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GRE preparation materials


The Language Institute is currently offering preparation classes for the GRE.  The following intensive sessions are available from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.:

June 2-5
July 7-10
Aug 4-7

For more information, please visit the Language Institute Website at:


The Graduate Studies Office, in collaboration with the English and Communication and Mathematics departments, have offered two-part workshops for the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE in previous semesters.  These workshops are no longer offered, however, below are the Workshop Materials previously used.

Verbal Workshop
Dr. Lyon Rathbun - Workshop Materials
Dr. Kathy Bussert-Web - Workshop Materials

Quantitative Workshop
Luis Sanchez - Workshop Materials

Kaplan GRE Practice Test

Students have the opportunity to attend an online practice GRE test through an online classroom called Classroom Anywhere.  There are several dates and times available for students to test in the Classroom Anywhere.  Although space is limited, several spots are reserved for UTB students.  Register for a practice test here.


Prospective test takers can access the new version 2.1 of the POWERPREP II software, which is Mac and PC compatible, to help with their test preparation.  The free software includes two full-length practice tests and is as close to the actual test-taking experience as one can get. 

The Official GRE Advisor Kit has all the latest information on the GRE tests, including everything you need to know about test registration, preparation, and sending scores. 

Learn more about the full array of official test prep for prospective test takers at  For additional test preparation tools, or to register for the GRE, please visit the ETS GRE website.

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