Graduate School Tests


Our methodologies DECONSTRUCT the test, SIMPLIFY the content and POINT out the key information needed to correctly answer questions from any of the graduate school exams we teach (GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT). Using our unique test prep approach, along with having incredible instructors is what separates us from so many other companies pushing fancy credentials, offering guarantees, and re-do’s. Our results speak for themselves.

1. Tailoring a test-prep program around your needs

Our one on one test prep program aligns with your schedule and targets the exact areas of the test that need improvement. We will tailor a program around your needs.

2. TEACH you the specific strategies needed to succeed

We streamline and deconstruct any exam. Our focus is teaching you how to master your technique and then the timing with each test. You will learn how to deconstruct, streamline, and efficiently conquer any material.

3. Assess, track your progress, and make any necessary adjustments

We constantly assess and track your performance, identifying exactly what component of the test needs to be worked on. Each week you will receive a specialized test prep agenda that keeps you on track to achieving your high score.

4. Simulated test environments, proctored exams, and use of REAL tests

Once our students master the technique, we focus, on endurance and pace. We also will simulate test environments by proctoring real exams to help you prepare for the real thing.

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Genius Instructors

Our goal is to provide you with the BEST teachers in the industry that translates to TOP RESULTS.

1:1 Instruction

With each student, we build a road-map that will guide you every step of the way. Our instructors build confidence, self-esteem, and lead by example with their students. We pride ourselves in our use of a variety of teaching methodologies to engage all learning styles.

A Customized Learning Plan

We create an individualized learning plan and constantly assess your specific strengths and challenges, that will allow us to monitor what works and to build on successes.

Conquer Any Exam

Our students choose ConnectPrep because they learn how to simplify these tests and earn a top score. Each test is an opportunity to strengthen your application and separate yourself from the rest. At ConnectPrep, we help you conquer all standardized tests and reach all of your academic goals.

We’ve got you covered!

Whether it’s the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT we will help you conquer any of these admissions tests.

The GRE, or Graduate Record Exam, is accepted for admission to graduate programs and a growing number of MBA programs. ConnectPrep’s test prep program provides expert level instruction that covers all of the GRE content, including question interpretation, time management, reading comprehension, quantitative comparisons, and essay writing.

The most widely accepted test for graduate school admissions, the GRE is owned, published, and developed by Educational Testing Services, a non-profit organization. ETS claims that GRE scores, when combined with a student’s college grades, can determine that student’s readiness for graduate school better than grades alone. The computer-based revised GRE is offered on a continuous basis at testing centers throughout the United States. A paper-based GRE is offered at select locations abroad.

The most widely accepted test for graduate management programs, the GMAT is owned, published, and developed by the Graduate Management Admission Council, a non-profit organization. The GMAC recently revised the GMAT, streamlining the analytical writing section and adding an Integrated Reasoning section. The computer-based GMAT is offered on a continuous basis at testing centers throughout the United States.

The GMAT, or Graduate Management Admission Test, is accepted for admission to most MBA programs at American business schools. ConnectPrep’s individualized GMAT tutoring program includes test-taking techniques and GMAT-specific content, including question interpretation, time management, reading comprehension, data sufficiency techniques, and essay writing.

Our instructors will help you navigate all sections of the LSAT. We even love the logic games and will show you how to crack the code. Our instructors are test prep masters and will help you achieve an incredible score. We will build a customized program that will adapt to your progress and teach you the best strategies to elevate your overall performance.

The main test for medical school applications, the MCAT is developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Its revision in 2015 added Psychology and Sociology to an already content-packed exam. The computer-based MCAT is administered approximately 30 times per calendar year, from mid-January to mid-September.

For many student’s who have aspirations of becoming a physician, the MCAT is a key application component. Our MCAT instructors will teach you how to successfully prepare for this exam using our unique test prep curriculum. The MCAT tests the following: Biology, Chemistry,Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry,Physics, 
Psychology,Sociology, Reading comprehension, Scientific inquiry and reasoning

You will receive top level instruction from one of our certified MCAT instructors using our customized curriculum. We will teach you how to master all sections of the test as well as establishing the right pace.

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Connor Barth

IT Team
Connor is a senior Electrical Computer Engineering student at the University of Rochester. He is currently employed as a IT Consultant at the Simon Business School. His main interests include computer technology and wireless communications. As the son of a college professor Connor not only enjoys the benefits of an engaged educational experience, but also understands the importance of learning and finding the correct educational environment. Connor looks forward to using his skills, passion and experience to help the ConnectPrep team succeed.

Yiyuan Wu

Data Analyst Team
I graduated from University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics. I have tutored Algebra and Calculus I for undergraduate students throughout my undergraduate years. I am currently studying statistics at Rutgers University. I have a deep passion for education and believe that my mathematical and statistical skills can help improve the quality of education greatly.

