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GRE Test Prep Workshop
Start Date: 1/12/2013Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 1/12/2013End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description:

ETSU's School of Graduate Studies and the School of Continuing Studies will offer a day-long workshop to assist prospective graduate school applicants to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination.

Participants in the workshop will receive coffee and a continental breakfast, lunch, five hours of instruction on the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing Measures of the GRE.  They will also take three half-hour practice test, receive scores for those tests along with advice on improving their scores.

Subjects covered in the workshop will include:

Test-taking strategies for the new GRE
Resources to prepare for the exam
Score scales and timing for the three measures
Reading comprehension questions
Select-in-Passage questions
Text completion questions
Sentence equivalence questions
Analyze an Issue essays
Analyze an Argument essays
Use of prompts in the analytical writing measure
Quantitative Comparison: Greater than/less than, comparing the sizes of parts of geometric figures
Algegra:  Recognizing graphs of functions, evaluation of functions
Geometry:  Areas of regions, lengths of geometric figures, angles
Data interpretation:  Reading graphs, interpreting tables, bar graphs, pie charts
Word problems:  interpretations and strategies

Location Information:
ETSU Main Campus - Gilbreath Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Darla Dye
Phone: 439-8025
Email: goicl@etsu.edu
Web Address (URL):
www.etsu.edu/professionaldevelopment

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