GRE: How to select the right university

To select the right university, one should be sure of the final goal. What is the final goal post doing your MS? Job, of course, and a fat pay cheque. So, remind yourself of this always.

GRE: The secret to high score

There are specific instructions for each question type in the GRE. You won't find any surprises in the exam. Familiarize yourself with the instructions during the preparation. Don't waste your time reading these in the exam. Here is a sample Quantitative Comparison question.

GRE, IELTS and TOEFL: Planning a budget for MS student

You should know that there are multiple stages of expenses when you consider doing your MS abroad – Stage one is for applying (that is from the day you take the decision to go, to the time you land up there), and two – living costs there till you complete your studies.

GRE Preparation: Importance of Reading Habit

“Reading is a wonderful habit. One should read books to develop good English skills”- the most clichéd phrase I heard as a student. As an engineering student, I was never confident of my English comprehension or writing skills for I never read books beyond those suggested in my academic curriculum. Though, I was told about its importance, I never had the interest or a desire to read or, more importantly, to complete a book. The first time I got inspired by a good English speaker and tried my hand at a philosophy book suggested by him: ‘The Fountainhead’ by Ayn Rand, I could run through only 3 pages before something more interesting caught my attention and I never returned to that book for a while.

In my previous article, we have looked at the basics of the Argument task and what is expected of you, as a test-taker. To repeat, you are required to critically evaluate the argument given and therein identify and validate the assumptions made by the author, highlight the possibilities the author has ignored to consider and recognize any logical mistakes made by the author. In this article, let us look at some of the common logical mistakes we come across in these Arguments.

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