It’s time to reassess the use of GREs in the STEM doctoral student admissions process Sandra L. Petersen, Ph.D. Institute for Applied Life Sciences Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst A rapidly growing number of STEM doctoral programs, particularly in biomedical disciplines, are dropping the requirement for doctoral program applicants to … Read More
“We’re trying to focus on the things we know make a good researcher, which the current system doesn’t do very well.” Read the full article on Inverse: https://www.inverse.com/article/52691-gre-scores-are-a-bad-predictor-of-phd-success
Another take on standardized high-stakes tests, as presented by Joshua Katz at TEDx University of Akron
Our full writeup in Science Trends provides insight as to why the applicant pool for STEM doctoral programs is artificially limited.
Read the full paper here.
A number of institutions and STEM graduate programs are choosing to no longer require GRE scores in order to be considered for admission to their graduate programs. A list of those institutions is maintained by Dr. Joshua Hall, UNC Chapel Hill, School of medicine. If you would like your program added to the list, please … Read More