Argentina, Uruguay and the Caribbean have the best undergrad students

Undergraduate students from Argentina, Uruguay and several Caribbean nations were among the best performing in the region in the Graduate Record Examinations ranking, GRE (full table can be downloaded below). The tests in the ranking were taken between July 2014 and June 2015. In the GRE tests, which is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States, the students were measured by their performance in quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning and analytical writing. Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Peru were among those that got higher scores than students in Finland or the U.S. The results reflect the overall improvement of education in the region in Latin Trade’s Education Index, where Argentina leads in almost all categories (education quality, mean […]

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