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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The GRE is a long and important exam that most people spend weeks, if not months, preparing for. But did you know that one of the sections doesn’t actually count toward your final score?
In this article, we go over everything there is to know about the GRE experimental section, including what it is, how it differs from the GRE research section, and how it affects your test prep.
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Know what you want to go to grad school for, but aren’t sure which schools are out there that match your needs and academic level? To help students learn more about what different grad programs are out there, the ETS offers the GRE Search Service to connect you with grad programs and business schools after you’ve taken the GRE.
Learn more about how to sign up for the GRE Search Service and what you might get out of it with this article.
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Did you come across a document or application asking for a GRE registration number and not know what that meant? What is your GRE registration number? Is it important? Do you need to know it to get your scores? How can you find your registration number?
Never fear! We’ll answer all your GRE registration number questions in this guide so that you’re fully up-to-speed on when and why you may need this number.
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How long ago did you take the GRE? Was it before August of 2011? More or less than five years ago? Your answers to these questions determine if you can still send out your old GRE scores.
In this article, I’ll explain how to get old GRE scores and if they’re still valid. I’ll also cover how to convert scores from the old GRE score range to the new one.
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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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GRE test day is around the corner, but you’re not feeling particularly confident and you find yourself suddenly questioning your choice to apply to grad school. You wonder, “Can I cancel the GRE?” Yes, you can! But the real question is, should you cancel the GRE?
In this guide, we’ll cover all of the basics of canceling a GRE exam, including the rules for getting a refund and how much it costs. We’ll then give you step-by-step instructions on how to cancel a GRE test appointment in addition to a few tips on when it’s better to cancel or reschedule a test.
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Not sure what to expect on GRE test day? What time should you arrive? What should you bring with you? What will it be like in the test center?
In this guide, we answer everything you need to know about the GRE test day. We’ll explain what you need to have ready before test day, how you should spend the morning before you leave for the test, how check-in will go at the test center, and last-minute GRE tips to keep in mind during the exam. When you know what to expect on the exam and the GRE test day tips you need to follow, you can stop worrying about test day and focus all your energy on doing well on the GRE.
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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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These days, GRE promo codes are abundant and can be used to purchase anything from prep courses to GRE books and study materials. But can you use a GRE promo code to get a discount on the test itself? After all, the GRE is a pretty pricey exam!
In this article, I’ll explain what a GRE promo code is, where to find these codes, and how you can use one with an online purchase. I’ll also give you step-by-step instructions on how to get a discount, or “fee reduction,” on the GRE test.
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