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Mathematics GRE Preparation

Here you will find information about the Mathematics GRE Preparation class for the Fall 2003 Semester which meets on Monday, 3:30-4:30PM, in LCB 323.

If you have any doubts, problems, concerns, etc., feel free to send a message to the instructor.


News
and Announcements

  • Test Days: the GRE Subject Test is given on November 8, and December 13 in 2003, and on April 3, 2004.

  • Office hours: Tuesday, 9:00-10:00 AM (Michael Woodbury, JWB 205); Wednesday, 1:30-2:30 PM (Javier Fernandez, JWB 313); Friday, 10:30-11:30 AM (Scott Crofts, JWB 219).

  • Want to save some money? If you are

    • a U. S. citizen or permanent resident and
    • are receiving financial aid and
    • are taking the GRE in your senior year
    then you may be eligible for a fee waiver. To find out if you qualify, contact the financial aid office.

  • More information will be posted here as it becomes available.


Class by Class

  • 10/27: Solved the seventh problem set and discussed all the exercises. Next week the exercises will also be from all subjects, trying to respect the proportions that are common in real tests. Reminder: next Monday is the last class before the first GRE test.
  • 10/20: Solved the sixth problem set and discussed most of the exercises. Next week the exercises will be from all subjects, trying to respect the proportions that are common in real tests.
  • 10/13: Solved the fifth problem set and discussed most of the exercises. Next week the exercises will be, mostly, on Linear Algebra (Chapter V in the book).
  • 10/6: Solved the fourth problem set and discussed most of the exercises. Next week the exercises will be, mostly, on differential equations (Chapter IV in the book).
  • 9/29: Solved the third problem set and discussed most of the exercises. Next week the exercises will be, mostly, based on Calculus (Chapters II and III in the book).
  • 9/22: Solved the second problem set and discussed most of the exercises. Next week the exercises will be, mostly, based on Calculus (Chapters II and III in the book).
  • 9/15: Solved the first problem set and discussed most of the exercises. Next week the exercises will be, mostly, based on Calculus (Chapter II in the book).
  • 9/8: Organizational meeting.

Other Stuff

Below you will find different references that you may find useful (or not).

  • Book: we will be using "Cracking the GRE Math Test", S.A. Leduc, The Princeton Review, second edition. As of this writing amazon.com is offering a very good price for the book.
  • The GRE exam is administered by the "Educational Testing Service (ETS)". This is their home page for the Subject Tests. By following the previous link you will find information about test centers, test dates, etc; also, you will be able to register on-line.
  • GRE Practice Book: you can download a free copy of this book from the ETS site. This book corresponds to the new (rescaled) version of the test.

Other
(Sometimes) Useful Links


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