GRE Exam FAQs 2020
Still, got doubts on GRE? Check out our frequently asked questions for more information on the GRE exam in Nigeria.
Q. How many times can I retake the GRE test?
A. Candidates can appear for the GRE General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period.
Q. How to register for the computer-based GRE test?
A. Registration for GRE can be done via our whatsapp, online, mail or in person at any of our office Nationwide. One can register for the GRE exam throughout the year. There are various test centres available for the GRE application. Click here to Register for the gre Exam .
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Q. Can I get admission in an MBA program after giving GRE?
A. Worldwide business schools offering MBA programs also accept GRE scores. Students, who wish to study MBA can also give GRE and enroll in top-most programs across the globe. However, it is always advisable to check with the exact requirements and the eligibility criteria of the college/university/program you want to enroll.
Q. GRE vs. GMAT: Which Exam Should You Take?
A. The major difference between GRE and GMAT is that GRE is widely accepted by colleges offering masters courses worldwide, whereas, GMAT is accepted by colleges offering business courses globally. Therefore, students who wish to enroll in a graduate school opt for GRE and those who want to attend business school take GMAT. Both the exams include a verbal and quantitative section. In the verbal section, GRE assesses the vocabulary of the candidates and in GMAT the focus in more on grammar. Further, the quantitative sections of the GMAT and GRE are quite similar.
Q. Do graduate schools have any preference when it comes to GRE and GMAT?
A. Although the general perception is that business schools prefer GMAT and graduate schools give more importance to GRE, however, there is no preference when it comes to selecting between both the exams. Still, aspirants are advised to go through the requirements of the program/institution where they wish to get enrolled before going for an exam.
A. Through GRE Score Select, candidates can select which score they want to report to the particular program they are applying to. Therefore, candidates need not cancel their scores in order to avoid reporting them. Although, candidates have the option to cancel their scores. After answering the last question, candidates will receive the option of canceling their scores. If the candidate opts for cancellation, not just one section but the complete test will be canceled.
If your one section went good but the other was not so good, then don’t cancel the test otherwise the score for even one section won’t show up. Also, your score will be displayed once you accept them. Moreover, you won’t be able to cancel your scores once you viewed them.
After seeing the score, you can select the colleges/courses you want to send your scores to. Also, the exam fee won’t be refunded after cancellation.
A. As such, there is no age limit mentioned by the ETS, the body that conducts GRE in Nigeria. Anyone, who wants to pursue a master’s degree can go for GRE if it is required by the college/university they are applying to.
All those who want to pursue masters or business degree can opt for the GRE General Test. The applicant from different academic backgrounds can give this test.
A. The aspirants can get both free and paid GRE General Test preparation material from us. With the help of preparation tools like Magoosh, candidates can experience the feel of the actual test with the same test-taker friendly-design features that one will encounter on the test day. Students can experience features like an on-screen calculator, moving back and forth between questions, and changing answers within a section. Practicing with these features will help the aspirants in developing time management strategies and will make them familiar with the type of content they are going to see the test day.
The aspirants can also get free study material for GRE Subject Tests from our official website. Those who registered for a subject test are advised to download the free practice book of the subject one wishes to appear for. The GRE Subject Test practice book comprises of a full-length test and answers key and test-taking strategies along with the information which will make them familiar with the test.
A. The scores of both GRE General and Subject tests can be viewed online. Generally, ETS, the body that conducts the GRE, declares the scores of the GRE General Test after 10 -15 days of the test. The official scores can be viewed in the ETS Account created by the aspirants at the time of registration.
Also, the result of the GRE Subject test is declared almost after five weeks of the test date. Candidates are informed through email, so they can check their ETS account and send the official score reports to the score recipients.
A. In case of the computer-delivered GRE General Test, scores the candidates are asked to designate four score recipients at the test center. They can select not to send their score reports at that time and send them at later date by paying an additional fee.
In case of a paper-delivered test, the candidates are asked to designate four score recipients at the time of registration. Candidates can choose not to report the scores at that time and send the later by paying the additional fee.
A. Additional Score Reports can be ordered online, through the mail. The aspirants are charged a fee of $27 for sending Additional Score Reports to every score recipient. Moreover, aspirants have the option of selecting the most recent, all or any specific test scores for GRE General or Subject Test. Also, the Score Report request cannot be changed, canceled or refunded once submitted.
A. The aspirant should change or cancel the test registration no later than four days before the test date or his/her test fee will be fortified. If the candidate cancels the exam within the above mentioned time period, then he/she will be refunded half of the original test fee. Apart from this, if a candidate reschedules the exam, then he/she will be charged $60.
A. Candidates can take the computer-based GRE General Test up to five times in a rolling 12-month period. Also, the candidate can retake the exam once every 30 days.
The GRE Subject test can be taken as frequently as they are conducted. Also, candidates can take this exam many times if they think their true ability is not reflected.
A. Candidates looking to pursue masters opt for the GRE General Test whereas the GRE Subject Test measures candidates’ ability in a particular subject. Before registering for the Subject test, a candidate should always check with the college/program where one is applying actually requires a GRE Subject test or not. Only then a candidate should give the subject test, else there is no need to give the subject test along with the general test.
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