Sam Callis

Social Media Team
Sam is a junior at the University of Rochester studying History with a minor in English literature. He has a deep passion for education and hopes to work in the field for the rest of his life.

Borja Rojo

Development Team
Borja Rojo is an Electrical and Computer Engineer at the University of Rochester, ’17, and also studies Computer Science and Audio Engineering. He has a passion for starting projects from the ground up and becomes inspired from reverse-engineering many kinds of systems. Now, he is helping design a portable ultrasound system to help with medical imaging on-the-go. Apart from his academics, you might see him designing a video game or recording his latest song. Here at ConnectPrep, he will be working on creating a web-based platform that automatically generates questions for students to study with and practice their skills.

Philip Fenimore

Development Team
Philip is an undergraduate at the University of Rochester studying Computer and Electrical Engineering. He enjoys realizing ideas through coding, like creating a 3d interactive environment with C# and modeling complex mathematical systems with Matlab. Philip is excited to work for ConnectPrep, using his set of skills to maximum effect on the data analytics team.

David Giannella

Development Team
David is attending the University of Rochester, pursuing a BS in Physics and Astronomy as well as a minor in Computer Science. He has gained knowledge of a number of programming topics including application development, data structures, and rendering. David is eager to use his programming skills to help ConnectPrep vault onto the web.

Matt Dombroski

Development Team
Matthew currently attends the University of Rochester studying for a degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering. He loves to design and build anything that catches his interest, from using only digital logic chips to construct a calculator or verilog code to design and test a CPU. He has also lead one week long science camps for the past two years, teaching young kids the basics of chemistry, physics, and electricity. Matthew is excited to put his talents and interests to use in helping implement the data analytics and graphics engines for ConnectPrep.

Jon Aho

Development Team
Jon is a Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the University of Rochester. He’s been coding for nearly 7 years, and has a number of comprehensive software and hardware projects under his belt. Currently employed as a Research Fellow at his university, he also works at implementing the ConnectPrep Analytics website.

Jon Aho

Development Team
Jon is a Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the University of Rochester. He’s been coding for nearly 7 years, and has a number of comprehensive software and hardware projects under his belt. Currently employed as a Research Fellow at his university, he also works at implementing the ConnectPrep Analytics website.

Deanna Thompson

Data Analyst Team

Deanna recently graduated from the University of Rochester with a BS in chemical engineering and legal studies minor. During her time as an undergraduate, she served as a writing tutor, speaking tutor, trained prospective tutors, and eventually served as the tutoring group’s president. Deanna is excited to work for ConnectPrep, continue to assist the tutoring process, and use her engineering background to help develop ConnectPrep’s analytic programs.

Jason Altabet

Analytics and Social Media Team

Jason has always had a thirst for education, whether it be for himself or for others. He is currently training to be a public speaking tutor for his university colleagues and, in addition, plays a central role on the Committee for Political Engagement, where he works to educate the student body on all matters political. At ConnectPrep he serves as the point man for social media, but when he gets the chance likes to try his hand at everything from analytics programming to web development. In his spare time you can expect to find him practicing fake law as a member of his school’s mock trial team, promoting class council initiatives, or working on his soccer “skills.” Jason currently attends the University of Rochester, majoring in Economics and Political Science.

Scott Luntz

IT Team
Scott is a senior at Purdue University studying Cybersecurity.He works with the IT team and has a passion for Internet security and threat detection. His goal is to use his knowledge in information technology to improve vulnerability analysis and fix any potential cyber issue before it becomes a problem.

Michelle Fine

Director of Operations
Michelle spent several years of her career in the fashion industry, learning about emerging trends in marketing and various aspects of planning a wholesale business. Michelle has had several opportunities to work directly with students, and her most recent transition into the field of education was inspired by her devotion to investing in the future of our youth and the fulfillment she experiences in this pursuit. She is eager to bring her experience and skill set to ConnectPrep to help all students reach new heights. Michelle graduated from the University of Florida with honors.

Kevin Bretthauer

Kevin is the co-founder of Connect Prep, specializing in technology and online services. Kevin is an Oregon native and Stanford University graduate. He has years of experience working in sales and marketing in the petroleum industry and has managed projects involving the promotion of bio-fuels and emissions reducing products. When he’s not working, Kevin enjoys playing golf, traveling, and watching college football. He has a passion for education as well as creating interactive educational software that will be able help more students reach their educational goals.

Jeremy Fine


Jeremy is our education guru. He has years of experience working as an educator with students of all ages, using cutting-edge academic and test-prep curricula to take learning to a new level. He has helped students score in the top percentiles on SAT’s, ACT’s, and receive top marks in many academic subjects. He brings a wealth of knowledge to our company, with a dynamic vision for innovation and market growth. Jeremy earned a BA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MPA from the University of Pittsburgh.

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