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What you Need to Know about the GRE

The GRE, or Graduate Record Examination, is the most commonly required admission test for graduate school. Similar to the SAT and ACT, the GRE exam is a broad assessment of your critical thinking, analytical writing, verbal reasoning, and quantitative reasoning skills.

This infographic article will answer general questions you have about the GRE, including what exactly the test is, how much time you are given, how to register, details about each section, and other important things you’ll want to know. Plus, we included links to find testing locations, universities that accept the GRE, and the newest edition of our Master the GRE test prep book. Don’t let test day surprise you–understand the ins and outs of the test and get to studying ASAP!

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Considering grad school? See also: Should I Get my Master’s? The ROI of Grad School.

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