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GRE® eUpdate

November/December 2013



Dear Colleague,

This issue of the GRE® eUpdate is filled with important and good news to help you with your advising, recruitment and admissions efforts. First, our brand new GRE® Advisor Kit is here! This special online kit is designed to make it easy for you to share official GRE information with prospective graduate and business school students. There are also several events coming up, especially for graduate and business schools, where you can meet with the GRE program team to discuss your needs and more. And finally, be sure to check out "News for Business Schools" to learn about a new validity study we plan to conduct in 2014.

With the end of the year approaching, we would also like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for your continued support as we work together to advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide. We wish you peace and prosperity in 2014.


The GRE Program Team


New Advisor Kit Helps You Prepare Students for
GRE Test Success

We have received requests from graduate and business schools to provide direct access to materials that you can share with prospective applicants. We're pleased to introduce the official GRE Advisor Kit, designed specifically with you in mind. This online kit is a one-stop place where you can download and print important information about the GRE tests for students, including everything they need to know about test registration, preparation, sending scores and more! This kit provides easy to view-and-share materials in a variety of formats including brochures, flyers, fact sheets, printable posters, digital graphics and helpful links. Here's a sampling of the materials you will find:

GRE Power of Confidence Brochure (PDF)
(available in English and Chinese)

GRE Power of Confidence Flyer (PDF)
(available in multiple languages)

GRE Power of Confidence Poster (PDF)

GRE revised General Test At a Glance (PDF)

Official GRE Test Prep At a Glance (PDF)

GRE Subject Tests At a Glance (PDF)

You can access the complete GRE Advisor Kit at And from time to time, we will add new materials, so you will always have access to the most up-to-date information. Be sure to visit the page regularly to get the latest news and help as you advise your students for GRE test success!

Visit with Us at the 2013 Council of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting

Planning to attend the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) in San Diego, California, this December?

Please join Dr. David Payne and members of the GRE Program team at the ETS/CGS reception on Thursday evening, December 5, and attend the update on the GRE and TOEFL® tests during the breakfast session on Friday, December 6. Dr. Payne and ETS representatives will be onsite throughout the conference to share news, trends and some important program updates.

Also, take a moment to stop by the ETS exhibit table where you can pick up a complimentary copy of the 2013–2014 GRE Guide to the Use of Scores (PDF).

For more information about the CGS Annual Meeting, visit the CGS website.

News for Business Schools

More than 1,000 business schools around the world accept GRE scores for their MBA programs. As your business programs increase visibility about your acceptance of GRE scores, on your websites and across all of your prospect touch points, you are likely to see an increase in applicants submitting GRE scores.

ETS is conducting a GRE validity study in 2014 in which participating schools can get program-specific data to inform future admissions decisions. Business schools around the world that have full-time and/or part-time MBA programs are invited to participate. For details about the study, see our announcement (PDF) or contact Dr. John W. Young. The deadline for enrolling in the study is January 17, 2014.

See you in Singapore!

ETS is a proud co-host of the upcoming International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) being held in April 2014 in Singapore. ICAM is AACSB's premier global event, bringing together management education professionals to collaborate and explore relevant industry topics, through new and thought-provoking perspectives.

ETS is delighted to co-host this event as part of our ongoing commitment to support AACSB International and its mission to advance quality management education worldwide.

Join the ETS team at ICAM in Singapore — visit the AACSB website to find out more and register for the conference.


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GRE Events and Resources


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