Upcoming Course Dates

The GRE Test Prep Course is brought to you by a partnership of CSUCI's Extended University & Graduate Studies Center. We offer these to current students and community members interested in preparing for the graduate school exam. Dates are offered several times per year and you may contact us to get on the waiting list.

0818 gre test prep

Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 
Time: TBD
Dates: Monday Oct. 15, Thursday Oct. 18, Monday Oct. 22, Wednesday Oct. 24, Thursday Oct. 25, Monday Oct. 29th
Fee - $75

Location: CSU Channel Islands, Graduate Studies Center, El Dorado Hall (map)
One University Drive, Camarillo, CA 93012
Parking: Complimentary permit upon request for non-matriculated students.


Register Online 

Payment must be remitted to the Graduate Studies Center, El Dorado Hall

  • Cash (must be for the exact amount)
  • Check (payable to CSUCI)
  • Credit card (coming soon)

Questions: Contact Graduate Studies Center: gs.center@csuci.edu, 805-437-3579

Recommended Books

Not included with course fee and available via textbook retailers
The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test 2nd edition by ETS, ISBN-10: 007179123X

1,007 Questions for the New GRE (4th ed.) by The Princeton Review, ISBN-10: 0307946312


Arithmetic, Text Completion, Sentence Equivalence, and Vocabulary

This will include a review of number properties, math vocabulary, and an introduction to problem solving techniques. How to approach the text completion and sentence equivalence problems will be demonstrated and practiced. How to improve one’s vocabulary, short and long term, will be presented and discussed.

Algebra, Quantitative Comparison, and Reading Comprehension

This session will cover a review of algebra and how it can be both used and avoided. How to approach quantitative comparisons will be presented. Also, will introduce the précis method for reading comprehension.

Geometry and Analytical Writing

This will include a review of geometry formulae and concepts as they apply on the GRE. How to approach and structure the analytical essays will be discussed and practiced.

Data Analysis and Verbal Review

This will entail a review of probability, statistic, charts and graphs and other relevant math topics for the data analysis questions. A review of all types of verbal GRE questions will be undertaken as time permits.