Use the POWERPREP® practice tests to help you prepare for the computer-delivered GRE® General Test. The tests are designed to help you:
- Understand what's being tested
- Gain familiarity with the various question types
- Become familiar with the testing tools, including the on-screen calculator
- Practice taking the General Test under timed or untimed conditions
- Understand scoring
Three powerful tools to meet your preparation needs. Use one or all three!
POWERPREP® Test Preview Tool
Contains information to help familiarize you with the question types, test features and help tools that are available during the actual GRE General Test. This free tool can be found in the “My Test Preparation and Services” section of your ETS Account. Log in to Your ETS Account to preview the test
Two free practice tests that simulate the actual test and include the test-taker friendly design features you’ll encounter on test day, like moving back and forth between questions, changing answers within a section and the on-screen calculator. Go to the Shop for Test Preparation section in Your ETS Account to access POWERPREP™ Online
NEW! POWERPREP PLUS™ Online
Two official practice tests (sold separately), each containing a different set of never-before-published real test questions, simulate the computer-delivered test experience and provide scores within minutes for all three measures, explanations for correct answers, a score report that summarizes your performance, and more! Go to the Shop for Test Preparation section in Your ETS Account to purchase POWERPREP PLUS™ Online
Use the table below to determine which product is best for you:
|Features||POWERPREP® Test Preview Tool||POWERPREP™ Online||POWERPREP PLUS™ Online|
||Two never-before-published full-length timed practice tests (each sold separately)|
|Scores||Scores on the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures||Scores within minutes on all three measures of the test: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing|
|Correct answers||Answer key for Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning questions only.||√||√|
|Explanations for correct answers||√|
|Scored sample Analytical Writing responses and reader commentary||√||√|
|Difficulty level for each question||√|
|Problem-solving strategies used to determine correct answers in Quantitative Reasoning measure||√|
1 Users taking POWERPREP Online Practice Test 1 under untimed conditions will not receive scores on the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures.
To successfully launch the POWERPREP practice tests, your device must meet the specified System Requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions
For additional questions about the POWERPREP practice tests, view the FAQs.
The POWERPREP practice tests allow users to take the test under extended time and extra break conditions, with screen magnification and selectable colors. You can select the accommodations you require before you begin the actual test.
- PC Users: If you select screen magnification or selectable colors accommodations, you will receive an email with instructions for installing the specialized ZoomText® software that will provide the accommodations you require.
- Mac Users: If you need screen magnification or selectable colors accommodations, you will need to use your own screen color and/or magnification software when taking the POWERPREP practice tests.
Note: To ensure you have as authentic an experience as possible when taking the practice tests, do not select any accommodations that you will not be using when taking the actual test.
Test Preparation Materials in Other Accessible Formats
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