UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

ACT Test Preparation Classes 

Test Preparation

ACT Test Preparation

All of our ACT Prep Class options include expert instruction, a proven format, all required course materials, access to diagnostic exams, and online support resources in one convenient, affordable package.

Expert Instructors: Our test prep instructors are highly trained professionals. Our experienced instructors know the ACT and care about helping you achieve your goal.

Proven strategies: The curriculum was developed by test-prep experts, who have years of experience writing test questions and preparing students for success.

Superior Materials: The ACT Prep Class includes the official preparation guide including practice tests from ACT and a course workbook.

Online Support: Our online support package for both in-person and live-online ACT classes includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues for 30 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.

Convenient Schedule Options: Choose from classroom or online classes, whichever best fits your life and learning style.

Value: The course fee includes all course materials, access to online resources, and instruction from a trained professional who cares about your success.


2018 Live-Online Class Dates

 

August 8 - September 5*, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.
September 27 - October 23, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.

 

*No classes on 9/3/18

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Save $50 off the registration fee of $399 with early registration.

ACT Blitz

The ACT Blitz is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and succeed on the ACT®. ACT Blitz classes, offered during the academic year, are strategically scheduled for the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT test dates. Classes are scheduled to allow time to practice new skills between sessions. Our multi-week course format allows abundant opportunities for learning and for interacting with our expert instructors. The ACT Blitz classes are offered on campus and live-online.

The ACT Blitz includes:

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

System Requirements

The live-online ACT review sessions use a free Adobe Connect browser plug-in. The only requirements are high speed internet access and speakers or headphones. 

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at the UWRF Continuing Education Office. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.  

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Summer Institute Classes

The UWRF 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®. The condensed four-day format is a convenient way for students to develop essential test-taking tools. Students receive in-depth review of the exam materials, insight into strategies for succeeding on standardized tests, and a comprehensive study plan, and extended online support.

The ACT Summer Institute includes:

  • 20 hours of expert classroom instruction
  • Experienced, expert instructors
  • Official preparation guide including practice tests from ACT
  • Course workbook
  • Thorough presentations and explanations
  • Easy-to-follow study plan
  • Access to online support resources
  • 4 hours of live-online review leading up to the fall test dates
ACT Course Content

Students receive an in-depth review of the exam questions, insights into strategies for succeeding on standardized tests, and a comprehensive study plan. Class sessions use real test questions to show just how these skills are used to improve your scores. 

The curriculum includes the following:

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.

Yes, I'm Interested

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Or contact:

Angela Whitaker, Outreach Program Manager
Email
715-425-3261


What Our Students Say:

"It was a great class and I strongly recommend this class to others. I liked learning about picking numbers in math and learning to eliminate answer choices easier." - Chandler

"This was a good introduction to the ACT. I learned a lot of good test strategies." - Kelly

"The instructor clearly explained the questions and answers when one didn't understand. It helped me become more confident." - Cole

Withdrawals and Refunds

A participant must withdraw in writing, as received by mail, fax or email, to be eligible for a partial refund. Withdrawals received earlier than seven days before the start of the class will receive a refund less a processing fee. No refunds will be issued for withdrawals received later than seven days before the start of the class. See our Noncredit Payment Policy.

Contact Us

Continuing Education
outreach@uwrf.edu
715-425-3256
Regional Development Building

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