The UTRGV GRE Prep course is complete preparation for the GRE that includes realistic practice exams, personalized score analysis, detailed individualized score reports, adaptable course materials, and personalized assignments. This is an excellent preparation course for current undergraduate students that are considering graduate school or for anyone that is looking at improving their GRE Test scores and securing graduate school admission.

The Office of Continuing Education has teamed up with Knowsys Test Prep to offer this highly effective preparation course. The strength of our program is our adaptable curriculum with its dual emphasis on strategy and content. We offer well-rounded and complete preparation courses that provide a unique combination of vital test-taking strategies, time-saving tips and shortcuts, and thorough content review.


• Vital test-taking strategies and time-saving tips
• Exam preparation with pre- and post-assessments
• Thorough review of the GRE Body of Knowledge

Anyone preparing to enter Graduate School, or interested in taking the GRE.

Note: PEWD program participants should be 18 years or older.

No prerequisites required.

Mr. Joseph Alanis (Math)

Mr. Shoney Flores (Verbal)

Shoney Flores received his Master’s in Fine Arts with a concentration in Creative Writing from the University of Texas-Pan American in 2009. His teaching experience includes positions as an English tutor, substitute teacher, graduate teaching assistant, and university lecturer since 2009, where he has taught courses in writing, composition, rhetoric, literature, and reading.

Note: If you are applying for the Continuing Education Private Loan to cover the registration fee for a non-credit continuing education program, then please use the UTRGV Continuing Education School Code: 003599. The loan amount you note in the application cannot exceed the open enrollment fee noted on our website. Books will NOT be included in the loan amount. The minimum for the loans must be $500.00. Some service charges may apply.

*The only loan provider PEWD accepts is Sallie Mae*

Please email once you have been approved so we may certify your loan.

Private Loans


Edinburg Course Information




39 hrs

Edinburg CESS Building

Mr. Joseph Alanis (Math)
Mr. Shoney Flores (Verbal)

$ 550

Students requiring accommodation should contact our office to learn about the process.

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