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ACT Math Made Easy

Term: Fall 2017     Class Meets: Mon and Wed,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 11, 2017

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $400.00

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For many people, the Math portion of the ACT is the part that brings their score down. But don’t worry any longer! This class will help you study for the ACT Math portion. We will break down the material needed to know for this test as well as take many practice tests. If you ask anyone that knows how to study for the ACT, they will tell you that the best way to study is to take practice tests…as many as you can get your hands on! In this class, we will take at least 10 practice ACT math tests. While we can’t guarantee your score will improve by so many points, we can guarantee that if you put in the work, you will see improvement! Whether you’re looking improve your score from 12 to 17 or from 30 to 33, this is the class for you!

Instructor: Jennifer Tubbs

Grade Range: 9th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Tues

Counting Down the Clock: How to Write a Timed (SAT) Essay

Term: Fall 2017     Class Meets: Tues,      5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 12, 2017

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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While students sweat and stutter over the Math and Reading sections of the SAT, few seem to even know how to begin to master the essay. While the essay is now an optional part of your score, most colleges will require and read your work on it. In this course, students will learn how to master writing a timed essay through a series of mini-lessons focusing on different aspects of the timed essay as a whole. Whether you are working to increase your writing speed or prepare for the SAT, this course will have you writing—or typing—faster than ever.

Instructor: Shayna Hume

Grade Range: 8th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Sun

Reading Done Right: The Reading Section of the New SAT

Term: Fall 2017     Class Meets: Sun,      5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 17, 2017

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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While preparing for the SAT, one of the hardest sections to ensure an 800 on is the reading section. While we come prepared with the ability to read and an knowledge of the English language, by breaking down the test even further, it is possible to prepare for the exact kinds of problems that the SAT will throw at you. In this class, students will prepare to take the reading SAT quickly and confidently, using evidence to ensure a high score.

Instructor: Shayna Hume

Grade Range: 9th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thurs

Tough Choices in a Complicated Maze: College Admissions

Term: Fall 2017     Class Meets: Thurs,      5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 14, 2017

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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Does the maze of activities surrounding the SATs, ACTs, AP classes and college admission, seem like something that it impossible to navigate?  Well, with a little bit of preparation, you can make it through. Rather than stumbling through each year, in this course, the teacher will review all the major concepts necessary to think through before you reach Dec. 29th deadline for Common App. During this course, we will do everything from looking at schools through tools like the College Board Matchmaker to planning your freshman schedule. In-between, we will review all the major steps of the process include selecting your major, personal essay writing, what the common application is and how to fill it out, supplemental applications, a crash course in test-taking, where to find scholarships, and other relevant topics.

Instructor: Shayna Hume

Grade Range: 9th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Sun

Raise Your Score: A Crash Course in SAT Math

Term: Fall 2017     Class Meets: Sun,      7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 17, 2017

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $300.00

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The math section of the SAT is hard, right? Wrong. While the math sections on the SAT seem daunting, they can become one of the easiest sections to ace in 10 short weeks. After a series of short lessons focusing in on the most important and likely topics to show up on the math SAT, students will find themselves performing computations, and more importantly, walking into the SAT, more confidently and analytically. This is NOT meant to teach these topics for the first time, but to prepare a student for the specific things that will be asked on the exam.

Instructor: Shayna Hume

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.