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Applying to a psychology masters program. GRE not required. Would a high GRE score help if low GPA?

aeaso0102aeaso0102 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
I am looking to apply to a psychology masters program. It doesn't require a GRE score but I was wondering if getting a high GRE score will help with my average GPA (3.3-3.4)?

Thanks!!

Replies to: Applying to a psychology masters program. GRE not required. Would a high GRE score help if low GPA?

  • juilletjuillet Super Moderator Posts: 12,483 Super Moderator
    Probably not very much. Most graduate programs are much more interested in your subject-specific performance over a sustained period of time than your performance on a 3-hour test one time that doesn't even test the specific areas you're studying. GPA almost always carries more weight than the GRE scores.
  • CalDudCalDud Registered User Posts: 1,753 Senior Member
    Why would that help? You said yourself the GRE is not required.
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