Prepare for the GMAT® with the only GMAT Prep Class in Marquette sponsored by Northern Michigan University.

Join the successful MBA students who have benefited from our GMAT Prep Class. We will help you improve your skills, confidence, and score, all of which increase your chance of admission into the MBA or other business program of your choice!

Receive 24 hours of expert classroom instruction on the Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing sections of the GMAT. This comprehensive course includes a review of the mathematical and verbal concepts tested on the GMAT and prepares you for the questions typically seen on this test. You will also strengthen the critical thinking skills tested in both the Integrated Reasoning and Analytical Writing sections.

The GMAT Prep Class includes expert instruction, a proven format, all required course materials, access to diagnostic exams, and online support resources in one convenient, affordable package.

NMU GMAT Prep Classes Offer:

Expert Instructors: Our test-prep instructors are highly trained professionals. Our experienced instructors know the GMAT and care about helping you achieve your goal.

Proven Strategies: NMU’s curriculum was developed by test-prep experts, who have years of experience writing exam questions and preparing students for success.

Superior Materials: The GMAT Prep Class includes a course workbook and the official textbook from GMAC containing previously released test questions.

Online Support: Our online support package for GMAT classes includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues for 30 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.

Convenient Schedule Options: Classroom Test-Prep programs are conveniently held on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI. Live-online classes provide alternative schedules and the added benefit of taking the class from anywhere in the world.

Value: The course fee includes all course materials, access to online resources, and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.

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GMAT Prep Class Schedule

Course Program Start Program End Days Start Time End Time Cost
GMAT Live-Online Course 5/2/2021 6/27/2021 Sunday 3:00 PM ET 6:00 PM ET $899 
GMAT Workshop* Online - Intro 5/20/2021 5/20/2021 Thursday 9:00 PM ET 10:00 PM ET Free 
GMAT Live-Online Course 6/3/2021 6/29/2021 Tuesday; Thursday 7:00 PM ET 10:00 PM ET  $899
GMAT Live-Online Course 7/7/2021 8/2/2021 Monday; Wednesday 9:00 PM ET 12:00 Midnight ET  $899
GMAT Workshop* Online - Intro 8/17/2021 8/17/2021 Tuesday 9:00 PM ET 10:00 PM ET  Free
GMAT Live-Online Course 9/16/2021 10/12/2021 Tuesday; Thursday 7:00 PM ET 10:00 PM ET $899
GMAT Live-Online Course 9/29/2021 10/25/2021 Monday; Wednesday 9:00 PM ET 12:00 Midnight ET $899 
GMAT Workshop* Online - Intro 10/6/2021 10/6/2021 Wednesday 9:00 PM ET 10:00 PM ET  Free
GMAT Live-Online Course 10/21/2021 11/18/2021 Tuesday; Thursday 7:00 PM ET 10:00 PM ET $899 

All classes are online at this time.

*Live-Online Strategy Workshop: We have a number of online strategy workshops available free to students. The content is the same as that presented in our campus-based strategy workshops. All live-online introductory strategy workshops are held in the Adobe Connect classrooms listed below. Please note that these introductions are only accessible during scheduled live-online workshop sessions. See above for dates and times.

Live GMAT Intro Workshop:

Pre-Recorded Workshops: In addition to our live-online workshops and to provide additional options to the increased numbers of students participating from home and in an online format, we have now published pre-recorded versions of our strategy workshops to our website. Closed captions are available for these videos, and they can be accessed at any time.

Pre-Recorded GMAT Strategy Workshop:

Why Should You Take the NMU GMAT Prep Class?

The NMU GMAT Prep Class is ideal for anyone looking to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or other business-related advanced degree within the next five years. Our GMAT preparation curriculum is a program developed by experts. You’ll receive 24 hours of targeted instruction to help you fully prepare for the GMAT. In addition, the GMAT Prep Class course materials include GMAT practice tests, so you can practice the skills and strategies you are learning in class on real test questions. In the NMU GMAT Prep Class, you’ll master strategies to improve your GMAT score with the help of experienced GMAT instructors who care about your success.

Choose the Format That Works for You!

GMAT Prep Classes are offered live-online, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that works best for you. Live-online classes provide added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors and to re-watch the recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends.

System Requirements:

The live-online GMAT Prep Class is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug-in. All you need are a high-speed internet connection and speakers or head phones.

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at our Continuing Education Office. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.

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GMAT Prep Class Session Information

Quantitative Topics Include:
  • Strategies for handling math questions in the challenging data sufficiency format
  • Approaches to math questions presented in abstract form
  • Tactics for translating difficult real-world word problems into algebraic expressions or equations
  • Review of the mathematical concepts tested in each of the GMAT quantitative formats
Verbal Topics Include:
  • Spotting correct idiomatic speech in sentence completion problems
  • Understanding the key components of arguments in critical reasoning problems
  • Answering reading comprehension questions quickly, without reading the entire passage
Integrated Reasoning Topics Include:
  • Interpreting data from tables, graphs, text, and other sources
  • Dealing with multiple questions about the same data
  • Analyzing data from multiple columns for Two-Part Analysis questions
General Topics Include:
  • Utilizing the process of elimination
  • Mastering time management skills
  • Minimizing test anxiety
  • Identifying common distracters

GMAT Prep Class Syllabus

Session 1:

Overview; Equations and Inequalities

Session 2:

Picking Numbers; Data Sufficiency; Reading Comprehension—Overview and Global Items

Session 3:

Number Properties; Critical Reasoning—Role, Weakener, Strengthener

Session 4:

Exponents and Roots; Sentence Correction—Agreement, Verb Forms, Parallelism

Session 5:

Fractions; Percents; Rates and Ratios; Reading Comprehension—Local Items

Session 6:

Geometry; Critical Reasoning—Assumption, Inference, Explanation, Evaluation; Integrated Reasoning

Session 7:

Integrated Reasoning; Sentence Correction—Logical Predication, Diction, Grammatical and Rhetorical Construction

Session 8:

3-D Figures and Coordinate Geometry; Probability and Statistics; Sequences; Counting and Sets; Analytical Writing

About Our Program

NMU’s Test Prep program is partnered with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students at major colleges and universities across the United States prepare for standardized testing. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors. 

Hear What Others Have Had to Say:

I am so glad I decided to sign up for this class! I feel so ready to take the GMAT. (My) professor was amazing and so nice and helpful.

I didn't expect to get this much out of the class, I just thought it would be strategies, but I learned to look at problems in a new way.

This is a great class. I learned a lot of information in a short period of time. (I’m) glad that (the University) offers this test prep program.

Request a Custom GMAT Prep Class or Presentation

NMU Test Prep also offers customized GMAT Prep programs for schools, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. If you are an academic advisor, program director, admissions department, or community leader and would like details about our custom programs or would like to request a presentation, please call our professional staff at (906) 227-2103 or email us at