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GRE Comprehensive Test Preparation

If you need help preparing for the GRE exam, this comprehensive GRE prep course is an excellent option. It provides an in-depth understanding of the entire GRE exam, covering the material necessary for the mathematics, verbal, and analytical writing sections. The course is divided into six sessions, with two sessions devoted to each section of the exam. The verbal review will provide analytical strategies to improve verbal scores. The writing review sessions will cover both issue and argument analysis essays, addressing structure, argument, the choice and presentation of evidence, and common faults in English grammar and style. The math review will cover the basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data analysis needed for the quantitative section, as well as addressing common tricks, mistakes, and pitfalls. We will also discuss the role the GRE score plays in graduate admissions and provide tips on preparing the strongest possible graduate school application. This GRE Preparation course will guide you through the GRE exam and ensure substantial improvement on your potential GRE score. Textbook is not included.

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Explain the GRE's role in the graduate school admissions process
  • Identify elements of a strong graduate school application
  • Describe the components of the mathematics, verbal, and analytical writing sections
  • Identify common tricks, mistakes, and pitfalls
  • Evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses
  • Apply analytical strategies to maximize time both in preparing and on test day


Course Content

What will be covered :

  • Session I
    Overview of the GRE's format. Introduction to the course. The significance of the GRE and its role in graduate admissions. Overview of the graduate admissions process. Advice on preparing a successful application to graduate school. The essential elements of a strong application. Diagnostic Test.
  • Session II
    Review Diagnostic Test. General Math Strategies. Quantitative Comparison Strategies
  • Session III
    Math Review: Geometry & General Mathematics Review
  • Session IV
    Math Review: Problem Solving & Word Problem Types
  • Session V
    Verbal Review: Text Completion Questions, Sentence Equivalence Questions & Reading Comprehension Questions
  • Session VI
    Reading Comprehension, continued
    Analytical Writing Review:
    Structure of the Argument Essays
    Types of Argument
    Typical flaws of each type
    Structure of the Issue Essay
    Paragraph Structure
    Common Problems