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Professional Development Programs • GRE Prep Class

Prepare for the GRE General Test!

You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The UW Oshkosh GRE Prep Class will give you the skills and confidence you need to maximize your performance on the GRE. Sharpen your skills on actual GRE test questions and follow our proven study plan to start on your path to success.

UW Oshkosh GRE 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 the question types you are likely to encounter on test day.

GRE Prep Classes Offer:

Expert Instructors: Highly-trained, experienced instructors that 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: GRE classes includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues for 30 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.

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

 

Learn Through Online, Live Courses

View the 2020 course start dates below! To register for an upcoming class, visit our registration page.

Start DateEnd DateMeeting DatesDaysStart Time End Time
01/2902/261/29, 2/3, 2/5, 2/10, 2/12, 2/19, 2/24, 2/26Mon. / Weds.8 p.m.11 p.m.
02/0603/03
2/6, 2/11, 2/13, 2/18, 2/20, 2/25, 2/27, 3/3Tues. / Thurs.6 p.m.9 p.m.
03/0503/313/5, 3/10, 3/12, 3/17, 3/19, 3/24, 3/26, 3/31Tues. / Thurs.11 p.m.2 a.m.
03/1804/133/18, 3/23, 3/25, 3/30, 4/1, 4/6, 4/8, 4/13Mon. / Weds.6 p.m.9 p.m.
04/0905/054/9, 4/14, 4/16, 4/21, 4/23, 4/28, 4/30, 5/5Tues. / Thurs.8 p.m.11 p.m.
04/2205/184/22, 4/27, 4/29, 5/4, 5/6, 5/11, 5/13, 5/18Mon. / Weds.6 p.m.9 p.m.
05/0706/025/7, 5/12, 5/14, 5/19, 5/21, 5/26, 5/28, 6/2Tues. / Thurs.8 p.m.11 p.m.
06/0306/296/3, 6/8, 6/10, 6/15, 6/17, 6/22, 6/24, 6/29Mon. / Weds.8 p.m.11 p.m.
06/0406/306/4, 6/9, 6/11, 6/16, 6/18, 6/23, 6/25, 6/30Tues. / Thurs.6 p.m.9 p.m.
06/1707/136/17, 6/22, 6/24, 6/29, 7/1, 7/6, 7/8, 7/13Mon. / Weds.6 p.m.9 p.m.

Why Should You Take the GRE Prep Class?

The UW Oshkosh 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 a 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. You’ll master strategies to improve your GRE score with the help of experienced GRE instructors who care about your success.

System Requirements

The live-online GRE Prep Course is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug-in. All you need are a high-speed internet connection and speakers or headphones.

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at the UW Oshkosh Division of Online and Continuing Education Office. We recommend registering for at least four business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.

Check your system for Compatibility

GRE Prep Class Session Information

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 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
  • Additionally, strategies for the analytical writing section are outlined, and sample prompts with accompanying essays are discussed.

GRE Prep Class Syllabus

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