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SAT® test prep courses are offered during the academic year and during the summer to prepare students to reach the test date of their choice at peak performance.
The SAT® Blitz is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and ace the SAT®. These courses meet once or twice per week, allowing time to practice new skills during the week. Our multi-week format of the SAT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.
Nervous or curious about the recent changes to the SAT®? VCU Test Prep has everything you need to learn and master the new format!
The College Board has made significant changes to the format and content of the SAT®. Our experts will take the mystery out of the New SAT®, making it clear exactly what you need to know and helping you to hone your skills for the new format.
The SAT® Blitz includes:
- 16 hours of expert classroom instruction
- Course textbook: The Official SAT® Study Guide from College Board
- Real SAT® practice questions and tests
- Course workbook
- Easy-to-follow study plan
The SAT® Blitz covers:
- Introduction to the New SAT®
- Question formats
- Time management
- Process of elimination
- Informed guessing
- Solution strategies
- Equations and inequalities
- Fractions, percentages, and averages
- Rates, ratios, and proportions
- Analytic and coordinate geometry
- Euclidian geometry and trigonometry
- Word problems
Reading and Writing Subjects
- Punctuation and grammar
- Writing structure and organization
- Critical reading
- Reading comprehension
- Graphical interpretation
Choose the Format That Works for You!
SAT® test prep classes are offered on campus in Richmond, Virginia during the summer and online during the academic year, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that works best for you. Our classroom programs give you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. Live-online classes offer the same great program as the traditional SAT® prep class with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors with the added benefit of watching recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends.
The Live-Online SAT® Blitz is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug-in. All you need are a high-speed internet connection, speakers or head phones, and Adobe Flash Player, which can also be downloaded for free.
Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.
Who should take this course?
The SAT® Blitz is ideal for students who need an intensive preparation program during the academic year. These courses meet once or twice per week, allowing students to also focus on their school work.
Students generally take the SAT® during their junior year of high school. This 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 recent changes to the format of the SAT®.
About our program:
The VCU Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students prepare for the important pre-college standardized tests at major colleges and universities across the United States. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors.