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An overview of locating information in psychology.

Books Available in Roosevelt Library

Study Aids & Apps


McGraw Hill Practice Plus Problem-Solving Videos

  • Analytical writing
  • Quantitative problems
  • Reading comprehension
  • Verbal

Khan Academy videos

  • Aligned to GRE Math concepts
Mobile Apps

The Official GRE Guide

  • iPhone
  • Limited general test prep
  • Can be expanded for $19.99

Manhattan Prep

  • Apple & Android
  • Free
  • Hundreds of questions
  • Feedback for right or wrong answers
  • Can customize quizzes & vocab

Magoosh GRE Prep & Practice

  • Apple & Android
  • Limited free questions
  • Must pay to expand

Magoosh Vocabulary Builder

  • Apple only
  • Free

GRE Test Prep by Galvanize

  • Apple & Android
  • Free
  • GRE score predictor
  • Exam readiness predictor
  • Can link account with friend and study together


  • Apple only
  • Free
  • Game-like format

Quizlet Flash Cards

Math Review (pdf)

Math Conventions (pdf)

Magoosh’s Complete Guide to GRE Math Formulas

Verbal Reasoning Question Types

Exam Word GRE Vocabulary Concentrates on vocabulary needed for:

  • General Vocabulary List
  • Analytical Writing
  • Analyzing an Issue
  • Analyzing an Argument
  • Math Vocabulary
  • Difficult Reading Sentences

Practice Tests

POWERPREP Test Preview Tool

  • Free but must create an account to access
  • Familiarize yourself with
    • Question types
    • Test features
    • Help tools available during test

POWERPREP Online Tests

  • Two free practice tests
  • Learn test-taker friendly design features of the test like:
  • Provides accommodations like:

Princeton Review Free GRE Practice Tests:

  • Mimics real test (layout and timing)
  • Feedback on areas of strength and weaknesses
  • Slightly more challenging than the real test

Kaplan GRE On-Demand Practice Test

  • Free online test
  • Must sign up for an account
  • Mimics real test (layout and timing)
  • Feedback provided
  • Written portion not graded
  • Not as good as ETS or Princeton Review

McGraw Hill Practice Plus Online Tests

  • Diagnostic test
  • Six Online tests

Manhattan Review Free Test

  • One free exam
  • Designed to emulate GRE test

Free GRE Practice Tests for 2019 (Online quizzes with feedback from Test-Guide)

  • Math Multiple Choice
  • Math Quantitative Comparison
  • Math Numeric Entry
  • Text Completion
  • Sentence Equivalence
  • Reading Comprehension

Online Books

Peterson’s Master the GRE General Test 2019

  • Covers Verbal Reasoning Skills
  • Also covers Quantitative Reasoning Skills

Manhattan Prep 5LB. Book of GRE Practice Problems (2013 edition)

  • Free
  • 33 Chapters with Test Questions and Answers
  • Verbal & Math Diagnostic Tests with Answers
  • Vocabulary List

Books on O’Reilly’s Learning Platform (Go to A to Z list of databases. Select O and then select O’Reilly’s Learning Platform. Type GRE in search. NOTE: You may need to login with your Roosevelt NetID and password):

  • GRE for Dummies with Online Practice 2019
  • GRE for Dummies with Online Practice Tests 2015

GRE eBook: A Free, Complete Guide to the GRE by Magoosh

  • Introduction to the GRE format
  • Overview of Quantitative, Verbal, and Writing sections
  • Recommended strategies, practice questions, and explanations for commonly tested concepts and question types
  • Suggested resources

The Ultimate Guide to Destroy GRE Reading Comprehension

  • 57 Tips, strategies and speed reading techniques


Some of the information found on this page was provided by Dr. Steven Meyers, Professor of Psychology.