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|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by tescoman90: 5:50pm On Nov 24, 2017|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by daseento(m): 7:04pm On Nov 24, 2017|
Hello please I want to download Magoosh 200 lesson videos. I need someone to share the link please, thanks.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by BrightFuture48: 7:56pm On Nov 24, 2017|
daseento:Check this out
You can also check page 226.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by daseento(m): 8:15pm On Nov 24, 2017|
Link is not working
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by BrightFuture48: 9:14pm On Nov 24, 2017|
daseento:here you go:
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by daseento(m): 9:32pm On Nov 24, 2017|
Thanks brightlyFuture, I already have those ones. I guess I need subscribe to access the video lessons.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 7:41am On Nov 25, 2017|
Georgia State University
Uni of Texas Dallas
Your GPA is very competitive but still there is no guarantee. You should really be looking out for schools that have your area of interest first and foremost then you can prune your list down to what seems realistic considering your profile.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 7:52am On Nov 25, 2017|
You should be optimistic; you have the GPA UofF looks out for and that you have a potential thesis advisor ought to be a good sign.
I won't rest on my laurels if I am you. You can Google "construction management grad school rankings" for example. Then look through the whole list for which school has your area of specialization or interest. After that, you can scour their site for possible average GRE scores (as I am sure your GPA will qualify just about anywhere).
Take note that average GRE score does not mean they never accepted anyone with scores less than that. So a school that might have 161Q as average could still accept you same as a score of 162-164. The ones above this, not so much.
It is always better to look for schools based on your interest first, before profile, as you could find advisors in your proposed schools that may not care about your stats so much and just be really keen on working with you.
If you have any issues finding out the average Q score of the shortlisted schools, come back here to ask me and I can help you with that.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 8:03am On Nov 25, 2017|
Congrats on your GRE.
Your chance of getting anything you want boils down to applying to the right schools. But to even do that, you need to know what you want to study and I cannot glean that from your post.
When you say you have no chance of getting your transcript by february what do you mean? You need a scanned copy for most of your applications already as most schools will not accept a students copy.
Anyways, these sort of things are usually case by case.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 8:06am On Nov 25, 2017|
Good profile Yildiz.
Most PhD programs to the B-rated programs are actually funded. So it is not the "funded" ones you should be looking for, but where you can work on the research interests you have and also where your profile can be super competitive. The funding is almost an unplanned consequence of that - for a PhD that is.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 8:08am On Nov 25, 2017|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 8:14am On Nov 25, 2017|
Start by Googling your course/interest and attaching grad school to it. See what turns up. It is better to look through the list on your own to know which school has what you are looking for. Your list should be whittled down by you and nobody else if you really want to change your moniker from lazy folk to hardworking folk.
I would only chip in 1 or 2 things if I see effort on your part. Many on here are looking for handouts while they sit idly probably twiddling their thumbs.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 8:16am On Nov 25, 2017|
Your GPA is something.
I know for sure that msinus.com contains a list of schools and the concomitant deadlines for spring, fall or summer. That list will help you.
Funny enough, I found it, when I was looking for deadlines for schools for myself.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by harthy007: 10:27am On Nov 25, 2017|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by triplemtrk: 12:59pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Good day scholars,
I just did my GRE exam last week, and it was, indeed, a very disappointing result (Q-150 and V-148 AWA-Pending).
Though my preparation was for a very short period-- less than 3 weeks combined with business (so as to raise funds).
Is there still any possibility of getting a direct PhD in US or Canada?
Here is my profile:
Course: Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Kindly help with suggestions please
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 1:32pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Ofcourse, there is a possibility with that GPA of yours. Especially in the USA.
Now Google schools that have this course and check for faculty that are into your preferred research area.
Check the admission requirements for your schools and course. Some good schools do not have much regard for the GRE for certain courses. Find out if yours qualifies in your prospective schools.
I believe your GPA, publication and IELTS are good enough so in a situation where the GRE is not highly regarded or better still, where even your scores qualify you, find out if they fund their PhDs (they most likely will). Then apply.
Try to look at Auburn and University of Iowa as well.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by denniece1(m): 1:41pm On Nov 25, 2017|
paulbets:I appreciate your response, would check the links as advised.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by denniece1(m): 1:44pm On Nov 25, 2017|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 1:57pm On Nov 25, 2017|
I know LSU will be in January. They fund MS for ChE but it is competitive as a result. Toledo too can be a safe school for you.
Personally, I would advice you to look more into direct PhDs. So Delaware, Boulders will also be good schools for that. Look at TUFTs too. They have been funding people left right and centre with your type or GPA.
Aim for toppest Q scores. It could open you up to more schools like North Carolina State in Raleigh and Ohio state.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by triplemtrk: 2:05pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Thank you very much sir
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by HOYINDARMORLAR: 2:38pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Hello house. In keeping with tradition, Here's my:
I wrote my Gre at JKK yesterday by 10:00 AM. had a not so great score.
I started serious prep two months ago. The first thing i did was take a powerprep test as my seniors here advised. The powerprep score was
I reported the score here and i was given advice on how to improve my quant score. Here is how i prepared:
I read a few essays on essay judge 2 days to test and read the commentaries as well. I also made sure i answered all AWA questions in all the practice tests i took.
I did not have enough time to prepare for this, since my quant score was the most important. I basically ignored this but i also answered the questions for all practice tests.
