- Series: Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides
- Paperback: 1920 pages
- Publisher: Manhattan Prep Publishing; Fourth edition (June 3, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1937707911
- ISBN-13: 978-1937707910
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 3.6 x 11 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 125 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,099 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Manhattan Prep GRE Set of 8 Strategy Guides (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides) Fourth Edition
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In 2000, Teach for America alumnus and Yale graduate Zeke Vanderhoek had a radical idea: students learn better from better teachers. His vision of what test prep could be if written and taught by great educators led him to start Manhattan Prep. Since we began, Manhattan Prep has grown from a boutique tutoring company to one of the world’s leading test prep providers, offering GMAT, GRE, LSAT, ACT, and SAT courses and tutoring worldwide.
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Also, you shouldn't be buying these books unless you have already purchased the GRE Super Power Pack Official GRE Super Power Pack and downloaded the free GRE PowerPrep software, which contains 2 official computer-adaptive practice tests. These books are the only sources of official GRE practice questions. The Manhattan books are great for strategy and additional practice, but their practice questions and tests are not quite the same as the real thing.
Don't forget to check out the Manhattan 5-lb book as well: 5 lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
Here are links to the individual guides:
GRE Algebra Strategy Guide (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
GRE Fractions, Decimals, & Percents (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
GRE Geometry (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
GRE Number Properties (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
GRE Word Problems (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
GRE Quantitative Comparisons & Data Interpretation (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
GRE Reading Comprehension & Essays (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
GRE Text Completion & Sentence Equivalence (Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides)
For my full GRE prep recommendations, google "GRE Action Plan."
The foremost strength of these guides is their comprehensiveness. They aim to cover all the concepts the GRE will present, and I think they do. Most one-book guides can't and don't.
The writing is authoritative and easy-to-read. The techniques presented are generally useful and easy to follow. I did notice a couple of things I didn't like: math techniques such as plugging in numbers and back-solving are rarely explained or described. This may be because only the practice sets at the end of each book have multiple choice questions. These are crucial math techniques and should be your first line of defense against many GRE problems. Verbal techniques are good, sometimes a bit oversimplified, and at times perhaps difficult for most students to use (the mantra advice for reading comp, for instance). I'd suggest Manhattan publish a separate math book with a focus on techniques as opposed to concepts, but that might cut into their course sales...
Another benefit of these books is that any of them gives you access to six online multistage GRE-like tests, which are useful practice, since there are only two computer practice tests available from the real GRE. Another good addition to these books is Manhattan's famous 5-pound book of GRE practice problems. Manhattan questions are not perfect imitations of real GRE questions, so use them but do not analyze them too much compared to authentic GRE questions.
Despite my issue with the dearth of math techniques and my lukewarm feelings about those for verbal, I strongly recommend you get these books early and use them often. These guys know their stuff and it shows. The only sporting thing for their competition to do at this point is to throw in the towel.