What is the best way to study for the GRE and how much emphasis do schools
place on your scores??
Dec 19, '02
I think the amount of empahsis placed on the gre depends on your GPA, and sometimes the CCRN , at least this seems to be the case in some of the schools in the Philly area. Some schools specifically state that emphasis is placed on the verbal portion of the GRE. My score on the GRE was very average, nothing to write home about. However, I do have a very good GPA and a 4.0 in the sciences. I was debating whether or not to take the GRE again, but rationalized my way out of it. I am glad I did not retake it as I got accepted into my school of choice. The director complimented me on my transcripts, and that was good enough to get me accepted. So again, how much emphasis is placed on the GRE depends on your circumstances.
If i had a shot gun when I was taking the GRE, I probably would have shot the computer screen. I am sure the people sitting next to me heard me cursing at each question that came up on the screen, especially the analytical section where I was doing eenie, minnie, minny mo....
Last edit by London88 on Dec 19, '02