This was basically all I did for two whole months. After the first powerprep, the first thing i did was Study the official guide and answered all practice questions. I then moved on to the Manhattan 8 series where I only used the first 6 books. I took the manhattan practice test after these and my score was still 142. I felt I was not getting anywhere so i came back here looking for a tutor but the gurus here advised me against that and suggested more study materials. So, I moved on to watching and actively practising with all the quant videos and questions on the magoosh premium account. I would watch the videos, pause and practice and answer questions where necessary. I also solved the questions, and made sure to watch the explanation video and understand the workings on any question I missed. About 2 weeks to test, I moved on to the Manhattan 5lb book. I was on leave at the time so I was able to fully focus on studying. I skipped all the verbal questions on the 5lb and moved right to quant. I was able to solve all questions and study all the answers, especially the ones I missed.
On the day before the exam, i didn't do anything GRE related. I also made sure i got a good night's sleep so i woke up refreshed on exam day.
I got to jkk a few minutes to 10, did all the necessary things and was assigned a computer. I got my issue essay prompt and almost peed my pants, i was that scared. I sha did something sha and moved on. The argument essay was easy, was able to answer that effectively. I had VQVQV which was what i was praying for. The first verbal was a breeze, I couldn't answer 4 questions in the first quant before my time elapsed. I also didn't leave my seat during the 10 minutes break, just sat there and cried because I knew i had already failed quant. Second verbal was tougher but i pulled through, 2nd quant confirmed my suspicion that i bleeped up on the first. third verbal had like 10 RCs which is the question type i hated most. I got my score:
AW- still expecting
I didn't report my scores to any school because i felt it wasn't good enough. My profile:
CGPA - 3.03/5
GRE - 311(Q150 V161)
TOEFL - not yet
I want to apply for Masters in Finance. Would you recommend that i rewrite GRE or are there programs that can accept such poor quant score?
My initial shortlisted schools were:
University of Oregon
Georgia State University
Hult international Business school
No vex say my post long o.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by tescoman90: 2:40pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Honestly your GPA is SOMETHING ELSE
Just remember that GRE is just on part of ur application.
Plus Publication another advantage
Your are very good to go.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Yildiz: 3:34pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Scholastica16:someone suggested Oregon state university and I checked it. To my surprise they actually have my exact research interest. Now trying to mail profs
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 3:42pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Congratulations and thanks for this detailed account of your experience.
Personally, your composite score is very good and you improved tremendously from your first tentative test Q-score to your main day test score. 10 marks is huge in the GRE.
I don't see anything wrong with your schools and I believe you could get in based on how you package yourself. The only reason you would need to write another GRE is if you are aiming for way higher schools or if you got rejected now after trying.
The real question is, are you aiming solely for funding? If no. Then I think you stand a very good chance.
You can check TAMUK and Western Michigan Uni at Kalamazoo as well since your Q score is within their range. I believe anyone can get funded but not at the same time; while some might get that GA/TA/RA before leaving for the US, others might get it after a semester.
I pray you smile come fall 2018. Good luck.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by trillville(m): 3:42pm On Nov 25, 2017|
HOYINDARMORLAR, don't be so down at yourself. You studied hard and improved in your quant score. Just search for schools that admit people with similar profiles to yours.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 3:43pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Congrats. Oregon state is good and since you have matching interests, I can almost bet my afro you would get it.
PS; I have no afro but I truly believe your profile is very competitive so even if no Prof replies, still apply.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 4:55pm On Nov 25, 2017|
@Scholastica16, keep up the good work.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Nobody: 4:57pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Congratulations to all recent GRE test takers.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by HOYINDARMORLAR: 9:14pm On Nov 25, 2017|
Thank you very much. I will check out the schools you mentioned and add them to my list. I honestly thought my Q score would be too low for any school, but I'll try as you've said. I am not really concerned with funding, my sponsor-dad- is willing to pay. (yes, the $65000 for even UMD), though funding wouldn't hurt too.
Thanks for the uplifting comments.
I plan to write TOEFL next month. Do you think 2 weeks preparation will be okay? What materials can I use to prepare? Thanks as you oblige.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 10:04pm On Nov 25, 2017|
If you can pay, you would most likely get in to atleast 2 of your schools. Your Q-score is not as bad as you think. It just depends on the schools you are considering. I guess UMD is your ambitious school and that is splendid. Congrats ahead.
2 weeks might even be too much because I got bored after studying for a week. I know I can say that to you with a straight face because your V score in GRE (even from your practice tests) were very good.
So just work on the listening & speaking parts. I wager you could get the full 30 in the reading (but please don't trivialize it). I am also pretty certain your writing won't have issues so 1 week will be sufficient or atmost 2 weeks. Not a day more.
As for study materials, people used NOTEFULL (and it is well celebrated and widely recommended) but I did not. I looked at the TOEFL official guide and cracking the TOEFL - Both materials I got from that selfstudy link on page1.
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by Scholastica16: 10:04pm On Nov 25, 2017|
|Re: How To Achieve High Scores On The GRE by doziej84: 2:07am On Nov 26, 2017|
"Thanks for the interest, and you are welcome to file an online application. I have to mention that we are really in short of funding for TA and RA-ship in the next several years."
if a professor sends you the above message, would you risk your dollars to apply?
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