ACT Summer Institute

The 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

What's Covered:

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