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ACT/SAT

Santa Monica ACT/SAT® Test Preparation

Our Programs Include:

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  • Initial test prep consultation
  • Full diagnostic assessment to pinpoint strengths & weaknesses
  • Full-length practice tests
  • Detailed score reports to track progress
  • Customized tutoring sessions
  • Individualized strategies for pacing and guessing
  • Specific strategies for each type of test question
  • Advice on when and how many times to take the SAT® &/or ACT
  • Ongoing consultation with test prep specialist
  • Current ACT & SAT® prep materials/study guide

What's on the ACT

SUBJEcT

TEST DETAILS

EnGLISH

75 multiple choice questions, 45 minutes
Tests grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and rhetorical skills

MATH

60 multiple choice questions, 60 minutes
Algebra I & II, Geometry, and some TRIGONOMETRY

READING

40 MULTIPLE choice questions, 35 minutes
Four passages (prose fiction, social studies, humanities, and natural sciences) with 10 questions per passage

SCIENCe

40 MULTIPLE choice questions, 35 minutes
Questions on science-based passages presented with graphs, charts, tables and research summaries

WRItING

1 essay, 50 minutes
Read a passage, explain how the author builds a persuasive argument. WE recommend taking the aCT essay because some schools require it.

What's on the SAT

SUBJEcT

TEST DETAILS

READING

52 multiple choice questions, 65 minutes
Passages or paris of passages (literature, historical documents, social sciences, and natural sciences)

Writing & Language

44 multiple choice questions, 35 minutes
Grammar, vocabulary in context and editing skills

Math

58 MULTIPLE choice questions (broken up into 20 questions. No Calculator section and 38 question Calculator section) 80 minutes (25 mins for No Calculator section | 55 min for Calculator section) Algebra I & II, Geometry, and TRIGONOMETRY

Essay (Optional)

1 essay, 40 minutes
Read a passage, explain how the author builds a persuasive argument We recommend taking the SAT essay because some schools require it.

  • 12 Hours

    Recommended For:

    • Students that have 1 month or less until target test date
    • Are high scorers and want to fine-tune test strategies
    • Have busy schedules and limited prep time
    • Want to focus on only 1 section

    Packages Includes:

    • Online support
    • Custom online quizzes
    • Real results on real tests
    • Progress reports in your inbox
  • 40 Hours

    Recommended For:

    • Students that have at least 3-4 months until target test date
    • Have never taken an actual SAT®/ACT test
    • Need extensive focus on all test sections
    • Struggle with foundational basics of 1 or 2 sections
    • Struggle with test-taking strategies

    Packages Includes:

    • Online support
    • Custom online quizzes
    • Real results on real tests
    • Progress reports in your inbox