Helping students, community prepare for GRE

For Immediate Release:  Jan. 23, 2015

BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students and community members planning to apply for graduate school may attend Graduate Record Examination (GRE) preparation sessions at BU now through Feb. 26.

The GRE, a standardized test, is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States. Each week of the program, students may attend one quantitative session focusing on basic high school level mathematical knowledge and reasoning skills and one verbal session focusing on reading comprehension, critical reasoning and vocabulary usage.

A $20 registration fee will cover the cost of a course packet that includes handouts, practice problems, study strategies and practice tests. For information on the times and locations of sessions, contact Jennifer Johnson, associate professor of psychology, at 570-389-4635 or

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.