants, offspring; followers

Don't confuse this word with...

prodigy (n.) somebody with exceptional talent

See our GRE words list for more GRE vocabulary words and their definitions.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011


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