Test Prep Courses


GRE | Live-Online and Face-to-Face


Description:

You are ready for Graduate School. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree. The GRE Test Prep course from UW La Crosse will give you the skills and confidence you need to ace the GRE. Sharpen your skills on actual GRE exam questions and follow our proven study plan on your way to success. The UW La Crosse GRE Test Prep courses are here to help you with a variety of course schedules and formats.

Now you can choose to prepare for the GRE in the classroom or online.

GRE Classroom Programs

The 24 hour of in-classroom instruction covers each of the three main sections of the GRE revised General exam - Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. During the class, your instructor will walk you through each section, tell you what has changed on the exam, and prepare you for all of the question types you are likely to encounter on the GRE.

GRE Online Test Prep Class

Now you can benefit from the quality of the University’s traditional classroom GRE Prep Class from the comfort and convenience of your home. This intensive online GRE class is delivered by a live instructor and provides you with all the interactivity of a classroom experience. Each live session is also recorded – giving you the ability to watch and re-watch the class at your convenience. Whether you are in La Crosse, across the state, or across the globe, our live-online GRE Prep class will help you prepare for this important exam.

Online Course System Requirements: The Live-Online GRE prep class is offered online using Adobe Connect software. All you need is a high speed internet connection and an Adobe Flash Player, which can be downloaded for free.

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UW-La Crosse GRE Prep Classes Offer:

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

Proven strategies: The University’s Test Prep program was developed by exam prep experts, who have years of experience writing exam questions and preparing students for success on standardized exams.

Superior Materials: The GRE Prep Course includes: The OFFICIAL GUIDE to the GRE revised General Test – the most recent publication from ETS, the official GRE provider, the GRE Student Workbook, designed to supplement your classroom lessons, and Powerprep II software on CD-ROM, including a complete simulated computer based GRE.

Convenient Location: All Classroom Test Prep programs are conveniently held on the campus of UW-La Crosse, Western Wisconsin’s leader in higher education. Live-Online classes provide alternative schedules and the added benefit of taking the class from anywhere in the world.

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

Who Should Take the GRE Test Prep Class?

The GRE Prep class is ideal for those seeking an advanced degree in a wide range of fields within the next five years. This course is ideal for anyone who has been out of school for a few years and for current undergraduate students looking for assistance with the complex quantitative and verbal skills needed to succeed on the GRE. Fields of study that typically require or accept the GRE include: Education, nursing, MBA programs, social work, or other related fields of study may be required to sit for the GRE. 

Session Information:

Quantitative Test topics include:

  • picking numbers, 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

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.

About Our Program:

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps hundreds of students at major colleges and universities across the United States. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly-trained top quality instructors. Learn more about ETC’s Live Online classes at their website: www.etctestprep.com.


2014 Spring Sessions:

ONLINE:

$749    Mon/Weds, April 23-May 19, 2014; 7-10 p.m.

2014 Summer Sessions:

FREE Strategy Workshop:

FREE    Tues, May 6, 2014; 6-7:30 p.m.; 330 Morris Hall, UW-L

FACE-TO-FACE:

$749    Tues/Thurs, June 3-26, 2014; 6-9 p.m.; 330 Morris Hall, UW-L

ONLINE:

$749    Tues/Thurs, May 22-July 1, 2014; 6-8 p.m.

$749    Tues/Thurs, July 10-August 19, 2014; 6-8 p.m.

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Cancellation Policy:
Full refunds will be given, minus $50 processing fee, if requests are submitted in writing to UW-La Crosse Continuing Education & Extension, 1725 State Street, 205 Morris Hall, La Crosse, WI 54601, and received no later than two weeks before the start of the program. No refunds will be made in the case of non-attendance or less than two week notice.


Hear what others have had to say:

"...Upon taking the class, doing the work, and using the techniques provided in the class my score went up 100 points on the verbal and 50 points on the quantitative areas. This class was concise, educational, and very beneficial." - Gretchen

"I truly don't think I would have passed the exam without your class. You were very supportive and provided many insightful tips for strategies on taking the exam. I am extremely satisfied with my results and I know the course was worth every penny." - Sandy

For more Information:
Continuing Education, 608.785.6504 or conted@uwlax.edu