Top Five GRE Tips

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Start studying for your GRE early. How early? You can improve on your GRE math (quantitative) scores quickly since most of it is basic, and most people just need a refresher. Building an adequate GRE vocabulary, however, takes a long time. Several months is best. Be strategic with what you study for the GRE. For example, it’s notContinue reading “Top Five GRE Tips”

Does Race Affect Academic Performance?

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It does. And so does gender. Exactly how it effects your test scores totally depends on the thoughts floating around in your head, no matter what color it is. In fact, race and gender aren’t really the culprit; for that we have to look to stereotypes. In the classic study on stereotype threat researchers Claude SteeleContinue reading “Does Race Affect Academic Performance?”

GRE Exam Scores – How Grad Schools Use Them

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Exactly how important is your GRE exam score for getting into grad school? If you’re planning on going to grad school in the near future, chances are you’ll have to take the GRE exam. Unfortunately, grad schools are all over the map on exactly how they use those scores. For some schools, it can beContinue reading “GRE Exam Scores – How Grad Schools Use Them”