Test Prep Program

GRE Prep Classes

You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The GRE Prep Class from Truman State University 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.

Truman State University 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.

Truman State University GRE Prep Classes Offer:

Expert Instructors: Our highly-trained instructors are here for you! Our experienced instructors 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: Our online support package for both in-person and live-online 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 120 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.

Convenient Schedule Options: In-person Test Prep programs are conveniently held on the campus of Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. 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.

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GRE Preparation Course Dates

Early Bird Rate (10 Business Days Prior to Class): $799
Regular Registration Fee: $899

Course Early-Bird Price Deadline Class Meeting Dates Class Meeting Times
GRE Live-Online Course
March 3-March 29, 2021
2/17/2021 3/3, 3/8, 3/10, 3/15, 3/17, 3/22, 3/24, 3/29 Monday; Wednesday -7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
March 4- March 30, 2021
2/18/2021 3/4, 3/9, 3/11, 3/16, 3/18, 3/23, 3/25, 3/30 Tuesday; Thursday – 11 PM-2 AM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
April 8-May 4, 2021
3/25/2021 4/8, 4/13, 4/15, 4/20, 4/22, 4/27, 4/29, 5/4 Tuesday; Thursday – 9 PM-Midnight ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
April 28-May 24, 2021
4/14/2021 4/28, 5/3, 5/5, 5/10, 5/12, 5/17, 5/19, 5/24 Monday; Wednesday – 7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
May 6-June 1, 2021
4/22/2021 5/6, 5/11, 5/13, 5/18, 5/20, 5/25, 5/27, 6/1 Tuesday; Thursday – 9-Midnight ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
June 2-June 28, 2021
5/19/2021 6/2, 6/7, 6/9, 6/14, 6/16, 6/21, 6/23, 6/28 Monday; Wednesday – 9 PM-Midnight ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
June 3-June 29, 2021
5/20/2021 6/3, 6/8, 6/10, 6/15, 6/17, 6/22, 6/24, 6/29 Tuesday; Thursday, 7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
June 16-July 14, 2021
6/2/2021 6/16, 6/21, 6/23, 7/28, 6/30, 7/7, 7/12, 7/14 Monday; Wednesday – 1-4 PM ET
No Course July 5
Register
GRE Live-Online Course
June 17-July 13, 2021
6/3/2021 6/17, 6/22, 6/24, 6/29, 7/1, 7/6, 7/8, 7/13 Tuesday; Thursday – 7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
July 11-August 29, 2021
6/28/2021 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 Sunday – 3-6 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
July 14-August 9, 2021
6/30/2021 7/14, 7/19, 7/21, 7/26, 7/28, 8/2, 8/4, 8/9 Monday; Wednesday – 7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
July 15-August 10, 2021
7/1/2021 7/15, 7/20, 7/22, 7/27, 7/29, 8/3, 8/5, 8/10 Tuesday; Thursday – 9-Midnight ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
August 5 – August 31, 2021
7/22/2021 8/5, 8/10, 8/12, 8/17, 8/19, 8/24, 8/26, 8/31 Tuesday; Thursday – 7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
September 9-October 5, 2021
8/26/2021 9/9, 9/14, 9/16, 9/21, 9/23, 9/28, 9/30, 10/5 Tuesday; Thursday – 9 PM-Midnight ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
September 12-November 7, 2021
8/30/2021 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7 Sunday – 3-6 PM ET
No Class October 31
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GRE Live-Online Course
September 22-October 18, 2021
9/8/2021 9/22, 9/27, 9/29, 10/4, 10/6, 10/11, 10/13, 10/18 Monday; Wednesday – 7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
September 23-October 19, 2021
9/9/2021 9/23, 9/28, 9/30, 10/5, 10/7, 10/12, 10/14, 10/19 Tuesday; Thursday, 7-10 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
October 6-November 1, 2021
9/22/2021 10/6, 10/11, 10/13, 10/18, 10/20, 10/25, 10/27, 11/1 Monday; Wednesday, 1-4 PM ET Register
GRE Live-Online Course
October 20-November 15, 2021
10/6/2021 10/20, 10/25, 10/27, 11/1, 11/3, 11/8, 11/10, 11/15 Monday; Wednesday, 7-10 PM Register
GRE Live-Online Course
October 21-November 18, 2021
10/7/2021 10/21, 10/26, 10/28, 11/2, 11/4, 11/9, 11/16, 11/18 Tuesday; Thursday – 9 PM-Midnight ET
No Class November 11
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GRE Live-Online Course
November 3-December 6, 2021
10/20/2021 11/3, 11/8, 11/10, 11/15, 11/17, 11/29, 12/1, 12/6 Monday; Wednesday – 9 PM-Midnight ET
No Class November 22 or November 24
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GRE Live-Online Course
November 4-December 9, 2021
10/21/2021 11/4, 11/9, 11/16, 11/18, 11/30, 12/2, 12/7, 12/9 Tuesday; Thursday, 7-10 PM ET
No Class November 11, 23, or 25
Register
GRE Live-Online Course
December 6-December 16, 2021
11/22/2021 12/6, 12/7, 12/8, 12/9, 12/13, 12/14, 12/15, 12/16 Monday; Tuesday; Wednesday; Thursday, 9 PM – Midnight ET Register

