Many people about to take the GRE get confused by the GRE ID requirements. What types of ID are allowed? What does your ID need to include? The rules can seem complicated, but it’s critical to understand them because, if you don’t have a proper ID, you won’t be able to take the exam.
In this guide we go over every type of ID the GRE accepts, what your ID must include, what can’t be used as a GRE ID, and what to do if you can’t meet these ID requirements.
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Are you looking for tips for studying for the GRE? We’ve got them! Most people won’t reach their GRE goal score without preparation, and it’s important to know how to get the most out of your GRE studying so you use your time wisely and get your best score possible. In this guide, we go over 17 study tips for the GRE, including tips for the entire exam and more specific tips for each section of the GRE.
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Knowing you need to take the GRE for grad school is easy, but figuring out where to begin isn’t always as simple.
In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the GRE application process, including what kinds of information and materials you’ll need to gather before registration, how to apply for the GRE, and how to pay the GRE application fee. In addition, we’ll give you our top tips for ensuring a smooth and error-free GRE application experience.
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Determining a study schedule isn’t the only preparation you’ll need to do before taking the GRE — you’ll also need to select a test center. But are there any differences among GRE test centers? What factors can ultimately help you decide where to take the GRE?
In this guide, we’ll cover all of the basics of GRE test centers, including where the exam is offered, how to look for test centers near you, and what factors to consider in order to determine the ideal test location for you.
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Preparing for and taking the GRE can be a long, involved process: there’s lots of information to process and and complicated bureaucracy to navigate. But we’re here to help you along! In this article, we’re bringing you a robust GRE FAQ section for all of your GRE sticking points. We’ll cover GRE frequently asked questions about the logistics of the test; planning, preparation, and test content; test format and delivery, and wrap up with answers to your questions on GRE scores.
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If you’re a non-native English speaker and you’re thinking about studying in an English-speaking country, you may have heard about a test called the “TOEFL.” But what is the TOEFL test, exactly, and what do you need to know about it?
If you’ve got questions about the TOEFL, then you’ve come to the right place! This guide will take you through what the TOEFL is, how it works, whether or not you’ll need to take it, and how to prepare for it.
So let’s get started.
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What’s a good TOEFL score? Is it enough to just get above average or do top schools require more? If a school lists a minimum TOEFL requirement, can you meet that score and still get in, or should you aim even higher? And how do you find this information anyway?
This guide will explain everything you need to know about what a “good” TOEFL score is. First we’ll go over what great, good, and poor TOEFL scores are based on average exam results. Next, we’ll go over each step you need to take to figure out your personal “good” TOEFL score based on the schools you’re interested in, as well as where to find all this information. At the end of the guide we’ll also go over the next steps to take once you figure out what your personal TOEFL score goal.
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There are a lot of GRE test dates every year, which is great for giving you options, but it can make choosing the best test date a challenge. When should you take the GRE? How long does it take for schools to receive your scores? How long will you need to study?
Keep reading to learn the answers to all these questions and more.
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Are you taking the GRE soon and are worried about the difficulty level of the test? Just how hard is the GRE, really?
In this guide, I’ll compare the GRE’s difficulty level to other standardized tests you may have taken to give you an initial sense of how tough it is. I’ll then explain each of the aspects of the GRE that make it challenging, as well as those that make it easier than you may think. Finally, I’ll end with some tips to help you be prepared for the GRE on test day.
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Are you thinking about taking a GRE Subject Test? Maybe you’ve heard of them but aren’t sure what they are or if you should take one. GRE Subject Tests are much less well-known than the general GRE, and it can be hard to get information on them.
Read this comprehensive guide for everything you need to know about GRE Subject Tests including which topics they cover, how important they are for grad school, if you should take one, and how to register for a Subject Test.
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