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Office of Professional Development

School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach

Professional Development Online Registration

GRE Test Prep Workshop

Dates: October 12, 2019

Meets: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: ETSU Gilbreath Hall 305/306

Registration Fee: $85.00 *Rates may vary (Please see Fees tab below)*

Registration is not allowed at this time.
Please contact our office for more information.

Support Person: Betsy Cunningham  Phone: 423-439-8266 or 1-800-222-ETSU (3878)  Email:

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, and pie charts
  • Word problems: interpretations and strategies

No refunds will be processed within one week of program of the program date and time.


Please provide E# if ETSU student. Registration fee includes all-day workshop, coffee and lunch.
Fee: $85.00

ETSU Gilbreath Hall 305/306

441 Stout Drive
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614

Bob Gardner

Deidre Johnson


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