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Whether your program has been using GRE® scores for years, you are a new GRE score user, or you advise prospective applicants to graduate and business schools around the world, stay up to date with the news and resources designed to help you get the most value from the GRE program.

What's New

The December 2016 GRE eUpdate
The latest news from the GRE Program includes information on enhancements to the GRE® Search Service and updates on other resources to help you recruit, admit or advise aspiring graduate and professional school students.

Key Trends in Graduate and Professional Education: Attracting Students in Changing Times
With support from ETS, Inside Higher Ed presents this compilation of insightful articles that explores key trends in graduate and professional education.

GRE® Search Service — Now even better!
Learn about recent enhancements to the GRE Search Service making it even easier, faster and more convenient for GRE score users to incorporate qualified prospects into ongoing recruitment campaigns.

New infographic: Important guidelines for using GRE scores
Now is the perfect time to review best practices for using GRE scores so you can identify the strongest applicants for your next incoming class. Share this infographic with your colleagues and staff.

See what’s new in the official GRE Advisor Kit
Be sure to check out recently updated items in the GRE advisor kit — including the GRE student presentation, brochure and flyers — to help you guide your students to GRE success.

GRE® revised General Test = GRE® General Test
You may notice throughout our website that the GRE revised General Test has been shortened to the GRE General Test. Nothing else has changed, just the name. Keep in mind that it may take some time to see this name change everywhere, including on the advisor kit and test preparation materials. Some research and reference documents may even permanently refer to "revised," but rest assured that GRE General Test = GRE revised General Test. It's that simple.

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Resources to Help with Using and Understanding GRE Scores

Infographic: Important guidelines for using GRE® scores
GRE scores are an important part of the higher education admissions process. Now is the perfect time to review BEST PRACTICES so you can identify the strongest applicants for your next incoming class. Share this infographic with your colleagues and staff!

GRE® Guide to the Use of Scores
Provides GRE score interpretation data and statistical information, including percentiles, concordance information, reliability coefficients and standard errors of measurement.

A Balanced Approach to GRE® Score Use
Learn how you might be missing valuable candidates in various subgroups (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender) if your program uses a cut point for GRE scores. The analyses in this publication are based on examinees who took the GRE General Test.

A Snapshot of the Individuals Who Took the GRE® General Test
This report provides characteristics of interest and performance information for test takers who took the GRE General Test between July 2013 and June 2016. The report is intended to help GRE score users understand the scores they receive and to encourage appropriate score use.

The ETS® Data Manager >>
Provides GRE score users with the ability to quickly and conveniently view applicants' scores online. Approved users can also view quick reports and create custom summary data reports. Learn more or request access.

Concordance and Other Score Interpretation Information
Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning concordance tables, information on the scoring process, interpretive data and more to help graduate and business schools in comparing applicants who tested prior to August 1, 2011, to applicants who tested after August 1, 2011.

GRE® Comparison Tool for Business Schools
Designed to help newer GRE score users understand GRE scores in the context of GMAT® scores, this easy-to-use online tool lets users calculate estimated GMAT scores by entering an applicant's GRE Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning scores on either the current or prior score scales.

Sample Institution Score Report
A sample of the current score report for the GRE General Test.

Resources to Share with Prospective Applicants

The Official GRE® Advisor Kit >>
A complete collection of resources for advisors and educators to share with students.

GRE General Test page on Facebook® >>
Where future graduate and business school students interact, get advice from ETS experts and share tips and test-taking experiences.

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