Applying to grad school can sometimes feel like a maze where documents are requested, fees are paid, tests are taken, and essays are written, all without any seeming rhyme or reason. How can you make sense of it all, and be successful in your quest for admission to a graduate program? We're breaking it down, step by step, and this week, we'll talk about the GRE: what it is, when to take it, and how to study for it.
The one thing everyone knows about applying to grad school is that you have to take the GRE. But what is the GRE? What does it test, when do you take it, what should your score be, and can you study for it?
Start by taking a look at our "About The GRE" general overview. Then, read on to find answers to some of the most pressing questions students have about this all-important component of their grad school application.