UW Women's Center

Lifelong Learning

The UW Women’s Center Lifelong Learning offers the Seattle area academic preparation with courses that aim to increase accessibility to post-secondary education and college enrollment.

To see all of the Women’s Center course offerings and events, please click here.


Our course roster for Academic Development includes:

SAT Prep Classes

The SAT I Reasoning Test is widely required by colleges and universities to assess an applicant’s potential for success. In today’s competitive atmosphere, you should not go into this test unprepared. The goal of the course is to prepare you for the test by reducing your anxiety, increasing your confidence in your abilities, and arming you with practical and proven strategies.

April / May SAT Prep Series

Dates: April 6, 13, 20 / May 4, 11, 18

Time: 5:30-8:30 PM

Location: University of Washington Campus – Savery 136

Instructor: Ken Matsudaira

Cost: $150.00

The goal of the course is to prepare you for SAT by reducing your anxiety, increasing confidence in your abilities, and arming you with practical and proven strategies. The SAT is a standardized test that becomes easier and more predictable with practice, preparation, and keen strategy. You will get to know the test from top to bottom, how it is scored, sectioned, timed, and designed. The focus will be on strategies that work, and you will get the chance to practice these strategies.

Registration closes one week before classes start. 

Materials provided

For April SAT Prep Courses   

For May SAT Prep Courses    


GRE Prep Classes

The purpose of this test prep workshop is to introduce the graduate school applicant to the structure, content, and logic of the Graduate Record Exam. We will share the test-process analysis, complete content review, and practice questions. We will also discuss anxiety reduction and study techniques in order to empower the student to aim to perform competitively on the GRE. Emphasis will be placed on learning appropriate timing and strategies designed to account for the adaptive nature of this complex computerized exam.

For all GRE classes: Please purchase and bring to class Cracking the GRE with 4 Practice Tests, 2017 Edition.  It is optional to purchase 6 full-length practice tests edition.

Date: May 6/7th, 13/14th

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: UW Seattle Campus, Savery Hall

Room 132 (6th)

Room 130 (7th, 13th, 14th)

Cost: $375 

For May GRE Prep Classes   

Class Refund Policy:
  • Refunds requested prior to the start of the first class session are subject to a 5% service charge.
  • Unfortunately, no refunds are allowed once the class has begun.