Graduate Record Exam is needed for admission to most U.S., Canadian, and UK graduate schools. Students attend graduate business school for pursuing an Master degree, GRE also is used for admission to PhD program.
The GRE general test just test general knowledge not specific in any subject. It evaluates the ability to respond to questions in limited time. GRE is a multiple-choice exam designed to measure verbal, analytical, and quantitative skills. The GRE General Test, required by most graduate schools, many vet schools, and various other allied health professional schools, is considered to be a good predictor of your success in a graduate program. GRE Subject Tests (in 17 specific areas, e.g. Psychology, Biology, Chemistry) are required for most graduate school admission.
You can find many good self-help books at local bookstores with sample exams. You should at least review such books before you take the GRE. There are seven sections to the GRE General Test:
|Section name||Number of sectins||Number of questions||time|
|Verbal||2||38(each one)||30min(each one)|
|Quantitative||2||30(each one)||30min(each one)|
|Analytical||2||25 (each one)||30min(each one)|
Each question is worth the same number of points, no matter how hard or easy it ison GRE General Test.
In each section except the reading comprehension questions, the questions are sorted from easy to difficult on GRE General Test.
on the average there is about one minute or less to answer each question on GRE General Test.
There are not any penalties for wrong answers on GRE General Test.
Your raw score (number of correct answers) is converted to a score on a scale of 200-800. If you miss all the questions, you still score 200. An 800 score can be achieved even if you miss one or two questions. The Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical scores are reported separately as scaled scores – you will also receive a percentile rank (indicating the percent of total examinees scoring below your score). Scores are mailed to you about six weeks after the test date
Total test time is up to three hours 45 minutes, not including the research section.