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The GRE is scored on a 130-170 scale in each section. You’ll receive both a GRE Verbal score and on GRE Quantitative score. Because there are so few possible scores – only 41 – that you can get on the GRE, answering just one more question correctly could be enough to turn an average score into a great score.

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The computer-based GRE General Test is offered year-round. To register for and schedule your GRE, use one of the following options…

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To do your best on the GRE, research shows that you’re likely to need to study about 10 hours per week for up to 3 months. How do you know how to spend that time? Preparing for the GRE will likely be keeping you quite busy for a few months, which is not an easy prospect when you’re likely busy with other schoolwork or a job.

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The GRE is designed to help graduate schools determine which applicants will be a good fit for advanced academic work, and it is used by some of the most competitive programs in the world. Therefore, the questions can pose a steep challenge to your critical thinking skills.

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 Studying for the GRE

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The week before the GRE is the time to put the finishing touches on your preparation. It’s also time to taper off so you are completely rested and ready for Test Day.

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Take a 15-minute, 10-question quiz and get your predicted score range.

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In each GRE Verbal section, practice questions are broken down into Text Completion, Sentence Equivalence, and Reading Comprehension question types. There are approximately 20 questions to complete in 30 minutes, giving you between 1 and 4 minutes per question, depending on the type.

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