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Does anyone know if FP requires your GRE scores??

 

I have it written down that they do, but then CASPA website says they don't and now I cannot find the answer on the FP website.

Help please!

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In my opinion, I think you should take the GRE no matter what. Most schools require it or highly recommend it anyways. You don't want to limit yourself to the schools that you apply to just based on that. You want to get your application in early, but you have enough time to study for a solid month and then take them. Good luck either way!

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If you enter your scores into the CASPA application then they will be sent to every school that you're applying to regardless of their requirements. It's not required for this university though (https://portal.caspaonline.org/applicants2012/faq/ins_programs.htm).

 

That's not true.  You can enter your scores "unofficially" into CASPA, and every school can see those.  But in order for a school to see your official scores, you need to have ETS send them to your school code.  Those will then show up within CASPA as "official" scores, BUT ONLY THE SCHOOLS YOU PAY ETS TO SEND SCORES TO CAN SEE YOUR OFFICIAL SCORES.  It's in the CASPA FAQs, and the reason is that they're contractually obligated with ETS to do it this way.  I'm certain this has to do with the fact that if every applicant only had to pay to send scores to one code (say, a general CASPA code for all schools) instead of pay a fee for each and every school submitted to, ETS would go out of business.  So, no, for FP, just report your scores unofficially and save the cash for schools that ask for an official score.

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