ALL JUNIORS: ACT AT CENTRAL ON APRIL 19
Our department encourages juniors totake the ACT in the spring of the junior year. On April 19 th duringa school day all SPPS juniors will have the opportunity to take the ACT. During the fall-winter we suggest that students start prepping for the ACT.Students can go onto her Naviance account using her user name and password for her portal and start prepping with using the ACT Prep feature on Naviance. On the home page of her Naviance acct is alink to a ACT prep tutorial video to explain how to use it. Students just need to then clicks on the ACT prep icon in the upper left hand corner.
FREE ACT PREP delivered by PRINCETON REVIEW
SaintPaul Public Schools has purchased limited spots for students to take an ACT Prep course from Princeton Review. The Princeton Review is a leading provider in ACT preparation courses, and students who take the course gain an average of 3-5 points on the ACT. Students have the option of registering for a 3, 9, or 18 hour class, and must be committed to attend all sessions.
The18 and 9 hour courses meet on Saturdays at Central HS or Harding (exception – 3 hour class is Tues. evening). To register - www.spps.org/actprepand be sure to be in your stpaul.k12.mn.us account to register with Google form.
Other excellent resources for students tostudy and prepare for the ACT Test:
- http://central.spps.org >>> Naviance Test Prep
- Study guide workbooks at your local library or bookstore
- Private tutoring organizations – which usually charge a fee for their classes.
In the past Saint Paul Public Schools offeredjuniors the opportunity participate in an ACT TEST Prep Class in the spring before the tet. There is no cost to students for this optional class. However, the district has not announced yet if they will be offering it this spring to the class of 2018.
ACT prep on Naviance
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ADVANTAGE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
Contact: www.AdvantagePrep.net or612-222-5108.
Description: ACT, PSAT and SAT small group classes meet for three hours, one time per week, for 4-6 weeks. Classes are held all over the Twin Cities area. Cost: $120 for ACT or SAT, $210 for combination class. Students may repeat the course free of charge.
ACT ONLINE PREP
Description: Act prep accessible anytime, anywhere includes (1) Diagnostic test, (2) practice tests, essays with real-time scoring, comprehensive content review for each of the four required tests.
Cost: $21.95 for one year.
KAPLAN TEST PREP
Contact: 1-800-KAP-TEST or www.kaptest.com/college
Description: Prep Courses for PSAT, ACT or SAT are offered. Options include classroom courses, online courses and private tutoring, and a new option called "ACT Express." ACT Express is a condensed, 12-hour course. Call1-800-KAP-TEST for information on any of Kaplan's test prep options. Click on the link "Find a Free Event" for information about free practicetests in the Twin Cities area.
Contact: www.PrincetonReview.com or 1-866-877-7737
Description: PSAT, ACT and SAT prep courses are available. Options include classroom courses, online courses or private tutoring.
Free practice tests and strategy sessions are available for students at various locations throughout the Twin Cities.
SAT ONLINE TEST PREP
Description: Accessible anywhere, anytime, official SAT online course provides built-in study guide, includes free practice questions, 18 lessons, 10 practice tests with availability to take online or on paper. Cost: $69.95
SYLVAN LEARNING SYSTEMS, INC.
Contact: www.sylvanlearning.com Roseville - 651- 401-8930
Description: ACT and SAT classroom and small group courses are available. Students are encouraged to attend all classes, but can make-up a missed class online. Cost: We offer a flexible student loan program and affordable monthly payment options.
Contact: www.zaps.com orcall 1-877-927-8378 for locations of seminars
Description: ACT or SAT group classes are offered at multiple locations in the Twin Cities area. Register for a Saturday, 5-hour seminar or webinar, or two-2 1/2 hoursessions. Approximate cost: $89.00.
NoteFREE option through Naviance: CHS students haveaccess to ACT Test Prep in Naviane . Naviance ACT TestPrep is paid for by SPPS and is a comprehensive test prep option for the ACT. Once students log in to their Naviance account, ACTTest Prep is on the left-hand sidebar, under resources.
Contact Shyamala Jithendranathan at 651-632-6057 or firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions relating to IB/AP testing at Central High School.