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You can get help studying for the GRE when you sign up for a Tulsa GRE course provided by Varsity Tutors. You may have decided to take the GRE if you're finishing up an undergraduate degree at a local college like the University of Tulsa or Oklahoma State University - Tulsa. The GRE is a challenging standardized test that was designed to help graduate schools assess which of their applicants are most prepared for success at the graduate school level of study.
If you perform well on the GRE, then you may have a better chance of getting accepted into the graduate programs that you're most interested in attending. However, earning a top GRE score is easier said than done. Consider reaching out to us today if you think that you would benefit from having additional assistance with your test preparation process. You can also keep reading to get a more in-depth look at the GRE and how we can help you study for it.
What's covered on the GRE?
The GRE isn't just an exam that's taken by individuals in the United States. It's actually administered in more than 160 countries across the world. GRE scores are accepted at thousands of institutions of higher learning. The exam takes around 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete and is typically taken on a computer.
There are three sections on the GRE, each of which assesses a different academic skill set. These sections are called Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. Taking a Tulsa GRE prep course provides a unique way to develop the skills that you'll need to demonstrate on your upcoming exam. Your course will go over the most important topics that are tested on each of these sections.
The Analytical Writing section has a time limit of 60 minutes and consists of two tasks that test-takers need to complete. These tasks involve analyzing an issue and analyzing an argument. The skills that are assessed on this part of the GRE include the test-takers command of written English, their ability to examine claims while using accompanying evidence, and their ability to clearly articulate complex concepts in a time-limited environment. The work that you do on this part of the GRE will be graded on a 0 to 6 point scale.
Next, you'll also take the GRE's section on Verbal Reasoning. There are two Verbal Reasoning sections that each contain 20 multiple-choice questions. This part of the exam is graded on a 130 to 170 point scale. This section will ask you to do things like read written passages and then respond to a series of questions about them. You'll also be asked to choose the best answer for blank sections of shorter passages. Finally, you'll also answer questions that require you to use partial information from a single sentence to select the best option to complete that sentence.
The last section of the GRE is called Quantitative Reasoning. This part of the exam was designed to assess a test-takers basic math skills, their understanding of core math topics, and their ability to use their problem-solving and logical reasoning skills to answer questions. Some of the math topics that you'll want to be familiar with before taking this section are geometry, algebra, and data analysis. This section is also graded on a 130 to 170 point scale and also features two sections of 20 questions each. You'll have an hour and ten minutes to finish the Quantitative Reasoning section of the GRE.
You should also know that the GRE has an Experimental Section that you'll also need to complete at some point during your GRE test. This part of the exam won't count towards your final score. However, you won't know which portion of the GRE is experimental since it's typically embedded within one of the other test sections. This means that you'll have to treat every part of the GRE as if it counts towards your final score just to be safe.
What can Varsity Tutors do to help you prepare for the GRE?
There are many benefits associated with signing up for test preparation assistance. Working with an experienced instructor gives you the opportunity to enhance both the efficiency and effectiveness of your study sessions. Varsity Tutors offers a variety of courses that you may be interested in taking. The paragraphs below will provide a more detailed look at the ways that taking a course can help you pursue your test goals with confidence.
Your Tulsa GRE class will take place online through a powerful virtual learning platform. Each Tulsa GRE course replicates the traditional classroom learning experience in a more convenient online setting. This means you can prepare for your upcoming GRE exam without having to leave the comfort of your home. Your class will feature a series of live lectures that are taught by an experienced instructor. You'll learn with a group of peers who you can interact with throughout your course sessions. Studies have shown that doing this can help students get more out of their learning experience.
If you have a hard time with one of the topics covered in your Tulsa GRE class, you can sign up to work with your teacher in a one-on-one setting. You can use this option to get extra help with the sections that you don't fully understand. Additionally, courses have two and four-week options and new classes start weekly. This makes it easy to sign up for a learning plan that fits within the confines of your schedule.
How can you get started with a course?
The GRE is a challenging test that requires a solid test preparation process. Are you interested in signing up for a Tulsa GRE course? If so, then consider reaching out to Varsity Tutors today. We can help you pick out the right class option for your specific learning needs. This could be just what you need to develop the GRE skills that will help you feel more confident on the day of your exam. We look forward to working with you and hope to hear from you soon.
