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Hate The GMAT? 7 Reasons to Take The GRE Instead!
Potential MBA students now have a choice: you can ditch the GMAT and take the GRE instead. Here are 7 reasons why you should.
By Kevin Rocci, resident GMAT/GRE expert at Magoosh
B-school applicants, you're in luck. Potential MBA students have never been freer. Since 1953, students intent on an MBA have been restricted to one choice, which really wasn’t a choice at all. Students walked a narrow path to their degree with all aspiring students taking the GMAT. But now that is changing. Potential MBA students have a choice. Applicants can now submit GRE scores for business schools, instead of being limited to the GMAT.
Top-tier schools, like Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, UC Berkeley, Duke, MIT, NYU, and Yale all accept GRE scores, and we can expect to see more and more business programs accept the GRE. Educational Testing Service (ETS) provides a complete list of business schools that accept the GRE.
Now that you have options, how do you know if you should take the GRE? Generally speaking, there are good reasons to take the GRE instead of the GMAT. Of course the particulars will depend...