SAT & SSAT Test Preparation Program for Day Students

As the college and private school application process is becoming increasingly more competitive, the Taft Summer School is pleased to offer a 5-week test preparation program for local day students. The Summit Educational Group has again been appointed to coordinate the Summer School's SAT and SSAT test preparation courses. Since 1988, Summit has been providing effective, innovative, and comprehensive test preparation to thousands of students each year:

  • All courses are taught by Summit's expert Math and Critical Reading/Writing instructors.
  • Classes include practice tests administered under real test-taking conditions.
  • Class sizes are kept small, and students enjoy a modern, air conditioned, facility.
  • All course materials, flashcards, and practice tests are included.
  • Participants will have free access to Summit's online SAT preparation supplement.

Program Dates:

June 27—July 31, 2016

Location:

The Taft School
Wu Science Building
110 Woodbury Road
Watertown, CT 06795

Registration:

Call 860-945-7967 or email summerschool@taftschool.org to order an application package (Registration Deadline: May 28).

SAT Preparation Schedule:

  • SAT Verbal Preparation (meets on Mo, Tue, Thu and Fri afternoons from 12:30-1:10PM or from 1:15-1:55PM)
    Cost: $550
  • SAT Math Preparation (meets on Mo, Tue, Thu and Fri afternoons from 12:30-1:10PM or from 1:15-1:55PM)
    Cost: $550
  • Both (meets on Mo, Tue, Thu and Fri afternoons from 12:30-1:55PM)
    Cost: $1,100

SSAT Preparation Schedule:

  • SSAT Verbal Preparation (meets on Mo, Tue, Thu and Fri afternoons from 12:30-1:10PM or from 1:15-1:55PM)
    Cost: $550
  • SSAT Math Preparation (meets on Mo, Tue, Thu and Fri afternoons from 12:30-1:10PM or from 1:15-1:55PM)
    Cost: $550
  • Both (meets on Mo, Tue, Thu and Fri afternoons from 12:30-1:55PM)
    Cost: $1,100

Course Descriptions:

248. Preparing for the SSAT Exam: Verbal

This course, taught by Summit Educational Groups expert SSAT Verbal instructors, will focus on test-taking strategies and academic skills in reading, synonyms, analogies, and essay writing. Summit will provide each student with a program of instruction customized to meet their individual needs and maximize their scoring potential. As part of the course, each student receives an SSAT course book and practice tests. Parents and students will receive access to Summits online portal, which can be used to monitor student attendance and homework completion, obtain homework assignments, and review detailed practice test score reports.

249. Preparing for the SSAT Exam: Mathematics

Staffed by an SSAT Math expert from Summit Educational Group, this course will focus on the test-taking and academic skills necessary to maximize scores on the SSAT. Because each student truly learns differently, Summit customizes instruction to meet the needs of individual students. As part of the course, each student receives an SSAT course book, practice tests, and vocabulary flashcards. Parents and students will receive access to Summits online portal, which can be used to monitor student attendance and homework completion, obtain homework assignments, and review detailed practice test score reports.

260. Preparing for the (NEW) SAT Exam: Verbal

This course, taught by Summit Educational Group's expert SAT Verbal instructors, will focus on the academic skills and test-taking strategies required for success on the NEW SAT. Summit will provide students with a program of instruction customized to meet their individual needs and maximize their scoring potential, honing in on subjects such as writing conventions, rhetorical techniques, and many more. Each student receives a NEW SAT course book, official SAT practice tests, and detailed reports to track performance. These reports break down scores into distinct categories, allowing teachers and students to direct learning more efficiently throughout the course. Parents and students will have access to Summit's online portal, which can be used to monitor attendance and homework completion, obtain homework assignments, and review the detailed practice test score reports.
Note: This class will be in preparation for the NEW SAT, which will be administered beginning March 2016.

261. Preparing for the (NEW) SAT Exam: Mathematics

This course, taught by Summit Educational Group's expert SAT Math instructors, will focus on the academic skills and test-taking strategies required for success on the NEW SAT. Summit will provide students with a program of instruction customized to meet their individual needs and maximize their scoring potential, honing in on subjects such as algebraic fluency, building equations from complex word problems, and many more. Each student receives a NEW SAT course book, official SAT practice tests, and detailed reports to track performance. These reports break down scores into distinct categories, allowing teachers and students to direct learning more efficiently throughout the course. Parents and students will have access to Summit's online portal, which can be used to monitor attendance and homework completion, obtain homework assignments, and review the detailed practice test score reports.
Note: This class will be in preparation for the NEW SAT, which will be administered beginning March 2016.

 

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TAFT SUMMER SCHOOL  | 110 Woodbury Road | Watertown, Connecticut 06795
Phone: (860) 945-7961 | Fax: (860) 945-7859 | SummerSchool@TaftSchool.org