Category Archives: Admissions

Grad School Application Timeline

When is the GRE Offered? As you’re getting ready to take the GRE, you may be wondering when exactly the test dates are. Luckily, the GRE is offered year-round, so check out the official sign-up page to see your local testing … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science Universities, by Grant Funding Allocation

Which Schools Have the Most Grant Funding? When seeking out graduate programs to apply to, one of the top criteria you consider might be the availability and quality of research. Since the entire purpose of graduate programs is to contribute … Continue reading

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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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