Feb 082011

Want to beat out a few more of your peers looking to get into graduate school? Now you have the chance, given an extra hour soon to be tacked on to the GRE,

Weiss said the biggest reason for the changes is an issue with the scoring scale. Currently, a perfect score on the math section only puts a student in the 94th percentile, while a 730 out of 800 on the verbal section puts a student in the 99th percentile.

And if this report is to be trusted, I suspect we’ll soon see grad school become an Olympic sport,

The current test, which is three hours long, will be changed to a four hour long test to assess one’s endurance and stamina.

Full text at: http://dailytrojan.com/2011/02/06/students-to-take-a-new-gre-exam/