The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized exam that is an admissions requirement for many graduate schools in the United States and Canada. In recent years, the GRE has undergone some major changes in order to better reflect the skills that students need to succeed in today’s graduate programs.
Additional revisions to the exam are set to roll out in 2023, so it’s important for test-takers to understand what’s coming. Being aware of the upcoming changes to the GRE can help you form an effective study plan.
The GRE revisions set for 2023, applied for tests from September 22, 2023 onwards, are focused on making the exam an even better assessment of the skills required for rigorous graduate-level work. Here are some of the planned updates:
Below is a table of the sections and time allotted for each:
|Analytical Writing||1 section, 1 essay||30 minutes|
|Quantitative Reasoning||2 sections, 27 questions total||47 minutes total|
|Verbal Reasoning||2 sections, 27 questions total||41 minutes total|
|Total||5 sections||1 hour, 58 minutes|
These changes show that the GRE is evolving to meet the needs of graduate programs and provide test-takers with a better experience.
To succeed on the updated GRE in 2023, your prep strategy should adapt to align with the revised content and test features. Here are some tips:
Overall, focusing your study plan on the areas being enhanced will help you conquer the changes ahead.
Details of the changes: Comparing the Current and Shorter GRE® General Test (cleveracademy.vn)
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