Graduate School Test Prep

Graduate School Test Prep students
  • For: Anyone seeking graduate school admission and needing to prepare for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, PCAT, or TOEFL
  • Cost: $255–$625
  • Credits: No U of M credits
  • Location: Classroom or online

Gain the upper hand on the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, PCAT, or TOEFL with grad school test prep courses from the University of Minnesota.

Test prep courses help you determine your readiness for the actual exam and pinpoint those areas on which you should focus your study. Course benefits include:

  • a university-quality course at a moderate price
  • a course format designed to accommodate working adult schedules
  • knowledgeable instructors, averaging more than 10 years of experience teaching test prep courses

GMAT Preparation

Learn test-taking strategies to prepare for the verbal, quantitative, and analytical sections of the GMAT. This course, which is offered both in campus and online formats, will help you:

  • optimize your score on the GMAT
  • learn proven methods for dealing with each type of question
  • work with test simulation exercises

On-Campus

Enjoy expert instruction and personalized feedback on practice exercises. Your tuition includes three GMAT prep texts, a web tool that simulates the GMAT test environment and scoring, and supplemental handouts.

Online

This prep course is self-directed, offering the chance to work at your own pace. You can take up to five months from the time you register to complete the course. Your tuition includes course access and GMAT prep course materials.

 

Visit the MBA website for the most up-to-date information on the GMAT test.

GRE Preparation

Optimize your score on the GRE through proven test-taking strategies and simulation exercises. This course is offered in two formats:

On-Campus

On-campus classes are taught by math, verbal, and writing experts, who guide you through strategies and exercises and provide personalized feedback on your writing. Your tuition includes GRE prep materials.

Online

This self-directed courses offers you the chance to work at your own pace. You can take up to five months from the time you register to complete the course. Your tuition includes GRE prep course materials and a password to access the online GRE prep course.

LSAT Preparation

Learn test-taking strategies to prepare for the LSAT. This course will help you:

  • optimize your score on the LSAT
  • learn proven methods for dealing with each question type on the LSAT
  • work with test simulation exercises and gain confidence in your test-taking abilities

Your tuition includes:

  • LSAT prep text and supplemental handouts
  • “retired” LSAT tests and answer explanations
  • a Web tool that simulates the LSAT test environment and scoring

 

 

Related link: Law School Admission Council's website.

Math Refresher

Do you need extra help in math to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)? Review the math fundamentals pertinent to your exam with a U of M math instructor. Gain intensive math practice, guidance, and test taking strategies. Tuition includes a practice book and supplemental materials.

How do you know if you need a refresher? Take a free pretest for the GMAT or the GRE.

PCAT PREP

Learn test-taking strategies to prepare for the PCAT. This course will help you:

  • optimize your score on the PCAT
  • learn proven methods for dealing with each question type on the PCAT
  • work with test simulation exercises and gain confidence in your test-taking abilities

Your tuition includes all PCAT prep course materials.

The PCAT prep course is offered once a year in the summer. Early registration is encouraged, as courses routinely sell out.

For official PCAT testing updates and guidelines, visit Pharmacy College Admission Test website.

TOEFL

Learn important test-taking skills to prepare to take the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). This intensive course guides you through a review of the four skills assessed on the exam (reading, written expression, listening, and speaking) to help you succeed. 

While this preparation course focuses on TOEFL, the review offered during the course is also useful if you are preparing for the paper-based TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB exams.

Fall 2017

  • Sept. 5−Oct. 23, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:40−6:35 p.m.
  • Oct. 24−Dec. 15, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:40−6:35 p.m.

Register:

esl@umn.edu | 612-624-1503 | 800-234-6564