GRE ®  Preparation

GRE ®  Exam Preparation Courses

Are you an international student thinking about studying at a graduate school in the USA? Our GRE ®  Exam Preparation Course will help you practice your English and learn test-taking skills that will help you succeed, all with the Kaplan Higher Score Guarantee!

What are GRE ®  Exam Preparation Courses?

GRE ®  Exam Preparation Courses help you prepare for a successful test-taking experience. Learn about the structure of the GRE, the types of questions and topics you’ll see, and also improve your English skills to do well on the GRE.

Kaplan offers the Kaplan Higher Score Guarantee when taking a GRE ®  Exam Preparation course. If you’re not ready to take the exam, don't raise your score or not satisfied with your score, study for free for the next test date, as long as you meet the basic study requirements; attend all classes and structured study sessions, do your homework and take the practice exams.

Course Facts

  • Location:
    Canada: Toronto, Vancouver 
    USA: Berkeley, Boston Fenway, Boston Harvard Square, Chicago, Irvine Valley, Los Angeles Westwood, Miami, New York SoHo, Philadelphia, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C.
  • Start Dates: Frequent start dates which vary by location. Contact your local Kaplan representative for further details.
  • Course Length: 12 Weeks
  • Minimum Age: 16 (17 in Canada)
  • Requirements:
    TOEFL ®  550p, 213c, 79i 
    TOEIC: 785 
    IELTS: 6.5
  • Class Size: Average 15; maximum 30
  • Lessons per Week
    Weeks 1-6: 8 GRE ®  Preparation (6 hours) + 20 (minimum) Structured Study (15+ hours) 
    Weeks 7-12: 30 (minimum) Structured Study (22.5+ hours) + 1 teaching component (1 hour)
  • Timetable: All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes only (general timetable below)
  • GRE ®  Exam Preparation Online: Students unable to attend a live course can enroll in Kaplan's GRE ®  Online Course
Click here to view a general timetable.

Course Structure

45 minute lessons for 12 weeks.

Weeks 1-6:

8 Lessons of GRE ®  Preparation:
Detailed focus on each section of the GRE, using exclusive Kaplan course material and exercises, with practice of verbal skills, analytical writing and test-taking strategies. 

20+ Sessions of Structured Study:
Practice sessions that include full-length practice tests, workshops and quizzes.

Weeks 7-12:

30+ Sessions of Structured Study:
Practice sessions with regularly scheduled practice tests in our computer labs, plus extra practice on English skills. 

1 Hour of Teachback Sessions:
Q&A review session with your teacher and on-going support during your studies. You can focus on your weaknesses or request help with certain topics.

Certification

By the end of the course, you will be prepared for your GRE ®  Exam. Kaplan offers the Higher Score Guarantee: If you’re not ready to take the exam, don't raise your score or not satisfied with your score, study for free for the next test date, as long as you meet the basic study requirements.

 
 

Student Testimonial

"What I like is that I'm not only studying English, but I'm also doing math in English. The program is quite broad and that's what was appealing to me."
allison hart
FRANCE
Berkeley School Testimonial
 
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