UW-La Crosse GRE Test Preparation

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

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 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.

Fee: $749

Why Should You Take the UWL GRE Prep Class? expanding section

The UWL GRE Prep Class is ideal for those seeking to begin an advanced degree from a wide range of fields. Our GRE preparation curriculum is a program developed by test-preparation experts. You’ll receive 24 hours of targeted instruction to help you fully prepare for the GRE. In addition, the GRE Prep Class course materials include GRE practice tests, so you can practice the skills and strategies you are learning in class on real test questions. In the UWL GRE Prep Class, you’ll master strategies to improve your GRE score with the help of experienced GRE instructors who care about your success.

Format expanding section

GRE Prep Classes are offered live-online, giving you the option to choose the schedule that works best for you. Our virtual classroom provides you with the flexibility to attend class from any location, the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors, and the ability to re-watch the recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 120 days after the course ends.

UWL GRE Prep Classes Offer expanding section

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 GRE program was developed by test-preparation experts, who have years of experience writing test questions and preparing students for success on standardized exams.

Superior Materials:
The GRE Prep Class includes a course workbook and the official textbook from ETS containing previously released test questions.

Online Support:
Our online support package includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues for 120 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.

Convenient Schedule Options:
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, access to online resources, and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.

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The live-online 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.

Check system compatibility:

  1. Test your system for compatibility
  2. Update your Adobe Flashplayer
  3. Download the Adobe Connect Add-In (Windows) or (Mac)

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.

GRE Prep Class Session Information expanding section

Quantitative Topics Include:

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

Verbal Topics Include:

  • Solving problems when you don’t know all 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 distractors
  • Strategies for the analytical writing section are outlined, and sample prompts with accompanying essays are discussed.
GRE Prep Class Syllabus expanding section

Session 1:
General Information; Quantitative Comparison

Session 2:
Equations and Inequalities; Reading Comprehension

Session 3:
Picking Numbers for Multiple Choice Items; Reading Comprehension

Session 4:
Number Properties; Exponents; Reading Comprehension

Session 5:
Fractions; Text Completion

Session 6:
Geometry: Lines, Angles, and Triangles; Geometry: Circles and Polygons; Text Completion

Session 7:
Geometry: Three-Dimensional Figures and the Coordinate Plane; Sentence Equivalence

Session 8:
Probability and Statistics; Data Interpretation; Analytical Writing; Sentence Equivalence

 

Cancellation Policy expanding section

Once registration has been processed, no refunds will be made.  If a cancellation is requested before the registration has been processed, a full refund minus $50 processing fee is applicable. Cancellations must be requested in writing by emailing ex@uwlax.edu.