Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

GRE Test Prep

You are ready for Graduate School. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree. The GRE Test Prep course from St. Cloud State University 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.

SCSU Test Prep is here to help you learn about GRE revised General Test and gives you the skills and tools you need to maximize your potential. Our 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 the GRE.


Classroom GRE Prep Course:


Mondays & Wednesdays October 5 - October 28 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

**Early Bird Special ** Save $50 by registering by September 21, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.


Online GRE Prep Course:

Live-Online classes provide alternative schedules and the added benefit of taking the class from anywhere in the world.

* Textbooks: Textbook and workbook are included and will be mailed directly
to you -- we recommend registering early to ensure adequate time for delivery:
at least 4 business days before the first class for US students, and at least two
weeks for most international locations.


Tuesdays & Thursdays October 27 - November 19 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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**Early Bird Special ** Save $50 by registering by October 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.


Paper Registration (PDF)  (via check, money order, purchase order, payment plan)

If you'd like to spread your payments over 3 months you can consider using our payment plan.  If you are registering using the Payment Plan complete the process below then complete and submit the Registration Form above.

Payment Plan - once you have completed this process please fill out the registration form above.


Free Classroom GRE Strategy Workshop: 


Will return in Spring 2016!


Pre-registration is requested, but not required.  We look forward to seeing you!


July 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015 Schedule of Free Online GRE Workshops.       


SCSU's 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 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, 2nd Edition – the most recent publication from ETS, the official GRE provider. You also receive the GRE Student Workbook, designed to supplement your classroom lessons, and Power prep II software on CD-ROM, including a complete computer-based GRE practice exam.

Convenient Schedule Options: Classroom Test Prep programs are conveniently held at the SCSU Welcome Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota. 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.

Who Should Take the St. Cloud State University GRE Test Prep Class?

The St. Cloud State University’s 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, medicine, social work, public administration, and business. Many MBA programs now accept the GRE.

Session Information


Quantitative Test topics include:

  • picking numbers, 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

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:

St. Cloud State University’s Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps hundreds 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


Hear what others have 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."


"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."





Contact Information:


        Location:* SCSU Welcome Center

                        355 5th Ave S

                        St. Cloud, MN 56301

        Phone: 320.308.6112


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