How Many Times Can You Take the GRE?

How Many Times Can You Take the GRE?

One question that I hear all the time from GRE students is, “How many times can you take the GRE?” However, there is an equally important question that students thinking about taking the GRE multiple times should consider: How many times should you take the GRE? In...

Can You Use a Calculator on the GRE?

Can You Use a Calculator on the GRE?

On the GRE, test-takers are provided with an on-screen, 4-function calculator for the Quant section. The on-screen GRE calculator is an integral part of any test-taker’s strategy for working through the Quant section of the exam, but it isn’t something that should be...

GRE Expiration: How Long Are GRE Scores Valid?

GRE Expiration: How Long Are GRE Scores Valid?

How long do GRE scores last? Do graduate programs prefer recent GRE scores, or do they consider all valid GRE scores equally, regardless of whether the scores are “old” or “new”? In this article, I’ll answer the most commonly asked questions about GRE score validity....

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...