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GRE® Test Preparation

Regional & Continuing Education’s GRE® Preparation programs include expert instruction, a proven format, all required course materials, access to diagnostic exams, and online support resources.

The courses is ideal for those seeking to begin an advanced degree from a wide range of fields. Our curriculum of 24 hours of targeted instruction is a program that was developed by test-preparation experts, and the course includes GRE practice tests, so you can put the skills and strategies you are learning in class to work. You’ll master strategies to improve your GRE score with the help of experienced GRE instructors who care about your success.

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Schedule & Registration
Course Content
Course Syllabus
System Requirements
Course Materials
GRE Test Dates

GRE Prep

Our GRE Prep classes are offered live-online, offering high quality content with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors and to re-watch the recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends.

GRE Test Prep Classes Include:

• 24 hours of expert classroom instruction
• Experienced, dedicated instructors
• Course materials delivered directly to your home
• Thorough presentations and explanations
• Easy-to-follow study plan
• Access to online support resources

Register for an Upcoming Class

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For course dates and times, visit our online registration form. All times listed are Pacific Standard.  Register online using the register button below, or by calling 530–898–6105.

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Course Fee:
$899 if you register 10 or more days prior to the class start date.
$999 if you register fewer than 10 days prior to the class start date.


• Within 3 days of your purchase date: 100% of program fee is refundable
• Within 4–7 days of your purchase date: 75% of program fee is refundable
• Day 8+: No refund

Course Content

Quantitative Test Topics:

• Solution strategies, both for quantitative comparison and for multiple choice problems
• Tips for breaking complex word problems into small, manageable parts
• Tips for turning geometry diagrams into solvable equations
• Review of the math concepts frequently tested on the exam

Verbal Test Topics:

• Solving problems when you don’t know all the vocabulary
• Answering reading comprehension questions quickly, without reading the entire passage
• Using comparison and contrast clues to solve sentence completion problems

General Topics:

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• Solving “Multiple Right Answer” questions
• Utilizing the process of elimination
• Mastering time management skills
• Minimizing test anxiety
• Identifying common distractors
• Additionally, strategies for the analytical writing section are outlined, and sample prompts with accompanying essays are discussed.

GRE Prep Class Syllabus

Session 1: General Information; Quantitative Comparison
Session 2: Equations and Inequalities; Reading Comprehension
Session 3: Picking Numbers for Multiple Choice Items; Reading Comprehension
Session 4: Number Properties; Exponents; Reading Comprehension
Session 5: Fractions; Text Completion
Session 6: Geometry: Lines, Angles, and Triangles; Geometry: Circles and Polygons; Text Completion
Session 7: Geometry: Three-Dimensional Figures and the Coordinate Plane; Sentence Equivalence

System Requirements

Live-online courses are offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug-in. The only requirements are high speed internet access and speakers or headphones. Check your system for compatibility.


Course materials, including The Official Guide to the GRE revised General Test, published by ETS, the official GRE provider, and our student workbook will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at the Regional & Continuing Education Office. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.

GRE Test Dates

Upcoming Computer-delivered GRE General Test Centers & Dates
Upcoming Paper-delivered GRE General Test Centers
Upcoming Computer-delivered Subject Test Centers & Dates