Following article is written by Venkat Sai (News HSB Contributor).
Here is the solution for the folks who got low scores in GRE, TOEFL and IELTS but having good academics. As it can give a good perspective about your academics in spite of scoring less on standardized test.
In the ETS website you have page named as PPI( Personal Profile Index).
The PPI is all about your academic’s excellence similar to recommendation letter but here you will evaluated by 5 Professors.
What actually does PPI comprises is 6 modules which are listed below.
- Knowledge and creativity
- Communication skills
- Planning and organization
- Ethics and integrity
The questions will be asked based on these 6 modules to the EVALUATORS. There will be 24 statements which they have to respond for a respective candidate.
You have to invite 5 EVALUATORS for evaluating your academic behavior during the undergraduate program.
ETS – PPI – Steps to be followed
First, you have to create an ETS PPI Id by filling out the requirements
Second, you have choose whether you want to inspect the evaluations or not in FERPA Inspection Waiver.
Lastly, Add the EVALUATORS and report it to concerned universities which accept the report as well as GRE score card.
You can report to four universities for free if you have registered your GRE exam after May 1,2009. Additional reports can be sent for $20 each. If you haven’t registered or not taken GRE then you have to pay 20$ per report.