Everyone taking the GRE has wondered what a good score is. Is a GRE score of 315 good or bad? What is the current 315 GRE score percentile, and what does this say about your performance on the test?
Keep reading to learn just how good a 315 GRE score is in terms of both GRE percentiles and average scores for graduate programs. We’ll also look at how important it actually is to get a 315 GRE score and what you can do to ensure you reach your score goals on test day.
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Getting an amazing GRE score can feel like winning the lottery. But what exactly is a good GRE score? Is 310 a good GRE score? Also, what kinds of programs can you get into with this score?
In this article, we go over how good a 310 GRE score is by analyzing percentiles and the average GRE scores of popular grad programs. We also explain how important it is to get a 310 GRE score and what steps you can take to increase your chances of getting (or possibly surpassing!) this score.
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Did you take the GRE recently or are planning to take it soon? Then you’ll need to know exactly how GRE score interpretation works. What are GRE percentiles? What does the GRE mean for your intelligence and ability to succeed?
In this guide, we explain how to interpret GRE scores using averages and percentiles, give you tips on how to set a GRE goal score based on the programs you’re applying to, and take a look at what GRE scores say about your intelligence, your ability to succeed, and your acceptance chances.
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You already know the GRE Quantitative section is all about math. But how high of a score do you truly need to do well on it? And what’s a good GRE Quantitative score for the grad programs you’re applying to?
In this article, we’ll go over the basics of GRE scoring and what’s considered a good Quantitative score. We’ll then take an in-depth look at how you can set, as well as achieve, your ideal GRE Quantitative score.
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Congrats on making the choice to apply to grad school! But what types of GRE scores are your schools, and more importantly your programs, looking for? In reality, you won’t dig up much if you’re searching for average GRE scores by school. But if you search for average GRE scores by program, you’ll get a clear sense of the scores you should be aiming for.
In this article, I’ll explain why it’s important to search for average GRE scores by program instead of by school, as well as how you can find GRE scores for grad schools and use them to set a personalized goal score, ultimately giving you the best possible shot at getting admitted to your programs!
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You’ve probably heard of GRE percentiles, and perhaps you’re familiar with what the current average GRE scores are. But what about average GRE scores by major? Do engineering majors really score higher on Quant than arts and humanities majors? More importantly, what are the average GRE scores for the schools and majors you’re interested in?
Follow along as we analyze the average GRE scores by major. We’ll also show you how to figure out the average GRE scores for your programs and explain what these scores mean for you.
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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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The revised GRE General test is scored on a scale of 130-170 (Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning tests) and 0-6 (Analytical Writing). If you took the GRE before August 1, 2011, though, your Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning scores were on a completely different scale!
So how do you compare your new out-of-170 GRE scores to the old 800 GRE scale? How does GRE score conversion work? Use our official old GRE to new GRE concordance charts for accurate conversions, plus learn the reasons you might need to convert your GRE scores from the old to new GRE scales.
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Traditionally, business schools have favored the GMAT over the GRE (the GMAT was designed specifically by the Graduate Management Admission Council for MBA admissions), while PhD or master’s degree programs required GRE scores. Now, however, more and more business schools are accepting both GMAT and GRE scores.
Unfortunately, the firm divisions between the tests means that percentiles aren’t all that useful for GRE to GMAT conversion – the populations taking them are too different.
In this article, we’ll show you how you can convert your GRE score to GMAT score to see how you’ll compare to takers of the the other test. If you’ve already taken one test, you’ll also be able to get an idea how you’d do on the other one.
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GRE scoring can be confusing. What do the numbers mean? What are they out of? This guide will explain the GRE total score for both the General and Subject Tests, as well as give data on average GRE scores and how well you need to do in order to get a perfect GRE score.
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