Test Prep Classes

So your son or daughter is finally thinking about preparing for applying to colleges? This can really seem like quite the daunting task, especially because they're already concerned with grades, extracurricular activities, and the dreaded standardized tests. The first two are all about how hard your child is willing to work to get things done. It’s out of your hands. But there are many things you can do to help with the standardized testing problem.

Grades and GPA are all about whether you are willing to pay attention as much as possible and do the work that is assigned. If you fail a class it pretty much is always self inflicted. Extracurricular activities can really add value to your resume for college but that involves spending time after school and putting aside your personal time, to improve your credentials. Standardized tests are more for general knowledge testing. They are designed to test how inherently smart you are, not how hard you work or how much you can memorize. Sounds tough right? Well there are ways you can improve your score, like test prep classes.

Usually through either your high school or other local means such as newspaper ads amongst other things, test prep classes easily make themselves available to you. They can be very expensive or affordable- but it all comes down to what a parent is willing to spend to make sure that their child gets into the best school within their range. You can’t willingly let a bad SAT score ruin whatever college chances you have.

Test prep classes are advertised through your school guidance office and also through the internet and newspaper ads. Look carefully enough and read through reviews and you’ll probably be able to find the right one for you. Just be careful to look for qualified professors, quality programs, and you’ll be sure to find the one that will most obviously benefit your son or daughter.

While test prep classes aren’t going to rocket up your score by 800 or more points, they can help you maximize your potential on these exams through comprehension and understanding the directions given. Just go through your high school or whatever means are necessary, and you’ll easily be able to find what you’re looking for.

Online Schools (26)

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Strayer University Program offerings:
  • Accounting Concentration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting Concentration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting Emphasis (Post-master's certificate)
  • Accounting Information Systems Concentration (Master's degree)
  • Accounting Information Systems Emphasis (Post-master's certificate)
Kaplan University Online Program offerings:
  • AAS in Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Business Administration (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Criminal Justice (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Fire Science (Associate Degree)
  • AAS in Fire Science (Associate Degree)
Walden University Program offerings:
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Doctor's degree)
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Master's degree)
  • Adult and Continuing Education Administration (Doctor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Doctor's degree)
  • Accounting (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • Accounting and Business/Management (Master's degree)
  • Accounting and Finance (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting and Finance (Master's degree)
  • Advertising (Bachelor's degree)
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects (Bachelor's degree)
  • Fashion Merchandising (Bachelor's degree)
  • Graphic Design (Associate Degree)
  • Graphic Design (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Associate Degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Design and Visual Communications, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Associate Degree)
  • Accounting (Bachelor's degree)
  • Accounting (Master's degree)
  • Accounting & Finance (Master's degree)
  • Applied Psychology (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Associate Degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years)
  • Construction Management (Associate Degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Associate Degree)
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General (Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years)
Ottawa University Online Program offerings:
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Master's degree)
  • Business Administration and Management, General (Bachelor's degree)
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (Bachelor's degree)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (Master's degree)
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other (Master's degree)