# Continuing Education Programs

## GMAT Prep

Discover the quality, cost and convenience of the University of South Carolina's GMAT live online test preparation course. Courses are available multiple times each semester, online. We can help you develop the skills and techniques to ace the GMAT exam.

Over the past eight years, University Test Prep has helped over 400 students prepare for the Graduate Management Admission Test or GMAT exam. Our GMAT prep course is designed for college graduates or undergraduates seeking to master the GMAT quantitative and verbal sections. This exam is an admissions requirement for many Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Professional MBA, accounting and other business programs.

Our professional instructors will help you understand each section of the GMAT, dissect each item type, and develop a comprehensive plan for test day success.

Our live online preparation courses include 24 hours of instruction by an expert instructor 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 skills tested in both the Integrated Reasoning and Analytical Writing sections. You'll also receive the Official GMAT textbook and a workbook. Take a look at the online instruction schedule and view our FREE GMAT Strategy Workshop for sneak peek of our online preparation course and an introduction on how to prepare for the exam.

I really liked the teaching style of the instructor.  She made us try the problems and really think through the solutions.

### Our Prep Course Curriculum

Designed by former GMAT question writers, our 8-session preparation course helps you maximize your GMAT score. Our live online courses include classes covering required test concepts, including:

Session 1 - Introduction to the GMAT, Questions, Answers, Item Types; Equations and Inequalities

Session 2 - Quantitative: Picking Numbers; Data Sufficiency; Verbal: Reading Comprehension, and Global items

Session 3 - Quantitative: Number Properties, and Verbal: Critical Reasoning—Role, Weakener, Strengthener

Session 4 - DS—Counting Variables; Exponents and Roots; Sentence Correction—Agreement, Verb Forms, Parallelism

Session 5 - Quantitative and Verbal:  Fractions; Percents; Reading Comprehension­—Local Items

Session 6 - Quantitative and Critical: Geometry-rates and ratios; Critical reasoning-Assumption, Inference, Explanation, Evaluation;

Session 7 - Integrated Reasoning; Sentence Correction—Logical Predication, Diction, Grammatical and Rhetorical Construction

Session 8- Integrated Reasoning; Coordinate Geometry; Statistics; Probability and Counting; Analytical Writing

#### Quantitative Topics Include:

• Strategies for handling math questions in the confusing 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 completion problems
• Understanding the key components of arguments in critical reasoning problems

#### 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

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