**Your Instructor**

Hello, future graduate students! I'm Kowshik Srivatsan, a proud university gold medalist in Mechanical Engineering with a passion for empowering ambitious minds like yours. My academic journey led me to score an impressive 331/340 on the GRE, balancing a 168 in Quant and 163 in Verbal, complemented by a 5 in Analytical Writing. I also aced the TOEFL with a score of 110.

**📚 Excelling in Computational Sciences - TU Braunschweig**

Currently, I'm pursuing my Masters in Computational Sciences at TU Braunschweig, one of the elite TU9 universities in Germany. Here, I've maintained a top-tier German grade point of 1.3, completing 90 ECTS with just 30 to go. This path has not only deepened my academic prowess but also honed my skills in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving – key ingredients for GRE success.

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**What is this course about?**

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**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**

**🌟 Personalized Strategies**

Drawing from my rich academic background and personal GRE triumph, I’ve crafted a course that offers personalized strategies to tackle the GRE. Whether it's mastering tough quant problems or navigating complex verbal reasoning, I've got you covered.

**📈 Proven Success Techniques**

Learn the techniques that not only helped me excel but have also aided many students in reaching their GRE goals. From time management to understanding the intricacies of the exam, every lesson is designed to push your score higher.

**📖 Comprehensive Resources**

Gain access to extensive study materials, practice tests, and exclusive tips and tricks tailored to the GRE's latest format.

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**Course Curriculum (incl. FREE preview lessons)**

- 3.1 - Why look at sample essays? (3:00)
- 3.2 - Do perfect essays exist? Breaking down a score 6 essay (16:27)
- 3.3 - Almost a perfect essay! Why an essay scores 5 instead of 6? (14:14)
- 3.4 - This is the minimum you should aim for! Analysing score 4 essay (13:43)
- 3.5 - Avoid such an essay at all costs!! Why only a score of 3? (8:18)
- 3.6 - It's better to not write than score 2 or 1! (10:56)
- 3.7 - What does all this mean for me? What's my first step? (2:06)

- 5.1 - This is what an unplanned terrible essay looks like (15:34)
- 5.2 - Let's plan our first essay (Bait & Switch) (9:08)
- 5.3 - The Lifesaver - Triple C Framework (3:06)
- 5.4 - The First C - Concept (4:10)
- 5.5 - The Second C - Core (3:32)
- 5.6 - The Third C - Conclusion (3:13)
- 5.7 - How do you build the Concept? Two live writing samples (18:08)
- 5.8 - Can I write a Conclusion before the Core? Let's see how (9:54)
- 5.9 - Let's finish one essay with the Core (27:22)
- 5.10 - 2 is better than 1! Finishing the second essay with Core (11:10)
- 5.11 - Revisiting both examples to understand the structure (12:22)
- 5.12 - Here's why you should stick to this framework but also customize it (8:03)

- 6.1 - Come write essays with me!! (2:21)
- 6.2 - Teachers only focus on positives? Let's see in this first essay exercise (27:48)
- 6.3 - Dreamers innovate and those with knowledge sit idle? Writing the second live essay (29:27)
- 6.4 - I decide what I want to learn? Will the third essay prompt stump us? (28:24)
- 6.5 - What is the meaning of life? Going philosophical with the fourth essay (28:32)
- 6.6 - Lose power in 5 years? This fifth essay prompt claims so (31:13)
- 6.7 - Everyone studies the same things? This sixth essay prompt is claiming that works (26:58)

- 7.1 - Why time management is vital for AW success!! (4:45)
- 7.2 - Think before you plan, plan before you write! Strategic Planning for the essays (7:48)
- 7.3 - Write wise, write fast! Efficient Writing for AW essay! (7:41)
- 7.4 - Last minute touches! How to revise and proof-read your essay! (5:39)
- 7.5 - Recapping time management strategies (3:07)

- 8.1 - To look forward, we must look back! A quick recap of our AW journey (3:06)
- 8.2 - Write, Rest, Repeat! A guide to nailing your practice frequency (8:45)
- 8.3 - Quality or Quantity?? Your guide to striking the right volume of essays (7:34)
- 8.4 - Are you your harshest critic? Mastering the art of self-reviews (8:18)
- 8.5 - Learning to accept external feedback!! How to build a strong peer review framework (7:06)
- 8.6 - I have nothing more to say!! We made it to the end!!! (0:57)

