GRE Exam Prep Part I

Hours: 24 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $139.95

Course Overview:

This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GRE (Graduate Records Examinations). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GRE questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test.

Students will:
  • Review the different types of questions found on the GRE
  • Learn strategies to approach each type of question on the GRE
  • Practice using proven strategies on actual GRE questions

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Overview of GRE

Your first lesson will introduce you to the GRE. You will look at the structure and format of the actual test. You will also review key information such as when/how to register and how your test will be scored. Lastly, you will learn more about how schools use your score.

Lesson 2: General GRE test-taking strategies

This second lesson will review some basic test-taking strategies than can improve your GRE score. You will look at items like time management, how to approach certain types of questions and how to best prepare for test day.

Lesson 3: GRE Analytical Writing

In this lesson you will look, in depth, at the analytical writing section of the GRE. You will examine how it is used and how to approach it. Once you understand how it is scored, you will then review examples and the best methods to achieve the highest score.

Lesson 4: GRE Text Completion

This section will help you do best on this section that measures your ability to use information to solve text completion questions. You will learn about the format of this section and see examples of the types of problems you will encounter.

Lesson 5: GRE Sentence Equivalence

In this lesson, you will look at sentence equivalence questions from the GRE. You will see examples and strategies for answering these questions. The content of this lesson will give you more confidence as you approach this area of the test.

Lesson 6: GRE Reading Comprehension

This lesson reviews reading comprehension questions you will see on the GRE.  Reviewing examples and strategies will help you feel more comfortable with this section on test day.

Lesson 7: GRE Quantitative Section

The quantitative section of the GRE is the last section you will review in this course. You will touch on this section, but can find more details in the GRE Prep Course II.

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.