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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.

Course Objectives:

  • Combination of vital test-taking strategies, time-saving tips and shortcuts, and thorough content review.

Who Should Attend?

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

Testimonials From Previous Participants:

    "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


Mr. Iván Silva

Mr. Silva is a certified Knowsys Instructor for GRE and SAT test prep courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with an emphasis in Advertising and Public Relations, and a Master of Arts in Communication Studies from UT-Pan American. At the present time Ivan serves as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Graduate Studies at the UTPA Graduate School and also serves as Creative Director and Communication Consultant at Iconic Deity D.H. Iván provides services to businesses in the South Texas region in social media strategy, online communication, creative brand design and functional user interface design. Ivan holds over ten years of experience of working and professional experience in management, sales and marketing.

Mr. Daqi Xin

Mr. Daqi Xin is a Certified Knowsys Instructor for quantitative sections of GRE and SAT prep courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Statistics from China, and a Master of Science in Finance from Clark University. He received full scores in both GMAT and GRE quantitative section. Additionally, he is proficient in Math sections for SAT and GRE and is focused on helping students improve their problem-solving abilities and guide students to maximize their scores in the real test.

Program Details


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Schedule (May 2014 schedule)


6:00 PM
9:00 PM
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Class 1
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Class 2
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Class 3
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Class 4
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Class 5
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Class 6
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Class 7
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Class 8
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
Class 9
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Class 10
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
6:00 PM
9:00 PM
Class 11



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.


May 28th, 2014
Future Session
CALL (956) 665-2071


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