Category Archives: Admissions

GRE Subject Tests: To Take, or Not To Take

Remember when you took the SAT for the first time? You were so anxious because it was the SAT AND IT WAS THE BIGGEST TEST YOU WERE EVER GOING TO TAKE! And just as you got up to the front … Continue reading

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What is GRE Score Select?

GRE Score Select gives students who take the GRE multiple times the option of selecting which score reports are submitted to the graduate schools to which they will apply. This means that if you take the GRE more than once, … Continue reading

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Reminder — Application Deadlines

It’s that time of year again! No, not Arbor Day. Application deadlines! Just a friendly reminder from us here at Test Masters that it’s already the end of October, and application deadlines are fast approaching. Deadlines are obviously different for … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters – Admission to a Top 10 Graduate School

Ask Test Masters is a free information service offered by the GRE and graduate school admission experts at Test Masters. Reader MSAspirant asks, “Dear Test Masters, I have a score of 319 (160 Q, 159 V, 4.5 AWA) on my … Continue reading

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What is a good score on the GRE?

One of the most common questions on this blog is, “What is a good score on the GRE?” Invariably, the answer is “it depends,” and it does. Generally speaking, whether a GRE score is good (or not) is relative to … Continue reading

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How to Write Your Statement of Purpose (Part I. What do I Write About?)

How to Write Your Statement of Purpose One of the most daunting tasks of applying to graduate school is writing and submitting your statement of purpose. This is one of the few times throughout the entire admission process that the … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters – United Nations Application Pt. 1

Reader Devan Taylor asks, “I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Houston, and I am interested in working for the United Nations one day. What graduate school programs would give me an edge … Continue reading

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GRE Scores May be Down, but Competition is UP!

Our mantra at “It’s Not GREek” is “The score you want is the score that will get you into your graduate school of choice.” Though every student has different goals and ambitions, this means that you do not need to … Continue reading

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