GRE Test Prep

When Sept 14 - Oct 10, 2016; Monday & Wednesday, 7pm to 10pm.
Average Time to Complete 8 sessions

About the Program

JMU | Testing Preparation | Online – The JMU 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 designed for those looking to return to school, recent graduates, and current undergraduate students seeking 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, the physical and life sciences, engineering, social work, public administration, and business. Many MBA programs now also accept the GRE.

Courses & Requirements

This course will cover:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

Cost

$  799.00

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 GRE Test Prep course.

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