SAT and ACT Exam Preparation

Do you have test anxiety or just need an overview before you take the SAT® or ACT® exam? Wake Tech can help. We have structured programs to help you prepare, review and practice testing:

  • Credentialed faculty with 30+ years of experience
  • Immediate, personalized feedback to allow you to focus your efforts
  • Small group instruction that builds confidence
  • Opportunities to hone skills and master test-taking strategies
  • Practice tests to measure progress and identify strengths and weaknesses during the course
  • Weekend scheduling at convenient times

All books, materials and practice tests are included in the price of the course.

Course details and registration information

SAT Exam Prep
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Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Register now for the SAT exam prep course, featuring in-person and small-group instruction from experienced faculty. Learn test-taking strategies, review content, and receive personalized feedback in a small classroom setting. Each student will receive a copy of the SAT Prep study guide.
Course Objectives
  1. learn test taking strategies to prepare them to boost their chance of a higher test score.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Day 1
    1) Introduction
    a) Administrative
    b) Discuss scores and target scores
    c) Discuss major focus
    2) Untimed practice test (subject specific)
    a) Use Circle First strategy*
    b) Encourage students to skip and come back
    Break (15 min.)
    c) Review correct answer choices
    d) Identify cause of wrong answers
    3) Overview of subject specific test
    a) Time limit
    i) Overall
    ii) Per question
    b) Types of questions
    c) Format of questions/answers
    d) General strategies for testing
    i) Circle First
    ii) Consistent-C
    Break (15 min)
    4) Timed practice test
    a) Review answers
    b) If time permits, go over mistakes
    5) Assign practice test for homework
  2. Day 2/3
    1) Review homework practice test. Go over questions students don’t understand.
    2) Introduce students to online resources. Explain how to get to them and how to use them for study.
    b) (for SAT)
    d) (ACT Science)
    3) Untimed practice test
    Break (15 min)
    4) Skill or test-specific instruction
    5) Timed practice test
    Break (15 min.)
    6) Review answer choices. Students work in groups to figure out correct answers for missed questions
    7) Go over questions groups cannot figure out. Model using a website like one listed above.
    8) Assign practice test as homework
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
The Official SAT Study Guide
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
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