Test Preparation

MTEL Communication and Literacy Prep

This intensive class is designed to acquaint students with the types of material and questions on the test; to review grammar, writing, and reading techniques; to bolster confidence by teaching effective testing strategies; and to provide time for practice, group discussions, individual assistance, and questions. The first four classes will cover reading and the last five classes will cover writing, so students may enroll for both sessions or just for one.

Instructor: Katy Milford
Dates (Reading Session): Nov 12, 17, 19, 24, 2014
Dates (Writing Session): Dec 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 2014
  Snow make-up date (if needed) - Dec 17, 2014
Time: Mon/Wed, 4:30 - 6:30pm (no class Nov 26)
Location: TBA
Cost: Reading Session: $160.00
  Writing Session: $200.00
  Both Sessions: $290.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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At Westfield State University, we value the pursuit of higher education, and we want to help you achieve your goals.  If you plan to enroll in an undergraduate studies program or attend graduate school, law school, or business school, Westfield State University Test Prep can help you realize your academic goals. With preparation courses for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and SAT, we are the area’s leading test prep solution.

Standardized test scores on exams like the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and SAT exams are a major component of your college application process.  These tests play a significant role in determining your education future.  Standardized tests help determine your admission status, and are used in merit-based scholarships, grants, fellowships, and assistantships.  Let Westfield State University’s Test Prep program help you prepare for, and succeed on, these important exams.

Westfield State University Test Prep offers test preparation courses designed by a team of former standardized exam question writers and test preparation experts.  Our experienced and professional instructors are highly trained and care about your success.  Let us help you achieve your goals.

All Test Prep courses include:

  • Extensive classroom instruction
  • Experienced, expert instructors
  • Preparation materials
  • Comprehensive presentations and explanations
  • Practice test taking opportunities
  • Actual questions from previous exams and computer-adaptive software
  • Access to our instructors beyond your classroom experience
  • Flexible schedule options

About Our Program:

Westfield State University’s Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps hundreds of students at major colleges and universities across the United States.  Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly-trained top quality instructors.  Learn more about ETC’s Live Online classes at their website: www.etctestprep.com.

Free Online Strategy Workshops

Educational Testing Consultants is also offering a new series of free strategy workshops geared to help people prepare for the GRE, GMAT, or LSAT exams. The workshops provide in-depth overviews of the GRE, GMAT, or LSAT exams as well as overviews of each section of the exams. Topics include GRE Math and Verbal sections, GMAT Math and Verbal sections, and LSAT Logic preparation, Reading comprehension, and Essay writing workshops. These strategy workshops are offered at no cost and are available to anyone interested in learning more about these exams.

See below for a list of online strategy workshops scheduled for Spring 2014.



For more information, or to register for a prep course or free strategy workshop, please contact Brandon Fredette at (413) 572-8033 or bfredette@westfield.ma.edu.



SAT Summer Institute

Instructor: Educational Testing Consultants
Location: Wilson 112
Dates: 8/4/14 - 8/7/14
Times: Mon - Thurs, 9:00am - 3:00pm (1 hour lunch break)
Cost: $499*

*Cost includes all books and materials as well as access to online review sessions and online open office hours throughout September.

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GRE Prep Course In-Class

Instructor: Educational Testing Consultants
Location: TBA
Dates: October 2 - October 28, 2014
Time: Tues/Thurs, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Cost: $749*

*Cost includes all books and materials.

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Upcoming Online Courses


Location Days Time Start Date End Date Days Off Cost Register
GMAT Prep Course Online Mon, Wed 7:00 - 9:00pm 7/9/14 8/18/14  

If registered before 6/25: $799

If registered after 6/25: $849

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GRE Prep Course Online Tu, Thu 7:00 - 9:00pm 7/10/14 8/19/14  

If registered before 6/26: $699

If registered after 6/26: $749

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LSAT Prep Course Online Mon, Wed 7:00 - 10:00pm 8/27/14 10/1/14  

If registered before 8/13: $799

If registered after 8/13: $849

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GRE Prep Course Online Tu, Thu 8:00 - 10:30pm 9/9/14 10/9/14  

If registered before 8/26: $699

If registered after 8/26: $749

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GMAT Prep Course Online Tu, Thu 8:00 - 10:30pm 9/18/14 10/21/14  

If registered before 9/4: $799

If registered after 9/4: $849

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Free 2014 In-Class Strategy Workshops

Workshop Date Time Location
GRE Strategy Workshop September 23, 2014 5:30 - 7:00pm TBA
LSAT Strategy Workshop September 23, 2014 7:00 - 8:30pm TBA

Email Brandon Fredette at bfredette@westfield.ma.edu to sign up for a workshop.


Free 2014 Online Strategy Workshops

Workshop Dates Time
GRE - Intro January 8, March 5, May 7, July 9, September 3, November 5, 2014 7:00 - 8:00pm
GRE - Math February 12, June 11, September 10, 2014 8:30 - 9:30pm
GRE - Verbal March 12, July 16, October 8, 2014 8:30 - 9:30pm
GMAT - Intro January 15, March 12, May 14, July 16, September 10, November 12, 2014 7:00 - 8:00pm
GMAT - Quantitative February 19, June 18, September 17, 2014 8:30 - 9:30pm
GMAT - Verbal March 19, July 23, October 15, 2014 8:30 - 9:30pm
LSAT - Intro January 22, March 19, May 21, July 23, September 17, November 19, 2014 7:00 - 8:00pm
LSAT - Logic Games February 5, June 4, September 3, 2014 8:30 - 9:30pm
LSAT - Logical Reasoning March 5, July 9, October 1, 2014 8:30 - 9:30pm
Essay Workshop February 5, April 2, June 4, August 6, October 1, December 3, 2014 7:00 - 8:00pm
Math Review Workshop February 12, April 9, June 11, August 13, October 8, December 10, 2014 7:00 - 8:00pm
Reading Comp. Workshop February 19, April 16, June 18, August 20, October 15, December 17, 2014 7:00 - 8:00pm

Email Brandon Fredette at bfredette@westfield.ma.edu to sign up for a workshop.