BOOK : "Conquering the Physics Gre"

tweetie_brid
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BOOK : "Conquering the Physics Gre"

Postby tweetie_brid » Wed Jul 17, 2013 11:30 pm

I was curious if anyone is using the new book "Conquering the Physics GRE" It has been out long enough for people to provide some feedback.

http://www.amazon.com/Conquering-Physics-GRE-Yoni-Kahn/dp/1479274631/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374118180&sr=8-1&keywords=conquering+the+physics+gre

residue
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Re: BOOK : "Conquering the Physics Gre"

Postby residue » Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:35 am

I worked through the chapters earlier this summer, and I've worked through the first of three sample exams. I highly recommend the book as a review for the PGRE as long as you're already familiar with all of the topics. The problems assigned do tend to be more difficult than those provided by ETS however. The last chapter is particularly useful as it focuses on test strategies useful for the test, such as examining limiting cases, orders of magnitude estimations, dimensional analysis, etc.




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