Test Preparation Courses

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GMAT Course Features

When you are taking the GMAT, you will encounter questions in Problem Solving, Data Sufficiency, Critical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, and Sentence Correction.  A two-part analytical writing section is also included.

This course assists students with developing and applying verbal and analytical skills in addition to fundamentals of writing. In addition to acquiring these skills, a thorough review of basic and complex mathematical principles sharpens your ability to master all aspects of the test.

Effective Instruction 

Review each question type on the GMAT  to assess your strengths and weaknesses.  Our instructors then take the GMAT apart to show you how it is put together, teaching you specific strategies and tactics for each type of question.

Learn the format and content of the GMAT and examine algebra, geometry, and English language concepts.  Acquire skills and strategies for success on standardized exams.

Discuss questions with the instructor in an interactive format, focusing on particular problem areas and questions to practice valuable techniques and correct errors before the actual exam. 

Course Materials:  The Real Thing 

Practice on real GMATs is essential to a successful score on this exam.  Course materials include the Official Guide for GMAT Review, published by the test-makers.  The preparation guide contains many exercises, practice questions, and tips.  Also included is a CD that provides students opportunity for supplemental practice.

A Personal Commitment 

Personal Attention is our commitment to all students.  Counselors are available to assist students with the admissions process, entrance requirements, and personal statements.

USD's GMAT Preparation Course combines several instructional methods to give you the most comprehensive training.  If, however, you are dissatisfied with your score or remain hesitant about taking the exam, you are welcome to repeat the same course for up to one year at no additional cost.

Flexible Schedules!

Frequent start dates and programs of two lengths are available and are scheduled for students to meet most admissions deadlines.  The 42-hour GMAT Preparation Course is divided into 14 sessions that meet two evenings per week over a seven-week period. The 21-hour FASTPREP class, offered on weekends OR weeknights, focuses primarily on strategies. The same thorough materials are used for both classes.