UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

GRE Test Preparation

GRE Test Preparation

You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! Our GRE Test Prep course from will give you the skills and confidence you need to maximize your performance on the GRE. Sharpen your skills on actual GRE exam questions and follow our proven study plan on your way to success.

UWRF Test Prep will help you learn about the GRE revised General Test and to give you the skills and tools you need to maximize your potential. Our updated, comprehensive program covers each of the three main sections of the GRE revised General exam—Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. We will walk you through each section and prepare you for all of the question types you are likely to encounter on test day.

Benefits of Our Test Prep Course

Prepare for the GRE graduate admissions exam with our test preparation classes. A highly qualified instructor delivers this online class live to provide the interactivity of a classroom experience with the convenience of an online course.

Expert Instructors: Our highly trained instructors are here for you! Our experienced instructors understand the GRE and care about helping you achieve your goals.

Proven strategies: Our revised GRE program was developed by test prep experts, who have years of experience writing exam questions and preparing students for success on standardized exams.

Superior Materials:  The Live-Online GRE Prep Course includes The Official Guide to the GRE-revised General Test published by ETS, the official GRE provider. You also receive the GRE Student Workbook, designed to supplement your classroom lessons, and software (also distributed by ETS) that includes multiple practice items and tests.

Convenient Schedule Option:  Our Live-Online class offers you the opportunity to take the class from anywhere.For those who prefer to learn in a classroom setting, we offer face-to-face classes at both the River Falls campus and the UWRF Hudson Center in Hudson, Wisc.

Value: The course fee includes all course materials and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.

 


GRE Class Content

Quantitative Test topics include:

  • Solution strategies, both for quantitative comparison and for multiple choice problems
  • Tips for breaking complex word problems into small, manageable parts 
  • Tips for turning geometry diagrams into solvable equations
  • Review of the math concepts frequently tested on the exam

Verbal Test topics include:

  • Solving problems when you don't know the vocabulary 
  • Answering reading comprehension questions quickly, without reading the entire passage 
  • Using comparison and contrast clues to solve sentence completion problems

General Topics Include:

  • Solving "Multiple Right Answer" questions
  • Utilizing the process of elimination 
  • Mastering time management skills 
  • Minimizing test anxiety 
  • Identifying common distracters 
  • Additionally, strategies for the analytical writing section are outlined, and sample prompts with accompanying essays are discussed.

 


Convenient and Flexible Live-Online Format

Live-Online GRE Test Prep classes are offered in real-time online, giving you the flexibility to attend class from anywhere. Our live-online classroom programs give you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. Live-online classes offer the same great program as the traditional GRE prep class with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors with the added benefit of watching recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends. 

System Requirements

The Live-Online GRE Prep Course is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug-in. All you need are a high-speed internet connection, speakers or head phones, and Adobe Flash Player, which can also be downloaded for free. 

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at the UWRF Continuing Education Office. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.  

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Face-to-face Classroom Format

Our expert instructors guide you through each section of the GRE exam and provide personal attention in and out of the classroom. Whether you are seeking assistance with the quantitative math skills or the verbal section of the GRE, this course is sure to help you. Learn useful study and test-taking strategies and time management skills to help limit test anxiety. We've helped hundreds gain admission into graduate school of their choice and we are ready to assist you.

This affordable and comprehensive course is offered on the UW-River Falls campus in River Falls or Hudson, Wisc. Parking is provided at no additional cost.

Each course includes 24 hours of education from a subject matter expert with several years of teaching experience. The format includes eight, classroom sessions which last three hours each.

The textbook, The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test, and a workbook are included and will be provided on the first day of class. 


Live-Online Class Dates and Rates

November 28 –  December 21, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.

January 31 – February 26, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8-11 p.m.

February 1 – February 27, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.

March 14 –  April 9, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. 

April 18 – May 14, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. 

 

Register early and save $100 off the $749 registration fee.

Online Registration

Face-to-face Class Dates and Rates

February 8 – March 6, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.

Room 120, South Hall, UWRF Campus

June 5–28, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. 

Room 120, South Hall, UWRF Campus

Registration available soon.


Withdrawal and Refunds

A participant must withdraw in writing, as received by mail, fax or email, to be eligible for a partial refund. Withdrawals received earlier than seven days before the start of the class will receive a refund less $69 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for withdrawals received later than seven days before the start of the class. See our Noncredit Payment Policy.


Yes, I'm Interested

Please send me more information about upcoming test preparation classes!
 

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Or contact:

Angela Whitaker
Outreach Program Manager
Email
715-425-3261


Free Exam Strategy Workshops

Come to an informational session where experienced test preparation instructors will share their knowledge and strategies for achieving great test results. There is no cost to participate in this workshop but advanced registration is requested.

GRE Strategy Workshop
January 25, 2018
6-7:30 p.m.
University Center
UW-River Falls Campus

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GRE Strategy Workshop
April 19, 2018
6-7:30 p.m.
University Center
UW-River Falls Campus

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Complete our Request Form to receive notification on all upcoming workshop dates.


What Our Students Say

"In taking your class, my verbal score went up 3 points and my math score up 9, giving me a 12 point increase.  320 was my goal, and there was no way I would have made it without taking your course.  Your teaching skills were fantastic and I greatly appreciate your help and guidance."

"I would 110% recommend this course to ANYONE out there who is taking the GRE.  I actually already have!  You taught me not only the math and verbal principles to be successful, but also gave me strategies on how to take the test better--that's huge."

Contact Us

Continuing Education
outreach@uwrf.edu
715-425-3256
Regional Development Building

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