SAT/ACT Prep Course - Part 2
Making the decision to attend college is one of the most important decisions you will ever make, and your performance on college entrance exams is instrumental in determining your college choice. Universities and colleges throughout the U.S. require applicants to take the SAT or ACT as part of their evaluation package. This course will prepare you for both tests.
SAT/ACT Preparation Part 2 will give you all the information you need to do well on the math questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT math tests your knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic statistics. This course provides you with a complete math review of all these subjects. You'll also learn how to use your time wisely so that you finish as many math questions as possible in the 60 minutes the ACT gives you for the math test. In addition to reviewing arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic statistics, you'll also cover functions and other algebra II subjects now tested on the SAT.
In addition to preparing you for specific question types on both exams, this course will give you pointers in time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. This course, along with Part 1, will prepare you to excel in all sections of the undergraduate college entrance exams and provide you with the means to achieve your best potential score.
Examine general techniques for maximizing your performance on the ACT and new SAT.
Review what you need to know about arithmetic and pre-algebra for the tests.
Work with variables, polynomials, factoring, roots, and functions.
Learn what's most important to know about geometry for the ACT and SAT.
Learn what you should know about trigonometry for the ACT and SAT.
Brush up on the more advanced statistics tested on the ACT and SAT.
Master the approach to ACT arithmetic and algebra questions.
Learn how to approach and answer ACT geometry and trigonometry questions.
Learn what's included in the SAT math sections.
Practice answering SAT multiple-choice math questions.
Practice answering example SAT SPR math questions.
Review what you've learned about SAT and ACT math.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.
- PC: Windows XP or later.
- Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are not included in enrollment. Please purchase the latest version of your materials prior to the start of your session:
- The Official SAT Study Guide (Official Study Guide for the New SAT)
- The Official ACT Prep Guide: Official Practice Tests + 400 Bonus Questions Online
Jessie Stellini currently works with undergraduate students at Vanderbilt University, where she has taught the GRE and SAT/ACT Math Prep courses since 2007. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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