Before we get started on our list of 10 effective ways of studying vocab words, you'll need to get your words together! If you don't already have a list prepared or given to you, you can hop over to our GRE Free Help Area and grab our Repeat Offenders List! This contains the GRE's top 700 most commonly occurring vocabulary words. Once you're organized, you can try these ways out to see which works best for you!
1. Define it. Write out each word and their meanings. The act of transferring a word and its meaning to paper helps commit the information to long-term memory.
2. Draw it. Get creative! Pictures can help create a connection between a word and its definition. This is an excellent method for visual learners. Post your doodle on Instagram using #powerscore and don't forget to tag us, we would love to see what you come up with!
3. Contextualize it. Write the word in a new sentence or two. Using words in context will help visualize and cement its meaning.
4. Type it. Type each word into a document or spreadsheet and try to define each word without looking at definitions.Read More