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This short course is comprised of 16 hours of knowledgeable instruction.
The GRE review is designed to familiarize the student with the various aspects of the Graduate Record Examination. This course presents an overview of the structure of the test and the format of the questions. The review focuses on successful techniques for both the Verbal and Quantitative sections of the exam. The Verbal review emphasizes strategies for answering the four types of questions--analogies, reading comprehension, antonyms, and sentence completion. A thorough mathematics review is presented emphasizing the rules and formulas needed from the areas of arithmetic, geometry and algebra. Additional practice in these areas is gained by applying these principles to both quantitative comparison and discrete quantitative types of questions that appear on the mathematics portion of the test.
The difference between the Fast Track Review Course and the 24-hour course is the time spent reviewing the previous week’s homework. Only a small amount of time is allotted to homework review in the short course, thus the student must refer to explanations provided by the book instead of the formal in-class discussion. Pre and post practice tests are cut from the schedule. Other than that the content is the same—just presented in a condensed format. The advantage of the 24-hour course over the short course is the amount of time spent on each topic, which allows for more discussion and in-class examples.
UCF-Test Prep only provides test preparation review courses and does not provide registration for the actual exam. Please click the link below to get more details on the exam you are interested in or to register for this particular exam.
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On-site Review Courses
Looking to offer a review program on-site? "Bringing UCF to You" with convenient, discounted on-site review courses provided in various, flexible course format options. Whether you would like to offer your own private course or be able to provide a special discount to your students, UCF Test Prep is here to assist you in making your students successful. We bring the most comprehensive and affordable training to your location for your students.
For more details on this training option, please contact UCF Test Prep at (407) 882-8378 or email email@example.com
Students are responsible for providing their own copy of the textbook.
Verbal Reasoning-- The verbal section includes two new sentence completion types: sentence equivalence questions, for which test takers must identify two correct answers to receive credit; and text completion questions, some involving passages of several sentences and requiring test takers to fill in up to three blanks. Reading comprehension questions may now have more than one correct answer. Some reading questions will involve selecting individual sentences with passages.
Quantitative Reasoning-- This section contains standard multiple-choice questions, as well as quantitative comparison questions.
The Core Mathematical Concepts for Students is designed to familiarize you with the basic math concepts that are tested in the GRE, GMAT, ACT, and SAT. These exercises are designed to reacquaint you with concepts that you may not have seen for some time. These tutorials help you practice the different types of problems for each math concept, and the different ways each concept is used. There is also an answer key for you to use when you are done with each exercise so that you can check your answers.
Students will receive an Answer Key for the Core Mathematical Concepts
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University of Central Florida
Division of Continuing Education
3280 Progress Dr. Suite 700
Orlando, FL 32826
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer Tutoring?
Yes, Tutors are available to prepare students for the GRE, GMAT, ACT, and SAT tests. Please visit our tutoring page for more information. Test Prep Tutoring
Do you have payment plans?
Full payment is due before the class begins. If you decide to set up a payment plan, you must fill out a Deferred Payment Plan Form. Contact our office for more information and for approval.
Why is your test preparation class so much cheaper than other test preparation classes I have found?
Our goal is to offer a quality service at an affordable price and ultimately assist potential undergraduate, graduate, and professional level students with enrollment into a degree program.
Can I register for my exam with you?
We do not manage any of the actual exams. Students need to go to the selected exam's website to sign up for a test date. The links below will provide students with the most up to date details on the actual exam, testing site locations, dates, and exam fee.
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Should I take the GMAT or GRE review?
The GMAT exam is required for the MBA programs and most business graduate schools. Non-business graduate schools usually require the GRE exam. Students are advised to consult with their school department to see which test scores are required.
Is the test included in the class?
Students will be given practice tests, quizzes, testing strategies, and homework assignments to prepare them for the exam. We do not administer the actual exam. The test must be arranged separately with a testing facility.
Do you offer a free practice exam?
We provide free practice exam links on each of our test preparation review pages. UCF Test Prep is not affiliated with these sites. These are references from the official testing organizations that administer each exam. We feel each will be beneficial in providing core concepts to students.
On the "Resources Tab" we have helpful tutorials to familiarize you with core mathematical concepts. These exercises are designed to explain concepts that you may have not seen for some time. There is an answer key to use with each exercise so you can check your answers.
I tried to register and make payment but the page timed out and I can't log back in. What do I do?
If you are having trouble making payment or logging in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-882-8378 to complete payment.
What do I do if I am going to miss a class session?
Please contact us if you know in advance that you will be missing a class or if you have already missed a class after the course has started. We will notify the instructor and will work with the student based on the conditions of the absence.
Test Preparation Transfer and Refund Policy
All refund requests will be required to follow the Division of Continuing Education refund policy.
UCF Test Prep Administration will approve all transfer requests, and notify the student of the decision and any pertinent information. Instructors do not have the authority to make decisions on this policy. Notification to instructors does not constitute transfer from the class. The required UCF Test Prep Transfer Request Form must be completed and submitted for review.
