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The Official GRE Guide app review: prep for GRE test



GRE General Test is one of the examinations that scholars have to pass in order to graduate. It is of paramount importance to understand the concepts taught in this unit to answer the questions correctly. gWhiz, LLC has developed an iOS app called The Official GRE Guide that is tailored to help you prep for this examination and increase your chances of scoring high marks. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. Currently, the default language is English.

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The Official GRE Guide


Prepare for GRE General Test Comprehensively

The Official GRE Guide is dedicated to helping you pass your GRE General test with excellence. It gives you an opportunity to quiz yourself with single and multiple questions in a bid to gauge your understanding of various concepts. The developers have also worked to include accurate answers to each question that is presented in the app. This will significantly help you to track your progress.

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All the questions are authentic and created by ETS personnel. Unlike other applications that just provides answers, this one does a step further to explain the reason why a particular answer is wrong or right so you will be able to get an in-depth understanding of the concept that a particular question is trying to put across. 

Best Features

The Official GRE Guide is no doubt the most authentic and reliable mobile applications that you can use to prep for your GRE test. One of the highlights that make it special is that it is created by professionals who are actually involved in creating the test. This way you can be sure that some of the questions that you come across are likely to appear in the test.

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Another major feature is that it provides detailed explanations of every questions as well as gold-worthy test-taking tips and strategies that you can employ when taking the test to increase your chances of scoring high marks. For instance, you get comprehensive description of various quantitative and verbal reasoning measures.

Currently, the app has 25 verbal reasoning questions with rationales and an additional 25 questions that are based on quantitative reasoning. In addition, it has two analytical writing tasks that you can try to know if you are ready to take the test.

The in-app expansion pack that is currently priced at $19.99 has 125 verbal reasoning questions with rationales, 125 quantitative reasoning questions with rationales, four analytical writing tasks, GRE math review, and mathematics conventions.

The Official GRE Guide


Pros and Cons


  • Provides authentic GRE questions and answers
  • In-depth explanations of various rationales
  • Helpful links are available at GRE page on Facebook
  • User-friendly interface that is easy to navigate


  • It is quite expensive compared to other similar applications

Final Thoughts

The Official GRE Guide is an excellent iOS application that you can use to prep for GRE general test. You can use it from anywhere in the world. 

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