ETSU's School of Graduate Studies and the Office of Professional Development in 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
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
A $25 refund fee will be assessed if a refund is requested within a month of the program. No refunds will be processed within 72 hours of the program date and time.
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