What is a Good GRE Score?

What is a Good GRE Score?

Your GRE score is just one piece of the application puzzle, but it’s a significant piece. Academic and professional backgrounds, letters of recommendation, personal statements -- all of those factors vary widely from candidate to candidate, so the GRE provides an...

GRE Math is Hard, But No One is “Terrible at Math”

GRE Math is Hard, But No One is “Terrible at Math”

It is all too common for students to convince themselves that they are terrible at math GRE questions or “just not math people” in general. Unfortunately, this lack of confidence becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy, as these students often score far lower on the GRE...

GRE or GMAT: Which One Do I Take?

GRE or GMAT: Which One Do I Take?

Not too long ago, if you were applying to business school, your only option was to take the GMAT. Today, the vast majority of business school applicants have the option to take either the GRE or GMAT. In this article, we’ll provide some guidance on how to choose which...

How to Ace GRE Verbal

How to Ace GRE Verbal

For many grad school applicants, earning an impressive GRE Verbal score is essential for gaining acceptance to their target programs, but figuring out how to achieve that score can be an overwhelming task. In this article, I’ll give you a framework for success as well...

How to Start Studying for the GRE: 5 Steps for Success

How to Start Studying for the GRE: 5 Steps for Success

Do you need to study for the GRE? Getting your GRE prep started on the right foot will help set you up for success on test day. In this article, we’ll walk through the 5 simple steps that every starting GRE student should take to ensure a smart, efficient GRE...

What to Bring to the GRE Test

What to Bring to the GRE Test

It’s almost test day! Hopefully, you’re excited to finally put all the GRE skills and knowledge you’ve acquired throughout your GRE prep to work. Of course, you may have been so focused on learning GRE content and strategies that you haven’t given much thought to the...

The Learning Phases of Preparing for the GRE

The Learning Phases of Preparing for the GRE

There are phrases of learning about the topics covered on the GRE that every student goes through when preparing for the exam. We can think of these phases as a continuum, from “I don’t know anything about this topic” to “I understand this topic so deeply that I can’t...