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The GRE® General Test

One test for graduate, business and law school

Select a step to learn more about your GRE® General Test journey.

 

Prepare to Take the GRE General Test with Confidence

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We offer a variety of free and low-cost tools to help you prepare for the GRE General Test so you can feel more confident on test day. To learn about the test and our test preparation tools directly from a GRE expert, sign up for a free virtual event.

If you have a disability or health-related need and need test preparation materials in accessible formats, visit the Materials in Accessible Formats page to see what is available and learn more about the formats provided.

 

SECTION OVERVIEWS AND SAMPLE QUESTIONS

Learn about each measure, including free sample questions and explanations, essay topics and strategies for success.

Verbal Reasoning

Quantitative Reasoning

Analytical Writing

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POWERPREP® Practice Tests


Get the experience of taking the test with practice tests that simulate the actual test.

A Deep Look at the Test


In this free, 2-hour prep session, hear directly from — and ask questions of — the people who make the GRE test!

Test Prep Videos


View five video presentations (with voice-over) and accompanying resources to help you prepare to test.

Books and Services


Prepare with these top-selling resources and services from the makers of the test.

Additional free preparation materials

Math Review


A great refresher on your basic math skills, this 100-page review covers the concepts you may see on the test.

Khan Academy® Instructional Videos


Prepare for the Quantitative Reasoning measure with videos that offer additional explanations on the concepts in the Math Review.

Math Conventions


Learn more about mathematical assumptions particular to the GRE General Test. Includes notation, terminology and more.

 

Prepare to retest with the GRE Diagnostic Service

If you’re planning to retake the test, use the GRE Diagnostic Service to help you understand your performance on questions in the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections. This free service includes the types of questions you answered correctly and incorrectly organized by skill area, and the difficulty level and time spent on each question. It’s accessible through your ETS account.