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Course Description

The ACT Summer Institute is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and succeed on the ACT®. Students often have fewer obligations during the summer, making it the perfect time to develop essential test-taking tools. Students receive in-depth review of the exam materials, insight into strategies for succeeding on standardized tests, a comprehensive study plan, and extended online support.

Course Outline

The ACT Summer Institute includes:

  • 20 hours of expert classroom instruction
  • Experienced, dedicated instructors
  • Official preparation guide which includes practice tests from ACT
  • Course workbook
  • Thorough presentations and explanations
  • Easy-to-follow study plan
  • Access to online support resources

Learner Outcomes

The ACT Summer Institute Covers:
Math Topics
• Practice solution techniques for problems containing variables.
• Learn efficient approaches to complicated multi-step problems.
• Discover tactics for translating difficult word problems into equations.
 
English Topics
• Identify correct idiomatic speech in sentence correction problems.
• Understand the basic concepts of rhetorical construction.
• Learn which grammar errors are most frequently tested.
 
Reading Topics
• Understand which part of the passage to read for reading comprehension questions.
• Recognize the difference between global and local test items.
• Identify passages written from the journalistic and engaged perspectives.
 
Science Reasoning Topics
• Identify parameters for test items involving graphs and charts.
• Interpolate or extrapolate answers from data given in tables.
• Recognize the point of an experiment in research summary items.
 
General Test Taking Topics
• Use the process of elimination.
• Master time-management skills.
• Minimize test anxiety.
• Identify common distractors.

Notes

The ACT Live-Online Summer Institute test prep course has several sections. All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST). Choose the section, to the right, that best meets your needs.

ONCE1186-001: M-F, June 1 to June 10, 2021, from 1 to 3:30 PM. There is no session on Monday, May 31.

ONCE1186-002: M-Th, June 7 to June 20, 2021 from 11 AM to 5 PM. There are no session on Fridays.

ONCE1186-003: T/Th, June 10 to July 31, 2021 from 7 to 9 PM.

ONCE1186:004: Tuesdays, June 15 to August 17, 2021 from 2 to 4 PM

ONCE1186:005: M-Th, July 6 to 15, 2021 from 1 to 3:30 PM (no class Fridays July 10 or July 16)

 

 

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Section Title
ACT Live-Online Summer Institute
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
T, W, Th, M
Time
1:00PM to 3:30PM
Dates
Jun 01, 2021 to Jun 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
17.5
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $455.00
Section Notes
This online course is offered M-F, June 1 to 10, 2021 from 1 to 3:30 PM EST. There is no class on Monday, May 31.
Section Title
ACT Live-Online Summer Institute
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
M, T, W, Th
Time
11:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jun 07, 2021 to Jun 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
24.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $455.00
Section Notes
This online course is offered M-Th, June 7 to 10, 2021 from 11AM to 5 PM EST. There is a break from 2 to 3 PM each day.
Section Title
ACT Live-Online Summer Institute
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
Th, T
Time
7:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 10, 2021 to Jul 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
20.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $455.00
Section Notes
This online course is offered T/Th, June 10 to July 13, 2021, from 7 to 9 PM EST.
Section Title
ACT Live-Online Summer Institute
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
T
Time
2:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jun 15, 2021 to Aug 17, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
20.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $455.00
Section Notes
This online course is offered on Tuesdays, June 15 to August 17, 2021 from 2 to 4 PM EST.
Section Title
ACT Live-Online Summer Institute
Type
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
Days
T, W, Th, F, M
Time
1:00PM to 3:30PM
Dates
Jul 06, 2021 to Jul 15, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
20.0
Location
  • Online Learning
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $455.00
Section Notes

This online course is offered on M-F, July 6 to 15, 2021 from 1 to 3:30 PM EST.  There is no class on Monday, July 5.

Class dates are: July 6, 7, 8 and 9, July 12, 13, 14 and 15.