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On the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) test, a standardized exam that is required for admissions to many graduate schools in the United States.

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Whether to submit mixed GRE scores?

I wrote the GRE recently and got very divergent scores. I scored exceptionally high in Verbal reasoning (168/170, which is 98th percentile) but exceptionally low in quantitative reasoning (147/170, ...
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Where can I find gre practice test powerprep solutions?

Where can I find worked out solutions provided by ETS for the GRE practice tests in the powerprep software? Thanks.
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Sent a low optional math GRE score to a Statistics department

I took the Math subject GRE last year (in 2019) and I was not well while taking it, so I could not do well in the exam and got a 50 percentile. When I created my GRE account in ETS, I selected four ...
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Should I take the GRE physics subject test for a chemistry PhD?

I plan on applying to top chemistry graduate programs (MIT, Caltech etc.) I took the Chemistry subject test, score isn't in yet but I think it's with high expected value (because I knew everything) ...
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If I order GRE score reports before my Subject GRE score is available, will schools receive it?

I am planning to send both General and Subject GRE scores to some universities using the "order additional score reports" option. My subject GRE score is not available yet. It would take twenty more ...
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Difficulty of the Mathematics GRE Exam

I've been gathering information about the GRE mathematics subject test. Going over most of the tets available at this link, I see that to get a scaled score of, say, 800+, one now need a higher raw ...
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How much later can GRE scores come in after a Jan. 15 masters application deadline?

I am taking the GRE next week, but the universities I am applying to have their deadlines coming up Jan 15th (I graduated early so that's why I wasn't prepared with having already taken the GRE). I am ...
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How important are GRE Quant scores for a PhD applicant for B-schools?

I will be applying for a PhD in Management and Business in non-Math / economics related topics. I have been out of touch with calculus for a few decades and while I am studying hard, I am not sure ...
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Is the GRE experimental section randomly assigned or influenced by program of study?

I heard a rumor on a message board stating that the experimental section of the GRE is influenced by whatever the test-taker chooses as a field of study e.g. the test would add a Verbal section for ...
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How does one remain focused while studying for the GRE?

The program that I want to apply to isn't accepting students until next year, so that gives me plenty of time to study for the GRE. However, I also want to take it as soon as possible because 1.) As ...
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How much does the GRE change each year?

Would study materials from 2018 or 2019 be useless for the 2020 GRE? For example, I'm ordering the 5 lb Book of GRE Practice Questions by Manhattan Prep because it seems like the most comprehensive ...
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Interpretation of Subject GRE for students not right out of undergrad

Since the Subject GRE is supposed to provide information about fluency in subject-specific knowledge, do (US) admissions committees that require the Subject GRE contextualize the score depending on ...
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Standby Testing for the Paper-based General GRE?

I have been trying out various GRE practice tests and find myself doing better on the paper-based test due to the ability to mark up, underline, and circle the text. My quantitative stays the same for ...