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I am currently a junior psychology major and will be applying to 2 or 3 MSW programs next year. The 2 I will apply to for sure don't require the GRE if you have a GPA of 3.0 or above. I currently have a 3.0 and will be raising over the next year. The 3rd program requires the GRE regardless, but I dont particularly want to go there but was going to do it as sort of a back up. Because of my mentor's help and her arranging interviews with various people she knows personally in the field I want to be in, I have been told by another professor I have a very good chance of getting into my undergrad school's MSW program and being funded pretty well if not completely.
So I wonder if I should waste the money on the GRE for the one back up program, or will it bolster my applications for the schools I want to apply to even if I don't need it?Should i just not bother at all with the GRE?:confused:

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I would just take it. It can open up your options if you ever decide to you want to go for another degree or try more schools. I ended up taking the psychology subject one and dont need it anymore, but its nice to have it done if I ever do decide to apply somewhere that requires it.
But in the end it is really up to you, maybe you really are really only interested in these two schools that dont require it.
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