What we cover in class

There are a total of 10 lessons in the PowerScore Live Online GRE Course - 5 lessons devoted to the Math section and 5 lessons for the Verbal section - for a total of 30 hours of live, interactive, real-time online instruction . The extensive schedule allows us to cover not only the fundamentals of the GRE, but also the strategies and shortcuts for handling those challenging problems that mean the difference between a good score and a great score.

GRE - Math
  • Course Intro
  • Test Content/Format/Scoring
  • Lesson 1 - Arithmetic
  • 4 Quant Question Types
  • Analyze Answers/Approximation
  • Number Properties
  • Fractions/Decimals
  • Percents
  • Ratios
  • Proportions
  • Statistics - Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation
  • Lesson 2 - Algebra
  • Exponents
  • Roots
  • Expressions
  • Equations
  • Systems of Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Absolute Value
  • Lesson 3 - Geometry
  • Solution Strategies/Importance of Formulas
  • Lines and Angles
  • Triangles
  • Special Triangles
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Polygons
  • Circles
  • Solids and Volume
  • Lesson 4 - Algebra II/Geometry II
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Direct/Inverse Variation
  • Functions - Symbolic and Regular
  • Compound Functions
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Lesson 5 - Data Interpretation/Word Problems/Final Review
  • Data Interpretation
  • Probability
  • Counting Problems - Combinations and Permutations
  • Sequences
  • Work Rate
  • Final Review
  • GRE - Verbal
    Lesson 1 - Argumentation Part I, First Family Part I, and Sentence Context
  • 3 Reading Question Types
  • Text Completion/Sentence Equivalence
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Lesson 2 - Argumentation Part II, First Family Part II, and Sentence Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Text Completion/Sentence Equivalence- Vocabulary
  • Lesson 3 - Second and Third Families (Weaken, Strengthen, Resolve), 160+-level Sentences
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Advanced Sentences Part I
  • Lesson 4 - Advanced Sentences Part II and Long Passages
  • Final Sentences Review
  • Advanced Sentences Part II
  • Reading Comprehension - 90 minutes
  • Lesson 5 - Reasoning Review, Argumentative Flaws, Analyze an Issue and Analyze an Argument Essays
  • Reasoning Review
  • Analytical Writing - Introduction
  • Analyze an Argument Essay
  • Analyze an Issue Essay