If you’re considering graduate school you’ve probably that accepted you will have to take some sort of standardized test. Even though this is only one element of your application, your standardized test scores have the potential to have a huge impact on the likelihood of your being accepted into a graduate program. The GRE is the common assessment for individuals hoping to pursue a graduate degree in humanities, social, physical, and biological sciences, the GMAT is a common requirement of those who wish to pursue a business degree, the LSAT is used to assess applicants to law school, and the MCAT is a common requirement for applicants to medical schools. There are other tests admissions committees use to help them assess the abilities of their applicants including GRE subject tests, and the TOFEL. Read these articles to learn more about the standardized testing requirements in your field of interest, and discover tools and tips that may help your performance on test day.
Have you been asking yourself,"GMAT vs GRE?" Gone are the days when most business school applicants had to take the Graduate Management Admission Test, or GMAT, to be considered for entry into the graduate programs of their choosing. That's because today many academic institutions are willing to accept results from the Graduate Record Examination, or GRE, instead. Based on new data from Educational Testing Service, the company behind the GRE, more Master of Business Administration program applicants than ever before are embracing the GRE in the place of the GMAT.
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Learn what sophisticated GMAC research reveals about last-minute time-crunch strategies on the GMAT By Mike McGarry Published April 13, 2012 It’s All About Timing Of course, learning to solve problems under time pressure is an important part of preparing for the GMAT. Of course, you should do everything you can do to maximize your ability to perform at the highest level on as many questions as possible. Of course, that's what any responsible person preparing for the GMAT will strive to do.
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You are not alone if you have anxiety when it comes to taking standardized tests. Many of us have been bombarded and judged by these since a very young age and frankly they can be a poor reflection of both knowledge and intelligence for many people. Having said that, if you are looking to get into a well-regarded graduate program, chances are you will be faced with it once again. The good news is there are things you can do to ease your anxiety and help you show your true colors on exam day. Practice, Practice, Practice
Written by Annie Rose Stathes, edited by Laura Morrison for GradSchools.com, March 2014 Studying for the GRE can be a daunting and difficult task. Thankfully, Kaplan offers structured guidance, preparation, and support to students studying for standardized tests including the GRE. Kaplan’s GRE Prep courses benefit students who: Need structured support to study for the GRE Will benefit from face-to-face interaction with an instructor Need to brush-up on math, reading, and writing skills Feel overwhelmed by everything they need to know to take the GRE
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Prepare for success in one of the country’s fastest-growing career pathsi without the stress of preparing for and taking the GRE by searching for speech pathology master’s programs with no GRE. Certification and licensure as a speech-language pathologist require a master’s degree and a certain number of hands-on clinical work. List of 7 Speech Pathology Master’s Programs with No GRE Requirement
Not all Online MPA programs require a GRE for admissions! Want to 'master' the business side of public service? If so, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) may be ideal. For those already at work in the field, online MPA programs with no GRE requirements exist. These look at candidates from all sides and may be easier to apply to. Online MPA Degree Programs - What Is a Master’s in Public Administration? An MPA degree is a professional master's degree. It studies a wide range of topics that leaders and managers need to know.
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About The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Test The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Test is a multiple-choice admission test for applicants to graduate schools. The GRE is a computer-adaptive test (CAT), consisting of three core scored sections, and possibly a few variable sections: - Two essays to be written on the computer: Analysis of an Argument and Analysis of an Issue (introduced in October 2002) - One 45-minute, 28-question Math section: Problem Solving and Quantitative Comparison
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GRE Study Guide When I began my search for graduate programs in creative writing, one of the first things I did was sign up to take the GRE general test. Nearly a year before any of my applications were due, even before I was certain where I wanted to apply, I hit the study prep books. I took copious notes in the workbook portions and locked myself in my bedroom with a stopwatch for the practice tests.
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Everything you need to know about an English proficiency test Published October 29, 2010 Applying to a U.S. graduate school as an international student can be a complicated procedure. Each program will probably have different application requirements and different deadlines for materials. That is why planning ahead is crucial.
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About the GMAT Test Business schools generally use the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) to assess the quality of applicants. It is a standardized computer-adaptive test (CAT) that is delivered in English. It is typically only used as one predictor of academic success among many. Different schools will place different levels of emphasis on this test. Format
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Taking the LSAT If you are considering law school, you will almost certainly have to take the LSAT. The Law School Admission Test is required for all ABA-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools, and many others as well. When contemplating the LSAT, you might be tempted to echo Oscar Wilde's remark that "We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities." However, since it is necessary for entrance to law school, here's some information to help you as you prepare.
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Nobody likes tests, but if you're planning to go to medical school, you're almost certainly going to need to take the MCAT so here's a little information to help you on your way. Overview
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Graduate School Test Heading off to grad school? Not so fast. If you haven’t completed the GREs or the GMAT graduate school test, you should probably start preparing – and soon! In the same way that high school students take the SATs in order to apply for college, college students take the GREs or the GMAT in order to apply for graduate school.