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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.

Course Objectives:

  • Test-taking strategies
  • Insights into the GMAT

Who Should Attend?

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

Testimonials From Previous Participants:

    "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."


Klaus Beckmann (Quantitative Section)

Klaus Beckmann received his B.S. degree in business law from the Leuphana University in Lueneburg, Germany. He joined the University of Texas-Pan American in 2008, and is currently studying for his PhD in Business Administration with concentration in finance. Klaus Beckmann has 4 years of international work experience in the banking sector and is tutoring the GMAT Prep Course since 2008 every semester.

Aaron Cummings (Verbal Section)

Aaron Cummings is a Knowsys Instructor for SAT, GRE, and LSAT prep courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education. Aaron holds an undergraduate degree in History, as well as a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Dallas Baptist University. Currently, Aaron is pursuing a second M.A. in English as a Second Language at UT-Pan American. Aaron has taught ESL in various regions of the United States. In addition, he has professional experience as a supervisor in the aluminum extrusion industry.

Program Details


UTPA Main Campus / College of Business Adminsitration, BUSA #120G. Map!


January 24 – March 1, 2014
May 23 – June 28, 2014
September 5 – October 11, 2014

Fridays 6 - 9 p.m, Saturdays 9 a.m - 12 p.m.

This course includes online practice tests which will be administered in a computer lab within the College of Business


Early Bird $200

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, 13th Edition, prior to the course start date.


No Prerequisites required.


May  23, 2014
September  5, 2014
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CALL (956) 665-2071