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GRE for Institutions
Information about the GRE from an institutional perspective. GRE test scores provide graduate and business schools around the world with an objective and common measure for evaluating and comparing the qualifications of applicants with differing educational and cultural backgrounds. GRE scores are used by admissions and fellowship panels to supplement undergraduate records, including grades and recommendations, and other qualifications for graduate-level study.
This portion of the libguide provides links to various online resources related to the GRE.
The free POWERPREP® II software allows you to download the comprehensive overviews of each section of the GRE® revised General Test available on this website. It also contains a Test Preview Tool and a Practice Test to help you get ready for test day.
GRE test preparation
Since the GRE revised General Test, which was introduced in August 2011, features a new design and new question types, using test prep for the prior version of the GRE® General Test is not recommended. The good news is FREE official test prep materials are available right here.
Getting an advanced degree can create many opportunities. The GRE® revised General Test — the most widely accepted graduate admissions test worldwide — can bring you one step closer to achieving your career goals. And there has never been a better time to take the one test that gives you more opportunities for your future.
McGraw Hills Practice Plus
Online Practice Test for the GRE Take a full-length GRE practice test to assess where you are in your preparation and get comfortable with the test format. Requires User Registration
Petersons: The GRE Test: What you need to know
An overview of the GRE plus other test information. Some points of interest may require a fee.
Princeton Review: GRE Online Practice Test
Allows you to take a free computer adaptive version of the GRE test. Other Princeton Review classes and material are available for a fee.
A free online book with tips on taking the GRE
Chegg Test Prep: GRE
Get instant access to hundreds of GRE test prep guides.
About the GRE
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) measures a student's verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills. The general test is not specific to any individual field of study, but measures skills important for success in graduate or business school.