ETS will offer Revised GRE starting August 1, 2011. Here is a list of frequently asked questions about New GRE 2011.
How to Prepare for New GRE?
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What is the format of Revised GRE?
- You can go back to edit your answers.
- Built-in Calculator is available.
- New question types will appear in Verbal and Quantitative sections.
I took New GRE, but Scores were reported in Old GRE 800 Scale?
After completing the New GRE General Test, you will receive preliminary scores at the GRE test center.
If you test between August and November 2011, you will see score ranges for the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning on the earlier 200 – 800 scales. The score ranges provided are intended to give you a sense of your performance on the two measures.
Beginning in November 2011, you will see your unofficial scores for the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures that are based on the new 130 – 170 score scales.
Books for Revised GRE 2011?
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Is New GRE Computer Adaptive like Old GRE?
New GRE modified version of computer adaptive test. Unlike previous GRE format, where question level depends on answer to current question.
With Revised GRE, test is Section-wise adaptive. Difficulty of next section, depends on how well performed in previous section.
What will be the new scoring system in Revised GRE?
- In current GRE pattern, Verbal and Quantitative section’s score range between 200 to 800.
- In Revised GRE, scoring scale for Verbal and Math section will be 130 to 170 with 1 point increment.
- Analytical writing will be 0 to 6.
What will be the fees for Revised GRE Exam?
GRE Test takers can save 50% on Revised GRE, if you register to take the test between August 1 and September 30, 2011. As of now GRE test registration fees ar as follows
- $160 – U.S. Puerto Rico
- $205 – China (Hong Kong, Korea)
- $190- all other locations
- $140 – Subject Tests (USA)
- $160 – Subject Tests – All other locations
Changes to GRE Score Reporting Schedule
- If you take the GRE revised General Test during between August 1 and September 30, 2011, your scores sent to universities by mid-November 2011.
- If you take the GRE revised General Test in October – November, scores reported in mid- to late-November.
- In December 2011††, normal score reporting resumes. Your score report will be sent 10 – 15 days after the test date.
Take GRE Exam before Jul 31, 2011. So, ETS can send test scores to universities before November 2011.
What is the last date to take GRE exam in current format?
ETS will offer Revised GRE from Aug 1, 2011. Current GRE pattern will no longer offered from Aug 1, 2011.
Is it Revised GRE Easy compared to current GRE questions?
You can find sample revised GRE Questions. Take the test and decide for yourself.
How long will current GRE Score be valid?
GRE Scores are valid for 5 years from your test date. Even though GRE pattern changes from Aug 1, 2011, you can apply using current format GRE score for upto 5 years.
This mix of score reporting will be most prevalent in the first year of the revised test, but can continue for the next five years until prior scores are no longer valid. It’s important for you to know that all official GRE scores are valid and should be considered with equal preference in your admissions decision. However, if an applicant presents two sets of scores, use the new score as part of your consideration for admissions, since the revised test is more closely aligned with the skills needed in graduate and business school programs. For more information on important score topics check back regularly for more webinars and videos that will provide updates and guidance.
Free Test Prep Materials
Make use of free revised GRE test prep materials from ETS and get the feel for new test format.
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When to Take New GRE?
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I heard About Negative Marks in New GRE?
Revised GRE doesn’t have negative marking.