Revised GRE Test – Debuts August 1, 2011
The current format of the GRE will end on July 31, 2011. The “Revised GRE” will debut on August 1, 2011. All the changes are of interest to many only those who take the GRE after August 1, 2011 will be affected. There will be a number of changes (including the scoring scale). The test is to become more “reasoning based”. The GRE verbal section will be changed so that questions which are dependent on knowing specific vocabulary will be removed. Much information may be found here.
Should You Take The Current GRE or Wait For The Revised GRE?
Although the Revised GRE will be administered from August 1, 2011, Revised GRE scores will not be released until November 2011.
Therefore, if you need a GRE score prior to November of 2011 you must take the current GRE.
Some topics of spectific interest are:
What are others saying about the new GRE? See the Associates Link here.