# How many questions do I need to get right on the GRE?

## How many questions do I need to get right on the GRE?

For Quant: As a rough estimate, if you get 15 or more questions correct on the first section, then the second section is a Hard difficulty level. If you score 10 or more but less than 15 questions correct on the first section, then the second section is a Medium difficulty level (same as the first section).

**How should I prepare for the GRE essay?**

GRE Analytical Writing: 7 Expert Tips to Maximize your ScoreThe Analyze an Issue Task.#1 State a thesis, and state it early.#2 Use a standard pattern of organization.#3 Order paragraphs effectively.#4 Use a Standard Pattern of Paragraphing.#5 Develop each paragraph fully.#6 Take care with tone and person.

**How many points can you improve GRE?**

These numbers indicate how much you need to study to raise your GRE score by that many points across BOTH sections. So, in 40 hours, you could raise your score by either 2.5 points on each section or 5 points on one (or any other combination that adds up to 5 points total).