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GRE Physics test prep tips

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  1. Apr 7, 2004 #1
    Share your experiences about benifits that u got by taking GRE Physics test.
    U can also tell the story about your preperation for the test.
     
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  3. Apr 15, 2004 #2
    I am currently preparing to take the test, I use Halliday and Resnick and also Serway for preparation. I have some schaums books to to review things from it.
    I am to take it next nov.

    hhegab

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    Pple here who have gone through this experience should help us in this please
     
  4. May 2, 2004 #3
    Physics GRE

    HI

    Can anyone tell me some reference books and internet links for Physics GRE.

    Thanks

    Dimitra
     
  5. May 4, 2004 #4
    best thing is to re-read the courses you had studied before in ur undergrad. and try to solve the 3 exams released from ETS.
    you can share me ur opinions.
    as for links,
    www.grephysics.com is a nice link

    hhegab
     
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  7. Oct 21, 2004 #6
    Does anybody know where I can get hold of a copy of the official ETS GRE Physics Prep Book? I've tried amazon, ebay and the major bookstores but nobody seem to have them in stock!
     
  8. Oct 21, 2004 #7

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    Having an Engineering degree and applying to grad school in Physics, I was required to take the GRE Physics test.

    About 3 or 4 days before my test, I found a book - it was either the ETS book or a Schaum's Series book - that basically listed a whole bunch of important results, without going into any of the theory. I quickly went through it to refresh my memory.

    I did okay...not great, but not too bad, considering my background. I scored about 800 out of 990 (or about 80 percentile, if I recall correctly).

    As I was accepted by more than half the grad schools that I applied to, I'm guessing the score didn't hurt me too badly.
     
  9. Oct 21, 2004 #8

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  11. Oct 21, 2004 #10
    USD 125 sounds a bit steep for such a book to me though! :uhh:
     
  12. Oct 21, 2004 #11

    Gokul43201

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    Yeah, books are way expensive here. But oddly, there was something about $13...on that page - I didn't look carefully to see what that was.

    I sometimes buy books from the UK to get them cheaper. :redface:
     
  13. Nov 13, 2004 #12
    Gokul43201, can u give me some names of those places you applied to?

    mborn
     
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