Category Archives: Admissions

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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Ask Test Masters – GRE Subject Tests

Sachin is a student interested in studying Computer Science at the graduate level. He recently wrote to us for advice on whether or not he should take a GRE Subject Test. Sachin asks: Hello, I’m preparing for the GRE, but … Continue reading

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The New GRE – GMAT Killer?

At one point in time, the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) was the de facto exam that students took to get into business school. But in 2006, the creators of the GMAT, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), decided to … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: Cost of Attendance and GRE Scores for an International Graduate Student

Ask Test Masters is a free informational service offered by the experts at Test Masters; you ask, we answer. Shravan, an international student interested in attending graduate school in the United States and abroad, has a few questions about admission … Continue reading

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Graduate Program Spotlight: Computer Science

It is safe to say that in the modern world, a Masters or Ph. D. in Computer Science is a safe investment; multiple professional fields have sprung up around or become increasingly associated with computer technologies. Given the increasing demand … Continue reading

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