Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
Students planning to enter graduate school after receiving a baccalaureate degree normally are expected to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Students may take the computer-based General Test up to six times per testing year. The retest policy allows students to retake the General Test after 60 days. The GRE Program has introduced a service, Scores by Phone, that allows students to learn their scores about 10 to 14 days earlier than the score report mailing dates published in the GRE Bulletin, which becomes available in June.
Preparing for the Physics Subject GRE Test
The Ohio State University Society of Physics Students in conjunction with the OSU Office of Undergraduate Studies have put together a FREE GRE preparation course. The idea is to provide materials and course structure that will help students prepare for the Physics Subject GRE Test. The web page http://www.physics.ohio-state.edu/undergrad/ugs_gre.php is the primary source for materials, schedules, and links to solutions.
How Physics Majors Perform on the GRE General Test
Results of a recent study published on-line show that, as a group, physics and astronomy majors outperform essentially all other majors on the GRE General Test!
|Major Area of Study
||Mean Combined GRE Scores (1996-1999)
|Physics and Astronomy
|Business Admin. & Management