Category Archives: GRE

Getting Ready for Grad School

Getting ready for college is a big task, and certainly important—but getting into grad school can be equally as important and much more difficult. Depending on the type of program you’re pursuing, there’s likely a test you’ll need to take as part of the admission process. Whether it’s the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT, Sandweiss…
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July 26, 2011 Is the Master’s the New Bachelor’s?

Yes, according to The New York Times. The master’s is currently the fastest-growing degree, and is on its way to becoming the entry degree to a wide variety of professions, especially now that degrees are specific and utilitarian (think supply chain management) and often with internships built in. So why the trend? Some blame the devaluing…
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May 3, 2011 The New GRE: The Good and the Bad

On August 1st, it’s coming: the revised GRE. The Good: The new GRE will more accurately measure test-takers’ skills that they will need in graduate school. This means no more analogies, but much more reading comprehension. (Check out the linked Times article for sample questions.) And students will be allowed to use calculators. Test-takers will also be…
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May 6, 2011 New GRE: The Format

The new GRE format will be: Analytical Writing: 1 Issue topic: 30 minutes Analytical Writing: 1 Argument topic: 30 minutes Verbal Reasoning: 2 sections, approx. 20 ques. each: 30 minutes Quantitative Reasoning: 2 sections, approx. 20 ques. each: 35 minutes Plus a possible unscored section, and a possible research section. Please do check out newgre.org for more info.  
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