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Test Prep

This is a guide to test preparation resources for standardized tests such as the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, NCLEX, and more!

Graduate Record Examination - What to Expect

The GRE is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for many graduate schools in the United States and Canada.

Duration: About 3 hours and 45 minutes (includes 1-minute breaks after each section and a 10-minute break after third section)

Score Range: 260-340

Average Cost: $220

Test Structure
Section # of Questions Time
Analytical Writing (One section w/ two separately timed tasks)
One "Analyze an Issue" task
One "Analyze an Argument" task
30 min. per task
Verbal Reasoning (Two sections) 20 questions per section 30 min. per section
Quantitative Reasoning (Two sections) 20 questions per section 35 min. per section
Unscored or Research Section Varies Varies

Additional Online Resources:

Visit the official GRE Website.

Math Review (PDF download)

Khan Academy Instructional Videos


GRE Exam Prep Books

Print copies are available on reserve at Bruno Business Library, Gorgas Library, and Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering.

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