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17 Course Programs in General Studies Test Preparation 2024



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Course Programs in General Studies Test Preparation

Test taking doesn’t end at high school. College students and many professionals still need to take standardized tests. There are many courses available to help anyone preparing for a big test.

What is a course in test preparation? These are courses designed to help a student better understand the topics of the standardized exam they will be taking as well as provide guidance in regards to studying. Courses are available for high schoolers preparing to take an SAT or ACT; college students seeking to be accepted in graduate school, which requires taking the GRE, GMAT, LSAT or TOEFL; and professionals from various industries seeking certification or credentials.

A test preparation course is beneficial in many ways. Besides gaining a better understanding of the material to be tested on, the student also learns time-management techniques and organizational skills. The biggest lesson a student will gain is an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, which will help them in future endeavors beyond test taking.

Cost for these courses vary based on the type of test being taken and the school providing the course. Additional costs may be included to cover books and practice tests.

Test preparation courses give high schoolers the chance to perform better on tests, which can help in getting admitted to the college they desire. For pre-graduate students in any field, a good score on a standardized test helps get them into a graduate program and can lead to grants, fellowships and scholarships. People who have already established a career often need credentials or certification to maintain their current role or be promoted. Professionals that may benefit from a test prep course include paralegals, accountants, insurance underwriters, human resource managers and manufacturing engineers.

These courses are available on campuses and online locally and globally. Many of the online courses are self-paced, which lets students set their own schedule and goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.