GMAT preparation course offered in Grand Rapids

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GMAT preparation course begins March 1.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—With the inclusion of the new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT, the revised test demands more preparation time and testing aptitude.

To improve test takers' chances of gaining admission to the Master of Business Administration program of their choice, Western Michigan University is offering a comprehensive preparation course at its regional location in Grand Rapids.

The four-week course will take place mostly on Fridays and Saturdays from Friday, March 1, through Friday, March 22, at the WMU-Grand Rapids Beltline Location, 2333 E. Beltline Ave. SE. The $450 cost includes a copy of The Official Guide for GMAT Review and lunch for the Saturday sessions.

Bill Dang, the course's instructor, will direct attendees through the exam sections, providing advice on answering questions and predicting each person's potential for success. All areas of the challenging GMAT will be covered: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal.

To register online or obtain more information, visit wmich.edu/offcampus/gmat.php. For payment or other questions, call WMU at (269) 387-4195.

Course sessions

  • Friday, March 1, 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday, March 8, 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, no class—time for self-study.
  • Friday, March 22, 6 to 9 p.m.

About the instructor

Bill Dang's professional background includes running an educational center for a well-known, international test preparation company, where he was responsible for the training of all instructors in West Michigan. He scored in the 99th percentile on the GMAT and earned an MBA from WMU.