A lot has been made of how the GRE has a difficult Verbal section, and how it can be difficult for anyone to master all the vocabulary tools needed to do well in Verbal. We do not agree: time and time again (over a period of two decades!), we have been able to coach students who thought that they were not sufficiently strong in the words department, and have seen them come out with flying colours. The key to all this was just studying smart. Read more