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April 2017 Score
Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 9:22 am
I just checked my online report of my April 2017 physics GRE.
I am wondering where I can find a full list of scores and percentiles for that particular exam.
Re: April 2017 Score
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 12:56 pm
I did very poorly on the test. It was the first time I have taken it and I got a 430 on it. To be honest, I feel that the one thing that really hurt me was not spending more time mastering sophomore level physics. I spent way too much time working on difficult problems that I didn't understand, the junior and senior level Mechanics, E&M and Quantum. The test seemed to me to be about 80-90% problems that could have been solved with a great mastery of a book like Sears and Zemansky's University Physics rather than conquering the physics GRE. I would only use that book for brushing up on topics that you can find in a University Physics text. I also felt that the small amount of E&M on the test really killed me. From what I remember if was just a couple circuit problems. There were no actual integrals that I really had to solve either. Also, my lack of knowledge of optics, orbitals and Thermo absolutely killed me. IDK. I guess I should be asking how everyone else studied since 98% of you did better than me.