Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

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Accepted by thousands of graduate and business schools worldwide, the GRE® revised General Test is the only graduate-level admissions test that lets you skip questions and make edits to your answers and have control on what you want to answer first.


An alternate in many cases to the GMAT, the GRE is a computer adaptive by section exam that is designed to help graduate schools of business assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business management and administration. The test consists of a 60-minute Analytical Writing section - with two essays at 30 minutes each. There is a Verbal Reasoning section, also with two 30-minute parts. There are two 35-minute Quantitative Reasoning sections. There's also a 30-35 minute experimental section that can be either math or verbal.

A competitive GRE score is a requirement for admission to many advanced business programs.

Keep in mind, admissions deadlines for graduate business programs vary. Check with the graduate schools you are interested in attending and set up your GRE exam ahead of time to ensure your scores are reported prior to application deadlines.Much like preparing for any important exam, be sure to review any preparation material, handbooks, or take any practice tests that will help you achieve a competitive score!


The cost to take the GMAT is $195. Please note that the GRE test may be waived, in some instances, you should contact the graduate school to find out if you qualify

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