- 2.1 - What is the new structure of VR? Breaking down the format (4:08)
- 2.2 - 1 blank, 2 blank, 3 blank? Looking through Text Completion variations (7:55)
- 2.3 - Fill in the blank with a twist? Introducing Sentence Equivalence (4:28)
- 2.4 - I have to read passages? Familiarising yourself with Reading Comprehension (2:20)
- 2.5 - Raw Score? Scaling? Equating? Understanding how VR scoring works (4:32)

- 3.1 - A laundry list of reasons why you should learn vocabulary (5:55)
- 3.2 - 500? 1000? How many words to learn? (5:11)
- 3.3 - Use these 6 learning techniques to start your vocab journey (6:25)
- 3.4 - What if you don't have time? Let's review a faster alternative (4:41)
- 3.5 - Customise your own study technique! Introducing the raw vocab sheet (7:28)
- 3.6 - Mistakes to avoid when using flashcards! (5:39)
- 3.7 - Use these 1000 readymade Flashcards to study vocabulary!! (5:52)
- 3.8 - I'm back with another resource? Introducing the powerful tool - ANKI!! (10:30)
- 3.9 - Use this pre-made ANKI deck to start learning (9:01)

- 4.1 - Where are we at? How do we procced? (4:22)
- 4.2 - Techniques?? What are they good for? Absolutely everything!!! (4:47)
- 4.3 - Technique 1: COVER UP!! (5:26)
- 4.4 - Technique 2: PAIR UP!! (7:35)
- 4.5 - Technique 3: MATH UP!! (Part 1/3) (9:23)
- 4.6 - Technique 4: FIND the EXAMPLE!! (7:10)
- 4.7 - Technique 3: MATH UP!! (Part 2/3) (7:38)
- 4.8 - Technique 5: TIME IT!! (5:53)
- 4.9 - Technique 3: MATH UP!! (Part 3/3) (8:18)
- 4.10 - We have TECHNIQUES! Now what? Setting up the practice modules (4:57)

- 5.1 - Should we start solving actual questions? (3:28)
- 5.2 - How easy are the EASY questions? Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (8:31)
- 5.3 - Will the MEDIUM set overwhelm us? Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (33:58)
- 5.4 - But the HARD questions look simple!! Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (18:09)
- 5.5 - Shall we go back to a EASY set? Solving questions from a second resoure (27:52)
- 5.6 - MEDIUM difficulty seems very HARD! Solving questions from the second resource (31:16)
- 5.7 - This is definitely the HARDEST set!! Solving questions from the second resource (25:05)

- 6.1 - Shall we start to complete Text Completion blanks?! (1:21)
- 6.2 - Starting off EASY! Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (32:30)
- 6.3 - Let's up it to MEDIUM difficulty!! Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (31:17)
- 6.4 - Dial up the difficulty to HARD!!! Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (31:20)
- 6.5 - I need a break! Solving an EASY set from another source (27:27)
- 6.6 - OK! These MEDIUM questions are stumping me!! Solving the second set (26:12)
- 6.7 - HARDER than Diamonds?! Finishing with the second set (30:31)

- 7.1 - We finally get to read passages! (3:02)
- 7.2 - These EASY passages are a good start! Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (37:11)
- 7.3 - Jumping to MEDIUM difficulty passages! Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (44:32)
- 7.4 - We always end up at the HARD questions! Solving ETS's VR Practice Set (27:07)
- 7.5 - Samurai Secrets: Exploring the Art of Japanese Sword Making! One Passage One Video (19:06)
- 7.6 - Behind the Screen: The Pioneers Who Invented Television! One Passage One Video (15:19)
- 7.7 - Is There Life on Mars? Not just a David Bowie song!! One Passage One Video (23:23)
- 7.8 - Humanity's Blueprint: The Mystery of Ancient Human-Like Fossils!! One Passage One Video (18:54)
- 7.9 - Beyond the Western Lens: Exploring Polygamy in Africa!! One Passage One Video (26:35)
- 7.10 - Hit it Right: Unlocking the Mystery of the Tennis Sweet Spot!! One Passage One Video (23:48)
- 7.11 - The Butterfly Effect: Exploring the Intricacies of Chaos Theory!! One Passage One Video (23:27)
- 7.12 - Decoding Arguments: Tackling Argument Passages One Step At A Time (Part-1) (23:51)
- 7.13 - Decoding Arguments: Tackling Argument Passages One Step At A Time (Part-2) (21:34)

