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Kaplan GRE Biology: Second Edition

 Kaplan GRE Biology: Second Edition  



  • Kaplan


  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Kaplan; 2nd edition (May 25, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 074324138X
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.3 x 1.0 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.23 pounds


Book Description

Are you ready for the GRE Biology Exam? You will be.

Kaplan’s GRE Biology offers complete practice with a targeted review of all the material on the exam — from Cellular Structure and Molecular Biology to Ecology and Evolution. It also includes Kaplan’s proven test-taking strategies to help you maximize your score. With this winning combination, you will go in to the test with confidence — and come out with the score you need to secure your place in graduate school.

This comprehensive volume includes:

  • Full-Length Practice Test with Complete Answer Explanations
  • In-Depth Coverage of the Material on the Exam
  • Powerful Strategies to Help You Take Control on Test Day


OK Book, Besides Freshman Biology! , November 30, 2005

I just took the GRE Bio Subject test in November. I used Kaplan, the test booklet produced by ETS, Princeton Review Cracking the GRE and my Campbell’s Biology from freshman Biology in college. Of all books, I found the Campbells Biology the most helpful. Second was Kaplan. Check out my review for P. Review book, because the vocab list at the back was very helpful, and so was the practice test, but the rest of that book was worse than terrible. I am not sure of my score yet, but I know that many things I studied were on this test, it was a typical rehash of all that nit picky stuff like the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic flagella to the intricate details of sarcomeres.

Oh, and the structure of the test, I didn’t know it until I took some practice tests — either it’s not explicit in any of these books or I just passed over it. It’s 110 multi choice questions first, then 30 or so of questions that you have to choose the correct word for each statement, then 50ish questions on several charts and experiments. The last section takes the longest, the choose-word questions go very fast and the multi choice is where you can really gain time if you study these darn books for tricky questions regarding the mesophyll of plants etc that would otherwise take up time trying to eliminate and choose the best answer. If you can know the multiple choice quickly and solid, you’ll have plenty of time for the charts etc.