1.Familiarize yourself with the general form of the test. GRE tests contain three main areas: verbal ability, mathematical skills and analytical abilities. There will be two sections for each of these areas, plus an additional unscored section. Unscored of the content varies.
2. Practice yourself for GRE as possible. The more practice you get, the more familiar you'll become with the test's format, and the more comfortable you'll be when you actually take it.
3.Watch the directions for each section of the test before you take it.Skipping the directions will save time during the test.
4. Remember that you will have 30 minutes to complete each section of the exam. Each verbal section will have 38 questions, each math section will have 30 questions, each analytical section will have 25 questions and the unscored section will have 25 to 30 questions, depending on content.
5. Familiarize yourself with the question format for each section. The verbal section has four types of questions: antonym, analogy, sentence completion and reading comprehension. Math sections provide basic quantitative comparisons and problem solving and analytical section features analytical thinking and logical reasoning questions.
6. Review basic math such as geometry, algebra, proportions, fractions, percents, decimals, the order of operations and anything else you might have learned in high school math.
7. Try to solve a few puzzles and games to prepare for the analytical portion of the exam.
8. Increase your vocabulary. The verbal portion of the GRE is essentially a vocabulary test.