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Admissions GRE verbal for top universities

  1. Oct 6, 2016 #1
    Hi guys,

    I wonder if I could hope to be enrolled in a top university (like MIT) for physics graduate course with GRE verbal 155?

    I have bachelor degree in physics and I am going to obtain master's degree in Spring. My GRE quant is 168, TOEFL 105, GPA 5/5, and I also have two publications in PRD and good recommendation letters, however, I am worried about verbal score.

    Should I retake GRE? Please, I need your advice. The problem is that I'm not a native speaker, I'm quite good in physics, but I do not possess a high-level English. Could they make an exception?

    Thank you.
     
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  3. Oct 8, 2016 #2
  4. Oct 8, 2016 #3

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    The verbal GRE does not have a large weight at most physics departments. However, your problem is not the GRE score, it's that you "do not possess a high-level English". Your courses will be in English, taught by professors who in many cases speak English as a second language themselves. If English is a problem now, it will be a bigger problem then.
     
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