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GRE Test Prep Workshop

Dates:February 23, 2013
Meets:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 1 session
Location:ETSU Gilbreath Hall 305/306
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $55.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Registration fee includes all-day workshop, continental breakfast and lunch.


Course Description

This course is open to non-ETSU students and current students. If you are a current ETSU student, please add your E# to ID field and put last date as a student at ETSU, or indicate if you have not been a student at ETSU. ETSU's School of Graduate Studies and the Office of Professional Development in the School of Continuing Studies will offer a day-long workshop to assist prospective graduate school applicants to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination.

Participants in the workshop will receive morning coffee, lunch, five hours of instruction on the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing Measures of the GRE. They will also take three half-hour practice tests, receive scores for those tests along with advice on improving their scores.

Subjects covered in the workshop will include:
   Test-taking strategies for the new GRE
   Resources to prepare for the exam
   Score scales and timing for the three measures
   Reading comprehension questions
   Select-in-Passage questions
   Text completion questions
   Sentence equivalence questions
   Analyze Issue essays
   Analyze Argument essays
   Use of prompts in the analytical writing measure
   Quantitative Comparison: Greater than/less than, comparing the sizes of parts of geometric figures
   Algebra: Recognizing graphs of functions, evaluation of functions
   Geometry: Areas of regions, lengths of geometric figures, angles
   Data interpretation: Reading graphs, interpreting tables, bar graphs, pie charts
   Word problems: interpretations and strategies