Test Preparation


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  • Format LIVE ONLINE
  • Course Duration 9 SESSIONS
  • Course Fee FROM $960+tax
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  • Course Start Date FEB 21

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Study Smart  Excel on your GRE

Mastering the GRE is critical to your admission to graduate school.  Success in writing the GRE is not about how long you study it’s about studying what counts.  Led by experienced instructors, our GRE course, delivered over 27 hours of live online instruction, covers the GRE verbal, quantitative and analytical writing competencies and provides you with the tools to excel in your entrance exam.

Elevate your Performance on the Quantitative Section of the GRE

We also offer a 6-week, self-paced online Math Refresher course to help you brush up on essential algebra and geometry skills needed to effectively tackle the quantitative section of the GRE.

Who Should Attend?

Prospective graduate school applicants interested in pursuing a master or doctoral degree who are in need of a refresher in verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing skills.

Program Benefits

  • Enhance your skills, confidence and score
  • Master strategies for solving “Multiple Right Answer” questions
  • Develop vocabulary and varied subject area knowledge
  • Apply efficient skim reading techniques
  • Strengthen your ability to handle basic math concepts
  • Optimize your analytical writing to stand out from the crowd
  • Receive a custom designed GRE workbook that provides a thorough explanation of all tested competencies and important formulas and properties.
  • Develop an effective study plan
  • Gain access to 1000+ real sample test questions and 6 full-length tests with detailed explanation of answers
  • Receive 2 GRE Official textbooks and access to its online resources

Regular Program Required Courses

Spring / Summer2022

Schedule may be subject to change.


UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies offers 3 different delivery formats to fit your learning needs. Some courses are taught in multiple formats while others are delivered in one format only.

Formats Scheduled Classes Features & Benefits
Yes Learn in the classroom through in-person interaction with instructors and classmates and through self-paced online instruction. Blended learning combines all the benefits of the in-person classroom experience and allows for easy access to learning materials increasing the flexibility to learn at your own pace.
Live Online
Online Teaching
Yes Learn through online classroom-style interaction with instructors and classmates in real time from anywhere in the world.  Live Online creates a learning environment in which you collaborate and engage in live Q&A, webinars, and discussion forums.
No Learn independently when it’s convenient for you, while having the flexibility to collaborate with your classmates.  Online coaching is available from our experienced industry professionals through virtual office hours and optional webinars to help assist you with course materials, assignments, and projects. 


Bill Aube

Bill Aube

BEng (Purdue), MA (U of Illinois), MBA (UBC)

Stephanie Claggett

Stephanie Claggett



Stephanie Claggett has been a writing and English teacher to students from around the world since 2008. Since completing her MBA at UBC’s Sauder School of Business in 2012, she has been preparing students for the GMAT and GRE.  Stephanie’s focus is on helping students evaluate their own strengths and weaknesses and create study plans that will help them achieve their goals not just for the exam, but ultimately for their academic and professional careers.

Alasdair Maughan

Alasdair Maughan



Alasdair Maughan has helped hundreds of students meet their graduate school admission goals over the last several years. He has scored excellently on the LSAT and GMAT exams, and has been through both law school and business school. His students benefit from his extensive, real-world experience as a successful management consultant. He was also extensively involved in curriculum development for the GMAT and GRE preparation courses at UBC Extended Learning. Framing his teaching to what graduate schools expect of students, he brings a structured approach to the program. Using performance measurement tools to track progress, he challenges students to meet their personal goals through targeted study plans.

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