The UD Professional and Continuing Studies SAT course is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and ace the SAT exam. The condensed format is a convenient way for students to develop essential test-taking skills and tools. Students are provided with an in-depth review of the exam materials, insight into strategies for succeeding on standardized tests, and a comprehensive study plan.
Students generally take the SAT during their junior year of high school.
The SAT workshops include:
- Weekend program featuring 16 hours of expert instruction, timed for upcoming SAT administration dates
- Course textbook: The Official SAT Study Guide
- Customized course workbook
- Easy-to-follow study plan
- Class can be retaken within one year at a 50 percent discount
The SAT Test Prep Course covers:
Test taking strategies
- Introduction to the SAT
- Question Formats
- Time Management
- Process of Elimination
- Intelligent Guessing
- Picking numbers
- Fractions, Percentages and Averages
- Rates, Ratios, and Proportions
- Lines, Angles, Triangles; Circles; Polygons; Combined figures; Coordinate Geometry; Volume and Surface Area
- New Symbols
- Word Problems
Reading and writing subjects
- Punctuation and Grammar
- Clauses and Phrases
- Sentence Completion
- Critical Reading
- Reading Comprehension
These intensive courses cover skills needed for success on the SAT
- Taught by an SAT test prep expert in partnership with Educational Testing Consultants (ETC)
- Online review tools to help students perform at their peak
- All programs target the new SAT format
This course is ideal for
- Rising juniors that may be taking the test for the first time
- Any high school students who have already taken the exam but wish to improve their score
Who should take this course?
The SAT Test Prep Course is ideal for students that need an intensive preparation program. This intensive course requires students to continue to practice their skills in the weeks and months leading up to the exam. Students are expected to actively participate in class and in the online review sessions.
Summer Institute program includes online review tools
Four online review sessions (included in the SAT Summer Institute) are held in the weeks leading up to the SAT exam dates. Online office hours provide a convenient way for students to address specific questions or concerns that they may have. It’s easy to access the online sessions, and no additional software required. The interactive one-hour online review sessions allow students to participate and ask questions of our expert test prep instructors. The live online review sessions are also recorded – students can still benefit even if their schedule doesn’t allow live participation. Review sessions will follow the schedule of the test prep course.
Financial aid available
Need-based financial aid is available for students enrolling in the ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT or GMAT test prep programs. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with preference given to submissions received three weeks prior to the applicable course start date. Click here for the online application.
For courses that are $500 or less, a refund minus a $25 processing fee will be given if the request is received in writing within two days prior to the start date.
The live-online review sessions are offered online using Adobe Connect software. All you need is a high speed internet connection, speakers, and an Adobe Flash Player, which can be downloaded for free. Note: The Adobe Connect plug-in, microphone, and camera are not required or used in the delivery of the online review sessions.
Partnering with Educational Testing Consultants (ETC)
Program offered in partnership with Educational Testing Consultants (ETC), a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, ETC helps hundreds of students prepare for the important pre-college standardized tests at major colleges and universities across the country.
Delaware residents, did you know…
The University of Delaware recently adopted a test-optional admissions policy beginning with those applying to enter UD in fall 2017. The new pilot program will give Delaware residents the ability to choose whether or not to submit their SAT/ACT scores as a part of their admission application.