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Educational Testing Service

Educational Testing Service

April 21, 2011 10:15 ET

New Test Prep Resource for GRE® Revised General Test Launch

Official Guide to the GRE® Revised General Test Published

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - Apr 21, 2011) - In advance of this August's launch of the GRE® revised General Test, ETS and McGraw-Hill Professional have published The Official Guide to the GRE® revised General Test. The book familiarizes students with the new question types and test-taker friendly enhancements to help them do their best.

Offered in print and e-book versions through McGraw-Hill Professional's website (http://mhprofessional.com/) and wherever books are sold, the Guide offers an inside look at the new question types and new test-taker-friendly design in the GRE revised General Test coming August 1, 2011. Also included is information on the skills being tested in each test section, scoring information, and hundreds of authentic GRE test questions that test takers can use for practice. Both the print and e-book versions retail for US$35.

"We are committed to making sure that test takers get the highest quality test preparation available," says David G. Payne, VP & COO, Higher Education Division at ETS. "We are proud to work with McGraw-Hill to help ensure that test takers around the world get access to this test preparation material."

More features of the book include:

  • Two complete actual GRE tests in the new revised format -- one in the book and one on the official POWERPREP® II CD-ROM for a complete simulated test experience for the computer-based version of the exam
  • In-depth descriptions and samples of all the different kinds of GRE Verbal and Quantitative questions, with valuable tips for answering them
  • Detailed information about the Analytical Writing essay tasks, with sample responses and actual raters' comments

Christopher Brown, Publisher for Education in McGraw-Hill Professional, says, "McGraw-Hill is proud to publish this outstanding official ETS GRE guide. As a leader in educational publishing, we are committed to helping students around the world achieve their goals. Partnering with ETS enables us to support that effort by giving applicants to graduate and professional programs the authoritative GRE guidance that only ETS can provide."

About ETS
At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually -- including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments -- in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide.

For more information, visit the ETS website at www.ets.org.

About McGraw-Hill Professional
McGraw-Hill Professional is a leading global provider of print and electronic content and services for the business, technical and medical communities. Its offerings include reference and certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and online solutions on business and financial, medical and health, engineering, and scientific topics. For more information, visit http://www.mhprofessional.com/.

McGraw-Hill Professional is a unit of McGraw-Hill Education. McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is a leading innovator in the development of teaching and learning solutions for the 21st century. Through a comprehensive range of traditional and digital education content and tools, McGraw-Hill Education empowers and prepares professionals and students of all ages to connect, learn and succeed in the global economy. McGraw-Hill Education has offices in 33 countries and publishes in more than 65 languages. Additional information is available at http://www.mheducation.com.

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