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The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is the entrance exam that most veterinary schools require. It consists of 3 sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Most students take this exam in the spring or early summer of the year in which they apply. The exam can be taken on weekday morning or afternoons, is computer driven, and your score is given to you at the conclusion. You can take the exam more than once, yet you must wait 30 days in between testing. This exam is similar to the SAT or ACT and many students get a study guide to refresh memories, and then take the exam.  Registration for the exam is on-line at: http://www.ets.org/gre.

It is strongly suggested to prepare and take the GRE in the spring of your junior year or early summer between your junior and senior year of college.  Then, if you decided to re-take the test, you should have plenty of time before applications are due.