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GRE Test Prep Workshop

Dates:October 14, 2017
Meets:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 1 session
Location:ETSU Gilbreath Hall 305/306
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $85.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Please provide E# if ETSU student. Registration fee includes all-day workshop, coffee and lunch.

Course Description

This course is open to non-ETSU students and current students. 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 and 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. When signing up, 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.

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


A $25 refund fee will be assessed if a refund is requested October 2-7, 2017. No refunds will be processed within 72 hours of the program date and time.