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"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom" - George Washington Carver

If you plan to enroll in an undergraduate studies program or attend graduate school, law school, or business school, we can help you realize your academic goals. With test preparation courses for the GRE®, GMAT®, LSAT®,  and ACT®, The University of South Alabama is the Gulf Coast leading test prep solution.

Standardized test scores on the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or ACT are a major component of your college or graduate school application process. These tests play a significant role in determining the future of your education.  Standardized tests help determine your admission status and are often used in awarding merit-based scholarships, grants, fellowships, and assistantships.  Let USA’s Test Prep program help you prepare for and ace these important exams!

Our test preparation courses were designed by a team of former standardized test item 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
  • Comprehensive preparation materials, including actual questions and practice tests from the test-makers
  • Thorough presentations and explanations
  • Convenient access to our team of experts
  • Flexible face-to-face and online schedule options

ACT Test Prep

Competition is increasing for college scholarships and the best way to stand out to admission officers is with a competitive ACT© score. The USA Center for Continuing Education offers students ACT review courses in the following areas:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Reading
  • Writing

The USA Center for Continuing Education offers students two options for exam prep courses:

  • Register by Subject Area
  • ACT Summer Institute


 Register By Subject

Each subject review consists of four-sessions, meeting once per week, leading up to the most popular ACT test dates. Instructors design the subject reviews to prepare students in multiple facets in preparation for their big test date. Students are expected to have taken algebra and geometry within the last three years. See upcoming class dates here.


ACT Summer Institute

The University of South Alabama Test Prep’s Summer Institutes offer comprehensive preparation for the ACT. Our Summer Institutes are intensive test prep programs that provide students with the tools they need to prepare for and succeed on the ACT. They provide 20 hours of classroom instruction in a condensed one-week format, convenient for students seeking to develop essential test-taking tools during the summer—a time of year during which students have more free time to practice. Students receive in-depth review of the exam content, strategies for improving their scores, and a comprehensive study plan. Students have access to online office hours and practice material even after they leave the classroom, so they can maintain their skills leading up to test day. I See more



GMAT—Pursue your MBA!

Considering an MBA?  Let us help you get into the program of your choice.  The GMAT is the preferred exam for many top-ranking full-time and part-time MBA programs. Our professional instructors will help you understand each section of the GMAT, dissect each item type, and develop a comprehensive plan for test day success.

GRE—Advance your degree!

Seeking a graduate degree? The GRE revised General Test 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.  The GRE is required for a large variety of master’s degree and doctoral degree programs.  Master’s in Education (ME), Social Work (MSW), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Business, and Public Administration programs often require or accept the GRE exam. 

 LSAT—Go to law school!

The LSAT is a paper-based standardized exam that is administered four times per year.  Our LSAT Test Prep Courses are precisely scheduled to make sure students reach test day performing at their peak.  Take the mystery out of the LSAT and get the tools you need to succeed on test day!