GRE Preparation Workshop

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  • Register for GRE Prep

    Interested in applying to graduate school?  Taking the GRE exam is your first step in the right direction!  We believe that SHSU students should be able to compete right along with others across the nation and to ensure you the best possible opportunity to perform well on the exams, we offer a FREE GRE Prep workshop multiple times a semester.  We recommend you purchase any reputable study guide from which you should put in significant study time before attending our prep sessions.  For scheduling and more information, check out the FAQ’s listed below.

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    Register for a Workshop
  • Who is eligible to participate?

    Current SHSU students,staff, faculty and alumni planning to take the GRE this semester are eligible to participate.

  • How much does GRE Prep cost?

    Free, Free, Free! The Graduate School recommends a reputable study guide. (Recommendations below.)

  • Can I attend GRE Prep more than once?

    We recommend that students participate in both Math and Verbal Reasoning workshops at least once. We also advise that you attend the workshops closest to the time you will be taking the actual exam. For example, if you are taking the exam in the spring, take the prep workshop in the spring as well.

  • Do I have to take the GRE to attend graduate school?

    Depending on the field of study you choose to enter, each program may require different admission exams. Be sure to carefully research required exams and minimum scores for your desired program and institution.

GRE Resources

Where can I find a reputable study guide? Which do you recommend?

Guides can be found in most bookstores and online.  We do not make a specific recommendation, though most students prefer to purchase Kaplan, Barron’s, or Princeton Review guides. 

Where do I find information on the exam itself? (i.e. registration, fees, schedule)

For information on the GRE, please visit

To register for the GRE, please click here.