SAT Prep at Community High School District 94
West Chicago Community High School offers our students two SAT preparation options in the spring of each school year - an 8-week review course (offered in conjunction with ExcelEdge, Inc.) and a one-day seminar (offered in conjunction with ZAPS Learning Company). Additional information on each of these courses is posted below.
Other ACT, PSAT/NMSQT and SAT Prep Opportunities
FREE 2019 ACT and SAT practice exams at West Chicago Public Library by the Princeton Review. Sign up links below:ACT: Saturday, October 5th 9:30-1:30pmSAT: Saturday, Oct 12th 9:30-1:30pm
In addition to the formal preparation options offered at Community High School, here are some other opportunities for test preparation. Be sure to check back often, as this information is updated rather frequently.
PSAT Prep Live
Free help is here for the PSAT. Students can head to our PSAT Prep Live page and sign up for quizzes and a practice test to start studying now, and they can also register for the PSAT Prep Live sessions they want to attend. Every session is free and taught live online by a Kaplan expert.
NIU SAT/ACT Test Prep Opportunities:
The Northern Illinois University fall SAT and ACT Test Preparation program provides individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to prepare themselves for the SAT or ACT test. NIU’s SAT program covers writing and language arts, reading, and math and the ACT program covers reading and science reasoning, math and English.
Enrollment is limited and registration is now open. More details and registration can be found at https://niu.edu/continuing-
Classes will be held on campus in Graham Hall. NIU parking is free on Sundays but students must not park in spaces marked “Reserved at all times.”
SAT instructors include Lance Vobornik, an experienced Mathematics instructor at NIU with a master’s degree in applied mathematics, and Melissa Craig, an experienced language arts teacher at St. Thomas More School.
Fall 2018 SAT Test Preparation Schedule:
Fall Session (Sundays)
October 7 – Pre-test
October 14 – Writing and language arts
October 21 – Reading
October 28 – Math (calculator and no calculator)
November 4 – Post-test
Fall 2018 ACT Test Preparation Schedule:
Fall Session (Sundays)
November 11 – Pre-test
November 18 – Writing and language arts
November 25 – Reading
December 2 – Math (calculator and no calculator)
December 9 – Post-test
Cost is $275 ($299 after September 28 for SAT and $299 after November 5 for ACT) which includes instruction, book, website access, and retired SAT/ACT tests. It does not include registration to take the actual SAT/ACT test.
There is also a self-guided online ACT or SAT Test Prep that provides five months access for students that is always available for $275.
For more information, contact NIU Continuing and Professional Education at 815-753-5200 or NIUCPE@niu.edu.
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