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Career Center
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Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

All GRE General tests are now given on the computer at test centers throughout the U.S. The Subject Tests are given at paper-based test centers worldwide three times a year in October, November (offered @ Hamilton), & April. Registration forms for GRE tests are available in the Career Center or may be made @ GRE On-line. The following is the closest test site in central New York:

Prometric Testing Center
212 E. Manlius St.
East Syracuse, New York
Phone: (315)433-9038

Kaplan provides a simulated computer test with online "flash feedback analysis" for both the GRE's and GMATs. The strategies for taking a computerized test are much different than for the paper and pencil tests - i.e you cannot go back and answer a question as you can for the paper test. Kaplan has produced an eight-minute video offering advice and their services which can be found on the Career Center Sunporch.

Note: Students should not take the GRE twice - don't think you can take one for practice - most schools average the two scores, rather than taking the higher score as proof of ability
 

  • GRE Online Information about the Graduate Record Examinations program. Includes sample test question and strategies for taking the test.
  • Kaplan Online Overview of the various parts of the GRE and information on the GRE CAT, the computerized test which is replacing the traditional paper and pencil GRE.
  • The Princeton Review Includes a good overview of the GRE exam and strategies for new GRE CAT format.