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University Test Prep

Whether you plan to enroll in undergraduate, graduate school, law school, or business school, University Test Prep can help you realize your academic and educational goals. With preparation courses for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, and ACT, we are South Carolina’s leading test prep solution. 

As the state's leading research institution, we recognize the importance of higher education studies, and we want to help you achieve your goals. 

Your standardized test scores on exams like the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, and ACT exams are a major component of your application process.  These tests are an investment in your future, playing a role not only in your admission, but also in merit-based scolarships, grants, fellowships, and assistantships.  Let University Test Prep from the University of South Carolina help you prepare for, and ace, these important exams.  

University Test Prep offers test preparation courses designed by former GRE, LSAT, and SAT exam question writers.  Our experienced and professional instructors are highly trained exam preparation experts. 

We also offer Online Preparation Courses for LSAT, GMAT, and GRE. These Online Preparation courses contain the same hours and cover the same material as our Preparation course offered in a classroom setting. Same great course!

We would like to congratulate Karen Mason, a test prep instructor who was recently awarded the 2010 UPCEA South Continuing Education Faculty Award by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association's South Region. Since 2005, Mason has taught preparation courses for University Test Prep in the areas of GMAT, GRE, LSAT, SAT, ACT.

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All University 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  



GMAT - Graduate Management Admissions Test

Considering getting your MBA?  Let us help!  The GMAT is a major component of the MBA admissions process.  Our instructors have the experience and knowledge to help you ace the GMAT and gain admission into the MBA program of your choice!

Next GMAT Prep Course  starts Tuesday, May 13 on USC Columbia Campus!

Next GMAT Online Prep Course starts Wednesday, July 9-Online course!

**Next GMAT Workshop Tuesday, April 22 at 6pm: FREE GMAT Strategy/Information Workshop at 6:00 PM!




GRE - Graduate Record Examination

The GRE measures critical thinking, analytical writing, verbal reasoning, and quantitative reasoning skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study.

Next GRE Preparation Course starts Monday, June 2 at 6:00 pm at USC Columbia Campus!

Next GRE Online Preparation Course starts Wednesday, April 23-Online Course!  

Join us on on Wednesday, May 14 at our FREE GRE Strategy/Information Workshop at 6:00 PM! 



LSAT - Law School Admissions Test

University Test Prep’s LSAT Free Strategy Workshops and Test Prep Courses are here to help you take the mystery out of the LSAT and provide you with the tools to achieve your goal on this important Law School admissions exam. 

Next LSAT Prep Course starts Thursday, May 8 on USC Columbia Campus!

Next LSAT Online Prep Course starts Thursday, May 1-Online course!

Join us on Thursday, April 17 at our LSAT FREE Strategy/Information Workshop at 6:00 PM!




SAT & ACT Preparation

Since 2008, University Test Prep’s SAT & ACT Programs has been offering serious preparation for the high stakes undergraduate admissions exams. We offer a condensed SAT Blitz program offered during the school year at USC Columbia and our SAT/ACT Institutes - held each summer across the state at USC Campuses: Columbia, Aiken, Beaufort/Hilton Head at Bluffton, and Sumter. Courses are designed for students currently in high school.

Joins us this summer at our SAT/ACT Preparation Courses! Courses start Monday, June 23.







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