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1. Complete the transfer form: You, the student, must notify the Division of Continuing Education that you wish to transfer from the registered course. Download the transfer form from the UCF Test Prep website. This first step in the process is the most essential. We will consider your transfer request active on the day and time that we physically receive the signed form. Any transfer forms received outside of our regular business hours of Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM will be considered “received” on our next regular business day.
2. Payment: There is a payment required for transferring to another course. A percentage of your registration fee is applied as a credit to the new transfer course. The credit is determined based on how much of the course is remaining, and not on how many classes that you have attended or missed.
We determine the remaining time for the course from the point in time we receive the transfer form, not from the time it is dated and signed. Only class times that meet after we receive the transfer form will count as remaining course time.
The credit is applied to the current registration fee of the course being transferred to, and any remaining balance will need to be paid by the student. There is also an additional transfer fee of $50.00 (fifty dollars) that is added to your registration fee. The $50.00 transfer fee is required to be paid regardless of how much the credit is.
Transfers for LSAT and MCAT/PCAT/OAT/DAT will be handled on a case-by-case basis, please contact our office at 407.882.TEST (8378).
No portion of your registration fee can be applied to another DCE program or transferred to another person.
UCF Test Prep will not refund textbook purchases, nor will we supply the textbook for the transfer course.
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With over 16 years of experience the UCF Test Prep staff contributes to the development and administration of the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, and Teaching Certificate Preparation Course Reviews. As part of the University of Central Florida - Division of Continuing Education, we believe the UCF Creed of Integrity, scholarship, community, creativity and excellence are the core values that guide our conduct, performance, and decisions. Our goal is to make sure customers receive the help they need. We will provide each student with the best customer service available, always follow-up when needed to ensure students are satisfied and receive the information that they were seeking, set customer expectation based on what can be delivered and realistically met, and treat all customers with professionalism and courtesy, while expediting service request.
UCF Test Prep Program Staff
Program Coordinator and Customer Support
Austin is involved in direct programmatic, customer and instructional support for the following programs: UCF-Test Prep, ROPES Programs, Insurance Adjuster Training, Home Inspection, as well as specific client-based corporate/on-site training initiatives. He offers the upmost in quality customer service to provide specific program details and course schedule information to potential and current students/participants. Austin is also responsible for maintaining daily enrollment management services, assisting with marketing efforts, and interacting as the instructional liaison for each program he supports, maintaining cohesion between instructor assignments, compensation and logistical support.
Program Coordinator and Customer Support
Kim is involved in direct programmatic, customer and instructional support for the following programs: UCF-Test Prep; UCF-Test Prep Tutoring Services, Insurance Adjuster Training, Financial and Retirement Strategy Series, RMA School of Commercial Lending Program, Summer Camps, and Certified Financial Planning Program, as well as specific client-based corporate/on-site training initiatives. She offers the up most in quality customer service to provide specific program details and course schedule information to potential and current students/participants. Kim is also responsible for maintaining daily enrollment management services, data and report analysis as well as interacting as the instructional liaison for each program she supports, maintaining cohesion between instructor assignments, compensation and logistical support.
Assistant Division Director
UCF Test Prep Program Director
Chris brings to the Central Florida business community 15 years of programmatic and business development experience focused on industry and professional development training. He started his career at UCF's Executive Development Center in the College of Business, and continued to build on his management and business relationship strengths at SCCorporate College, where he guided the Business and Industry Support Center as well as other Continuing Education programs. Chris joined UCF's Division of Continuing Education in 2003 and, through strategic partnerships and consultative relationships, has developed and expanded the areas of management/supervision, leadership, sales, marketing and organizational-based training. As part of his primary focus, Chris is responsible for the implementation of customized and corporate training programs designed specifically to meet a business' organizational needs and goals. He is also responsible for directing the following programs: UCF's Call Center Academy, the ROPES Challenge Course, UCF-Test Prep, Effective Management Training Series, Train-the-Trainer Series and the division's insurance training programs.
UCF Test Prep GRE Instructors
Ashraf Alam holds a B.A. in Sociology (summa cum laude) from Texas State University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University. He is currently completing a Masters degree in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to moving to Florida, Ashraf was a course instructor and private tutor for The Princeton Review. In addition to test-preparation, he presented informational sessions and counseled individual students regarding college and law school admissions strategies. His passion for tutoring and admissions counseling stems from his desire to help others realize both their personal and professional goals.
Brandy Christman has been working with The Burnett Honors College at UCF in both advising and admissions since 2001, and with UCF Test Prep since 2009. She also has facilitated one-on-one and small group tutoring, as well as leading final exam review sessions, with the Student Academic Resource Center. Brandy currently works as the Honors Admissions Specialist for The Burnett Honors College, helping prospective students through the Honors admissions process, training student advisors (Peer Ambassadors) for the Honors College, and certifying seniors for graduation. She graduated from UCF with her BA in Sociology and Psychology with University Honors in 2004, and with her MA in Educational Leadership- Higher Education/Student Personnel in 2012.
