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GRE Test Preparation

You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The GRE Prep Class from CSUB Extended Education will give you the skills and confidence you need to maximize your performance on the GRE. Sharpen your skills on actual GRE test questions and follow our proven study plan to start on your path to success. 

Our program is designed to help you learn about the GRE 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 General Test – Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. We will walk you through each section and prepare you for the question types you are likely to encounter on test day. 

CSUB Extended Education 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 GRE program was developed by test-preparation experts, who have years of experience writing test questions and preparing students for success on standardized exams. 

Superior Materials: The GRE Prep Class includes a course workbook and the official textbook from ETS containing previously released test questions. 

Online Support: Our online support package for both in-person and live-online GRE classes includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues for 30 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over. 

Convenient Schedule Options: 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, access to online resources, and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.

GRE Test Prep Cost: 

Advance Registration (10 days or more prior to course start): $799

Regular Registration: $899


Upcoming Start Dates and Meeting Times

Start Date Meeting Dates Meeting Times
August 4, 2022 8/4, 8/9, 8/11, 8/16, 8/18, 8/23, 8/25, 8/30 4 – 7 p.m. PT
September 8, 2022 9/8, 9/13, 9/15, 9/20, 9/22, 9/27, 9/29, 10/4 6 – 9 p.m. PT
September 18, 2022 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6 12 – 3 p.m. PT
September 21, 2022 9/21, 9/26, 9/28, 10/3, 10/5, 10/10, 10/12, 10/17 4 – 7 p.m. PT
September 22, 2022 9/22, 9/27, 9/29, 10/4, 10/6, 10/11, 10/13, 10/18 4 – 7 p.m. PT
October 6, 2022 10/6, 10/11, 10/13, 10/18, 10/20, 10/25, 10/27, 11/1 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. PT
October 19, 2022 10/19, 10/24, 10/26, 11/2, 11/7, 11/9, 11/14, 11/16 6 – 9 p.m. PT
October 20, 2022 10/20, 10/25, 10/27, 11/1, 11/3, 11/8, 11/10, 11/15 4 – 7 p.m. PT
November 2, 2022 11/2, 11/7, 11/9, 11/14, 11/16, 11/28, 11/30, 12/5 4 – 7 p.m. PT
November 3, 2022 11/3, 11/8, 11/10, 11/15, 11/17, 11/29, 12/1, 12/6 6 – 9 p.m. PT
December 5, 2022 12/5, 12/6, 12/7, 12/8, 12/12, 12/13, 12/14, 12/15 4 – 7 p.m. PT

GRE Prep Class 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 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 Include: 

  • 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. 

System Requirements

The live-online GRE Prep Course is 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. 

About Our Program

CSUB Extended University GRE 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 at

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