Taking the GRE® revised General Test for Business School is a Smart Move
Business schools worldwide are using GRE® scores as part of their admissions process for MBA and other graduate business programs. In fact, it's the most widely accepted measure of a student's readiness for graduate-level work — and the only test that can help you get into graduate and business school, giving you more opportunities for success (Flash).
There's never been a better time than now to take the GRE® revised General Test. It features a flexible test-taker friendly design that can mean an even better test experience for you. And the new ScoreSelectSM option lets you approach test day with more confidence knowing you can send institutions the scores you feel reflect your personal best.
Here are a few more reasons why taking the GRE revised General Test is a smart move. You can:
- Choose from thousands of graduate and business school programs around the world, including most top MBA programs ranked by The Financial Times, US News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. Examples include Harvard, IE, INSEAD, MIT Sloan, Stanford and Singapore Management University.
- Keep your options open if you're unsure about what you want to do after graduation. Take the most widely accepted graduate admissions test and give yourself more opportunities for success.
- Choose from many test locations. You can take the GRE revised General Test at about 700 locations worldwide, in more than 160 countries.
- Save money. The GRE revised General Test is less expensive than other graduate admissions tests that measure the same skills.
- Get FREE test preparation materials and more — created by the maker of the GRE tests to help you do your best on test day.
- Get added value. Sign up for the free GRE® Search Service. Plus, when you register for the GRE revised General Test, you can send four free ETS® Personal Potential Index Evaluation Reports to the graduate and business school programs of your choice. All this to help you stand out from the crowd.
Here's Why Business Schools Value GRE Scores
The GRE revised General Test measures the skills that business schools value, skills that are important for success at the graduate level: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing.
Here’s what business schools are saying:
"At Thunderbird, we have been very pleased to see the caliber of students that have applied with the GRE examination. The candidates who take the examination are extremely diverse which provides the opportunity for us, as an institution, to work with candidates from a wide array of backgrounds and undergraduate focus areas. We welcome applicants with GRE scores."
— Jay Bryant, Assistant Vice President of Admissions
Thunderbird School of Global Management
"Accepting GRE scores is a win-win for both students and the graduate program. The student now has more options, and with that, the business school becomes more diverse; with different backgrounds working together, better projects are able to be produced."
— Harvie Wilkinson, Director of MBA Programs
Gatton College of Business at the University of Kentucky
"The GRE revised General Test is robust in ensuring that test takers are ready for graduate-level work. By accepting GRE scores, we hope to attract a wider range of applicants to the SMU MBA programme."
— Jenifer Raver, MBA Programme Director
Singapore Management University, 2010–2012
"Diversity and academic excellence are important factors in the admission process at IE Business School, which is why it was an easy decision for us to accept the GRE scores for our Masters and MBA programs. While keeping to our admissions requirements, the test is a good option for those applicants considering a variety of postgraduate options."
— Lisa Bevill, Director of Admissions
IE Business School, Full-time Programs, 2010–2012
List of Business Schools That Accept GRE Scores
View the complete list of business schools that accept GRE scores for admission to their MBA programs. If you don't see the school(s) you'd like to apply to, check with their admissions office directly — more business schools are deciding to accept GRE scores every day.
- Register for the GRE revised General Test
- View a complete list of Institutions that accept GRE scores
- Learn about the new ScoreSelect option
- 2012–13 GRE® Information and Registration Bulletin
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- GRE Webinars — hosted in multiple languages and time zones!
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