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GRE Preparation Course Offered on Mercer's Atlanta Campus

August 3, 2007

Media Contact:
Mark Vanderhoek
(478) 301-4037

Course Contact:
Angie Macon
(678) 547-6501

ATLANTA — Mercer University will offer a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) preparation course from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 20 – Oct. 25. Offered on the University’s Cecil B. Day Atlanta Campus, this six-week course is designed to help individuals score their best on the GRE and get them one step closer to graduate school.


Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Angie Macon at (678) 547-6501 or


By examining each area of the GRE, participants in this course will know what to expect on the exam and be able to set goals for improving their performance levels.  Early classes will focus on diagnosing individual strengths and weaknesses and developing goals for improving performance levels.


The course will teach students problem solving techniques and strategies for tackling the toughest questions. The course will include an overview of math concepts, including quantitative comparisons, data interpretation, geometry, algebra and arithmetic.  The course will also prepare participants for the verbal section of the exam by covering topics like reading comprehension, analogies, sentence completions and vocabulary. 


The cost is $385, including textbook and materials. A 20 percent discount is available for Mercer alumni, students, faculty and staff.


The GRE is the test commonly required for admission to graduate schools other than business, law or medical schools.


About Mercer University:

Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University has 7,100 students; 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies; major campuses in Macon and Atlanta; four regional academic centers across the state; a university press; two teaching hospitals — Memorial Health University Medical Center and the Medical Center of Central Georgia; educational partnerships with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta; an engineering research center in Warner Robins; a performing arts center in Macon; and a NCAA Division I athletic program. For more information, visit