American College Test (ACT)

The ACT is a standardized assessment that helps colleges assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in college. Schools use the test as one predictor of academic performance in a college program.

The 16 hours of targeted instruction covers:

Quantitative Topics

  • Practice solution techniques for problems containing variables
  • Learn efficient approaches to complicated multi-step problems
  • Discover tactics for translating difficult word problems into equations

Verbal Topics

  • Identify correct idiomatic speech in sentence correction problems
  • Understand the basic concepts of rhetorical construction
  • Learn which grammar errors are most frequently tested
  • Understand which part of the passage to read for reading comprehension questions
  • Recognize the difference between global and local test items
  • Identify passages written from the journalistic and engaged perspectives

Science Reasoning Topics

  • Identify parameters for test items involving graphs and charts
  • Interpolate or extrapolate answers from data given in tables
  • Recognize the point of an experiment in research summary items

Test Taking Strategies

  • Use the process of elimination
  • Master time-management skills
  • Minimize test anxiety
  • Identify common distractors

Students generally take the ACT during their junior year of high school. Our ACT test prep course is ideal for rising juniors that may be taking the test for the first time, for those high school students that have already taken the exam but wish to improve their score, and those younger students who are curious about the latest format of the ACT.


Our ACT Prep Courses are offered live-online, giving you the option to choose the schedule that works best for you. Our virtual classroom provides you with the flexibility to attend class from any location, the opportunity to interact in real time with our expert instructors, and the ability to re-watch the recordings of your classes at your convenience through 120 days after the last scheduled class session.

Live-Online Office Hours

Weekly live-online office hours provide a convenient way for students to get individualized help with specific questions or concerns. The live-online office hours are free-form meetings open to all participants. The sessions are drop-in and student-directed, so there will not be a planned presentation for each session. Instead, instructors will answer questions and work through problems in the order that they are received.

System Requirements

The live-online ACT sessions and Live-Online Office Hours are offered online using a free Adobe Connect application. The only requirements are high speed internet access and speakers or headphones. Check your system for compatibility.

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home. We recommend registering at least five (5) business days in advance of the course start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.

Approximate Cost $399-$499
Format Online
Duration 4 weeks

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Course Schedule

Course schedules are subject to change.


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