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GRE Prep On-Campus

You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The GRE Test Prep course from UNCW will give you the skills and confidence you need to maximize your performance the GRE. Sharpen your skills on actual GRE exam questions and follow our proven study plan on your way to success.

UNCW Test Prep is here to help you learn about the GRE revised 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 revised General exam—Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. We will walk you through each section and prepare you for all of the question types you are likely to encounter on test day.

Course Schedule

Start Date End Date Meeting Dates Days Times Registration
9/30/17 11/11/17 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11 Sat. 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM $749 Enroll Now

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UNCW 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 revised GRE program was developed by test prep experts, who have years of experience writing exam questions and preparing students for success on standardized exams.

Superior Materials:  The GRE Prep Course includes: The Official Guide to the GRE revised General Test, published by ETS, the official GRE provider. You also receive the GRE Student Workbook, designed to supplement your classroom lessons, and software (also distributed by ETS) that includes multiple practice items and tests.

Convenient Schedule Options: Classroom Test Prep programs are conveniently held on the campus of UNCW in Wilmington, NC. 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 and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.

Choose the Format That Works for You! 

GRE Test Prep classes are offered on campus in Wilmington and online, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that works best for you. Our classroom programs give you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting.  Who Should Take the UNCW GRE Test Prep Class?

The UNCW GRE Prep class is ideal for those seeking an advanced degree in a wide range of fields within the next five years. This course is designed for those looking to return to school, recent graduates, and current undergraduate students seeking assistance with the complex quantitative and verbal skills needed to succeed on the GRE. Fields of study that typically require or accept the GRE include: education, the physical and life sciences, engineering, social work, public administration, and business. Many MBA programs now also accept the GRE.

Session Information

Quantitative Test Topics Include:

  • Solution strategies, both for quantitative comparison and for multiple choice problems
  • Tips for breaking complex word problems into small, manageable parts
  • Tips for turning geometry 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 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 distracters
  • Additionally, strategies for the analytical writing section are outlined, and sample prompts with accompanying essays are discussed.

About Our Program

UNCW’s Test Prep program is a partner 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.  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 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