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Tri-Cities Prep is offering an SAT preparation program designed for the “new” SAT! This supplementary program is taught by instructors trained by the writers of the SAT test and aims to make all students get the most from their scores.  Each course is designed to have students review concepts pertinent to the redesigned SAT.  Sessions include review of topics, hints at taking the test, creative approaches to problems, and practice questions.  Each session is led by certified teachers trained specifically by the College Board ® in the SAT.  Throughout the courses, students get individual instruction and correction as well as work with peer groups to discover clever and insightful approaches and solutions.  Along with direct instruction, students work from materials (both book and electronic) produced by the College Board ® — writers of the SAT. Courses run in 2 hour sessions focused in either math or English.  The program runs for 4 weeks leading up to a specific SAT date.

  • This course is designed primarily for juniors preparing to take the SAT this spring (typically in May or June)
  • You must register for the course by emailing Kimberly Bowen at kbowen@tcprep.org BY THURSDAY 3/29  
  • Places in the class are given on a first come, first served basis with Prep students given priority
  • Upcoming Dates of Preparation Courses.
  • Math: April 16, 23, 30 from6:00-8:00 pm and 4th class time TBD (likely 4/20 from 2:00-4:00)
  • English:April 11, 18, 25 and May 2 from 6:00-8:00 pm

Cost (all costs include preparation materials)

o   Comprehensive course: $225*

o   Math only: $125*

o   English only: $125*

*Students will need to register to take the SAT directly with the College Board at sat.collegeboard.org/register

 

This supplementary program is taught by instructors trained by the writers of the SAT test and aims to make all students get the most from their scores.  Each course is designed to have students review concepts pertinent to the SAT. Sessions include review of topics, hints at taking the test, creative approaches to problems, and practice questions.  Each session is lead by certified teachers trained specifically by the College Board ® in the SAT. Throughout the courses, students get individual instruction and correction as well as work with peer groups to discover clever and insightful approaches and solutions.  Along with direct instruction, students work from materials (both book and electronic) produced by the College Board ® — writers of the SAT. Courses run in 2 hour sessions focused in either math or English. The program runs for 4 weeks leading up to a specific SAT date.

 

Upcoming Dates of Preparation Courses:

Math: April 16, 23, 30 from 6:00-8:00 pm and 4th class time TBD (likely 4/20 from 2:00-4:00)

English: April 11, 18, 25 and May 2 from 6:00-8:00 pm

 

Upcoming SAT date:

May 5th

Must register for the test with the College Board by April 6th (late registration by April 25th)

 

Program Highlights

  • 16 hours direct instruction (8 for each discipline)
  •  Full-length practice tests
  • Print and electronic reviews from the College Board ® — writers of the SAT
  • Instructors trained by the College Board ® — writers of the SAT
  • Math specific, English specific, or comprehensive options
  • Small class size

 

Course Outline

Math

Mondays 6:00-8:00 pm

4 classes leading up to SAT test date

2 hour sessions

Session 1: Introduction to the test, number theory, patterning, and symbols.

Session 2: Algebraic expressions, polynomials, equations, and inequalities.

Session 3: Function graphs, inverse and direct variation, and geometry of lines, angles, and basic figures.

Session 4: Geometry of triangles and regular polygons, statistics, and data analysis.

 

English

Wednesdays 6:00-8:00 pm

4 weeks leading up to SAT test date

2 hour sessions

Session 1: Introduction to the test, Intro to course; Writing: architecture of sentences, pronoun case and usage. Reading: theory of reading, single narrative passages, different forms of narrative, passages with questions.

Session 2: Writing: agreement, and modifiers. Reading: primary source readings, social studies passages with questions, annotation.

Session 3: Writing: parallel structure, coherence, cohesion.  Reading: primary sources in science, annotation, summarizing, science passages with questions.

Session 4: Writing: writing prompts and understanding the scoring guide.  Reading: primary sources in arts and humanities, passages with questions.

 

Cost (all costs include preparation materials)

Comprehensive course: $225*

Math only: $125*

English only: $125*

*Students will need to register to take the SAT directly with the College Board at sat.collegeboard.org/register

 

Registration Information

To register or for more information, please email Kimberly Bowen at kbowen@tcprep.org