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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Before diving headfirst into your GRE studies, it’s important you take a little time to familiarize yourself with the three GRE sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing.
In this article, we take a close look at the major sections of the GRE, including how they differ from one another, what kinds of questions they give you on test day, and our top tips for acing all three GRE test sections. Finally, we discuss the importance of each GRE section and why grad programs often value one section more than the others.
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As with all exams, GRE takers want to know how to do well on it — essentially, how to pass the GRE. But the truth is, you can’t pass or fail the GRE. Really! There’s no GRE pass rate like there is for the Bar Exam. Instead, you can send schools any GRE scores you want, regardless of how high or low they are. So, then, what do we mean by the phrase “pass the GRE”? To us, passing the GRE means getting the scores you need to get into the programs you wish to attend.
In this guide, we’ll start by taking a look at the variety of ways test takers can “pass” or “fail” the GRE. Then, we’ll show you how to pass the GRE exam and reach your goal score. Finally, we’ll give you detailed advice on what you can do if your goal scores are out of reach.
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All GRE takers want to know how to do well on the GRE. But what exactly does “doing well” mean? In truth, you don’t have to ace the GRE in order to do well on it — you just have to get the GRE scores you need to get into the programs you want to attend.
In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at what doing well on the GRE really means and give you tips on how to get a good GRE score for you on test day.
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For many people looking to attend grad school, the GRE is a big deal. This is the test you need to take in order to get into most grad school programs! Your GRE score will be an important part of your application! A GRE prep course can help you meet your score goal, but only if it’s the right prep course. There are tons of courses available, and deciding which is the best GRE prep course for you can be a daunting task.
What makes a prep class great? What should you be looking for when researching classes? Which type of class will be the most helpful for you? In this guide, you’ll learn about the pros and cons of different types of GRE prep classes, the factors to consider when looking at classes, and how to tell if a GRE prep class is high quality.
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Do you want to know the best way to study for the GRE? In this guide, we’ll fill you in on the foundational principles of good GRE preparation. Then we’ll review some common studying methods to help you figure out the best way to study for GRE high scores. Finally, we’ll close out with some essential tips you can implement with any study plan.
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There are many ways to study for the GRE, and taking a GRE quiz can be a fun way to prepare for the exam. There are numerous GRE quizzes out there, but not all of them are high-quality, and not all of them may help you meet your score goals for the exam.
In this guide, we’ll explain exactly which GRE quizzes to take and how to get the most out of them. We explain what to look for in a GRE practice quiz, give our list of the top GRE quizzes (organized by topic), and explain when to use GRE quizzes, so that you can craft a study plan to help you get your best GRE score.
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If you’re studying for the GRE, you likely know that it’s important to have a strong vocabulary before test day. GRE vocab quizzes are one of the best ways to learn new vocabulary words, and you may even have a bit of fun in the process!
GRE vocabulary quizzes have become increasingly popular recently, but some are higher-quality than others. It’s important to only take the best GRE vocab quizzes since low-quality quizzes won’t really help you prepare for the test.
In this guide, we explain everything vocab quizzes can and can’t help you with, what you should be looking for in a GRE vocab quiz, what the best seven GRE vocabulary quizzes are, and end with more resources to take your vocab prep to the next level.
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The GRE is pretty intimidating — taking a test that changes its difficulty level depending on how many questions you answer correctly can seem scary and a little dystopian at first. As such, it’s totally normal to want GRE help, especially given how important the exam is for grad school admissions.
There’s an abundance of resources for GRE test help out there, and in this article, I’ll go over the pros and cons of each one to help you decide what’s right for you.
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A perfect GRE score can seem like a magic bullet that will make all your dreams come true. But is this really the case?
In this total guide to perfect GRE scores, we’ll discuss what a perfect score on the GRE is. Then we’ll delve into the potential benefits and drawbacks of pursuing a perfect score and the question of whether or not you need a perfect score. Finally, we’ll wrap up with some tips on achieving that GRE perfect score, should you decide to pursue one.
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