Test Preparation

On-Campus GRE Review Schedule

Fall Session I

September 23: Reading Comprehension, 9am-1pm, GH 340
September 23: Verbal Reasoning & Essay, 2-6pm, GH 340
September 30: Discrete Quantitative I, 9am-1pm, GH 340
September 30: Discrete Quantitative II, 2-6pm, GH 340
October 14: Quantitative Comparisons/Data, 9am-1pm, GH 340

Fall Session II

November 4: Reading Comprehension, 9am-1pm, GH 340
November 4: Verbal Reasoning & Essay, 2-6pm, GH 340
November 11: Discrete Quantitative I, 9am-1pm, GH 340
November 11: Discrete Quantitative II, 2-6pm, GH 340
November 18: Quantitative Comparisons/Data, 9am-1pm, GH 340

Review Segments

Verbal Reasoning
The Verbal Reasoning section measures your ability to analyze and draw conclusions from discourse; reason from incomplete data; understand the meanings of words, sentences and entire texts; understand relationships among words, sentences and entire texts; understand relationships among words and among concepts. Your GRE instructor will guide you through the various types of questions you will encounter, teach you strategies for finding the best answer, and provide tips on developing your vocabulary.

Analytical Writing (Essay)
The GRE requires the writing of two essays: one developing an issue, and one developing an argument. Your instructor will explain the difference between these two essay types, discuss how these essays are scored, and present strategies for approaching and composing each essay.

Mathematical Skills
This section tests your knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, weighted averages, proportions, factoring polynomials, and more. The GRE instructor will teach you strategies so you can apply these concepts to the various problem types you will encounter on the test.

Presenters
Mark Mattson, M.A. Northern Illinois University

Materials include Computer Adaptive CD-ROM* (tutorial; diagnostic test; adaptive logic, analytical, and grammar skill builders; practice tests). Fee includes comprehensive workbook, several actual previous exams and a practice CD-ROM.

Cost
\$545 (\$495 if registered one week before the first class)
\$445 for NIU Students, Alumni, and Employees (\$395 if registered one week before the first class)
Registrations cannot be confirmed without payment

* Book and CD will be distributed during first class session.