Math 491P, GRE Prep Seminar, Fall 2019

Mathematics 491P, GRE Prep Seminar. Fall 2019
Professors Tom Braden, Mattew Dobson, Siman Wong
Friday 1:25-2:15pm, LGRT 1234

You can download a copy of the course handout from here.

This 1-credit problem seminar is intended for students who will take the GRE Math Subject exam in the fall. According to GRE’s Math Subject Exam website, The bulk of the weekly meetings will be devoted to problem solvings by the auidence, followed discussion and analysis of the solutions. We will discuss tips that would help identify the type of problems and the best solution strategy.
Text: None (practice problems will be given out during weekly meetings)

Contact Info:
Grading Scheme/Policy:
This problem seminar has no exam. Your grade depends entirely on your active participation at every weekly meeting. You must contact the instructors if you miss a meeting due to legitimate reasons (e.g. medical, family emergency, pre-approved athletic events etc). And for non-emergency reasons you must give two-weeks of advanced notice.

Grading Scales:

Number of weekly meetings you miss course grade
0 A
1 A-
2 B
3 C
4 D
5 or more F

Accommodation Statement

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is committed to providing an equal educational opportunity for all students. A student with a documented physical, psychological, or learning disability on file with Disability Services (DS) may be eligible for reasonable academic accommodations to help succeed in this course. If you have a documented disability that requires an accommodation, please notify the instructor within the first two weeks of the semester so that we may make appropriate arrangements.

Academic Honesty Statement

Since the integrity of the academic enterprise of any institution of higher education requires honesty in scholarship and research, academic honesty is required of all students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Academic dishonesty is prohibited in all programs of the University. Academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to: cheating, fabrication, plagiarism, and facilitating dishonesty. Appropriate sanctions may be imposed on any student who has committed an act of academic dishonesty. Instructors should take reasonable steps to address academic misconduct. Any person who has reason to believe that a student has committed academic dishonesty should bring such information to the attention of the appropriate course instructor as soon as possible. Instances of academic dishonesty not related to a specific course should be brought to the attention of the appropriate department Head or Chair. Since students are expected to be familiar with this policy and the commonly accepted standards of academic integrity, ignorance of such standards is not normally sufficient evidence of lack of intent.