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Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Preparation Class - With increasing numbers of students applying to graduate school, admission is more competitive than ever. For students thinking about a graduate degree, a good score on the Graduate Record Exam is important. Used by colleges and universities throughout the country as an indicator of general verbal, mathematical, and analytical reasoning ability, the GRE score is viewed by admissions officers as a significant predictor of performance in graduate programs. The test itself currently consists of seven separately timed sections focusing on quantitative, verbal, and logical reasoning skills. Tested in the quantitative section are basic mathematical skills and understanding of algebra and geometry, quantitative reasoning and problem solving, and the ability to interpret graphic data. The verbal section focuses on reading comprehension, vocabulary, and analogy questions. Instructors place emphasis on test content, discussing sound test-taking techniques and strategies. Adequate preparation is imperative to success on the GRE; the key to test taking is having confidence in one's knowledge and ability.

Registration: For on-line registration, click here. If you have any questions, please contact us at or call (216) 687-2272

September/October 2013 -- Location: Downtown       Time: 8:45am – 5:00pm

The course will be 4 consecutive all day Saturdays with 1 hour for lunch after 3 ½ hours of course instruction

  • Saturday, September 21     
  • Saturday, September 28    
  • Saturday, October 5           
  • Saturday, October 12          

January/February 2014 -- Location: West Center        Time: 8:45am – 12:30pm

The course will be 8 consecutive ½ day Saturdays with no lunch break

  • Saturday, January 4       
  • Saturday, January 11    
  • Saturday, January 18     
  • Saturday, January 25     
  • Saturday, February 1     
  • Saturday, February 8    
  • Saturday, February 15 
  • Saturday, February 22  

April/May 2014 -- Location: West Center              Time: 8:45am – 5:00pm

The course will be 4 consecutive all day Saturdays with 1 hour for lunch after 3 ½ hours of course instruction

  • Saturday, April 12     
  •  (No class on April 19th)  
  • Saturday, April 26     
  • Saturday, May 3       
  • Saturday, May 10     
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Cleveland State University
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2124 Chester Avenue
Rhodes Tower West, Rm 215
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
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