2 months GRE Study Schedule

GRE Study Schedule


Yesterday, got a query from Pratik Thacker (one of our readers) on how to prepare for GRE in 2 months (He’s taking GRE on 23rd october) and needs a specific GRE Study Schedule. I have considered that you work 6-7 hours/day. So Pratik, here it goes.!

GRE Study Schedule

Essential Materials:

Optional Materials:


GRE Study Schedule : First 20 days

-> Verbal:

  • Study 50 words per day from Manhattan 500 Essential words and Advanced Words and write it down in the hard copy.
  • Learn RC Strategies from Manhattan RC Book.
  • Practice 3 RC’s per day from Manhattan 5 lb. book and Manhattan RC Book.
  • Practice 4 CR’s per day from Manhattan 5 lb book.

-> Quantitative:

  • Finish all the Manhattan 6 Quantitative Series of Books in 12 Days. (Yes you read it right! 12 days!)
  • Start with ETS Official Guide and Finish it in 3 days. (Quantitative Part)
  • Start with Quantitative Section of the Barron’s books  and complete it in the next 5 days! (Sums will be easier than Manhattan, but you need to do just for that extra practice.)

GRE Study Schedule : Next 15 days

-> Verbal:

  • So now you’ve learned 1000 words. Next step is to use them in context.
  • Practice SE & TC from Barron’s book.
  • Practice SE & TC from Manhattan SE & TC Book.
  • While Practicing the SE TC, when you come up with new words, try to note down them in your hard copy with the meaning of the words!
  • Go through the Barron’s 333 High Frequency Words in this 15 days.! (25 words per day!)
  • Practice 4 RC’s per day from Manhattan 5 lb. book!

-> Quantitative:

  • In this 15  days, complete the Quantitative portion of the Manhattan 5 lb. book.

GRE Study Schedule : Next 10 days

-> Verbal:

  • Practice SE ,TC and RC’s from ETS Official Guide and complete it in 4 days.
  • For the rest 6 days, Practice SE, TC and RC’s from Princeton 1014 Practice Questions.
  • Optional: For the next 10 days, Learn 100 words per day from the Magoosh online Flashcards!

-> Quantitative:

  • You’re done with ETS OG, Manhattan 6 books and Manhattan 5 lb. book for Quantitative.!
  • In the next 10 days, start with Nova Math Bible and complete it in the next 10 days!

–>How to prepare for GRE AWA Section?

GRE Study Schedule : Last 15 days (Taking Mock Exams)

While taking mock exams, make sure that you analyze your mistakes and try to work on them.

Optional: Go through the Majortests.com’s 1500 wordlists.

  • 1st Day: Kaplan 1st MST
  • 2nd Day: Kaplan 2nd MST
  • 3rd Day: Kaplan 3rd MST
  • 4th Day: Kaplan 4th MST
  • 5th Day: Kaplan 5th MST
  • 6th Day: ETS Official Guide 1st Practice Test & ETS Official Guide 2nd Practice Test
  • 7th Day: Manhattan 1st MST
  • 8th Day: Manhattan 2nd MST
  • 9th Day: Manhattan 3rd MST
  • 10th Day: Manhattan 4th MST
  • 11th Day: Manhattan 5th MST
  • 12th Day: Manhattan 6th MST
  • 13th Day: ETS Powerprep 1st Test
  • 14th Day: ETS Powerprep 2nd Test
  • 15th Day: Revise words, Math formula’s and Take proper rest.!
  • The D – Day: The GRE Exam (Do’s and Don’t’s on the D-Day)

A day after exam: Come back to this post and tell us how it went in the comments!

I hope this GRE Study Schedule helps you to achieve your dream GRE score. All the best :D

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9 thoughts on “2 months GRE Study Schedule

  1. I would like prepare for gre in 3 moths parallely with academic syllabus,so please could you suggest a plan for this…
    thank you

  2. you haven’t mentioned anything regarding awa? What should we do for that?
    are the high frequency words, or books mentioned for vocabulary enough for verbals?
    How much can one expect if this schedule followed seriously?

    1. Depending on your Dedication, you can score 330+ in two months as some of our blog followers have already done!

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