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A quick yet content-packed prep option for the budget-conscious, PowerScore's Accelerated GRE Course provide 16 hours of intensive GRE instruction in a single weekend.

Intensive coverage of every section of the exam defines PowerScore's Accelerated GRE Course. The four major math types in Quantitative—Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry, and Data Analysis—get a full 8 hours of review and application. You'll spend another 8 hours immersed in instruction and practice for the three Verbal question types and the two Analytical essays.

Throughout the course, you'll learn a variety of common question constructions, powerful problem-solving strategies, and effective test-taking techniques that you'll apply to set after set of targeted practice problems.

Check out all the topics you'll master in the course syllabus.>

What we cover in class

PowerScore Accelerated GRE Courses consist of 4 sessions of four hours each. The Accelerated (In Person) covers two sessions per day, with an hour break in between. The Live Online Accelerated Course covers one session per day. See below for the topics covered in each content-packed session.

Sessions 1 and 2
  • Test Content/Format/Scoring
  • Quantitative Reasoning Overview and Question Types
  • Multiple-Choice Questions
  • PowerScore Solution Strategies
    • SUPPLY
    • RECORD
  • Quantitative Comparison Questions
  • Numeric Entry
  • Arithmetic
    • Number Properties
    • Fractions and Decimals
    • Percents
    • Ratios
    • Proportions
  • Algebra
    • Exponents and Exponent Operation
    • Roots
    • Expressions
    • Single Equations
    • Systems of Equations
    • Quadratic Equations
    • Inequalities
    • Absolute Value
  • Verbal Reasoning Overview and Question Types
  • Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence
  • Sentence-Based Questions
    • Analyzing Sentences
    • Four-Step Solution
    • Sentence Types
  • Reading Comprehension —Short Passages
    • Argumentation
    • Question Types
    • Must Be True Questions
    • Vocabulary-in-Context Questions
    • Main Point Questions
    • Function/Purpose Questions
    • Method of Reasoning Questions
    Sessions 3 and 4
  • Geometry
    • Lines and Angles
    • Polygons
    • Triangles
    • Special Triangles
    • Hidden Triangles
    • Quadrilaterals
    • Circles
    • Geometric Solids
    • Coordinate Geometry
    • Lines in Coordinate Geometry
    • Figures in Coordinate Geometry
  • Sentence-Based Questions
    • Answer Choice Analysis
    • Vocabulary Strategies
    • Advanced Sentence Structures/Multi-Sentence Questions
  • Reading Comprehension —Short Passages
    • Advanced Argumentation
    • Weaken Questions
    • Strengthen Questions
    • Resolve the Paradox Questions
  • Algebra II
    • Functions
    • Compound Functions
    • Symbolic Functions
  • Data Analysis
    • Data Interpretation
    • Statistics
    • Counting Problems
    • Probability
  • Reading Comprehension —Long Passages
    • Approaching Long Passages: 6 Critical Steps
  • Analytical Writing Assessment Overview
    • Purpose and Use
    • Scoring and Analysis
    • Eight General Essay Points
  • The Argument Task
    • Five Argument Task Considerations
    • Argument Task Essay Template
  • The Issue Task
    • Eight Issue Task Considerations
    • Issue Task Essay Template

You're selective about who prepares you for the GRE. So are we. Only individuals with outstanding scores on an official GRE have a shot at being a PowerScore instructor, and only one-tenth of the top-scorers we interview have the rockstar teaching chops needed to make the cut. The elite few who join our team teach with the depth, clarity, enthusiasm, and adaptability needed to ensure your success.

Your PowerScore GRE Course book will detail a wide range of classic question constructions plus a number of powerful problem-solving strategies that will help you reach your target Quant score. To get you ready for Verbal and Analytical Writing, your course book will show you how to parse sesquipedalian (meaning "big-word-filled) sentences, digest dense scholarly passages, and compose well-organized, well-developed essays.

Your path to success will be paved with practice. In your course books, you'll get 4 official practice tests plus nearly 375 exercises.

When you enroll in the Accelerated GRE course, you'll gain instant access to the PowerScore Online Student Center. There you'll find an intro to GRE prep, a GRE arithmetic review, and a GRE vocabulary guide. You'll also take advantage of nearly 200 flashcards, 300 practice exercises, a 500 word GRE vocab list, and written explanations for every problem in the PowerScore books.

Ask questions via email and a Senior Instructor will help you with anything giving you trouble, whether from your lessons, homework, practice tests, or online supplements.

Repeat the in-person Accelerated Course for free within one year no strings attached. Took the course but then delayed taking the exam? Or took the exam as planned but didn't hit your target score? Retake the course for either reason or any reason on us. PowerScore wants and fully expects you to succeed with our help.

“This Accelerated Course is intensive and at times exhausting but it is done in a very efficient manner and much credit goes to our instructor. If you're serious about preparing for the GRE this prep course is a steal and a no-brainer!”

Mark Li

“The GRE weekend course is a great jump-start to studying. I have taken the GREs before so I was already familiar with the material, but the course helps to clarify and makes the question look a lot easier. I am very much more comfortable with taking the exam this time around. Thanks PowerScore. ”

Fareen Jiwani

“This course gave me the confidence I need to tackle the GRE.  My instructor was extremely qualified and knew exactly how to present the material to help every student understand.  I would highly recommend this course to anyone taking the GRE. ”

Kathleen Campbell