GRE Preparation


Your GRE Preparation headquarters. Get answers to your questions, find resources and connect with GRE experts. Started in 1949, the GRE is a computer-based standardized exam that is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States. The GRE exam aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study.

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  • Coming Up With Examples for the GRE Issue Essay

    The topics for the GRE issue essay are broad, but you can successfully prepare for the test with these tips and strategies. Learn what examples to have in mind as you go into the test.

  • A Beginner's Guide to the GRE Test

    If you’re thinking of going back to school for a graduate degree, you might have to take the GRE. Learn about what you can expect from each of the test’s sections.

  • When Can I Skip Taking the GRE or GMAT?

    Different post-graduate degrees call for their own entrance exams. Prospective doctors have to take the MCATs, future litigators are locked into the LSATs, and the majority of other students are required to take either the GRE or GMAT. But what if no test was necessary to continue schooling after a Bachelor’s degree?

  • The Key Differences Between the GRE and the GMAT

    As with most standardized tests, neither of the GRE nor the GMAT measures how much you know. They measure how well you can take an exam. Explore the key differences between these two standardized tests.

  • How to Study for the GRE Without Realizing It

    Is it possible to prepare for the GRE and actually enjoy it? Well, yes. This is how.