Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Preparation

The Secrets to Achieving a High Score on the GMAT

Dr. Gary Cohen, one of the country’s leading test prep instructors, will help you prepare for success on the Math, Verbal, and Writing sections.

Dr. Test Prep, Gary B. Cohen

Dr. Test Prep, Gary B. Cohen

What's Special About Georgia State University's GMAT Test Prep Course?

Gain a great score on the GMAT exam by learning about the most current material covered on the exam. Each participant receives the acclaimed and completely revised workbook written by Dr. Cohen, Doing Your Best on the GMAT. The interactive class and workbook combine to help you achieve understanding of the design of the exam and how to use this information to your advantage. The series of seven weekly classes is lively, engaging, and highly effective. First, you are given a diagnostic exam which quickly pinpoints your strong and weak areas. Then you are provided a list of resources for targeted help.

Faculty Director

Gary B. Cohen, Ph.D., widely known as "Dr. Test Prep," is considered the South's premier test prep professional. He has been writing and lecturing on test preparation for more than 15 years and is known for his engaging and entertaining style. His books include Doing Your Best on the GMAT, Doing Your Best on the GRE and Doing Your Best on the LSAT and he has published articles on English, American Literature, and Critical Reasoning. Thousands of students have attended Dr. Cohen's courses; students who are now doctors, lawyers, engineers, MBAs, accountants, executives, and more. Dr. Cohen earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from Vanderbilt University, and B.A. from Hunter College, NYC.

Program Benefits

Program participants will gain knowledge and skills for success with each section of the GMAT.

Math Section

  • Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry
  • Miscellaneous Word Problems (work, distance, age, probability, even standard deviation, etc.)
  • Plus – Data Sufficiency, with complete explanations for all types of questions offering tips and techniques to eliminate 2-3 answer choices every time even if your math skills are weak. Learn to attack each problem with simple logic, not complicated math

Verbal Section

  • Learn four different methods to read better and understand every type of Reading Comprehension question
  • Learn how finding merely two parts of an argument leads to the answer 70% of the time in Critical Reasoning
  • In Sentence Correction, follow secret techniques, examples, and exercises that make it easy to spot the wrong answers and narrow it down to the right one

Writing Section

  • Shows how to write high-scoring essays by understanding what the graders measure and use our winning "templates" for virtually any essay question

Buckhead CenterWhen

Dates, Times, Locations


January 24 – March 21, 2018 (Wednesdays) 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Petit Science Center, room 124
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February 11 - April 8, 2018 (Sundays) 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
College of Education & Human Development, room 150
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April 18 - June 6, 2018 (Wednesdays) 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Petit Science Center, room 124
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April 21 - June 9, 2018 (Saturdays) 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Robinson College of Business, room 821
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Location Addresses

GSU Downtown Campus

Petit Science Center
100 Piedmont Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30303


Parking is available in several campus-operated parking decks for $7. More information »


$750 per person, standard registration fee

Note: Fee covers tuition, books and materials, wireless Internet, and on-site IT support.

More Information

Please contact the Test Prep Academy at 404-413-7300 or via email at

"I just wanted to say thank you for offering such a great class. When I took the GMAT in July I scored a 490 (55 percentile math, mid 20 percentile verbal). I'm very happy to let you know that this morning I took the GMAT and scored a 650/76 percentile overall (43 points/55 percentile math and 37 points/83 percentile in verbal!!)"

"Thanks to GSU and Dr. Cohen for offering such a great course. My score went from a 470 to a 630 on the GMAT test! I will definitely tell others about your course."

"I felt comfortable learning from someone who really knew the test first hand. He taught us from his own experience with the GMAT. The other courses I looked into did not offer a teacher with such hands-on experience. Plus, the price was less than other programs in Atlanta!"

"The methods the instructor teaches are unique and very useful. The instructor knows the test well and all the tricks and potential traps."

"Teaching method and tips were excellent! Definitely worth it."

"Great material and organization on how to take and prepare for the GMAT."

"Dr. Test Prep was outstanding. He makes everything simple to understand."

"Once again, GSU does a stellar job treating students, prospective students and alumni. Love the facilities."

"Best course for the money!"

"My confidence in my ability to do better on the test has greatly increased."

"Outstanding class. Recommended by friends and colleagues. Will recommend to others."

"I will recommend to everyone I know. Excellent experience!"