How to Get a GRE Fee Waiver: Simple 4-Step Guide

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Have you seen the cost of registering for the GRE and aren’t sure how you’re going to pay for it? Maybe you’ve heard that you might be able to get a GRE fee waiver. It’s true; there is a GRE Fee Reduction Program, but trying to understand how it works can be confusing.

This guide walks you through exactly what the program offers, who is eligible for it, and each step you need to take in order to receive a GRE voucher. We end with other tips for keeping the cost of the GRE to a minimum.

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What’s A Good GRE Writing Score? A Bad GRE Score?

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The GRE writing score is perhaps the most confusing part of your score report. What does it mean? Do schools care about it at all?

In this article, we’ll clarify all of that and explain how you can figure out what a good GRE Writing score is for you. We’ll go over percentiles for the GRE Writing as a whole as well as  average and cut-off scores for grad programs and how you can use all this information to choose a target GRE Writing score.

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How Is the GRE Essay Scored?

Your GRE Writing score is a kind of cyborg measurement that averages together both human and machine ratings and melds them into an Analytical Writing score on a scale of 0-6. But how does a human grade the essay? Is the computer grader trustworthy?

In this article, we’ll explain the details of the GRE essay scoring process and the rubrics used by the human graders to derive your two essay scores.

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328 Official GRE Essay Topics to Practice With

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ETS has published the complete pool of 328 GRE essay topics which will ever appear on the Analytical Writing section of the test. While these collections of prompts provide unparalleled Analytical Writing practice, some test takers may find the sheer number of possible essay topics to be a bit overwhelming.

In this article, we’ve assembled over 60 official GRE essay topics for both the Issue and Argument tasks and used them to illustrate the 14 different kinds of GRE writing prompts you could see on test day. With this expert analysis, you’ll know how to tackle any GRE essay prompt that comes your way.

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How Much Can You Improve Your GRE Score? Expert Guide

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Have you taken the GRE, either the real version or a practice test, and didn’t get the score you were hoping for? Are you wondering if it’s possible to improve your GRE score?

In this guide, I’ll explain how much you can reasonably expect to raise your GRE score, how much studying it will take, and what tips you can use to help you meet your score goals.

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The 357 Best GRE Vocabulary Words: Complete List

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You probably know that the Verbal section of the GRE has a lot of complex vocabulary. But how do you know which words you need to know? If you’ve been looking for the best GRE vocabulary list out there, look no further—we’ve got it!

What makes this list the best one around? It strategically synthesizes the best expert GRE lists with words from official GRE practice material. We’ll let you in on the whole process and then present the 357 GRE words you need to know.

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Best GRE Vocabulary PDFs: Flashcards, Lists, Worksheets

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Learning GRE vocabulary can be overwhelming. Where should you start? How can you find the best GRE words to learn?

To help you get a leg up on learning GRE vocab, we’ve created several GRE vocabulary PDFs for you. We have a GRE word list, GRE vocabulary flashcards, and even a list with blank definitions for you to use for GRE vocabulary practice!

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357 Free GRE Flash Cards: Vocabulary You MUST Know

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Knowing GRE vocab is essential to doing well on the Verbal section of the GRE. And GRE flash cards are one of the best ways to learn GRE vocab. Luckily for you, we’ve made printable flashcards of the our top 357 GRE vocab words you need to know.

We’ll also discuss why you should use GRE flash cards, the best way to study GRE vocabulary flashcards, and provide reviews of some of the most popular flashcard sets available out there.

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The 23 Best GRE Mock Tests to Help You Prep for the Exam

feature_gremocktestTaking at least one GRE mock test is an essential part of being well-prepared for the real GRE. However, not all practice tests are created equal; there is some great stuff out there, but there are also some low-quality tests that could set back your studying.

Read on to find out where to get the best mock GRE tests, how to take those tests in a way that mimics taking the real GRE, and what practice material to avoid.

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GRE Practice Tests: Complete Collection

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There are a lot of different GRE practice tests out there, and it can be hard to sift through the materials to figure out what’s worth using…or what might actually hurt you in your studying.

In this article, we’ll walk you through which GRE practice tests are the best, which are the worst, and how to get the most out of whichever GRE sample tests you decide to use.

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