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1. ## Thread: Listening audio and transcripts from real TOEFL tests from past years

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### Listening audio and transcripts from real TOEFL tests from past years

Does anybody has them? Listening is one of weakest areas and need to practice a lot. I think some websites in China used to have them some years ago but the links are not working anymore. I do not...
2. ## Thread: V: 440-540 Q: 620-720 October 18 2011 Test date anyone else took it today?

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### V: 440-540 Q: 620-720 October 18 2011 Test date anyone else took it today?

My verbal score seems suspicious given that I was certain I was answering most of the questions correctly. The words that I had to choose from were familiar (from my word list) except for 2 questions...
3. ## Thread: A couple of tough math problems

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### A couple of tough math problems

Could someone solve these and explain, please?

A k-number is a positive integer with the special property that 3 yimes its units' digit is equal to 2 times its tens' digit.

1) The number of...
4. ## Thread: Revised GRE - V:750-800, Q:750-800 (OMG woohoo!)

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### Wow! Well done Annabel. I am not sure if you...

Wow! Well done Annabel. I am not sure if you already answered this somewhere else but how relevant do you think are the GRE/ETS materials for the actual test? are the math problems similarly...
5. ## Thread: Changes in the difficulty of Math and AWA sections in the Revised GRE

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### Changes in the difficulty of Math and AWA sections in the Revised GRE

Hi,

I will be taking the test on the 18th of October. I have previously taken the test twice (in 2003 and 2005). Now, I noticed ETS has made some changes to the test and was wondering if anyone in...
6. ## Thread: Difficult problem, any methods to solve this?

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### Difficult problem, any methods to solve this?

Hi, I found this problem in a GRE prep book and since they give only the answers (but not the explanation of ho to solve it) I decided to post this in this forum and see if any of you guys have a...
7. ## Thread: How Good is the Big Book these days?

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Would you recommend a website or something I can find on the internet (or download it) besides TestMagic that will wrap all possible topics on Statistics and probability...
8. ## Thread: Is studying the GRE Big Book still a good prep option?

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### Thanks! So I will diversify my prep materials...

Thanks!

So I will diversify my prep materials and use other sources as you mentioned. I agree with you that the verbal part is excellent in the Big Book. I was more concerned on the Quant part...
9. ## Thread: Is studying the GRE Big Book still a good prep option?

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### Is studying the GRE Big Book still a good prep option?

Hi,

I was wondering whether you fellows know if studying the GRE Big Book is still a good idea these days. A year ago I took the test and encountered some questions on topics (i.e., standard...
10. ## Thread: How Good is the Big Book these days?

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### How Good is the Big Book these days?

Hi,

I was wondering whether you fellows know if studying the GRE Big Book is still a good idea these days. A year ago I took the test and encountered some questions on topics (i.e., standard...
11. ## Thread: Non Eco nor Math background and admission to PhD program

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### Thank You all! I guess I will have to look at...

Thank You all! I guess I will have to look at doing a Master in Economics first and then see if I can pursue the PhD.
12. ## Thread: Non Eco nor Math background and admission to PhD program

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### Non Eco nor Math background and admission to PhD program

I am considering sending an application to the PhD in Economics at a good university in the US at this time or not so that I can do research in the Urban Economics field I majored in Architecture...
13. ## Thread: TOEFL 233 to 287 taken on 30th of January, 2006

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### Mr Hudson, You mind your language

Mr Hudson (is this your real lastname? I don't think so)

I suppose you are indian as well (I assumed this for the way you write you use a lot of u r instead of writing full words). Anyways, you...

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Thanks Guys!

I will take your advice and will start looking at some MBA programs with Finance specializations. I was thinking that an MBA would only give one a superficial knowledge of finance...

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### Hi Mchakrain!

mchakrain,

Then you mean that I being an architect with 4 years of experience (in architecture, obviously) and 30 years age could just switch to a career in Finance even if I do not have strong...
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