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Receive personally tailored lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with in-home and online tutoring that offers flexible scheduling and your choice of locations. Varsity Tutors helps thousands of people asking, "How do I connect with the best tutors near me?"

If you're applying to graduate schools, you may be required to take the GRE, and Varsity Tutors can connect you with the best Madison GRE tutors. The GRE, or Graduate Record Examinations, is a standardized test accepted by thousands of colleges and universities around the world. Taking 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete, the GRE is a lengthy exam that covers a lot of subject matter, so it's understandable if you're having difficulty deciding how to organize your test prep. Luckily, Madison GRE tutors are professionals who know the exam inside and out, who can lead you through a comprehensive review of the material you'll see on the GRE.

What are the advantages of Madison GRE tutoring?

When you study with Madison GRE tutors you'll be your instructor's sole focus. In a traditional classroom environment, teachers are required to use a standard teaching format that doesn't always line up with individual students' preferred learning styles. They also have to stick to a class schedule, which can result in some students being left behind or being forced to spend time unnecessarily reviewing concepts that they already understand. This can be particularly problematic with an expansive exam like the GRE, which tests students on a wide range of topics; it's likely that there are some topics on the test that you're well-versed in and others that you need to spend extra time on, and classroom instruction isn't always flexible enough to accommodate this situation.

Madison GRE tutors, on the other hand, can create a curriculum centered on your unique strengths and weaknesses. When you first meet with your instructor they can consult with you about which elements of the GRE you're particularly concerned about, evaluate your current level of preparedness, and then, after getting an idea about how to best use your valuable study time, can formulate a personalized study plan. You can skim over topics that you feel confident about, giving you more time to dive deeply into the subjects that you need to put more work into before test day. You can work at your own pace, ensuring that you've fully grasped each concept before moving on.

Madison GRE tutoring can cater to your individual learning style as well. Most people find certain modes of instruction to be particularly beneficial. You could be a visual learner, in which case your instructor could present information in the form of flashcards, diagrams, flowcharts, and the like. Or perhaps you're an auditory learner, and you'd prefer discussion-based learning that allows you to study through back-and-forth conversation with your mentor. As you work with your instructor they can help you discover what teaching techniques are most effective for you and adjust their approach to suit you, whether that's hands-on practice, lectures, or another form of instruction.

What kinds of concepts can Madison GRE tutors near me cover?

The GRE is broken up into three categories: Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. We'll give a brief overview of these sections here, so you can get a sense of what skills Madison GRE tutoring can help you develop.

The Analytical Writing section is split into two tasks, and you'll have 30 minutes to work on each of these tasks. The first will present you with an issue and ask you to compose an essay addressing it. The second will provide you with an argument, which you'll be required to analyze and critique, focusing on the soundness of the argument, pointing out flaws, suggesting how the argument could be improved, how it provides (or fails to provide) evidence, and so on. Unlike the issue task, you won't be required to provide your own opinion here. Instead, you'll be focused entirely on the structure of the argument.

While assisting you with practice compositions, Madison GRE tutors can teach you a variety of strategies that can help you put your best foot forward on the exam. You can learn how to efficiently outline and plot your essays before you begin writing. While composing an outline may seem like a waste of test time, it can actually allow you to compose more quickly and can result in a better finished product. Your instructor can also provide you with sample arguments and ask you to deconstruct them, then evaluate your work and point out any criticisms that you've overlooked.

The Verbal Reasoning section will give you 60 minutes to answer questions related to reading comprehension, text completion, and sentence equivalence. You'll have to show an ability to infer information about a passage, deduce the meanings of words and phrases from the supplied context, and apply your critical thinking skills to a text. Madison GRE tutors can teach you how to quickly rule out improbable answers so you can save time. Determining how sentences should end based on partial information can be tricky, but your instructor can teach you how to read questions carefully and look for the best possible response.

The Quantitative Reasoning section will supply you with 70 minutes to answer two sets of 20 questions. You'll be tested on your knowledge of fundamental math skills like arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and data analysis. Madison GRE tutoring can assist you in not only refreshing your overall math skills but can also go over GRE-style problems that will ask you to apply mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills.

How can I meet with Madison GRE tutors near me?

Madison GRE tutoring is available both online and in person, so you'll have some options to choose from when you enroll. We know that many potential graduate students lead busy lives, and that it can be difficult to incorporate tutoring into your schedule, so when you enroll we can consult with you about your availability and find a private mentor who can meet you at a time that's amenable to you. Online tutoring is particularly convenient, as it allows you to work with your GRE instructor from any location that's convenient for you. All you'll need is a connection to the internet and a compatible device, so you can study from your own home, at a library like Monona Public Library or the Memorial Library, or from a cafe in your neighborhood.

Online instruction is made available through our Live Learning Platform. This set of online tools includes video chat software, so you can see and speak with Madison GRE tutors face-to-face just as you would if you were to meet them in person. There's also a virtual whiteboard that your mentor can use to sketch math problems or make diagrams of Analytical Writing arguments, a shared document editor that allows you to read Verbal Reasoning sample questions and practice timed essays, integrated practice problems for the Quantitative Reasoning section, and more. All study sessions are automatically recorded, so if you'd like to take another look at a topic your instructor has already covered you can revisit it as often as you like.

Varsity Tutors can get you signed up for Madison GRE tutoring and find you a mentor in as little as 24 hours. The GRE can have an impact on your ability to enroll in graduate school, which can make the test an intimidating experience. However, you don't have to face the GRE alone. Give us a call today and get connected with an expert GRE tutor.

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