This four week 8 session workshop prepares prospective students to take the computer-adaptive Graduate Records Examination. The purpose of the course is to improve students’ performance on the GRE test by:
- Providing students with successful test management techniques
- Familiarizing students with question types specific to the GRE
- Teaching the logical, rhetorical, and mathematical problem-solving techniques relevant to the GRE
- Teaching essential grammatical and mathematical concepts and techniques in application to real test problems
- Identifying the specific problems posed by the GRE, and analyzing common test-taking errors
- Improving performance and reducing test anxiety through practice testing
This workshop is taught by Mary Gallagher who has helped hundreds of students perform better on their GRE examinations. While this workshop provides participants with very valuable information, techniques and strategies for maximizing their potential on the GRE. Please note that this course does not replace studying. In addition to taking this workshop we recommend that students dedicate significant time to studying for the examination in order to be truly prepared.
Please visit the Graduate Record Examination web site at www.gre.org to view information on the GRE exam.
Sept 17- Oct 10, 2019
T/TH 6:30-9:15pm$50 DISCOUNT CODE: GRE19FLR
Overview Law School Admissions Test Preparation (In-Person)
This four-week, eight session workshop prepares students to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Enrollees will review the fundamentals of each section of the LSAT (Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, and Critical Reading sections) and develop a rigorous test preparation schedule. The instructor will provide handouts, testing materials, and scored analytics for each student. Course objectives include:
- Sitting for a full-length, proctored, practice LSAT
- Classifying and dissecting key problem-types from each LSAT section
- Reviewing logical principles (with a focus on necessary vs. sufficient conditions and correlation vs. causality)
- Learning to simplify questions by reducing them to their most essential components (with emphasis placed on Logical Reasoning questions)
- Utilizing formal notation and diagramming strategies to convey rules efficiently in logic games
- Synthesizing and combining rules and strengthening inferencing ability
The course will conclude with each student having establishing a personalized preparation timeline goals and setting personalized timing-checkpoints for each LSAT section.
This workshop is taught by Simon Maxwell who scored in the top 99th percentile of the LSAT test. While this workshop provides participants with very valuable information, techniques and strategies for maximizing their potential on the LSAT. Please note that this course does not replace studying. In addition to taking this workshop we recommend that students dedicate significant time to studying for the examination in order to be truly prepared.
Oct 1-24, 2019
T/TH 6-9:30pm$50 DISCOUNT CODE: LSAT19FLR
Learn more and sign up: TESTPREP.UMBC.EDU