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You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The live-online GRE Test Prep course from WKU 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.

WKU Test Prep is here to help you learn about the GRE 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 General Test—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.

Learn more about testing locations, registration, and taking the GRE exam on the ETS-GRE webpage.

  • 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 GRE Prep Class includes a course workbook that provides topic review, strategy modeling, and sample questions for practice.*
  • Online Support: Our online support package for both in-person and live-online GRE classes includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues through 120 days after your last scheduled class session, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.
  • Convenient Schedule Options: Classroom Test Prep programs are conveniently held in real-time in virtual classrooms. Our Live-Online class offers you the opportunity to take the class from anywhere at any time.
  • Value: The course fee includes all course materials and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.

*Course materials will be shipped to the address provided when you register for our live-online course. We recommend registering at least five (5) business days in advance of the course start date to facilitate timely delivery of your course materials package. Are you registering within the five (5) business days of the course start or after the course start? Not a problem. Students will be emailed digital workbook handouts for the class sessions to  facilitate participation until their course materials are delivered.

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 120 days after the course ends.

System Requirements:

The Live-Online GRE Prep Course is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free application. All you need are a high-speed internet connection and speakers or head phones.

Check your system for Compatibility

The WKU 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.

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 distractors
  • Additionally, strategies for the analytical writing section are outlined, and sample prompts with accompanying essays are discussed.
WKU’s Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands 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 Educational Testing Consultants at etctestprep.com.

"...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

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Free GRE Strategy Workshops

Join us for an informative introduction to the GRE General Test. Come meet with our experienced instructor to learn about the test and pick up a few tricks.

Who Should Attend:
This free session is open to all individuals considering graduate school, including university juniors and seniors as well as those who have been out of school for a while. If you have taken the test before, this session will refresh your memory. If you are new to the test, this session is a great introduction to the GRE General Test.  It is also a great way to sample the course experience if you are unsure that a comprehensive course is right for you.

Search for "strategy" on the full schedule to the full list of free workshops.


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 Last Modified 11/18/22