Test Prep

Test Prep

Test Prep

At SMU, we value the pursuit of higher education, and we want to help you achieve your goals.

Standardized test scores on the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, or ACT exams are a major component of your college or graduate application process. These tests play a significant role in determining your future. Standardized tests help determine your admission status, and are often used in merit-based scholarships, grants, fellowships, and assistantships. Let SMU’s Test Prep program help you prepare for, and succeed on, these important exams.

SMU Test Prep offers test preparation courses designed by a team of former standardized exam question writers and test preparation experts. Our experienced and professional instructors are highly trained and care about your success. SMU Test Prep can help you achieve your goals.

All SMU Test Prep Courses Include:

  • Experienced, expert instructors
  • Thorough preparation materials
  • Comprehensive presentations and explanations
  • Multiple practice test taking opportunities
  • Actual questions from previous exams
  • Extended access to our experts beyond your classroom experience
  • Flexible face-to-face and live online schedule options 

Graduate Programs

GMAT – Pursue your MBA
Considering an MBA? Let us help you get into the program of your choice. The GMAT is the preferred exam for most top ranking full time and part time MBA programs. Our professional instructors will help you understand each section of the GMAT exam, including the new Integrated Reasoning section. Read more.

GRE – Get your advanced degree
Seeking a graduate degree? The GRE revised General Test measures critical thinking, analytical writing, verbal reasoning, and quantitative reasoning skills. The GRE is required for a large variety of master’s degree and doctoral degree programs. Master’s in Education (ME), Social Work (MSW), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Engineering, and Public Administration programs often require or accept the GRE General exam. Many MBA programs also now accept the GRE. Read more.

LSAT – Get into law school
Considering law school? The LSAT is a major component of the law school application process. SMU Test Prep’s LSAT Test Prep Courses are precisely scheduled to make sure students reach exam day performing at their peak. Take the mystery out of the LSAT and get the tools you need to succeed on the LSAT.
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Undergraduate Programs

SMU Test Prep's SAT & ACT Preparation programs offer serious preparation for these high-stakes undergraduate admissions exams.

SMU understands the vital role that college entrance exams such as the SAT and ACT play in college admissions. Properly prepared students are more likely to perform to their highest potential, and SMU Test Prep is here to help students in the Dallas area meet their potential through our SAT Prep courses and SAT/ACT Summer Institutes.

SAT Prep Courses
SAT Prep courses during the academic year prepare students to reach the exam date of their choice at peak performance. These courses meet once per week, allowing participants time to practice their new skills during their busy school week. This multi-week format of the SAT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT Dates. Read more.

SAT/ACT Summer Institutes
SAT/ACT Summer Institutes SMU Test Prep’s SAT/ACT Summer Institutes offer serious preparation for the high stakes undergraduate admissions exams. These condensed programs provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to prepare for, and succeed on, the SAT and ACT exams. Whether you are looking to take one exam or both, the Summer Institutes are a great supplement to your preparation plan. 
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SMU Test Prep offers discounts for SMU alumni, staff, faculty and students. For more information, please call 214-SMU-CAPE (768-2273).