In an effort to best serve the needs of Westminster students, both highly individualized one-on-one test preparation tutorials and small group SAT and ACT prep courses will be offered throughout the year. Instruction is provided by Vicki Saucier, a well-respected local educator who has many years of experience preparing students for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and AP® assessments. Vicki has a BS in education and a MA in English and has been providing individualized instruction to Westminster students for over 18 years. Vicki is familiar with the aptitudes of Westminster students and with the rigors of our academic and extracurricular schedule. Small group meeting times have been carefully selected to help students prepare for the demands of standardized testing while working around school commitments. Tutorials are scheduled at the convenience of individual students during free blocks, after school, or during evening study hall. For information regarding fees and registration for test prep tutorials or small group test preparation classes, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
. Information specific to spring 2021 and summer offerings is listed below.
SAT and ACT Prep Tutorials
One-on-one instruction, tailored to suit the needs of individual students, is available throughout the school year and over the summer months. Highly individualized tutorials target strategy and skill development while taking into account the strengths, weaknesses, and learning preferences of individuals.
Small group SAT and ACT Prep Classes
The SAT: Reading and Language/Writing Prep
Spring meets Mondays 6:30-8 p.m.
3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3
This six session course is designed to empower students with key strategies for attacking the five types of core questions posed on the 65 minute reading section of the SAT and to familiarize them with the key concepts of grammar, usage, and mechanics evaluated by the 35 minute language and writing section.
The ACT: An Introduction to the Four Core Subtests
Spring ACT meets Tuesdays 6-8 p.m.
3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13
This condensed course is designed to introduce students to the ACT. The class meets four times and provides an overview of the ACT and tips for attacking the science, reading, mathematics, and English subtests. Emphasis is placed on the format of each subtest and on the skills assessed. After each subtest is introduced, students will complete several sample questions, and a full timed practice test section will be assigned. This process will help students identify strengths and weaknesses and take a more calculated approach to the exam.