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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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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It’s the night before the GRE and you’re trying to prepare for the test. You might be wondering what to bring to the GRE test center!
In this guide, we’ll go over the one thing you must bring to be able to take the test, as well as some other things you should bring, for both the computer and the paper-based GRE. We’ll also provide you with printable checklists to help you make sure you know what to take to the GRE exam.
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You’re done with the GRE, done at last! Now all you need to do is send your score reports to the right schools, using the ETS code. But what is an ETS code, and why do you need it? I’ll go over both of these things, along with how to look up the ETS codes for the schools you’re applying to, in this article.
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Taking the GRE can be a terrifying endeavor, but sometimes it’s looking at the score report that is the ultimate test of courage. Unfortunately, even after you calm your nerves enough to look at your score, you can still end up confused. What exactly does a GRE score report contain? How can you tell if you scored well on the GRE?
In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about the ETS GRE score report. Together, we’ll take a look at the various sections of the GRE score report, go over what your schools see on their score reports, and discuss the different methods for sending scores to your schools on and after test day.
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