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UW-River Falls to offer summer ACT test preparation classes


April 17, 2018--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will offer test preparation classes in June and July for high school students planning to take the ACT, a popular admissions test measuring academic readiness for college. Students may attend one of two four-day sessions beginning June 4 at the UWRF Hudson Center in Hudson or July 9 on the UW-River Falls campus.

"Students will receive an in-depth review of the exam materials, insight into strategies for succeeding on standardized tests and a comprehensive study plan," said Randy Zimmermann, director of UWRF Outreach and Continuing Education. Class sessions use real test questions to show just how these skills are tested, he added.

The UWRF ACT Summer Institute consists of 20 hours of classroom instruction covered in an intensive four-day format. Students receive instruction from an ACT test preparation expert and access to extensive online review tools. Lessons include test-taking strategies, question formats, and the ACT test components for math, English, reading comprehension, and science reasoning. Students also receive access to online review sessions and open office hours in the time leading up to fall exam dates.

The course fee of $449 includes all classroom and online sessions and course materials. Advance registration is required and early registrants are eligible for a $50 discount. Session dates, course descriptions and registration forms are available at go.uwrf.edu/testprep.

UW-River Falls offers a full portfolio of test preparation classes for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and SAT admissions exams, including free strategy workshops for the graduate admissions exams.  Test preparation classes and workshops are provided in partnership with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation.

The UWRF Continuing Education office provides lifelong learners with academic, professional development and enrichment programs that are practical, flexible, convenient and affordable. A complete list of courses, course descriptions and online registration information is available at http://www.uwrf.edu/ContinuingEducation/ or by calling 715-425-3256, 1-800-228-5607 or e-mailing outreach@uwrf.edu.

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