SAT/ACT

SAT Prep Courses

SAT Prep courses during the academic year prepare students to reach the exam date of their choice at peak performance.  These courses meet once per week, allowing participants to practice their new skills during the week.  This multi-week format of the SAT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. SAT Prep courses are held on the SMU campus in Dallas.

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The SAT Prep Course includes:

  • 16 hours of expert classroom instruction
  • Easy to follow study plan
  • Course Textbook: The Official SAT Study Guide - Second Edition
  • Course Workbook

Each course covers: 

Test Taking Strategies

  • Introduction to the SAT
  • Question Formats
  • Time Management
  • Process of Elimination
  • Intelligent Guessing

Quantitative Subjects

  • Comparisons
  • Picking numbers
  • Equations
  • Exponents
  • Fractions, Percentages and Averages
  • Rates, Ratios, and Proportions
  • Lines, Angles, Triangles; Circles; Polygons; Combined figures; Coordinate Geometry; Volume and Surface Area
  • New Symbols

Verbal Subjects

  • Analogies
  • Sentence Completion
  • Critical Reading

Who should take this course?

The SAT Test Prep course is ideal for students who are dedicated to their personal academic success. This course is scheduled in the weeks leading up to popular exam dates. Students are expected to actively participate in class and complete assigned homework each week.  Students generally take the SAT during their junior year of high school. This course is ideal for current juniors that may be taking the test for the first time and for those high school students that have already taken the exam but wish to improve their score.