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The Value of Using the GRE General Test

Get a compelling, evidence-based rationale for the continued use of the GRE General Test as part of a thoughtful and holistic admissions process.


Comparing Admissions With and Without GRE Scores

Explore the benefits of including GRE scores compared to the drawbacks of making them optional with this side-by-side infographic.


Reporting on the Value of the GRE General Test

Discover key reporting on the value of the GRE General Tests by reputable news sources such as Inside Higher Ed and Poets&Quants.


Find answers to frequently asked questions about the validity and reliability of the GRE General Test.


Ensure Applicant
and Respect

“Admissions processes that use standardized assessments, coupled with more subjective measures like essays, internships and interviews, are inherently fairer and more respectful to applicants, while also helping institutions achieve their diversity goals.”

– Michael Cunningham, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research and Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies at Tulane University

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Leads to Better

“A complete assessment of each applicant is important to identifying the best graduate students for your program. Using GRE scores is essential in having a full understanding of the potential of each applicant.”

– Maureen Grasso, Professor of Textile Sciences and Former Graduate Dean at North Carolina State University and ETS Strategic Advisor

Supporting Insights

Learn more about what the graduate community is saying about use of GRE scores.

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ETS works with five graduate education advisors with decades of “boots on the ground” experience in graduate admissions.
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