NEW: A free, timed practice test for the shorter GRE is now available. Get “POWERPREP® Online — Practice Test 1 for the Shorter GRE” now.
The world’s most widely used test for admission to graduate and professional programs, including business and law, is getting better! On September 22, 2023, the GRE® General Test will be shortened from just under 4 hours to just under 2, and will report scores faster, helping you submit your applications sooner!
The shorter test will:
Here’s what to expect for tests starting September 22, 2023.
|Analytical Writing||1 section, 1 essay task||30 minutes|
|Quantitative Reasoning||2 sections, 27 questions total||47 minutes|
|Verbal Reasoning||2 sections, 27 questions total||
|Total Time||1 hour, 58 minutes|
In celebration of our move to the shorter test, we’re offering the following discounts:
Learn more about the deals and review the full terms and conditions at takethegre.org/summersale.
One free, time practice test, “POWERPREP® Online — Practice Test 1 for the Shorter GRE,” is available now. More materials specifically designed for the shorter test will be available in the coming weeks. To be notified when these materials are available, sign up.
In the meantime, as all GRE General Test question types will remain the same except for the removal of the “Analyze an Argument” task from the Analytical Writing section, you can use existing free and low-cost prep materials. You can also attend our free, monthly prep webinar.
To register, follow the normal registration process, outlined in the GRE® Information Bulletin (PDF). Registration for the shorter test is open now; simply choose a test date on or after September 22, 2023.
Want to better understand how the shorter GRE will compare to the current test? Want to switch your test date to on or after September 22? Find answers to these questions and more.