I sat the GRE today. I felt pretty good about the essays when I finished. I felt pretty terrible about the rest. I felt like there were a lot of words I didn't know on the Verbal and like there was a lot of math I was taking too much time on each problem on the Quantitative.
However, they give you your preliminary results immediately after finishing the exam and I got:
The verbal really blows me away. I assumed to get an 800 you would have to get everything perfect. So I suppose I assumed wrong. The quantitative score is sufficient. So all in all, I am a happy camper.