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College Test Preparation for Teens

SAT Preparation Workshop

 

Staff, Davis Sr. High N-9, 4 weeks 

Oct 10, 17, 24, 31

Test date: Nov 3
Feb 13, 20, 27, and Mar 6

Test date: Mar 9
Apr 10, 17, 24, and May 1

Test date: May 4
Wed: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

$90 fee/quarter

 

 

 

Are you ready for the new SAT?  This updated preparation course will cover content from the new SAT in both the Reading/Language and Math sections.  Test-taking skills and tips like when to make an educated guess and how to pace yourself are also covered. Instruction will allow for small groups and individual support. A 50% refund will be made if requested one week before class begins.  Students are responsible for registering for the SAT test date of their choice at www.collegeboard.com.  Registration deadlines are typically 1 month prior to the test date.

 

 

 

 

College Application Preparation – The Essay

Sharmila Shinde, Davis Senior High N-9, 3 weeks

Fall, 1st class 10/1

Mon: 7:00-8:15 p.m.

$20 fee/quarter

This class will teach high school students how to write successful college application essays. Topics covered will include the importance of the personal essay within the context of college admissions, the types of essays required (Common Application, UC personal insight questions, private college essays, etc.), critiquing sample essays, and tips and techniques on how you can write your own essay in an authentic voice. This class is in a hands-on workshop format so you will be doing actual writing and editing in a supportive and informative environment. If you own a laptop, please bring it to class.

 

 

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