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The course fee of $500 includes the complete 9 session, 36 hour course, and an Unconditional Free Repeat Policy

Reserve your place now in one of these GRE Strategy Courses by clicking on the "Enroll Now" button on the left.
Each one of our GRE Preparation Courses is limited to 20, based on a first come, first served policy.

Testing for the Public offered its first GRE classes in June 1986, sponsored by the UCLA and UC Berkeley Schools of Public Health. Since then, hundreds of graduate school candidates have studied our unique strategies for GRE review.
Testing for the Public offers GRE classes to the general public in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Santa Cruz. It also provides GRE Prep Classes sponsored by UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside, San Francisco State University, California State University Los Angeles, and Chicago State University..

Find the Right Answer

Learn Multiple-Choice Math

Compare Quantities Intelligently

Look for the GRE Vocabulary

Read Less to Learn More

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GRE Math Strategies DVD
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Two Hours
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Unique Math Strategies explained in full color movies with audio
72 Math Facts Slides

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See a Sample Multiple-Choice Math solution

See a Sample Geometry solution

See a Sample Geometry Word Problem solution

See a Sample Geometry Problem solution

See a Sample Geometry Comparison Problem solution

See a Sample Algebra Comparison Problem solution

See a Sample Square Root problem

See a Sample Algebra solution

See a Sample Algebra Word Problem solution


Learn our unique strategies in a Free GRE Strategy Session


Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room T-153
San Francisco State University
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room T-153
San Francisco State University
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room 105
University of California, Berkeley
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room 105
University of California, Berkeley
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room T-153
San Francisco State University
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room T-153
San Francisco State University
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room 105
University of California, Berkeley
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room 105
University of California, Berkeley
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room T-153
San Francisco State University
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Free GRE Strategy Session
The Quick Way to GRE Success
David M. White
founder of Testing for the Public.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
César Chavez Student Union, Room T-153
San Francisco State University
3:00 - 4:00 pm


Find the Right Answer

The GRE has a few Right Answers surrounded by lots of wrong answers.

Testing for the Public has developed strategies for our GRE review courses that are designed to find the Right Answer, rather than waste time eliminating wrong answers.

You will learn how questions are written, edited, and disguised in the answer grid. You will be able to use this knowledge to find the Right Answer and reassure yourself that it is the Right Answer.

Learn Multiple-Choice Math

The GRE has two 35-minute Quantitative section with 20 items. Approximately one-fourth will be five-option multiple-choice math items.

Testing for the Public boils down the basic math facts into three simple pages. Students enrolled in our GRE prep class will also have online access to a full color printable Math Facts library with slide shows reviewing Arithmetic, Geometry, and Algebra.

Much more importantly, it shows students how the answer grid includes the Right Answer, as well as the predictable wrong answers.

You will learn to use this simple fact to attack multiple-choice math items.
You can learn to avoid stupid mistakes and discover how the wrong answers point to the Right Answer. Whatever your math ability, multiple-choice math strategies can raise your GRE Quantitative score. You can get a 2-hour Math Strategies DVD to get started right away.

Compare Quantities Intelligently

The GRE has two 35-minute Quantitative section with 20 items. Approximately one-third will be four-option quantitative comparison items.

Testing for the Public shows how the format of the quantitative comparison items makes them easy to solve. Since you are only given two quantities to compare and four answer choices, the format is as important as the basic math.

You will learn how to take advantage of the inherent limitations of the quantitative comparison format. You will look forward to complicated computations.

Look for the GRE Vocabulary

The GRE has two 30-minute Verbal section with 20 questions, including approximately ten text completion items.

Testing for the Public has compiled a complete and accurate list of every word that has actually appeared on an the officially disclosed GRE Analogy and Antonym items administered until July 2011. The Analogy and Antonym items have disappeared, but the GRE vocabulary list is still valuable because the GRE vocabulary hasn't changed. This list includes the number of times the word has appeared on the test. The favorite words are easy to locate.
In order to make vocabulary review even more productive, Testing for the Public has compiled a list of Synonyms that can come in handy as you learn Latin-based, Greek-based, and Anglo-Saxon-based words that all mean the same thing.

