UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

ACT Test Preparation Classes 

Test Preparation

ACT Classes

ACT Classes Offered in Classrooms and Live-Online

Our ACT test prep classes provide students with the tools they need to prepare for and succeed on the ACT. You may choose between two delivery formats, in classroom or online. The in-person ACT Summer Institute classes are conveniently scheduled in a condensed, one-week session in the summer. The ACT Live-Online Blitz classes, offered during the academic year, are strategically scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT test dates. Either option provides the following features:

  • 16 - 20 hours of classroom instruction by experienced instructors
  • Official preparation guide including practice tests from ACT
  • Course workbook and thorough presentations and explanations
  • Easy-to-follow study plan
  • Access to online support resources, including recorded class sessions, to review after the class ends


Class Dates and Rates

 

ACT Live-Online Blitz
 

August 8 - September 3, 2019; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.
September 26 - October 22, 2019; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.
November 5 - December 3, 2019*; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.


* No classes on 7/4/19 and 11/28/19.

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

ACT Live-Online Blitz sessions provide all the same preparation of the traditional classroom sessions from the comfort and convenience of your home. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review after the class ends. These courses generally meet twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. Courses are often scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT exam dates.

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ACT Summer Institute on-site class
2020 dates and times TBD
 

Save $50 off the registration fee of $449 with early registration.

Our Summer Institute classes provide 20 hours of classroom instruction from an expert instructor in a condensed one-week format during the summer. This convenient schedule is ideal for students seeking to develop essential test-taking tools when they have more time to study. Students receive an in-depth review of the exam content, strategies for improving their scores, and a comprehensive study plan. Students have access to online office hours and practice material even after they leave the classroom so they can maintain their skills leading up to test day. Stay tuned here for early registration.

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.

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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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


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Please send me more information about upcoming test preparation classes!
 

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Or contact:

Angela Whitaker
Program Manager
Email
715-425-3261

Contact Us

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

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