GRE Schedule 2014

Syllabus

Class will meet 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Tuesday and Thursdays, June 24– July 24, 2014

Tuesdays - Pepper Canyon 109
Thursdays - Pepper Canyon 109

Class Schedule Location Date & Time Class Description
Class 1 Pepper Canyon 109 Tuesday, June 24

Pre-Test

Class 2 Pepper Canyon 109 Thursday, June 26

Verbal Basics: Strategies for sentence completion, analogies and antonyms will be covered along with vocabulary building.

Class 3 Pepper Canyon 109 Tuesday, July 1

Verbal Lab (optional for students with a verbal score of 700+ on the test): Students will practice problem sets from the verbal section on the computer and have the opportunity to works with the instructor to reinforce test-taking strategies.

Class 4 Pepper Canyon 109 Thursday, July 3

Quantitative Reasoning Basics: Strategies for optimum performance on the quantitative section will be covered, including techniques for managing quantitative comparison and problem solving.

Class 5 Pepper Canyon 109 Tuesday, July 8

Critical Thinking and Analytical Writing – Part 1: Introduction to effective essay writing under timed conditions. Breakdown of the analysis of an issue and analysis of an argument format employed by the GRE.

Class 6 Pepper Canyon 109 Thursday, July 10

Critical Thinking and Analytical Writing – Part 1: Introduction to effective essay writing under timed conditions. Breakdown of the analysis of an issue and analysis of an argument format employed by the GRE.

Class 7 Pepper Canyon 109 Tuesday, July 15

Reading Comprehension and Data Analysis: Strategies for improving performance on reading comprehension and data analysis will be addressed in the computer lab since these are the sections that differ most from paper to computer testing.

Class 8 Pepper Canyon 109 Thursday, July 17

Critical Thinking & Analytical Writing – Part 2: Examination of student writing samples and review of essay writing techniques.

Class 9 Pepper Canyon 109 Tuesday, July 22

Post-Test (mandatory for all students): Students will take the GRE post-test.

Class 10 Pepper Canyon 109 Thursday, July 24

Post-Test review: Students will review the GRE post-test results and answers.

Contact Us

Please contact me with any questions about the STARS program.

Veronica Henson-Phillips
858-822-3536
vhensonphillips@ucsd.edu