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GRE for applying to undergraduate unversities

  1. Aug 21, 2014 #1
    I'm 18 years old and I would like to know if it is possible to me to take the GRE exam
    and let's assume I passed the exam and got a good score
    would that guarantee me a scholarship?
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  3. Aug 22, 2014 #2

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    No and no.
  4. Aug 22, 2014 #3


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    The GRE exams are for graduate study. At 18 years, you are probably thinking of college? For those, one usually takes the SAT or ACT examinations.
  5. Aug 22, 2014 #4
    There would be no point. You'd be better off focusing your efforts on aceing the sat or act. If you got a good score on the gre, most undergrad scholarships would not know what to think of it and you'd be thrown into a pile of outliers that likely would not get any scholarship, even if you passed it with a great score.
  6. Aug 22, 2014 #5


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    Also note that these exams are used only by universities in the US, as far as I know. Maybe also Canada.
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