How do I remember vocabulary words easily for the GRE?

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How do I remember vocabulary words easily for the GRE?

Blog10Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a test of vocabulary and sentence structure. Students can easily comprehend if the sentence structure is more easy with words. When few high-frequency words inserted to make up a sentence then it becomes complex, though it is simple. GRE is full of words to test the ability of students appearing for the test. So, what do I need to do to overcome this problem? How can I remember thousands of words?

The GRE examination is a big test of vocabulary. However, it involves words that you need to have in plenty. The number of words a student must know is anywhere between 3000 to 3500 words. Moreover, you need to memorize the words for further use in making sentences in an essay. In GRE essay comes under Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA). The easy way to remember the words is only through writing more, reading several good books on literature, short stories, and use dictionary frequently. A student must know the synonyms and antonyms (opposites or opposite word or meaning).

Remembering a word list of 3000 plus is a huge task in itself. But, it can be made easy with continuous practice: reading, writing, reciting (repeating) or listening. A chart or flash is used to keep them in memory.

Using them in context

Use the words in GRE according to the circumstances. For example, efficacy means effectiveness. It is used in several ways in different situations. Regular revision of words helps in using them as situation demands. Visual representation helps in learning the words effectively. It increases the usage of the word in the correct manner. Thereby, making it easy for the reader to understand it clearly to get a true meaning. The emotion, experience, and efficacy of the word list is a wide range of expressions for a complete and meaningful sentence.

Each word represents a piece of information. The internet is an effective tool in keeping updated with the word list. It is a simple way to gather knowledge of words. There are other broad methods, such as “Fill in the blanks” and “Match the following”. They are very practical learning tools to remember words.

Learning 30 to 40 words a day is as good to gather and remember words. Remembering keywords is an effective way to use them in an essay. Learn and remember “Root Words” and “Breaking Words”. For example, aer (Greek) air and  belittle = criticize: be + little. Suffixes and Prefixes. Examples: “happy” and “unhappy”.

Mnemonics is a highly effective way to keep in memory something. For example, a “Rhyme” that is used to remember something. Moreover, words can be remembered by using “Theme”: wind can be classified as breeze, storm, and tornado. Reading editorials, articles in newspaper ensure new words for effective use in GRE examination.

Manhattan Review, “Essential Words For The GRE” is another limitless collection of words to remember them for the GRE test. It is the world’s best collection of word list. You are given 100 percent guarantee in expecting the commonly used words in GRE. Make the best use of them for successful completion of GRE essay in AWA.


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Tips offered on how to overcome fear for enrolment in graduation in US

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The application process for international student’s going to the US for higher education adds a sense of fear in them. The simple way out is to ask for helpful advice and keep everything, including test score, passport, bank balance, visa fee and good knowledge of colleges and schools in the US. Moreover, as a student from a country other than the US, a few tips are necessary to be followed.

  1. Take an assessment of your critical reasoning on English communication skills

All the schools in the US, need a comprehensive amount of fluency in speaking, reading, and writing. If not several problems will arise while studying in US universities. The struggle you will face is unpredictable.

  1. TOEFL Test

 Test of English in Foreign Language (TOEFL) is mandatory for US-bound students. The TOEFL score required to get admission into top universities in the US is 90.  Additional information on TOEFL Test can be got on the official website: www.toefl.org

  1. Money plays an important role in paying for boarding and school fees

Before fulfilling your ambition of going to the US, make sure there is enough bank balance, approximately INR 20 to 25 Lakhs. However, there are certain universities that provide scholarships.

  1. Be updated on college enrolment deadlines

A student must be aware of the admission deadlines in the college or schools. For example, when to apply and what is the last date of submission of application. Send the documents earlier than the expiry dates for quick perusal and be aware of the additional requirements.

  1. Keep information about transcripts

Transcripts are required for all the universities you go to. In most of the colleges and schools, almost all graduation study need a student to submit transcripts. The evaluation done on them gives the university staff or management to judge your previous qualifications and compare it with the standards in US universities. The assessments are available through services for which a payment is to be made. It is better to get them done as soon as possible.

  1. GRE Test-prep

It is mandatory that enrolment in almost all the graduate programs in US universities is through Graduate Record Examination (GRE). It can be taken once or twice as well. Mostly, every college or school would like to see more than one score in your report. So, GRE test preparations must be done to get a big score. GRE: 320 plus and GMAT: 740 plus.

  1. Statement of Purpose (SOP)

Prepare your own SOP. However, get it edited by an individual who is good in the English language. Need not necessarily be your lecturers or professors. If anybody else prepared your SOP, it may create problems.

  1. Apply for student visa

The application for a student visa must begin as soon as your enrolment is accepted. A late visa process could eventually lead to missing a few classes. Sufficient money should be there in your bank account for minimum one year of studying.

The tips discussed are a good way to measure your eligibility to get enrolment in US universities.