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- Interested in a FREE GMAT Intro Session? Join us live-online on Thursday, January 13, 2022, 9-10 p.m. EDT. Register or check for more dates.
October 21-November 18, 2021
Thursday and Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. EDT
Registration Fee: $749
January 20-February 15, 2022
Thursday and Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. EDT
Registration Fee: $899
Important COVID-19 Updates For Test-Takers:
If test centers are closed in your area due to the COVID-19 pandemic, consider taking the GMAT Online Exam, an interim, proctored exam that you can take in the comfort of your home. Learn more about this exam>
Prepare for the GMAT with the only GMAT Prep Class in Central Virginia sponsored by VCU.
Join the successful MBA students who have benefitted from our GMAT Prep Class. We will help you improve your skills, confidence, and score, all of which increase your chance of admission into the MBA or other business program of your choice!
Receive 24 hours of expert instruction on the Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing sections of the GMAT. This comprehensive course includes a review of the mathematical and verbal concepts tested on the GMAT and prepares you for the questions typically seen on this test. You will also strengthen the critical thinking skills tested in both the Integrated Reasoning and Analytical Writing sections.
The GMAT Prep Class includes expert instruction, a proven format, all required course materials, access to diagnostic exams, and online support resources in one convenient, affordable package.
VCU GMAT Prep Classes Offer:
Expert Instructors: Our test-prep instructors are highly trained professionals. Our experienced instructors know the GMAT and care about helping you achieve your goal.
Proven Strategies: VCU Test Prep’s curriculum was developed by test-prep experts, who have years of experience writing exam questions and preparing students for success.
Superior Materials: The GMAT Prep Class includes a course workbook and the official textbook from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) containing previously released test questions.
Online Support: Our online support package includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues through 120 days after your last scheduled class session, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.
Convenient Schedule Options: Live-online classes provide alternative schedules and the added benefit of taking the class from anywhere in the world.
Value: The course fee includes all course materials*, access to online resources, and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.
*Course materials will be shipped to the address provided when you register for our course. We recommend registering at least five (5) business days in advance of the course start date to ensure timely delivery of your course materials package. Are you registering within the five (5) business days of the course start or after the course start? Not a problem. Students will be emailed digital workbook handouts for the class sessions to facilitate participationuntil their course materials are delivered.
Ask about our VCU Alumni, employee, or military discount. Coupon code must be used/applied at the time of enrollment, cannot be combined with other discounts/coupons or waivers, and will not be retroactively applied.
Learn about our FREE Live-Online GMAT Intro Sessions.
Choose the schedule that works for you!
GMAT Prep classes are offered live-online, giving you the option to choose the schedule that works best for you. Our virtual classroom provides you with the flexibility to attend class from any location, the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors, and the ability to re-watch the recordings of your class sessions at your convenience through 120 days after the last scheduled class session.
The live-online GMAT Prep Class is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free application. All you need to participate in live-online classes and online office hours are a high-speed internet connection and speakers or headphones.
In light of COVID-19, VCU Continuing and Professional Education is closed to walk-ins, and pick up of course materials is not available. Course materials will be delivered directly to the permanent address attached to your registration record. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package. If your shipping address differs from the permanent address on your registration record, please contact our office immediately via email at email@example.com
GMAT Prep Class session information
Quantitative Topics Include:
- Strategies for handling math questions in the challenging data sufficiency format
- Approaches to math questions presented in abstract form
- Tactics for translating difficult real-world word problems into algebraic expressions or equations
- Review of the mathematical concepts tested in each of the GMAT quantitative formats
Verbal Topics Include:
- Spotting correct idiomatic speech in sentence correction problems
- Understanding the key components of arguments in critical reasoning problems
- Answering reading comprehension questions quickly, without reading the entire passage
Integrated Reasoning Topics Include:
- Interpreting data from tables, graphs, text, and other sources
- Dealing with multiple questions about the same data
- Analyzing data from multiple columns for Two-Part Analysis questions
General Topics Include:
- Utilizing the process of elimination
- Mastering time-management skills
- Minimizing test anxiety
- Identifying common distracters
Hear what others have to say:
"I am so glad I decided to sign up for this class! I feel so ready to take the GMAT. (My) professor was amazing and so nice and helpful."
"I didn't expect to get this much out of the class, I just thought it would be strategies, but I learned to look at problems in a new way."
"This is a great class. I learned a lot of information in a short period of time. (I’m) glad that VCU offers this test prep program."
Request a custom GMAT Prep Class or presentation
VCU Test Prep also offers customized GMAT Prep programs for schools, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. If you are an academic advisor, program director, admissions department, or community leader and would like details about our custom programs or would like to request a presentation, please call our professional staff at (804) 828-1322 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About our program
VCU's Test Prep program is partnered with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students at major colleges and universities across the United States prepare for standardized testing. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors.
Some VCU Continuing and Professional Education offerings are ineligible for waiver use due to partnership agreements. The following text will appear on the registration page: “*exempt—this offering is ineligible for waiver use.”