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But there is a growing number of people who prefer to prepare for standardized tests like the GRE on their iPhones, iPads, and iPods with GRE apps. If this is you, then take a look at these GRE apps which have been reviewed for your preparation pleasure. Enjoy! GRE+ Getty Images | innocenti Maker: Arcadia PrepUse With: iPad, iPhone or iPod TouchUser Ranking: 4/5 starsPrice: The download is "Free," but to study anything comprehensively you'll need to complete the in-app purchases. At press time, Quantitative is $15.99, Verbal is $11.99 and Writing is $4.99Key Features: Hundreds of questions for each section of the GRE (as long as you download the complete sets)Pen and workspace tools, so you can make notes or do work to solve problemsMobile discussion form with notifications from other users when your question is answeredVideo tool to make a note to yourself or answer a question posted by someone else in the forumTimer so you can simulate the real GRE time frameScorecard and percentages so you know where to improve. Why Buy? Practice questions. You already know the content, and now you need to practice. Magoosh GRE Prep: Math, Verbal and Writing Videos Getty Images | Tim Roberts Maker: MagooshUse With: iPad, iPhone or iPod TouchUser Ranking: 4.5/5 starsPrice: FreeFeatures: 200 video lessons for all three GRE test sections (30 hours)Detailed explanations of every concept on the GRE Why Buy? You need to learn the content or need a refresher on the concepts behind the GRE test questions. This app will show you how to answer the questions and can teach you the content, but you'll need to either go to the Magoosh website to purchase practice questions or download another app to actually apply the concepts you've learned here. Download it in conjunction with another app that offers practice questions. GRE Vocab Challenge by The Princeton Review The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review Maker: Modality, Inc.Use With: iPhone or iPod TouchUser Ranking: 4/5 starsPrice: $4.99 at press timeFeatures: 250 of the most common GRE words, as identified by the test makers at the Princeton ReviewFour different types of games where you can test yourself on a word's positive or negative connotations, definition, synonyms, and antonymsTracked performance, so you'll know which words you've learned and which you still need to practice Why Buy? The Princeton Review typically does everything right. If you're purchasing an app with their name on it, you can pretty much rest assured that you'll get a great design, flawless test questions, and helpful test prep. Plus, since the app is set up like a game, it's easy to just pop it when you're waiting in line or having lunch for a quick vocab review instead of getting onto Facebook or Pinterest or playing a game. GRE Toolkit by Manhattan Prep New York City. Getty Images Maker: NKO Ventures, LLC.Use With: iPad and iPhoneUser Ranking: 4/5 starsPrice: $9.99 at press timeFeatures: 184 GRE questions designed by Manhattan PrepAccess to 10,000 GRE flashcardsFilter by questions you haven't answered, questions you took longer than 1 minute to answer, etc. so you can review the questions that stumped you the most.An interactive interface so you can calculate answers and make notes.Statistics for the questions you've missed so you know exactly the skills you're still missing. Why Buy? Manhattan Prep typically puts out good test prep. I can't imagine them allowing their name to go on an inferior product! The GMAT Toolkit and LSAT Toolkits have been favorably reviewed, so although the number of reviews is currently small (just 3 at press time), I'm expecting the reviews to be similarly high. GRE Math Prep - Your Teacher AE Pictures, Inc. Maker: YourTeacher.comUse With: iPad and iPhoneUser Ranking: 4.5/5 starsPrice: $9.99 at press timeFeatures: Multiple video lessons of every math concept you'll need to know on the GREInteractive practice problems with support already built-in to the app (kinda like raising your hand in class)Multiple choice Quantitative tests, where you can prove your efficiency with the math concept you just learnedExtra "worksheets" like what you'd receive for homework Why Buy? This appears to be self-contained math preparation material for the GRE, which is tough to find. Some apps will supply videos while others supply practice questions. This one gives the user both! With loads of practice problems and 24 mostly 4-5 star reviews, this looks like a winner, and at $9.99, it's a no-brainer.