GRE Exam Prep Part II

24 Hours / 180 Days / Self-Paced

Course Overview:

This course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on the GRE (Graduate Records Examinations). You will review the types of questions you will see on the test and learn how you can tackle concepts that may be new to you. You will review verbal lessons as well as quantitative lessons. You will review actual GRE questions from previous years which are an excellent way to prepare for your own test.

Students will:
  • Review the different types questions found on the GRE
  • Learn strategies to approach each type of quantitative question on the GRE
  • Practice using proven strategies on actual GRE questions
Prerequisites: 

Students are required to take GRE Exam Prep Part I before taking this course.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Overview of GRE

Your first lesson will introduce you to the GRE. You will look at the structure and format of the actual test. You will also review key information such as when/how to register and how your test will be scored. Lastly, you will learn more about how schools use your score.

Lesson 2: General GRE test-taking strategies

This second lesson will review some basic test-taking strategies than can improve your GRE score. You will look at items like time management, how to approach certain types of questions and how to best prepare for test day.

Lesson 3: Number Properties

In this lesson, you will look, in depth, at the number properties section of the GRE. You will examine how it is used and how to approach it. Once you understand how it is scored, you will then review examples and the best methods to achieve the highest score.

Lesson 4: Part to Whole Relationships

This section will help you do best on this section that measures your ability to understand part to whole relationships. You will learn about the format of this section and see examples of the types of problems you will encounter.

Lesson 5: Algebra and From Words to Algebra

In this lesson, you will look at algebra questions from the GRE. You will see examples and strategies for answering these questions. The content of this lesson will give you more confidence as you approach this area of the test.

Lesson 6: Geometry

This lesson review geometry questions you will see on the GRE.  Reviewing examples and strategies will help you feel more comfortable with this section on test day.

Lesson 7: Data Interpretation

The data interpretation section of the GRE is the last section you will review in this course. You will see sample problems and learn the best ways to approach them.

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**