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Computer Adaptive Testing

Understanding the section adaptive nature of the GRE is crucial for test-takers to maximize their scoring potential.
  • The GRE is a section adaptive test, meaning the difficulty of the second section is determined by performance in the first.
  • Math and verbal sections are scored separately, and performance in one does not affect the other.
  • The first sections are of medium difficulty but contain a mix of easy and difficult questions.
  • Scoring is influenced by the difficulty of the second section; harder questions carry more weight.
  • Performing well in the first section is essential for unlocking access to a higher scoring range.
Introduction to Section Adaptivity
Understanding the GRE's Adaptive Nature
Scoring Implications of Section Adaptivity