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GRE Test Prep at the University of Denver

GRE® test prep classes through University of Denver's Center for Professional Development are ideal for those seeking to begin an advanced degree from a wide range of fields. Our curriculum is developed by test preparation experts so you'll have an insider's view of what to expect on the exam. Receive 24 hours of targeted instruction to help you fully prepare for the GRE®. In addition, course materials include GRE® practice tests, so you can practice the skills and strategies you are learning in class with real test questions. You'll master strategies to improve your GRE® score with the help of experienced instructors who care about your success.

Session Information

Quantitative Topics:
  • 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 Topics:
  • 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:
  • 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.
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 Completions
Session 6: Geometry: Lines, Angles, and Triangles; Geometry: Circles and Polygons; Text Completions
Session 7: Geometry: Tree-dimensional Figures and the Coordinate Plane; Sentence Equivalence
Session 8: Probability and Statistics; Data Interpretation; Analytical Writing; Sentence Equivalence


Upcoming Start dates

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June 16, 2021

June 17, 2021

July 11, 2021

July 14, 2021

July 15, 2021

August 5, 2021

want to learn more?

Join us for a free, 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. Come meet with our experienced instructor to learn about the test and pick up a few tricks. 

Pre-register for this virtual workshop.
All workshops are 7:00 - 8:00 PM Mountain Time.

June 23, 2021

July 13, 2021

August 26, 2021

Additional Program Information

System Requirements

The live-online GRE, GMAT, and LSAT Prep Courses are offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug -in. All you need are a high-speed internet connection and speakers or head phones.

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.

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Our Partner

University of Denver'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 here.

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Contact Us

  • Center for Professional Development
    2211 S. Josephine Street, #302
    Denver, CO 80208
  • Phone: 303-871-4161
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