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GMAT Prep Course

This preparation course is an intensive 5-week program (in-class and online), designed to help students prepare and improve their performance on the computer-adaptive Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). The course includes 30-hrs of classroom instruction (quantitative and verbal parts of the GMAT) with 2 practice tests in the beginning and the end of the course as well as numerous online assignments for practice purposes. Throughout the course the instructors will share and apply test-taking strategies and insights into the GMAT.

At a Glance


Jan 30th – Mar 7th, 2015

May 22nd – June 27th, 2015

September 18th – October 24th, 2015


UTPA Main Campus / BUSA #116. Map!

Who should attend:

Anyone who is interested in applying to the MBA Program and needs to clear the GMAT exam.


The registration will remain open until 3 days prior to the start date.
The fee does not cover the cost of study guide. It is recommended that students purchase the Official Guide for GMAT review, 14th Edition, prior to the course start date.


No Prerequisites required.




Ana Marcela Sariol (Verbal Section)

Ms. Marcie Sariol has called south Texas home for the last decade completing her undergraduate and Master’s degrees at the University of Texas- Pan American and now as a PhD candidate in Business Administration with concentration in management. She teaches Strategic Management to undergraduate students. Ms. Sariol looks forward to helping students understand how the GMAT works to test at their highest ability in order to successfully apply to graduate schools.

Xu Sun (Quantitative Section)

Xu Sun received her B.S. degree in finance from China. She joined the University of Texas-Pan American in 2011, and is now a PhD candidate in Business Administration with concentration in finance. She got 50 (93 percentile) in Quantitative part in her first (and only) GMAT in 2010. She has teaching experience in finance at the undergraduate level, and is also familiar with management, marketing and accounting topics at the MBA level.


"Knowing the tricks and ways to answer, is the best way to get through the test."

"I really enjoyed the pace of the class, great instructors." - CB

"This course is worth the investment."