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I took the GRE recently because I have been thinking of doing a postgraduate degree. I’ve completed the entire experience, and wanted to document my entire study process and what I could have done better. Hopefully this may be of use for those of you out there who are preparing for the GRE as well.

Basics: GRE

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standardised test that is an admissions requirement for most postgraduate degrees around the world. The GRE is owned and administered by Educational Testing Service. The broad format of the test is set out below, and it is ranked on a scaled score with 170 being the maximum.

Measure Number of Questions Allotted Time Analytical Writing
(One section with two separately timed tasks)
One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an Argument” task 30 minutes per task Verbal Reasoning
(Two sections)
20 questions …