Learn How to Be a Test Performer
Schools do not teach you HOW to take tests; they just give them to you. This program will teach you how to become a better test performer by focusing on the SAT. Your improvement will be based on the amount of effort you put into it. There are no guarantees. Not only will you maximize your SAT score, but you will do better on tests and quizzes in high school and later in college.
Reading #1: Beginning Right
No academic skill is more important than reading, especially on standardized tests like the SAT. Learn how to develop your reading skills and take them to a higher level.
Reading #2: Question Types
The SAT uses patterns when developing the reading questions. Recognizing the patterns can lead to you being more efficient and effective while answering them, which will lead to a higher score.
Reading #3: Endurance & Training
The SAT reading test is 65 minutes long, just over one hour. That’s a long time! Learn how to train your mind to maximize your performance endurance.
Reading #4: The Physical Test Taker
The more physically active you during the test, the more mentally engage you will be. Learn the best strategies for doing this.
Reading #5: Self-Assessing
Athletes watch game film to learn from their mistakes. Coaches point out areas of improvement during practice sessions. That’s how athletes get better. Learn how to analyze their practice and test performances to get to a higher level.
Writing/Language #1: Patterns
Learn the patterns of this SAT test, so you know what you should practice and review.
Writing/Language #2: The Essay
Learn the history behind the SAT essay and its relevance to today’s college bound students.
Writing/Language #3: Transitioning
This is the shortest of the three SAT subject tests, so transitioning through the passages is critical. Learn how best to do that.
Writing/Language #4: National Percentile Rank
Every college bound student needs to understand how national percentile ranks affect admissions and scholarships. Patterns will be reviewed as we will look at common mistakes made by most students.
Writing/Language #5: Concordance Table
Every college bound student should understand the concordance table and yet most do not even know what it is. Learn how it works and why it is important to colleges and you. We will also look at some of the trickier writing/language questions, so you do not make similar mistakes.
Math #1: Approach
The SAT math test is one hour and 20 minutes long separated into a no calculator portion followed by a calculator section. Both include multiple choice and free response questions. Learn how to appropriately pace and navigate this unusually long test.
Math #2: Fundamentals of Algebra
This session focuses on the concepts associated with fundamentals of algebra including a basic review of some of those rules.
Math #3: Problem Solving & Data Analysis
This session focuses on the concepts associated with problem solving and data analysis including a basic review of some of those rules.
Math #4: Advanced Mathematics
This session focuses on the concepts associated with advanced mathematics including a basic review of some of those rules.
Math #5: Geometry & Basic Trigonometry
This session focuses on the concepts associated with geometry and basic trigonometry including a basic review of some of those rules.
Note: Due to length, each math session is broken up into two sessions: Part A and Part B.