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If you plan to enroll in an undergraduate studies program or attend graduate school, law school, or business school, we can help you realize your academic goals. With test preparation courses for the GRE ®, GMAT ®, LSAT ®, New SAT ®, and ACT ®, UNM Continuing Education is New Mexico's leading test prep solution.

Standardized test scores on the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, PCAT, SAT, or ACT are a major component of your college or graduate school application process. These tests play a significant role in determining the future of your education.  Standardized tests help determine your admission status and are often used in awarding merit-based scholarships, grants, fellowships, and assistantships.  Let UNM Continuing Education's program help you prepare for and ace these important exams.

Upcoming Test Prep Classes

Test Prep - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

The program prepares students for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). The course covers timing strategy and problem‐solving strategies for the Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and Analytical Reasoning sections of the test, as well as for the essay. This course is ideal for current undergraduates, recent graduates, and anyone looking to apply to Law School. You will learn how to analyze logic, including if/then statements and deductive and inductive reasoning. You will learn to identify the main types of logical reasoning, including analogy, cause and effect, and statistical arguments. You will learn to identify faulty argument types, including argument against the person, false analogy, false cause, ambiguity, circular reasoning, and false appeal to authority. You will learn how to skim Reading Comprehension passages for structure and tools for distinguishing between two very close answer choices. You will develop a systematic approach for organizing Analytical Reasoning information, how to create a powerful diagram, and how to recognize the main types of Analytical Reasoning questions.

Section Summer 1

23157
$899
6/2/20 - 7/8/20
Tue, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Jay Cutts
CE Online

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This class prepares students for taking the MCAT or PCAT exams, for entrance into medical school and pharmacy school, respectively. The course covers science review, timing strategy, scientific problem‐solving strategy, strategy for the CARS (MCAT) and Reading Comp (PCAT), and strategy for the PCAT math.

Section Summer 1

23158
$1,495
6/13/20 - 8/1/20
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 2:00 PM
Jay Cutts
CE Online

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This intensive course will give you a more in‐depth look at the structure of the ACT test and the design of the questions. Through the 20 hour course, learn multiple strategies and different approaches to every single question in every single section. Learn the difference between the test takers and the test makers. This will prepare you to walk into the exam with less stress.

Section Summer 1

17850
$399
6/15/20 - 7/7/20
Mon, Tue 9:00 AM ‐ 11:00 AM
Bethany Vazquez
CE Online

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This intensive course will give you a more in‐depth look at the structure of the SAT test and the design of the questions. Through the 20 hour course, learn multiple strategies and different approaches to every single question in every single section. Learn the difference between the test takers and the test makers. This will prepare you to walk into the exam with less stress.

Section Summer 1

17860
$449
8/3/20 - 8/25/20
Mon, Tue 5:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
Bethany Vazquez
CE Online

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Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance may be available if you are unemployed, a veteran or veteran’s spouse, or a person with a disability. Other options include education loans. For more funding options, and contact information, please visit our Loans and Financial Aid page. UNM Staff, Faculty and Retirees: You may use your Tuition Remission for all Professional Development classes. Learn more about UNM Tuition Remission.