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GRE Prep Course

The UTPA Prep course is complete preparation for the GRE that goes beyond great classroom instruction and includes realistic practice exams, personalized score analysis, detailed individualized score reports, adaptable course materials, and personalized assignments. This is an excellent preparation course for current undergraduate students that are considering graduate school or for anyone that is looking at improving their GRE Test scores and securing graduate school admission. Office of Continuing Education has teamed up with Knowsys Test Prep to offer this highly effective preparation course.

The strength of our program is our adaptable curriculum with its dual emphasis on strategy and content. We offer well-rounded and complete preparation courses that provide a unique combination of vital test-taking strategies, time-saving tips and shortcuts, and thorough content review.

At a Glance


Feb 3rd - March 28th, 2015
Tuesday 6-9 P.M. and Saturday 1-4 P.M.


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Who should attend:

Anyone who is considering graduate school or is taking the GRE Test in the near future.


The course fee is $500 and includes GRE workbook, study guide, 2 practice test with individualized score reports, online resources, and 30 hours of classroom instruction.

The registration for this course is on a first come first served basis and closes a week before the start date.


No Prerequisites required.

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6:00 PM
9:00 PM
GRE Diagnostic 1
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Math 1
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Verbal 1
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Math 2
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Verbal 2
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Math 3
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Verbal 3
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Math 4
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Verbal 4
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Math 5
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Verbal 5
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
GRE Diagnostic 2
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Wrap up class

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Mr. Victor Yanez

Victor Yanez is a Knowsys Instructor for GRE, prep courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education. Victor holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in English at the University of Texas Pan American. Victor has tutored students in English at South Texas College in Mcallen, Texas. In addition, he has professional experience as a Sales Manager, Academic Advisor and IT Tech.

Mr. Cesar Galvan

Cesar will graduate in August 2014 from the University of Texas Pan American with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics. Cesar has supplemental instruction experience in college algebra courses at the University of Texas Pan American. In addition, he has scored in the highest percentile in the math portion of the standardized tests.


"Great professor really helped me understand the material. I couldn't see how anyone could do well on the GRE without this course." - AE

"Worth every single penny, a good investment." - JV