Why Should You Take the Truman State University GRE Prep Class?

The Truman State University 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 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. In the Truman State University GRE Prep Class, you’ll master strategies to improve your GRE score with the help of experienced GRE instructors who care about your success. 

Choose the Schedule That Works for You!

GRE Prep Classes are offered live-online, giving you the option to choose the schedule that works best for you.  Live-online classes offer the same great program as the in-person GRE Prep Class with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors and to re-watch the recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 120 days after the course ends.

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. We recommend registering at least four (4) 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 for both quantitative comparison and multiple-choice problems
  • Tips for breaking complex word problems into small, manageable parts
  • Tips for turning geometric 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

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About Our Program 

Truman State University’s Test Prep program is partnered with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students at major colleges and universities across the United States prepare for standardized testing.  Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors.  Learn more about Educational Testing Consultants at  www.etctestprep.com.

Hear What Others Have Had to Say About Our Program:

“…Upon taking the class, doing the work, and using the techniques provided in the class my score went up 100 points on the verbal and 50 points on the quantitative areas. This class was concise, educational, and very beneficial.”
Gretchen

“I truly don’t think I would have passed the exam without your class. You were very supportive and provided many insightful tips for strategies on taking the exam. I am extremely satisfied with my results and I know the course was worth every penny.”
Sandy

Request a Custom GRE Prep Class or Presentation

Truman State University Test Prep also offers customized GRE Prep programs for schools, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. If you are an academic advisor, program director, admissions department, or community leader and would like details about our custom programs or would like to request a presentation, please call our professional staff at 660-785-5384 or email us at examprep@truman.edu.

 

GRE Strategy Workshops

Join us for an informative introduction to the revised GRE. If you are preparing for graduate school, you know that success on the GRE exam will play a critical role in your acceptance into the program of your choice. You want to study with the best. Come meet with our experienced instructor to learn about the test and pick up a few tricks. We know you’ll get a lot out of this free session. Due to limited space pre-registration is encouraged.

Who Should Attend:

This free session is open to all individuals considering graduate school, including university juniors and seniors as well as those who have been out of school for a while. If you have taken the test before, this session will refresh your memory or introduce you to the revised GRE (introduced in 2011).

Free GRE Strategy Workshops – Get an Introduction to the GRE

Course Date Day of Week Time
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 03/25/2021 Thursday 9-10 PM ET Register
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 04/14/2021 Wednesday 9-10 PM ET Register
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 05/18/2021 Tuesday 9-10 PM ET Register
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 06/23/2021 Wednesday 9-10 PM ET Register
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 07/13/2021 Tuesday 9-10 PM ET Register
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 08/26/2021 Thursday 9-10 PM ET Register
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 09/08/2021 Wednesday 9-10 PM ET Register
GRE Workshop Online – Intro 10/05/2021 Tuesday 9-10 PM ET Register