If you’re not completely satisfied with your GRE score—verbal or quantitative—you might consider taking the GRE again after some additional practice.
While GRE practice is usually recommended, people often wonder if retaking the GRE after receiving a less-than-stellar score is really the best idea. While every applicant is unique and every grad school program has its own particular guidelines and preferences, there are a number of general factors to consider before deciding to test again and shoot for a higher GRE score.
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These are just a few general factors to keep in mind as you decide whether or not to retake the GRE. However, remember that every applicant, school, and program is unique. As always, thoroughly research the programs you’re interested in attending.