Thousands of graduate and business school programs accept the GRE® revised General Test, making it the most widely accepted graduate-level admissions test in the world.
It's also the only admissions test with the new ScoreSelectSM option that lets you send schools the scores you feel reflect your personal best and test-taker friendly design design that gives the flexibility to use your own test-taking strategies.
what you need to know if you tested before August 1st, 2011.
In August 2011, the GRE® revised General Test replaced the GRE® General Test. If you're one of the many people who tested before August 1st, 2011, you may be wondering, "Are my scores still valid?" All GRE® scores are good for 5 years. What that means for you is that during the 5-year period after you take the test, you can still use your scores to apply to thousands of graduate and business school programs around the world.
Here are other important things you need to know about GRE scores if you took the test before August 1st, 2011.
What is the difference between the prior score scale and the score scale for the GRE revised General Test?
Want to know more? Visit ets.org/gre and view how the test is scored.
To understand what your GRE General Test scores mean, download Interpreting Your GRE Scores.
Will the programs I'm applying to accept GRE scores from tests taken before August 1st, 2011?
Programs that accept GRE scores are aware that all official scores are valid for 5 years and should be considered with equal preference in their admissions decisions. Check with the individual institutions to which you are applying to learn about their specific admissions requirements.
Which graduate and business school programs accept GRE scores?
Thousands of graduate and business school programs around the world accept GRE scores for admissions. Here's the complete list of accepting schools and their official ETS code number. view list >
Considering an MBA? View the rapidly growing list of business schools that accept GRE scores at ets.org/gre.
How do I access my GRE scores?
Want to know more about receiving your scores? Visit ets.org/gre.
Can I send additional score reports to my prospective schools and use the ScoreSelectSM option?
If you tested within the last five years, you can have your scores sent to as many schools as you like and use the ScoreSelectSM option to send your scores. There's a fee for each additional report and you can order online, by mail, fax or phone. To learn more, visit ets.org/gre
I took the test before August 1st, 2011. How will my prospective schools compare my scores with scores from the GRE revised General Test?
Score reports include all the information schools need to compare scores from both the tests administered prior to August 1, 2011 and the GRE revised General Test. If you tested before August 1st, your score report will include estimated scores on the 130 — 170 score scales for the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections, in addition to your scores on the prior 200 — 800 score scale. Score reports will also include percentile rank information for each section.
Plus, ETS provides concordance information, which shows the relationship between scores on both score scales.
I took the test before August 1st, 2011. Can I use my old test prep materials from the prior test format to prepare for the GRE revised General Test?
Since the GRE revised General Test features a new design and new question types, using prep from the prior test format is not recommended. The good news is FREE official test prep materials are available. learn more now>
If you need more information on the GRE General Test administered before August 1st, 2011, visit ets.org/gre.
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