MAT vs. GRE: Which Should You Take?

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The GRE and MAT are both exams taken by people who plan on attending grad school, but the GRE is significantly better known. If you’ve heard of the MAT, you may know that it’s a shorter and cheaper grad school admissions test that includes only one type of question you need to study for. Is the MAT your solution to a less stressful and cheaper test-taking experience? Don’t get too excited just yet — there’s more to know about the MAT.

In this guide, I’ll give an overview of what the MAT is and what its questions are like then compare and contrast that information with the GRE. I’ll then explain which exam is considered easier and walk you through the MAT vs. GRE decision so you can be certain you’re making the best choice for grad school.

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Expert Guide: Why Take the GRE?

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If you’re applying to grad school, you might be wondering: why take the GRE? What do you take the GRE for? Should you take the GRE?

Read on as we explore why people take the GRE, what the purpose of the exam is, and why GRE scores are such a common admissions requirement for grad schools. We’ll also look at whether the GRE can accurately predict grad school success and give you tips on whether you should or shouldn’t take the GRE.

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What Are Good GRE Scores for Scholarships?

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Got a high GRE score? Then you might be wondering whether there are any GRE scholarships you can apply for (and hopefully win!). The good news is, there are many grad school scholarships and fellowships out there that specifically look for impressive GRE scores. But what kinds of scholarships are available? And what’s a good GRE score for scholarship programs?

Prepare yourself as we dive into the sea of GRE scholarships. In this article, we’ll start by answering the question of whether or not you can actually receive scholarships for high GRE scores. Then, we’ll look at different kinds of scholarships and how to figure out GRE scholarship criteria. Finally, we’ll wrap up with a few tips on how to dig for grad school scholarships.

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7 Successful Statement of Purpose Examples

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Not sure what graduate schools are looking for in a statement of purpose? Looking at successful graduate school statement of purpose samples can help! In this guide, we’ll orient you to what makes a great statement of purpose or letter of intent for graduate school. Then we’ll provide you with four successful statement of purpose examples from our graduate school experts. We’ll also provide analysis of what makes them successful. Finally, we’ll direct you to even more helpful examples that you can find online!

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9 Steps to Write a Great Statement of Purpose for Grad School

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Need to write a graduate school statement of purpose, but not sure where to start? Let us guide you through how to write a statement of purpose for grad school!

We’ll go over what a statement of purpose, or letter of intent, for grad school is and how it’s different from other admissions essays like personal statements. Then we’ll discuss what schools are looking for in a statement of purpose for graduate school. Finally, we’ll give advice on how to write one!

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GRE Math Prep: The 18 Best Study Resources

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To do well on the GRE Quantitative section, you don’t need to be a math genius — but you do need to have access to the best resources for GRE math prep!

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll start by exploring what qualities make a great GRE math resource and then go over the top resources you can use to ensure you get the best GRE math prep possible. Finally, we’ll conclude with a few essential tips on how to use these resources effectively.

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GRE Paper Test: What It Is, How It’s Different, and How to Prep

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Most people taking the GRE sit for the computer GRE. But did you know there’s also a GRE paper test? Offered in locations where the computer GRE is unavailable, the paper-based GRE is a physical version of the computer GRE. Aside from format, though, are the two tests really all that different?

Read on to explore everything you need to know about the GRE paper test, including what it is, who takes it, and when it’s administered. We’ll also conduct a brief GRE paper vs computer comparison and give you advice on how to study effectively for the paper-based GRE.

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GRE to IQ: Can You Convert One to the Other?

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Is a GRE to IQ score conversion actually possible? Although the two tests differ greatly, many people continue to wonder whether there is a direct relationship between GRE scores and IQ.

For this article, we’ll start by covering the different functions of the GRE and IQ tests. Then, I’ll explain why it’s not possible to accurately convert your GRE scores to an IQ. Finally, we’ll examine the problem with attempting to correlate GRE scores with intelligence.

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How to Get Into Grad School: 29 Tips for Applying

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Want to know how to get into grad school? Let me lend you my graduate school expertise: I’ve been through the process myself and I’m now attending my dream school! In this expert guide, I’ll teach you the big-picture principles you should use to shape your application. I’ll also give you specific tips for all the major parts of your application. Getting into grad school is something you can do!

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