GMAT Test Prep

When Sept 15 - Oct 11, 2016 - Monday & Wednesday; Oct 19 - Nov 16, 2016 - Tuesday & Thursday
Average Time to Complete 8 sessions

About the Program

JMU | Testing Preparation | Online – The JMU GMAT Prep class is ideal for anyone looking to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or other business-related advanced degree 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 GMAT. In addition to MBA programs, those pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees in business, economics, accounting, or other related fields of study may be required to sit for the GMAT.

Courses & Requirements

This course will cover:

  • Strategies for handling math questions in the confusing data sufficiency format
  • Approaches to math questions presented in abstract form
  • Tactics for translating difficult real-world word problems into algebraic expressions or equations
  • Review of the mathematical concepts tested in each of the GMAT quantitative formats
  • Spotting correct idiomatic speech in sentence completion problems
  • Understanding the key components of arguments in critical reasoning problems
  • Answering reading comprehension questions quickly, without reading the entire passage
  • Interpreting data from tables, graphs, text, and other sources
  • Dealing with multiple questions about the same data
  • Analyzing data from multiple columns for Two-Part Analysis questions
  • Utilizing the process of elimination
  • Mastering time management skills
  • Minimizing test anxiety
  • Identifying common distracters

Cost

$  899.00

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

How to Apply

Register online for the next GMAT Test Prep course.

For more information on this program, visit http://www.jmu.edu/outreach/programs/all/gmat/index.shtml