The BSU Office of Testing Services offers computer based testing right here on the ground floor of the Maxwell Library. Students should call the testing site at 508-531-1780 to see if and when their test is being offered and to schedule an appointment.
There are several ways to prepare for a graduate/professional school exam. You need to evaluate your time, financial resources and goals in determining which of these options you will choose for test preparation.
Review Study Questions/Practice Tests on Test Developer Website.
If you go to the Test Developers website you can review free sample questions/practice tests similar to those you will find on your test. MCAT provides additional practice tests that you can purchase for a fee of $35. GMAT allows you to download paper tests directly from their website for a fee of $30.
Download a Practice Book from Test
Download the Practice Book for the paper-based GRE revised General Test including a full-length paper-based test.
Use the GRE or GMAT Test Prep Software.
Prep software is available for free through Test Developer website. The Powerprep software is a computer program designed to help you get ready to take the GMAT or the computer based version of the GRE revised General Test.
Purchase a Test Preparation Book from
the Test Developer Website or Your Local Bookstore.
These books can be downloaded in a print or as an e-book directly through some of the test developers website. The GRE and LSAT Test Preparation Books/Tests can be downloaded directly through their website. Prep books are also widely available in bookstores. They range in cost from $10 - $100.
Register for a Study Course Through a
Boston College, UMass Boston and Middlesex Community College are a few of the colleges in Massachusetts that offer prep courses. They range in cost from $130 - $600. This option is great for someone who learns best in a structured environment.
Register for a Classroom Course,
One-On-One Tutoring, Online Training or Online Video On Demand Instruction
through Kaplan or Princeton Review.
This is the most expensive test preparation option; although most test review courses guarantee results. Costs can be from $500 to $2500. Just like the study courses mentioned above, this option may be useful to students who need a regularly scheduled class period to keep them motivated.
Last Modified: July 24, 2012