GRE - The Graduate Record Exam Review

Description

The 24-hour GRE Test Review can help you with...

  • Algebra
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Plane Geometry
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Percentages
  • Word Problems
  • Logic and Games
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Analytical Writing
  • Test Taking Skills
  • Pacing Yourself

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 all types of questions- reading comprehension, text completion, and sentence equivalence.

A thorough mathematics review is presented emphasizing the rules and formulas needed from the areas of arithmetic, geometry, data analysis 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.

UCF-Test Prep only provides test preparation review courses and does not provide registration for the actual exam. Please visit the GRE-Exam Administration Site (ETS) to get more details on the exam you are interested in or to register for this particular exam. 

Take a free practice exam from the official testing organization.


Textbook

Students are responsible for providing their own copy of the textbook.

Barron's GRE, 22nd Edition
by: Sharon Weiner Green, Ira K. Wolf
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
ISBN 10: 143-8009151
ISBN 13: 978-1438009155

This newly revised and updated manual gives you a test overview plus test-taking advice and a timetable for a typical computer-based GRE test.

Added features include:

  • A diagnostic test with an answer key and answer explanations.
  • A verbal reasoning review with practice questions in sentence completion and reading comprehension.
  • An analytical writing review with scoring guidelines and practice exercises.
  • A quantitative reasoning review that includes general math strategies, discrete quantitative questions, quantitative comparison questions, and data interpretation questions.
  • Two full-length model GRE tests with answer keys and answer explanations.

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.


Instructors

With over 18 years of experience the UCF Test Prep staff contributes to the development and administration of the review courses for the GMAT, GRE, MCAT, PCAT, TEAS, SAT, ACT, CMA, CIA, CPA, and FTCE exams. Each course is designed to prepare students for the verbal, mathematical, science, and essay sections of each exam. The review course offers an overview structure of the test, successful techniques and strategies on the exam content, and sample tests. As part of the University Of Central Florida Division Of Continuing Education, we believe in the UCF Creed of Integrity, Scholarship, Community, Creativity, and Excellence as the core values that guide our conduct, performance, and decisions.

Brandy Blue 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.

Irene Mojica is an adjunct faculty member and learning specialist at Daytona State 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 DSC 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.

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.

Melinda White is a full-time professor in the Information Technology department at Seminole State College. Prior to teaching at Seminole State, she was a professor at Santa Fe State College. She received her Master of Education and Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from University of Florida. She has over 25 years of teaching experience in higher education. In addition to teaching test prep courses, Melinda enjoys tutoring all ages.


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 ceprograms@ucf.edu


Frequently Asked Questions

The maximum class size is 25 students.
No, the textbook needs to be purchased separately. Please make sure the CD-Rom is included with the GMAT, GRE, and FTCE textbook. All other textbooks do not require a CD-Rom. All textbooks can be purchased at most national or local bookstores or online suppliers.
No, the UCF Test Prep Review is available to anyone.
Students who have graduated and received a degree from UCF qualify for the alumni discount. The discount is also extended to those about to graduate from UCF within the same term as the review course and current UCF Staff and Faculty members. For ACT/SAT only, the discount can be extended to children of UCF Alumni.
We do not have statistics on the test scores because, most students take the test right after they complete the test preparation course and there is no requirement for them to report their scores to UCF Continuing Education. What we do have, from test prep students, are extremely high indications of instructional satisfaction through documented feedback from test preparation students listed on our website.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you are having trouble making payment or logging in, please contact ceprograms@ucf.edu or 407-882-0260 to complete payment.
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.

All refund requests will be required to follow the Division of Continuing Education refund policy.

The transfer policy applies only to the Test Prep review courses in the subject areas of GRE, GMAT, FTCE and ACT/SAT courses. For transfers related to MCAT/PCAT/OAT/DAT or LSAT courses contact our office at 407.882.TEST (8378) as all MCAT/PCAT/OAT/DAT and LSAT course transfers will need to be handled on a case-by-case basis. 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.

Transfer Process
  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.

Registration Fee Clarification: If you transfer to another course you will be in the same fee category as the class you are transferring from. For example, you may not transfer and switch from the regular Registration rate to the Alumni rate (unless you have graduated prior to taking the new course).

Example of How the Credit is Determined: The amount of your credit is determined by how much of the course is remaining.

  • We take the number of hours for your course (ex. 24 hour review course)
  • Then subtract the number of hours the course has met (ex. 2 class meeting at 4 hours each equals 8 hours that have met).
  • This will give us the remaining number of hours the course has NOT met (ex. 24-8 = 16 hours).
  • The remaining amount of class is be divided by the total number of hours for the course (ex. 16/24 = 66.7%). This percentage of your fee is applied to the registration fee transfer course.

Sample: Orlando was taking the 16-hour review course, but after two class meetings Orlando decided that he wants to transfer to the 24 review hour course. Orlando paid $575 for the 16-hour review course, and the 24-hour review course fee is $700. How much will the credit be and how much will he need to pay?

Orlando's class meets for 4 hours each session and there have already been 2 class meetings, so 8 hours of the course have already met, and 8 hours or 50% of the course remains. Orlando will receive a credit for 50% of his $575 registration fee that will be applied toward the $700 registration fee for the transfer course.

After the $287.50 credit is applied, Orlando is left with a $412.50 registration fee. Once the $50.00 transfer fee is applied to the remaining registration fee of $412.50, Orlando will need to pay $462.50 for transferring into the 24-hour review course.

Special Notes: 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.


Tuition & Schedule

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Registration Fee: $749.00

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