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Albers School of Business and Economics

GMAT Prep Course

Seattle University has hosted this class for over 20 years!  It’s designed to assist the self-study of its students to allow them to achieve their goals of acceptance into the MBA program of their choice. 

Course Description

  • 6 week course
  • 18 hours of classroom time with a business school instructor
  • 1 night per week on Seattle University's campus
  • Covers all parts of the test along with test content and strategy
  • Taught in a way to empower you and demystify the test process
  • Teaches how to properly prepare for the exam, identifies common mistakes, and familiarizes you with the current test format

About the Instructor: Sean Flynn, MBA, JD

Sean has taught the MBA Prep Course for 10 years.  He holds a BA from the University of Washington, an MBA from Clark University, and a JD from Seattle University. He owns and operates a small law firm in Fremont. Sean teaches the MBA Prep Course because he enjoys helping his students earn their MBAs and has a passion for Data Sufficiency. His class is taught in an informal narrative-lecture format, designed to keep the class entertaining but educational.  He looks forward to his evening class every week because he gets to make GMAT painless and sometimes even fun.

How to Register

To register for the GMAT Prep Course, please click on the desired start date below, register, and pay through the EventBrite link. If you have questions, please contact

*Class dates are tentative and subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.

Seattle University GMAT Codes

When students take the GMAT test, they must put in the University Code # for the universities where they want their official test scores to be sent. Seattle University's codes for GMAT scores are:

  • MBA (Part Time)- OTM-56-13
  • MBA (Full Time)- OTM-56-88
  • BRIDGE MBA – OTM -56-99
  • MSF - OTM-56-66
  • MPAC - OTM-56-50
  • MSBA - OTM-56-61
  • L-EMBA - OTM-56-85

10 Tips for GMAT Success

  • Make yourself an expert in the test format.
  • Familiarize yourself with the question types.
  • Develop basic test taking sense (e.g., allocating time).
  • Identify what you don't know, so you can learn what you need to know.
  • Master the "art of careful reading."
  • Learn how to practice - so the practice you do really helps.
  • Know how to manage your anxiety and let your confidence carry you through.
  • Learn to identify important issues and organize your response clearly & succinctly.
  • Practice exercises designed to get your brain in gear, and keep it that way.
  • Know what to do when nothing seems to be going right.

GMAT questions?


For questions about the GMAT or registration, please contact us at or (206) 398-4312.

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