Taking the GRE can be a terrifying endeavor, but sometimes it’s looking at the score report that is the ultimate test of courage. Unfortunately, even after you calm your nerves enough to look at your score, you can still end up confused. What exactly does a GRE score report contain? How can you tell if you scored well on the GRE?
In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about the ETS GRE score report. Together, we’ll take a look at the various sections of the GRE score report, go over what your schools see on their score reports, and discuss the different methods for sending scores to your schools on and after test day.
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Whether you’ve already taken the GRE or are getting ready to buckle down and study for it, you’ve probably wondered what your GRE Verbal score should be in order to stand apart from other applicants.
In this article, we’ll discuss what makes a GRE Verbal score good, as well as how to figure out what a good score is for you and your schools.
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You already know the GRE Quantitative section is all about math. But how high of a score do you truly need to do well on it? And what’s a good GRE Quantitative score for the grad programs you’re applying to?
In this article, we’ll go over the basics of GRE scoring and what’s considered a good Quantitative score. We’ll then take an in-depth look at how you can set, as well as achieve, your ideal GRE Quantitative score.
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Congrats on making the choice to apply to grad school! But what types of GRE scores are your schools, and more importantly your programs, looking for? In reality, you won’t dig up much if you’re searching for average GRE scores by school. But if you search for average GRE scores by program, you’ll get a clear sense of the scores you should be aiming for.
In this article, I’ll explain why it’s important to search for average GRE scores by program instead of by school, as well as how you can find GRE scores for grad schools and use them to set a personalized goal score, ultimately giving you the best possible shot at getting admitted to your programs!
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You’ve probably heard of GRE percentiles, and perhaps you’re familiar with what the current average GRE scores are. But what about average GRE scores by major? Do engineering majors really score higher on Quant than arts and humanities majors? More importantly, what are the average GRE scores for the schools and majors you’re interested in?
Follow along as we analyze the average GRE scores by major. We’ll also show you how to figure out the average GRE scores for your programs and explain what these scores mean for you.
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If you want to go to graduate school, you might consider the GRE a big hurdle. Maybe you don’t think you have time to properly prep. Or maybe you already took the test and got a lower score than you wanted.
The good news is that it’s possible to get into graduate school without the GRE! In this guide we’ll describe several program types that often don’t require the GRE and some common GRE score-waiving policies. We’ll also discuss some things to consider when deciding to apply to graduate school without GRE scores. Finally, we’ll close out with a list of schools with no GRE required policies.
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Sending GRE scores should be a simple process, but sometimes it’s as tricky and complicated as the GRE itself is. What’s the easiest way to send GRE scores? How much does it cost to send GRE scores? And what is “ScoreSelect” anyway?
In this article, we’ll go over exactly how to send GRE scores. We’ll start by looking at the various types of score reports and how much it costs to send GRE scores before explaining how to make sure your scores get to your schools by application deadlines.
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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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You may think that all your work is over once you’ve finished taking the GRE, but you still have to send your scores to schools you’re interested in. That’s where GRE Score Select (or ScoreSelect) comes into play.
What is GRE ScoreSelect? How does it work? How does it affect your grad school applications? GRE ScoreSelect has some key differences compared to other score reporting programs, and in this guide we’ll go over everything you need to know to become an expert on your GRE score choice options.
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Going through all the effort of taking the GRE and then not getting the score you want is hard. You’re likely to be left with a lot of questions: Should I retake the GRE? Will I be able to raise my score? Will it make a difference for grad school admissions? Deciding whether or not to retake the GRE can be a challenging decision, but, luckily, we’re here to walk you through it.
In this guide, we’ll explain when you’ll be able to retake the GRE, what grad schools think of GRE retakes, the questions you should ask yourself when deciding whether to take the test again, and how to ensure you’ll get a higher score when retaking the GRE.
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