Anybody here take the GRE? : The B-School Application
Check GMAT Club App Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 09 Dec 2016, 21:40

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Anybody here take the GRE?

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Intern
Joined: 22 Mar 2006
Posts: 15
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Anybody here take the GRE? [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Nov 2006, 10:06
If so, how do you feel it compares to the GMAT in level of difficulty?
If there anything about it that makes it much harder / easier?

Also, with the GMAT, generally scores of 700+ are considered to be good scores. What is that number for the GRE?
SVP
Joined: 31 Jul 2006
Posts: 2304
Schools: Darden
Followers: 43

Kudos [?]: 475 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

15 Nov 2006, 14:10
I have never taken the GRE, but years ago I helped someone study for it. I think the general consensus is that 700 on each section would be about equivalent to 700 on the GMAT. I think there is a difference in the quantitative abilities of the testing pools - much more competitive for the GMAT. Not surprising because some people take the GRE to study English or History in grad school.
VP
Joined: 20 Sep 2005
Posts: 1021
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

17 Nov 2006, 16:16
I took the GRE CAT 7 years ago. Scored a 800 on the quant and analytical section (section which is no longer there). Recently, I only scored 49 (raw score) on the GMAT.

This could be because...
1. I was overconfident with my quant. skills.
2. I was too far removed from college when I took the GMAT and have lost my edge.
3. GMAT quant is harder than GRE quant

pelihu wrote:
I have never taken the GRE, but years ago I helped someone study for it. I think the general consensus is that 700 on each section would be about equivalent to 700 on the GMAT. I think there is a difference in the quantitative abilities of the testing pools - much more competitive for the GMAT. Not surprising because some people take the GRE to study English or History in grad school.
Senior Manager
Joined: 05 Oct 2005
Posts: 413
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

17 Nov 2006, 17:23
lhotseface wrote:
Recently, I only scored 49 (raw score) on the GMAT.

only... did you say "only"?
_________________
VP
Joined: 20 Sep 2005
Posts: 1021
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

17 Nov 2006, 19:56
That wasn't supposed to sound pompous..just that I expected my GRE performance to carry forward with GMAT. BTW, the demographic that I am in a qaunt score of 49 is average

tkkoh wrote:
lhotseface wrote:
Recently, I only scored 49 (raw score) on the GMAT.

only... did you say "only"?
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Accepted Students with GRE scores. Post here. 1 20 Aug 2015, 17:31
Should I take the GRE, not the GMAT? 0 31 Jul 2015, 12:28
Should I take and submit the GRE? 3 08 Apr 2014, 04:40
Thinking of taking the GRE vs. GMAT? 2 23 Oct 2011, 07:09
2 Will GMAT prepare you enough to take the GRE? 9 31 Mar 2008, 10:20
Display posts from previous: Sort by