GRE Preparation Course

Do you want to prepare for the GRE but don't have hundreds of dollars to spend on a preparation course? Then the Learning Center's 6 week GRE Preparation Course is the one for you.

The GRE Preparation Course is designed to:

  • Assess your current performance and help you create goals relevant to your intended graduate programs' requirements
  • Give you an overview of the test format and structure
  • Help you learn the different question types and successful strategies for each question type
  • Help you individualize effective time-saving strategies based on your strengths and weaknesses
  • Teach you what content is assessed by the test
  • Help you determine what content areas you need to improve and provide ways for you to improve those skills
  • Provide in-class instruction on all strategies taught
  • Allow for hands-on practice of the computer format through the use of an on-line program
  • Provide (optional) out-of-class practice to allow you to continue to improve your skills even after the course ends

Topics Include:

  • Test Format & Structure
  • Question Types
  • Content Assessed
  • Effective Test Taking Strategies

How does the GRE Preparation Course work?

  • There is an $80 fee for materials The class meets once a week (90 minutes) for six weeks
  • Sessions are offered in the fall, summer, and spring
  • You are encouraged and welcome to bring a meal or snacks as the times are usually over mealtime hours
  • Contact the Learning Center at (940) 369-7006 or stop by Sage 315 to register. Spots fill up quickly, so please register as soon as possible.
  • The Learning Center Refund Policy dictates that no refund shall be given after 4pm on the Friday before your class begins.

*Please note, payment in the form of cash or check is required to guarantee your spot in the class.*

For questions regarding the GRE Preparation Course, you can contact Allyson Gardner at

Spring 2018 GRE Preparation Course Schedules:

Session #1: Week of January 29th - Week of March 5th

The courses during this session will start the week of January 29th.  The last class will be held the week of March 5th.

  • Option #1: Mondays 6:30-8pm (1/29-3/5)
  • Option #2: Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm (1/30-3/6)
  • Option #3: Thursdays 12:30-2pm (2/1-3/8)

Session #2: Week of March 19th - Week of April 23rd

The courses during this session will start the week of March 19th.  The last class will be held the week of April 23rd.

  • Option #1: Mondays 12-1:30pm (3/19-4/23)
  • Option #2: Tuesdays 6:30-8pm (3/20-4/24)
  • Option #3: Wednesdays 11:30am-1pm (3/21-4/25)

Please note this workshop is available only to UNT students and staff.