What is the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)?

The Graduate Record Exam measures general skills acquired over a long period of time which are not related to a one area. These skills include:
  • Critical thinking and analytical writing
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Quantitative reasoning.
GRE Test Preparation The GRE is a general aptitude test, which measures your ability to learn, not what you have already learned.

The best way to prepare for this type of test is to first, know your material in depth, and understand the be ready for the different kinds of questions that will be on the test.

General aptitude tests are more about answering different types of questions and analyzing and critical thinking than about what you know.

Knowing this, you can formulate a study strategy.

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