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General Admissions & OTCAS Do verbal GRE scores weigh heavier than Quant?

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Hi all!

I was wondering if anyone knows how heavily the quantitative section is weighed on the GRE? I am pretty sure I have a form of dyslexic math (it exists. It's called Dyscalculia). Any who, I scored okay on my verbal and my writing and i'm confident with a bit more studying I can reach a higher score. However, I am terrified of the quant bringing down my overall average.
I'm on Magoosh, went through TWO tutors, have a 5lb practice book and a Kaplan book, alas my brain doesn't grasp anything. :(

I've taken the GRE twice.
1st time: 141
2nd time: 145

With my second scores, I do meet the bare minimum for the programs (USC, CSUDH), but I'm really shooting for something higher.

My verbal is 158 and a AWA is a 4.

Any advice?

Thank you!
 

Bokonomy

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Apply to schools that don't require GREs? I believe Samuel Merritt doesn't.
 

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Your verbal score is awesome! As long as your combined score is above 300 I think you're fine. I'd say focus on applying for now, and if a school asks you to retake, then you can do it then. I do honestly think the verbal score is a bit more important, and you're definitely not the only person who has quantitative scores lower than their verbal!
 

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Schools look at overall score generally. Specific schools would let you know if they do want a minimum for writing or qualitative.
 
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