Instructs GRE and SAT courses and Tutoring.
Ruth Anne Johnson, Ph.D., is a Latinist with a flair for mathematical shortcuts, a penchant for clarity and precision, a gift of good-humored patience, and a call to teach. Ruth Anne has taught GMAT, GRE, and SAT preparation courses for several years in California. She has experience teaching different age levels, from kindergarten to graduate-level students, and in many different educational settings. Ruth Anne’s favorite teaching moments occur whenever a student “gets” a new concept or technique. Ruth Anne did her undergraduate work at Brown University, received her Master’s degree in Medieval Latin from The Catholic University of America, and earned her doctorate at UCLA.
Instructs GRE and GMAT courses and Tutoring.
Irene Mojica is an adjunct faculty member and learning specialist at Daytona Beach Community College. She is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in mathematics at the University of Central Florida. Irene earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. She has been teaching mathematics and computer classes at DBCC since 1994. Irene also worked for Sylvan Learning Centers as a tutor and Director of Education as well as taught at alternative educational programs at the high school and middle school levels.
Instructs GRE courses in Daytona and Tutoring.
Ione Riquelme Esq. is a graduate of Rice University and Columbia University School of Law. She is known as an entertaining speaker who captivates her audience whether the subject is SAT, GRE, LSAT, or GMAT preparation, or simply stand-up comedy. The National Platform Association awarded her Second Place at their annual Stand-up Comedy Competition for professional speakers. The Department of Defense, Boeing, and other Fortune 100 Companies have retained Ms. Riquelme to train their employees, recognizing her unique ability to connect with her audience and convey information in an easily understandable version. Her students have particularly commented upon her ability to simplify mathematics to make the problem solving methods easy to remember and apply. In vocabulary and critical reasoning, she has also been praised for making the material easy to comprehend and retain. Ms Riquelme has a natural gift for communication/teaching and enjoys using that talent to help students score the highest possible result.
Instructs GRE and GMAT courses and Tutoring.
Jill Schmidlkofer's most memorable teaching experience was at the US Air Force Academy, where she was assigned to teach advanced calculus. Jill has a BA in Psychology and an MS in Statistics, so she naturally fills the bill for test prep, being talented in both verbal and math areas. Her teaching style is informal and personal, and she gets her points across in an enthusiastic and totally understandable way. She is a retired Reserve Lieutenant Colonel with many years' experience in tutoring for SAT and GRE, as well as having taught at the University of Colorado, the University of Maryland, and several community colleges.
Instructs GRE, GMAT, SAT courses in Brevard and Tutoring.
Jacob Tessler, a graduate of UCF's Master's degree in Secondary Education, is currently a teacher at a public High School in Osceola County. He has been teaching in the public sector for a number of years, with private sector teaching and adult education experience for many years prior. As a student of how the mind works, memory, and the rigors of test taking, he provides a unique point of view towards how to prepare, study, and approach the tests.
Provides individual GRE and SAT tutoring
Dr. Craig Tidwell is a professor at Seminole State College. Prior to this position he was a program manager for UCF Regional Campuses and a faculty member in the Management Information Systems Department in the College of Business at UCF. He has taught at the college level for over20 years in Florida and in North Carolina. He holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from California State University, an M.S. degree in Business from the University of North Carolina, an M.S. degree in Management Information Systems from UCF, and a Ph.D. in Modeling and Simulation from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at UCF. He has taught test preparation courses in technical subject matters for many years. His experience includes over 10years working on National Science Foundation grants and as a grant reviewer for both the NSF and HED in Washington, DC.
Instructs GRE and GMAT courses
Dr. Joylene Hall Ware is currently the Associate Dean/Professor of Engineering/Informational Sciences/Media Arts & Technology/Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University. Joylene was formerly a Professor and Course Director at Full Sail University, where she taught Usability Engineering course for the Game Design Department. She received a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Systems with a specialization in Human Factors and Ergonomics from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Ware also graduated Cum Laude from Florida A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and from Florida State University with a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Engineering Management. Since 1998, Dr. Ware worked for NASA, including positions at Marshall Space Flight Center and Kennedy Space Center. While at NASA, she was a Human Factors Integration Manager, Industrial Engineer, Environmental Engineer, and a Logistics Engineer. Joylene was honored in KSC Spaceport News as a Top NASA Engineer. Joylene was the first African American Female to received a PhD in the NASA/Kennedy Space Center Operations Directorate. In addition, Dr. Ware was an Adjunct Professor and Facilitator at Valencia Community College, Florida Institute of Technology, and University of Central Florida. Joylene’s philosophy in life is “Attitude will determine your Altitude." Joylene jioned the instructional team in UCF Continuing Education to teach GRE and SAT Prep courses in September 2006.
Instructs GRE and SAT courses and Tutoring.
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