During our GRE preparation class, you will learn to spot the favorite GRE words, as well as the double meanings for simple words. You will learn what language origins are favored in Right Answers.

Read Less to Learn More

The GRE has two 30-minute Verbal section with 20 questions, including reading comprehension passages and questions with various Answer formats.

Testing for the Public recognizes that these passages are often boring and unnecessarily complicated.

You will learn how to quickly find the relevant information in the passage and ignore the irrelevant distractions.
You will discover how the questions point to the Right Answer.

Learn to Avoid Test Bias

The GRE has questions and passages about women and minority groups that are inserted to satisfy diversity specifications.

Testing for the Public has discovered that these materials actually present potential obstacles for the very applicants that are supposedly reassured by these passages.

During our GRE prep course, you will learn how to recognize potential bias in the answer choices.
Our strategies are designed to directly confront such potential bias.


Find the best GRE Prep Course schedule for your needs

Once you enroll in a GRE class, you may attend any GRE prep class offered by Testing for the Public, under our unconditional Free Repeat Policy.

 

San Francisco
San Francisco State University
1900 Holloway

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Writing Assessment

Monday, September 18, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Quantitative Comparison

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Sentence Completion

Monday, September 25, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Multiple-Choice Math

Wednesday, September, 27 2017 6 - 10 pm
Reading Comprehension

Monday, October 2, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Charts & Graphs

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Multiple Answers Math

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Review of Verbal Items

Monday, October 16, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Review of Math Items

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San Francisco
San Francisco State University
1900 Holloway

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Quantitative Comparison

Thursday, July 20, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Sentence Completion

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Multiple-Choice Math

Thursday, July 27, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Reading Comprehension

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Charts & Graphs

Thursday, August 3, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Multiple Answers Math

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Review of Verbal Items

Thursday, August 10, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Review of Math Items

Saturday, August 12, 2017 9 am - 1 pm
Writing Assessments

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Berkeley

Saturday, September 16, 20179 am - 1 pm
Writing Assessment

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Quantitative Comparison

Thursday, September 21, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Sentence Completion

Saturday, September 23, 2017 9 am - 1 pm
Multiple-Choice Math

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Reading Comprehension

Thursday, September 28, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Charts & Graphs

Saturday, September 30, 2017 9 am - 1 pm
Multiple Answers Math

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Review of Verbal Items

Thursday, October 5, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Review of Math Items

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Berkeley

Sunday, September 17, 2017 9 am - 1 pm
Writing Assessments

Sunday, Septembe 24, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Quantitative Comparison
1 pm - 5 pm -- Sentence Completion

Sunday, October 1, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Multiple-Choice Math
1 pm - 5 pm -- Reading Comprehension

Sunday, October 8, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Multiple Answers Math
1 pm - 5 pm -- Charts & Graphs

Sunday, October 15, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Review of Verbal Items
1 pm - 5 pm -- Review of Math Items

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Berkeley

Monday, July 17, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Writing Assessment

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Quantitative Comparison

Monday, July 24, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Sentence Completion

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Multiple-Choice Math

Monday, July 31, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Reading Comprehension

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Charts & Graphs

Monday, August 7, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Multiple Answers Math

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 6 - 10 pm
1 pm - 5 pm -- Review of Verbal Items

Monday, August 14, 2017 6 - 10 pm
Review of Math Items

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Santa Cruz
University of California

Saturday, October 7, 2017 9 am - 1 pm
Writing Assessments

Saturday, October 14, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Quantitative Comparison
1 pm - 5 pm -- Sentence Completion

Saturday, October 21, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Multiple-Choice Math
1 pm - 5 pm -- Reading Comprehension

Saturday, October 28, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Multiple Answers Math
1 pm - 5 pm -- Charts & Graphs

Saturday, November 4, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
9 am - Noon -- Review of Verbal Items
1 pm - 5 pm -- Review of Math Items

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