- 2.1 - Breaking down the new structure of QR! (6:24)
- 2.3 - Question Type 1: Multiple Choice, One Answer (7:29)
- 2.4 - Question Type 2: Numeric Entry (5:41)
- 2.5 - Question Type 3: Quantitative Comparison (7:21)
- 2.6 - Question Type 4: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer (4:35)
- 2.2 - A calculator for math test?? Understanding how to use the on-screen calculator! (5:50)
- 2.7 - Raw Score? Scaling? Equating? Understanding how QR scoring works (7:18)

- 4.1 - We have a roadmap for Arithmetic!! (2:06)
- 4.2 - We begin as all have before us with INTEGERS!! (18:14)
- 4.3 - What if we stack numbers? We get FRACTIONS!! (9:39)
- 4.4 - Can numbers be raised as powers? Let's review EXPONENTS and ROOTS!! (7:57)
- 4.5 - How powerful is a point? We find out with DECIMALS!! (8:49)
- 4.6 - What's so REAL about numbers? Let's review!! (15:57)
- 4.7 - Parts and whole? Reminding ourselves what RATIOS are!! (5:28)
- 4.8 - If the whole is 100 then we get: PERCENTS!! (15:39)
- 4.9 - Practice Problems: Quantitative Comparison (28:17)
- 4.10 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, One Answer (21:22)
- 4.11 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer (14:09)
- 4.12 - Practice Problems: Numeric Entry (12:19)

- 5.1 - We have a roadmap for Algebra!! (1:38)
- 5.2 - Can letters and numbers express? We find out with ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSIONS!! (10:00)
- 5.3 - So many rules!!! Reviewing RULES of EXPONENTS!! (7:16)
- 5.4 - What is so LINEAR about these EQUATIONS?? (18:23)
- 5.5 - Powers of 2!!! We try to solve QUADRATIC EQUATIONS!! (7:09)
- 5.6 - Equals? More like LINEAR INEQUALITIES!! (5:03)
- 5.7 - What purpose do FUNCTIONS serve?? Let's review!! (3:42)
- 5.8 - Can we solve real-world APPLICATIONS with algebra?? Let's explore!! (24:32)
- 5.9 - Can COORDINATE GEOMETRY help me orient and locate?? Not quite, but it's still useful!! (15:53)
- 5.10 - How does one GRAPH FUNCTIONS?? We find out!! (7:12)
- 5.11 - Practice Problems: Quantitative Comparison (28:58)
- 5.12 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, One Answer (16:15)
- 5.13 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer (10:45)
- 5.14 - Practice Problems: Numeric Entry (9:37)

- 6.1 - We have a roadmap for Geometry!! (1:50)
- 6.2 - It's not only photography that's about LINES and ANGLES!! How does this figure in QR?? (12:50)
- 6.3 - What are POLYGONS?? Let's review!! (8:34)
- 6.4 - What so special about three-sided polygons?? Reviewing TRIANGLES!! (16:20)
- 6.5 - QUADRILATERALS are four-sided, but what else is important?? We shall review!! (5:17)
- 6.6 - Have you seen an inifinte-sided polygon?? Well that's just CIRCLES!! (13:37)
- 6.7 - How can I visualise 3D-FIGURES in the exam?? Actually it's quite simple!! (5:54)
- 6.8 - Practice Problems: Quantitative Comparison (19:09)
- 6.9 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, One Answer (8:14)
- 6.10 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer (6:36)
- 6.11 - Practice Problems: Numeric Entry (3:57)

- 7.1 - We have a roadmap for Data Analysis!! (2:27)
- 7.2 - DATA! DATA! DATA! How does one easily PRESENT it?? (12:24)
- 7.3 - Instead of visually, how does one NUMERICALLY PRESENT DATA?? Let's review!! (23:49)
- 7.4 - I know to count 1, 2, 3,...!! But you're saying I need more COUNTING METHODS?? (32:59)
- 7.5 - I know for sure that I don't know with certainty!! Here's where PROBABILITY comes in!! (11:20)
- 7.6 - DISTRIBUTION of data?? It's not socialism, just more math!! (19:04)
- 7.7 - Can you INTERPRET this DATA from these EXAMPLES?? Let's try our hand!! (8:08)
- 7.8 - Practice Problems: Quantitative Comparison (12:41)
- 7.9 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, One Answer (14:53)
- 7.10 - Practice Problems: Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer (3:27)
- 7.11 - Practice Problems: Numeric Entry (4:38)
- 7.12 - Practice Problems: Data Interpretation Sets (22:39)