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Kaplan GRE Courses

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GRE Courses Introduction

If you've set your sights on mastering the GRE before you register, then you know you'll need to prepare for it with practice tests, books, apps, tutoring or GRE courses. If taking a class has been on your mind, then you're in the right spot! Many test prep companies out there offer GRE courses to help you master the skills, testing techniques and knowledge you'll need for test day. Kaplan is one of those companies.

Kaplan GRE Courses

Kaplan Test Prep is the largest test prep company out there, and with its size comes great products and test prep materials. The three GRE course options listed below, taught by one of Kaplan's trained teachers, all come complete with the Kaplan "Higher Score Guarantee":

If you're not ready to take the GRE, you can study with Kaplan again for free. Or, if for any reason you're dissatisfied with your score gain, you can study again for free. And, if you don't score higher on the GRE at all, you can study with Kaplan for free or get your money back.

The three following GRE courses are the best of what Kaplan has to offer, and come with some of the same inclusions. I've italicized the things that are common among the three.

GRE Advantage: The New GRE – On Site

The Basics

The Kaplan "On Site" GRE course is just as it states: you'll take your classes in an actual classroom with an actual Kaplan teacher. The classes and times will vary according to your exact location, but I typed in my zip code, and found nine classes available for enrollment less than 20 miles from my location.

The Price

At press time the cost was $1,099 or three payments of $366.33

The Inclusions

  • 8 classroom sessions taught by one of Kaplan's expert teachers
  • Free make-up sessions — in person or through lessons on demand
  • More than 5000 practice questions and 7 full-length practice tests. Over 180 hours of instruction and practice
  • Adapted homework assignments based on your needs
  • Kaplan GRE 2011 Premier, Kaplan GRE Math Workbook, Kaplan GRE Verbal Workbook, the Pocket Reference Guide, and vocabulary flashcards
  • Online access to the quiz bank, full length practice tests, workshops, and videos

GRE Advantage: The New GRE – Anywhere

The Basics

The Kaplan "Anywhere" GRE course is for those of you who'd like a teacher, but don't have the time to travel to a physical classroom. The classes are live, so you will have to boot up the old computer at a certain time to take the course, but there are literally scores of options for class times and days.

The Price

At press time the cost was $749 or three payments of $249.67

The Inclusions

  • 8 teaching sessions
  • Live instruction from a teacher and teaching assistant.
  • Video, audio, instant chat, whiteboard, polling, screen sharing, and more tools to use during the class.
  • Free make-up sessions — in another "Anywhere" classroom or through lessons on demand
  • More than 5000 practice questions and 7 full-length practice tests. Over 180 hours of instruction and practice
  • Adapted homework assignments based on your needs
  • Kaplan GRE 2011 Premier, Kaplan GRE Math Workbook, Kaplan GRE Verbal Workbook, the Pocket Reference Guide, and vocabulary flashcards
  • Online access to the quiz bank, full length practice tests, workshops, and videos

GRE Advantage: The New GRE – On Demand

The Basics

The Kaplan "On Demand" GRE course is designed for people with hectic schedules, who need to cram in some prep time whenever they can. It's available 24/7 because the lectures are not live like the "Anywhere" and "On Site" GRE courses – they're recorded. Watch them whenever you'd like, as often as you'd like, for as long as you'd like. Pause and start over if you need to or watch the entire lecture again and again.

The Price

At press time the cost was $399 or three payments of $133

The Inclusions

  • Email access to academic advisors if you have questions
  • More than 5000 practice questions and 7 full-length practice tests. Over 180 hours of instruction and practice
  • Adapted homework assignments based on your needs
  • Kaplan GRE 2011 Premier, Kaplan GRE Math Workbook, Kaplan GRE Verbal Workbook, the Pocket Reference Guide, and vocabulary flashcards
  • Online access to the quiz bank, full length practice tests, workshops, and videos

Signing Up for Kaplan's GRE Courses

If you like what you see, you can call 1-800-KAP-TEST to enroll, or you can head to Kaplan's website to check availability and sign up online.

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