Our Approach

We understand standardized testing can be intimidating if you don't know what you're up against. That's why our instructors take a practical approach to standardized testing.

24 Hours of Live-Online Instruction

Through high-impact instructional techniques, learn how to beat the test by focusing on strategy and not wasting your time with useless exercises.

Expert Instructors

All instructors are thoroughly trained not only in general test-taking and instruction, but also are high-scoring experts in the particular tests they teach.

One-on-One Feedback

We demystify the test through a combination of technique training, error analysis, and feedback, delivered by an approachable and available instructor.

Meet the Instructor

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson is the lead instructor for test preparation workshops at UTSA. Adam has over 20 years of experience teaching standardized test preparation classes.

After teaching for several years for a leading test-preparation company, Adam taught English and test-preparation in Valencia, Spain. He has consistently scored in the 99th percentile on standardized tests including perfect scores on the GRE and LSAT.

He's not only an expert on the tests that he teaches, but also a devoted and energetic instructor who can communicate strategies to help others improve their scores.

How to Register for the GRE

The video below gives step-by-step instruction on how to register for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

hours of high-impact live-online training
sessions covering quantitative, verbal and writing techniques
full length GRE practice tests included
Multiple Virtual Classroom trainings available. Click below to view schedules and register.

Total cost of the GRE Preparation Workshop to include 12, two-hour sessions and two, full-length practice exams.

Materials are not provided. Please click 'Purchase Materials' button below to locate necessary books.

Discounts and Rebates



Registered participants are eligible to receive a 15% discount if they fall within one of the catagories below:
  • Current UTSA students (UTSASTUD-TP24)
  • UTSA staff/faculty (UTSAEMP-TP24)
  • Active members of the UTSA Alumni Association (UTSAALUM-TP24)
  • Veterans and Active-Duty Military (TPMiliVet24)


Registered participants are eligible to receive a $50 rebate post-workshop if the following items are provided within three months of completing the workshop:

  • Pre-diagnostic AND post-diagnostic tests results (make-up dates may be arranged with your workshop instructor)

  • Submission of a copy of the OFFICIAL test score results by email to pace@utsa.edu