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SAT/ACT Test Prep

Canterbury School offers Intensive Test Prep programs which are open to all students in the community. Please see below for the latest test prep dates and register online.
Jim Giesen is a Canterbury Mathematics Department faculty member and a professionally trained Test Prep tutor and teacher educator who served as Director of Education for a private tutoring company in St. Petersburg. He has extensive experience in the field of test preparation and has been helping prepare students for standardized tests since 2006.

ACT Test Prep with Jim Giesen

Prepare for the December 11th ACT Test
Dates and Time:
Tuesday, 11/30; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, 12/2; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 12/4; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday, 12/7; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, 12/9; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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Prepare for the April 2nd ACT Test
Dates and Time:
Tuesday, 3/22; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, 3/24; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 3/26; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday, 3/29; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, 3/31; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Cost: $900
Currently enrolled Canterbury Students: $650
Location: Canterbury Upper School - Room: US-7306

This 15-hour course, led by test prep professional and Canterbury faculty member Jim Giesen, will give students valuable strategies and a comprehensive understanding of the test, to optimize results.
  • Lessons to gain an in-depth understanding of all ACT question types.
  • Gain confidence by practicing test question types with guided instruction
  • Practice test midway through class- receive personal feedback and fine-tune and focus study
  • Intensive study in the weeks leading up to the test - be ready on testing day!
Students should plan to bring their own book
Materials needed: Notebook, pencil, and textbook.
Masks Required

Required text:
Official ACT Prep Guide (2020-2021 Edition)
ISBN-13: 978-1119685760
ISBN-10: 1119685761
 

SAT Test Prep with Jim Giesen

Prepare for the November 6th SAT Test
Dates and Time:
Tuesday, 10/26;  4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Thursday, 10/28; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10/30; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday, 11/2;  4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, 11/4; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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Prepare for the March 12th SAT Test
Dates and Time:
Tuesday, 3/1;  4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Thursday, 3/2; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 3/5; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Tuesday, 3/8;  4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, 3/10; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Cost: $900
Currently enrolled Canterbury Students: $650
Location: Canterbury Upper School - Room: US-7306
 
This 15-hour course, led by test prep professional and Canterbury faculty member Jim Giesen, will give students valuable strategies and a comprehensive understanding of the test, to optimize results.
  • Lessons to gain an in-depth understanding of all SAT question types.
  • Gain confidence by practicing test question types with guided instruction
  • Practice test midway through class- receive personal feedback to fine-tune and focus study
  • Intensive study in the weeks leading up to the test - be ready for the testing day!
Students should plan to bring their own book.
Materials needed: Notebook, pencil, and textbook.
Masks Required
Required text:
Official SAT Study Guide (2020 Edition)
ISBN-13: 978-1457312199
ISBN-10: 1457312190  

Refund Policy

Courses are non-refundable within 30 days of the course start date. Pro-rated tuition is not available. 

We reserve the right to modify, change or cancel programs.

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