What should I do if my GRE score is low?

10 Steps to Tackle a Low GRE ScoreOvercome a disappointing exam. Don’t let one bad test day define you. Commit to serious test prep. Restore your high school math skills. Do more reading. Take multiple practice exams. Use free test prep resources. Consider a GRE class or tutor.

What is considered a low GRE score?

Review: What You Need to Know About the Minimum GRE Score. The lowest possible score on the GRE Verbal and Quantitative sections is a 130 (with 170 the highest possible score). The lowest possible score on Analytical writing is 0 (with 6 the highest possible score).

How many times can you take the GRE?

You can take the test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days).

Is the GRE psychology test hard?

The test can be challenging, but there are plenty of things you can do to prepare for the test and get the scores you need to get admitted to a good psychology program. Get the information you need to know about the GRE Psychology Subject Test.

Does taking the GRE multiple times look bad?

You can take the GRE revised General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days). This applies even if you canceled your scores on a test taken previously. Also, taking the GRE multiple time will NOT hurt your chances of admission to graduate school.

Can I retake one section of the GRE?

When you retake the GRE, give both sections focus every time. While the new ScoreSelect option offered by ETS is a great way to send only your best test scores to schools, be aware that you cannot send only the GRE verbal score or the GRE quantitative score for a particular test.

Do GRE questions repeat?

Yes! They do repeat questions from their massive question bank. What this means is that if some of your friends took their GRE a few days before you did, then it is likely that you may see a few of their questions repeat on your exam. This is because ETS uses the same question bank to generate test-day questions.