The GRE: 9 Frequently Asked Questions

"Learn how programs use the test, how scores impact your competitiveness and how to prep.

  1. What is the GRE?
  2. What types of grad programs accept GRE scores?
  3. How and why do grad schools use GRE scores?
  4. How much do GRE scores matter?
  5. How much time will I need to budget for GRE test prep?
  6. What types of GRE test prep should I consider?
  7. How does the computer-adaptive format of the GRE work?
  8. How does the GRE compare to the GMAT and LSAT?
  9. What student-friendly features does the GRE have?" ...

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