John: Tulsa GRE course instructor
I am a Chemical Engineer with a Bachelor's from Missouri S and T and a Master's from the University of Tennessee. I have a lot of real world experience using math and science in industry, which helps me give practical tutoring on a variety of STEM subjects. I am currently teaching one of my favorite subjects, chemistry, at Tulsa Community College. I have also been an Ambassador for the Oklahoma Rocks and Minerals Program which...
Penny: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...teaching my students with a very high passing rates on state testing for the last 9 years. I consider myself self driven, analytically, and a good math teacher. I have mentored student teachers in my classroom and also first year teachers at my school. I have recently tutored college students for their GRE test, they were very successful in getting their Math score up after our tutoring sessions. I believe that every child can learn....
Education & Certification
- Oklahoma State University-Main Campus - Bachelors, Math Education
- GRE Subject Tests
- GRE Subject Test in Mathematics
- +14 subjects
Christopher: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...back 5 years. I was a mentor and tutor for the Rutgers Future Scholars program when I was at Rutgers, which involved working with students in 8th through 12th grade on reading, writing, math, science, and also things like professional development, job searching, college preparation, and standardized test preparation. During my senior year at Rutgers I also worked with another program called Ignite, which was another collaborative program between Camden city schools and Rutgers University....
Education & Certification
- Rutgers University-New Brunswick - Bachelors, Psychology
- The University of Tulsa - Masters, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
- Social Sciences
- Public Speaking
- +24 subjects
Laura: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...a professor for Wright Career College for a year and a half and also have tutored students in class with me that were struggling. I am able to tutor the following subjects: Economics, Psychology, Finance, Accounting, Study Skills and Organization, Study Skills, Other, Macroeconomics, Cost Accounting, Business, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Ethics, Business Writing, College Business, High School Business, Personal Finance. I am currently a Forensic Accountant and Auditor in my current...
Erin: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...Services, advocating for children who lived in foster care. I have taught English in a group home in Colombia, in a school in Ghana, and in an office building in Wales. I am certified to teach English as a second language. I have also taught history and civics to adults who are working on getting their American citizenship. I love learning and I love to help other people learn. My philosophy is that I'm here...
Kathrine: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...context to a World History class so that the student can do the best they possibly can on the final, I will always do my best to give students the tools they need to succeed on their own terms. My personal passions are popular culture (music, movies, television, books- I like it all, and have written papers about most of it!), live music, science fiction and fantasy, and spending time with my family.... The core of my approach to teaching is making sure that each student can connect the material we are working on together to his or her everyday life. With subjects like History and Political Science it can be really difficult for students to form those connections on their own, but once a student feels personally invested in the material, it becomes easier to both understand and retain information. All aspects of the humanities and social sciences are interconnected, and as students develop a feel for the threads that tie them together it makes studying and excelling in those subjects a much less daunting task.
Caleb: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...position in Engineering and continue to educate students in the field of engineering, but through that help students learn valuable life skills and things that are discovered about oneself through the rigor of academic learning. When I am not studying or working, I enjoy many outdoor activities: running, climbing, hiking, and camping. I also greatly enjoy reading with one of my favorite genres being biographies. I find learning about the lives of exemplary and extraordinary...
Susan: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...standardized tests. I can teach all parts of the exam, but I'm best at math, and I can usually gain the most overall points in math because, let's face it, a person's vocabulary is not going to increase a extensively in the few remaining months before they take the exam, and that's the key to a good score in Reading or English. I've taught classroom math (pre-Algebra through Calculus II) and computer science in both...
Education & Certification
- West Texas State University - Bachelor of Science, Mathematics
- University of Tulsa - Master of Science, Applied Mathematics
- Middle School Math
- +101 subjects
Hailey: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...methods are not suitable for all students" in essence, this is my teaching philosophy and how I approach teaching and learning with my students. It is important to recognize the needs (i.e. emotionally, socially, learning styles, etc.) and individuality of each student. I believe in bringing in culturally relevant curricula, diversity/inclusivity/ equity in the classroom. All students deserve a learning environment that reflects them and the world around them. Ultimately, it is my job to...
Venkat: Tulsa GRE course instructor
...easy to work with, and I provide an excellent combination of flexibility, patience, knowledge and student's perspective. I strongly believe that every problem can be solved by more than one method, and this provides students with a solid approach of grasping the concepts clearly. I have four years of prior experience teaching students at University of Phoenix (over 400 students). Most of my students appreciated my style, as I strived to ensure they understood the...
Education & Certification
- Andhra University India - Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering
- University of Arkansas - Master of Science, Civil Engineering
- CLEP College Mathematics
- College Math
- Middle School Math
- +19 subjects