Test Prep 2024 - 2025

Navigating the standardized testing landscape can be daunting for students and parents. Understanding the ACT, PSAT, and SAT is crucial for college admissions. The ACT focuses on English, math, reading, and science, while the SAT emphasizes evidence-based reading, writing, and math. The PSAT serves as a preliminary SAT and a qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship.

Tutoring can be a game-changer in test preparation. Personalized tutoring helps identify strengths and weaknesses, offering tailored strategies to improve performance. Tutors provide practice tests, review concepts, and teach test-taking techniques. Early and consistent tutoring can build confidence and increase scores, opening doors to more college opportunities and scholarships. Investing in quality tutoring is investing in your student’s future.

At Chelsea Hall, we recognize students’ diverse needs and schedules in preparing for the ACT and SAT. That’s why we offer a range of tutoring options to ensure comprehensive and flexible preparation:

**Flexibility**: Different students have different schedules. Our varied offerings ensure that students can find a preparation method that fits their busy lives, whether they need regular weekly sessions, a last-minute boost, or a long-term, intensive program.

**Learning Styles**: Students learn in different ways. Some thrive in group settings where they can interact with peers, while others benefit from the personalized attention of one-on-one tutoring. Offering multiple formats ensures that each student can engage with the material in the way that suits them best.

**Focused Preparation**: We cater to students at different stages of their preparation journey by providing options like cram sessions and comprehensive programs. Whether they need a quick refresher or an in-depth study plan, we have the resources to meet their needs.

**Cost-Effectiveness**: Group sessions can be a more affordable option for families while providing high-quality instruction. At the same time, one-on-one tutoring offers a premium service for those who need personalized, targeted help.

**Comprehensive Coverage**: Offering a variety of sessions ensures that all aspects of the test, from content knowledge to test-taking strategies, are thoroughly covered. This holistic approach maximizes the chances of achieving high scores.

By providing these diverse options, we aim to support every student in achieving their highest potential on the ACT and SAT.

Weekly Group Sessions:

Courses can be started at any time. Each week, the course rotates through a different section of the test. So you can take the class for one month or as many as you need! Our group sessions meet once a week.
During each interactive lesson, the instructor will present concepts and testing strategies for the types of questions in the different sections of each test. Guided practice is essential to reinforce the strategies learned weekly, and additional materials will be sent home for members to practice during the week.

Test Review Cram Sessions:

Our cram sessions are perfect for students who are short on time or need an extra boost before the test. Our tutors know the test patterns and how to teach them. Over the two-day course, we will highlight the content and concepts you should know and testing strategies for the test questions. This is a quick and fast-paced course to teach skills and complete a lot of targeted practice before the test!

College Test Prep Program:

Our ACT/SAT College Test Prep Course is the second section of our College Complete Pathway Program. It has been specifically designed to give our members the skills and strategies needed on test day. The student will begin the course with a diagnostic test to determine what specific areas need reviewing. Then, the student will review and practice each subject for the ACT or SAT. After four weeks of review, a second diagnostic test will be taken and scored. The second test will hone down on the areas needing additional review. In each session, you will receive strategies for test-taking, topic review, and practice. Homework and additional practice to be completed before the next session will be assigned during the week. Inclusion in a two-day, 4-hour intense review (Cram Session) before the test will complete the program.

One-on-one Tutoring:

Personally tailored ACT lessons in a one-on-one setting. Each session is designed to address the individual needs of each student.
Our experienced tutors will keep students motivated and help them understand complex topics, ensuring they achieve their goals. We will share step-by-step strategies to tackle ACT questions.

Planning is essential for ACT/PSAT/SAT success as it allows students to structure their preparation effectively, ensuring a thorough review of content and strategic practice. We provide personalized planning and tailor study schedules to individual strengths and weaknesses. By identifying goals, allocating time wisely, and incorporating targeted strategies, we guide students through a systematic approach that maximizes their readiness for the ACT/PSAT/SAT. With our support, students can navigate the vast array of study materials, practice tests, and resources, streamlining their preparation journey for optimal results on test day.

Start your test prep planning here!

July 13, 2024
September 14, 2024 (TIR)
October, 26, 2024
December 14, 2024 (TIR)
February 8, 2025 (TIR)

Register for the ACT here! 

Test Information Release for the 2024-2025 testing year will occur in September, December, and February. See www.act.org/the-act/tir (http://www.act.org/the-act/tirfor more information.

The ACT offers both a paper and a digital version. Learn more about the digital version here.

August 24, 2024
October 5, 2024
November 2, 2024
December 7, 2024
March 8, 2025

Register for the SAT here!
Download the BlueBook Exam App here! 

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