Use your vacation to get a leg up on your test preparation strategy! Our SAT and ACT Intensive Programs give high school students strategies to succeed on standardized tests. In a condensed, one-week format, you'll have 20 hours of expert instruction followed by online review sessions to help you achieve your best score.
All SMU Test Prep Institutes Include:
- 20 hours of in-classroom instruction
- Experienced test prep instructors
- Supplies and materials
- Informative review opportunities
Quantitative Topics include:
- Picking numbers
- Fractions, Percentages and Averages
- Rates, Ratios, and Proportions
- Geometry and Trigonometry
Verbal Topics include:
- Sentence Completion
- Critical Reading
General Topics include:
- Test-taking Strategies
- Introduction to the SAT
- Question Formats
- Time Management
- Process of Elimination
- Intelligent Guessing
About Our Curriculum Partner
This course is presented in partnership with Educational Testing Consultants (ETC). ETC has worked with prestigious universities across the country for over 20 years to bring unparalleled experience and expert instruction to its test prep courses. CAPE works with ETC and its professional, highly-trained instructors to tailor our classroom experiences to the specific needs of the SMU community, at an affordable price and with an assurance of quality.
Who should take this course?
Our SAT Institute course is designed for students who are dedicated to their personal academic success. This course is ideal for current high school juniors who are planning to take the SAT for the first time; we also recommend this course for students who may have taken the exam already but wish to improve their scores. Students should expect to actively participate in class and in the online review sessions.