REGISTERING FOR THE GRE TEST
There are four ways you can register for the computer-based General Test.
1. Online Registration
The easiest and fastest way to register is online. Test takers with credit cards can register online at:
- American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, and VISA are accepted.
- Registration is open 24 hours a day.
Earlier we had launched our new portal to help students applying for an MS in US – it’s called Dilip Oak Academy Online. It had lots of nifty features to begin with, but today we made it even more cooler with two cool new features: US University Admission News Updates & Roommate Finder!
US University Admissions News Updates:
Interested in keeping track of who is getting admits/rejects to which universities? Interested in finding which universities have started rolling out admission decisions? Well now you can get all the updates in your admissions news feed! (As long as you have applied to the University in Application Tracker).
For students who have given the GRE several times, the worry has always been that the universities they are sending the scores to will see their bad scores along with their good ones. Now, however that is going to change.
The ETS has introduced a feature which it calls the ScoreSelectSM Option which allows you to select which GRE scores you want to send to the universities and colleges you are applying to. Here are the details according to ETS :
The SOP, an essay of specified length which brings out your academic and professional background and achievements, is a uniquely important document. It is a crucial element of your application for MS/PhD programs in American universities.
According to preliminary data for Fall 2012 US graduate school applications statistics, it shows that overall applications from Indian students are up by 2%. But whats also interesting is, applications to graduate programs in US from China are up 14%. Which means expect more competition from your Chinese peers for your admits, and if you get admit, expect more competition for Jobs.(Although that market is recovering fast!).
Complete results are not out yet, which should be out around June. Among other findings by the survey for graduate school applications statistics for international students, conducted by Council of Graduate Schools, applications growth from India is as follows:
Overall, its in sync with how economy is moving, but far behind growth from Chinese applicants!
There is a meetup happening for Pune MIS Meet for Fall 2012 Applicants. Here is the facebook event page for more details:
We support such initiatives, so if you are arranging future meetups, let us know if we can help.
Disclaimer : Dilip Oak’s Academy is not organizing or arranging this event. However we support student initiatives.