January 21, 2013
My GRE Score Says I'm Smart. Hire Me.
Benjamin Rasmussen for The Chronicle
Some college graduates are looking to improve their chances of getting hired in a tough job market by offering up an unusual credential: their scores on the Graduate Record Examination.
The standardized test also appears to be of increasing interest to employers, some of whom are using GRE scores to help them sort large numbers of applicants for scarce jobs.
The off-label use of the test, which was designed to assist in graduate-school admissions decisions, arises as critics