Tutor the People provide the best tutors in Chicago for individualized GRE prep. We provide advanced teaching methods that help students through individualized study plans. Students can work with tutors online or in person in greater Chicago.
Chicago GRE Prep Study Packages
Free ETS POWERPREP PLUS® Online – Practice Test 1
We think it’s crucial that students who are preparing for the GRE practice on questions written by the GRE creators. We include an official POWERPREP PLUS® Online – Practice Test 1 with every GRE study package. It includes real practice questions and crucial GRE preparation information.
Customized Study Plan
We know that every student is on a different page. Your GRE tutor will create a study plan that is tailored to your needs.
Top Scoring GRE Tutors
Our GRE tutors score within the 96th percentile or above on the exam. In addition to top scores, we vet each GRE tutor to make sure he or she has a digestible didactic method.
Free Introductory Hour
We add a Free Introductory Hour to every package, so students can meet their tutor and develop a customized study plan before beginning their paid package hours.
We offer multiple extended payment options. Contact us to find out which installment plan suits your budget.
Use your study hours as best suits your needs. Some students meet with a tutor daily, while others space it out to weekly meetings.
$899 Quick Review: 12 Hours
$1699 In-Depth Review: 24 Hours
$2299 High Achiever Plan: 36 Hours
You create your plan
Top Chicago GRE Prep Tutors
Abbi graduated from Yeshiva University in 2016 with a degree in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. He spent two years at the investment bank Credit Suisse building models and speaking to clients about the global energy markets. After…
Sebastian is a recent graduate of UCLA, where he majored in English and minored in Anthropology. He has been tutoring since high school, and along the way has tutored four year olds to thirty year olds in subjects ranging from counting to the…
Joe Lemonik earned his BA from Columbia University in Economics and Music Composition, he is proud to say. Born in New York, he has lived and traveled in Central America and Europe. He is a professional painter, maintains a poetry blog, and…
We start off by learning as much about our students as possible. In order to provide you with a personalized GRE prep course, it is important that we understand your history with the GRE. Some of these factors include:
1When did you begin your GRE test prep?
2When did you complete undergrad?
3Have you taken an official GRE test before?
4Have you taken a GRE practice test?
5How did you score on each section?
6Do you struggle with specific content on the test?
7Do you struggle with test-taking strategies?
8What are your best days/times of availability to meet with a GRE tutor?
9Do you prefer in-person or online tutoring?
10How soon would you like to get started with a tutor?
We'll Help you achieve your goals
Many students struggle with standardized tests. Computer-based tests add another level of complexity. Our tutors will help you improve on the exam, based on your experience with the GRE, and your areas of weakness. Through applying a customized approach to each student, you will be sure that you are not receiving formulaic test prep. We individualize our prep, and we have one goal in mind: your success.
When using Tutor the People for your Chicago GRE prep, you will work with your tutor 1-on-1 online or in-person. If you prefer to work as a small group, you could form a study group with a friend or classmate. No matter what you choose, rest assured that your tutor will help you learn unique strategy and methods for scoring well on the GRE.
GRE Practice Exam
The proverbial expression, “practice makes perfect,” is very applicable when it comes to GRE prep. Using ETS® administered GRE practice questions, you will be able to practice every question type multiple times. Your Chicago GRE tutor will help you learn to apply new knowledge and strategy to all questions, in order to increase your performance.
Graduate Opportunities in Chicago
The University of Chicago is one of the most prestigious institutions for graduates in Chicago. They produce top-tier graduates, and their graduates have a 30 consecutive year history receiving Fulbright scholarships. As UChicago is one of the best universities in the USA to get Master’s Degree and Ph.D. programs, it covers almost all programs from social works to visual arts.
There are 101 programs available for the graduates from where you can take your desired program. UChicagoGRAD is a wonderful place to nourish your seeds of knowledge as you navigate your academic and professional careers. Your general GRE and subject test scores may be submitted to fulfill the minimum requirements based on the specific program. UChicago also offers waivers to students who maintain a good CGPA in their undergraduate degrees. UChicagoGRAD is quite diverse and accepts many international students in different graduate programs.
The University of Illinois–Chicago (UIC) is another great institution for graduate students. They provide nationally ranked programs in the heart of metropolitan Chicago. UIC enables students to pursue more than one graduate degree at the same time within their Joint Degree Programs. If you want to know more about the Joint Degree Programs currently available, you can visit their official website.
UIC is most popular for its various opportunities for the international students. To get the admission into this university, you need to have higher CGPA and GRE/GMAT/TOEFL scores. UIC also provides scholarships and waivers to the graduate students. They provide traineeships, industrial, endowed, and special fellowships, Illinois Veterans Scholarship, and University Administered Loans and Work Study to reduce your study cost.
Various graduate programs throughout the world require students to take the GRE as an admission prerequisite. The exam is organized to test a student’s general reasoning skills and ability to adapt to a competitive graduate program environment. Your GRE score could be a determinant for your academic or professional career. Many programs place a large emphasis on the GRE score, while some programs do not even require students to report their GRE scores. In order to determine what is the case for your application, read each school’s respective application requirements.
Just starting your GRE prep? Here’s some information about the GRE® Test:
This test can be a determinant for your advanced degree and for setting yourself up for your professional career. Depending on the graduate program, a good GRE score can be the deciding factor when it comes to your acceptance. Meanwhile, other programs treat the GRE score as less of a central factor and more as a part of standard protocol. To determine which is the case for your program, read each school’s respective application requirements.
The Total Score
Verbal ReasoningReported on a 130-170 score scale, in 1-point increments
Quantitative ReasoningReported on a 130-170 score scale, in 1-point increments
Analytical WritingReported on a 0-6 score scale, in half-point increments
Students who decide to use a package for their GRE tutoring can choose the frequency and duration of their meetings. We understand that students’ schedules are busy and inconstant, so you can register every lesson according to the best days/times of availability.
Online or In-Person
You can meet with your GRE tutor online or in-person. You can also choose a combination of the two. Some students prefer online tutoring because of the convenience while others would prefer an in-person GRE prep course. No matter your preference, we have tutors available to match your needs.
More Info & Resources
Best places to study the GRE in Chicago
- Chicago Public Library is one of the best places to take preparation for the GRE test. If you ever visit CPL, you’ll be amused to see the largest collection of books in Chicago. Situated in S. State Street, CPL provides the best support to get the GRE test prep with the help of its huge resources. The online version of the library allows you to find the most relevant books and resources in an easier way to take the best GRE prep.
GRE Resources in City
- If you want to get admitted into UChicagoGRAD, you can visit their Admission page. To know more about the application procedure and GRE guidelines, you can check how you can apply at UChicagoGRAD.
- UIC provides a complete catalog for admission into this university. If you want to gain acceptance to the university, you can visit the admissions page to learn more. For international students, there is a step-by-step guide as well.