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Course: GMAT Prep Course

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is often a critical part of graduate school admission requirements. Hone your test-taking skills by preparing for the type of questions typically found on the exam.

In this course, you will learn time saving tactics to enhance your score on every section of the exam. Take an assessment test in the beginning of the course to evaluate where you need to strengthen your skills. Prepare further by reviewing basic mathematical and reading comprehension methods. By the end of this course you will have developed techniques to help you solve logistical and comprehension questions quickly and accurately.

Please note that the graduate school application fee will be waived by DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business for anyone who completes this course.

Programs Associated with this Course
  • GMAT Prep Course
Who Should Attend

This program is ideal for those looking to apply to business school or pursue a graduate degree in business.


In this program, you will learn:

  • Time-saving strategies and techniques to solve quantitative questions rapidly, as well as a review of the mathematical skills you already have
  • How to approach data and logistical questions
  • The six common questions found in the reading comprehension portion of the exam and tips to quickly examine lengthy passages
  • The most common types of arguments, assumptions and conclusions in critical reasoning
  • How to quickly organize and generate a strong essay


Week 1 - GMAT Assessment Test
Week 2 - Introduction & critical reasoning
Week 3 - Sentence correction
Week 4 - Reading comprehension
Week 5 - Analytical writing
Week 6 - Concept review
Week 7 - Problem Solving
Week 8 - Data Sufficiency
Week 9 - Integrated Reasoning


Is the GMAT exam required for applying to graduate school?
It depends on the college or university. To verify whether GMAT scores are required, students are encouraged to check the admission requirements of the graduate program(s) to which they plan on applying in advance of enrolling in the GMAT prep course.

If I enroll in the course and learn the GMAT is not required, can I get my tuition refunded?
Click here to view the refund policy.

Are there course materials?
The GMAT textbook and online materials are included in the cost of the course. However, you will need to purchase the following text: GMAT Official Guide 2020
ISBN-13: 978-1119576068

Is this course taught online or in class?
The GMAT Prep Course is taught in class only on DePaul’s Loop campus.

What type of assessment is given?
A pre-assessment of verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing will be given during the first week of the course to evaluate your strengths and where you may need additional assistance.

Are there any prerequisites?
No. Most students looking to take the GMAT are applying to graduate school and are in the process or have already obtained a bachelor's degree. However, a bachelor's degree is not necessary for the exam prep course.

For More Information, Contact:

Isabel Avalos

Phone: +1 312-362-5295

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