Should I repeat General GRE?

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nik
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Should I repeat General GRE?

Postby nik » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:54 am

My GRE scores are as follow:

Quant: 164 (88%) :?
Verbal: 142 (16%) :cry:
AWA: 3.0 (15%) :cry:
Physics: 860 (80%)

Provided that the rest of my profile is better than just 'ok', should I repeat the General GRE?
Last edited by nik on Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:51 pm, edited 3 times in total.

hermitw
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Re: Should I repeat General GRE?

Postby hermitw » Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:45 pm

depends on where you are aiming for. If top 20, yes

AEP
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Re: Should I repeat General GRE?

Postby AEP » Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:04 am

If MIT EECS, then no. They don't require GRE/PGRE

blighter
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Re: Should I repeat General GRE?

Postby blighter » Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:50 am

AEP wrote:If MIT EECS, then no. They don't require GRE/PGRE


Why would EECS at any university require PGRE?

nik
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Re: Should I repeat General GRE?

Postby nik » Mon Mar 24, 2014 12:36 am

blighter wrote:Why would EECS at any university require PGRE?


I don't know... but from the catastrophic results of my applications, now I know the answer of the question I asked... YES

blighter
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Re: Should I repeat General GRE?

Postby blighter » Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:53 am

nik wrote:
blighter wrote:Why would EECS at any university require PGRE?


I don't know... but from the catastrophic results of my applications, now I know the answer of the question I asked... YES


I think that's more due to your engineering undergrad than anything else.




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