Graduate Exam: GRE

“Master” the GRE!

A strong GRE score provides a great boost to a graduate school application, no matter where you are applying. Given the importance of this test, we are determined to help you succeed. Our tutors and administration have over eight years of experience helping students perform their best on this test. We can confidently guide you in creating and carrying out a study plan.

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Unique and Exclusive Features of our Prep Programs:

Evaluation Exam

Designed to assess your skills in different sections of the exam

Personalized Study Plan

Customized based on your results, focused on your objectives, and planned in accordance with your schedule to guarantee maximum efficiency

Ongoing Assessment (Practice Tests)

Performed by your tutors to provide continuous feedback on your progress as well as the effectiveness of the instruction

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Expert Instructors

Your instructor will be a PhD/MSc/MBA holder with a minimum 5 years of teaching experience who specializes in a specific area of your graduate exam. That makes a huge difference and contributes to Hit the Books’ reputation for excellence!

All in all, rest assured you are in good hands! Planning efficiently with proper study materials, GRE study tips and prep strategies, we will help you reach your target score.

Your Potential Tutors:

Quantitative Section: Ali

Verbal and Analytical Writing Sections: Kirsten


See how our 1-to-1 GRE tutoring rates compare:

Hit the Books: $60 - $90/hr

Princeton Review: $150 - $180/hr

Kaplan: $122 - $230/hr

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GRE format: What You Need to Know!

This test consists of multiple choice and writing tasks. Besides a few questions that will remain unscored, which may be questions that are being tested for future tests, the total number of scored multiple choice questions is 80. The overall time is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Test Structure:

Analytical Writing: Two 30-minute writing tasks ("Analyze an Issue" and "Analyze an Argument"). 60 minutes.

Verbal Reasoning: 40 multiple choice questions (divided into two sections of 20 questions each). 60 minutes.

Quantitative Reasoning: 40 multiple choice questions (divided into two sections of 20 questions each). 70 minutes.

Scoring: The Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning sections are scored on a scale of 130-170, in 1-point increments. The Analytical Writing section is scored from 0-6, in half-point increments.

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