Center for Continuing Education and Conference Services
555 University Blvd N, AHE 335, Mobile, AL 36688
 

ACT Blitz

Dates:November 5 - December 3, 2017
Meets:Su from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 4 sessions
CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)Fee$ 449.00

There is no class 11/26/2017 due to Thanksgiving Holiday


Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


Description

Class sessions use real ACT problems so that you know just what to expect on test day. The ACT program consists of 16 hours of classroom instruction by an experienced instructor, together with additional problems for further practice.

Math: techniques for picking numbers for problems with variables in the answer choices, strategies for solving complicated geometry problems by breaking them into smaller parts, tactics for translating difficult word problems into equations.

Reading: how to read a passage for structure rather than content, approaches for quickly identifying the parts of a passage needed to answer a question, techniques for answer questions with unfocused stems.

English: an overview of the most common mistakes in sentence correction items, spotting correct uses of idiomatic speech, the important role of punctuation in sentence correction items.

Science: techniques for extracting information from charts and graphs quickly and efficiently, tips for comparing and contrasting two or more experiments or studies, spotting positive and negative correlations in charts and graphs.

General: utilizing the process of elimination, time management strategies, reducing test anxiety, recognizing common distractors.

Textbooks

Included in the cost of the class