ACT Cram Session
Dec
1
to Dec 2

ACT Cram Session

Are you ready for the December 8 ACT??

If you need as much prep as you can get in a short amount of time, our cram sessions are for you. Our savvy strategies get real results!

  • Saturday, December 1, from 9:30am to Noon - English and Reading prep

  • Sunday, December 2, from 5:30-8pm - Math and Science prep

Cost is $149 for all five hours, or $90 to attend just one session.

Seats are limited! Register today!

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College Essay Workshop (AUGUST)
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

College Essay Workshop (AUGUST)

The Personal Statement essay is the centerpiece of any college application. This workshop will lead students through a series of self-discovery exercises, honing their thoughts about their core values, their life experiences, and the essential things about themselves that they'd like to share with college admissions officers...and the world. 

This is an opportunity for self-reflection and analysis, before the nitty-gritty stress of deadlines and exams and applications sets in.

Students will

  • Explore topics, structures, and examples 
  • Participate in writing exercises that lead to two different styles of essay
  • Be inspired and equipped to write their personal statement essay...and maybe even have topics ready to go for some of the supplementary essays that come later.
  • Begin writing a first draft
  • Get feedback, from their peers and from the workshop leader(s)
  • Have their rough draft at least partly written, and have the opportunity for feedback on the final draft 

Is it REALLY "life-changing"??? Well, of course, what a student gets OUT of it depends on what they put INTO it. But yes, for real! 

This is an opportunity to pause - before the mad rush of senior year fully begins - and consider the events and people and experiences of life so far, and to glean meaning from those experiences. Yes, participants will get an essay out of it, but they also have the chance to look at their life through a new lens and find new meaning in it.

Course fee is $100/student.

(Ask about our Bring-a-Friend bonus!!)

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College Essay Workshop (JULY)
Jul
21
9:00 AM09:00

College Essay Workshop (JULY)

The Personal Statement essay is the centerpiece of any college application. This workshop will lead students through a series of self-discovery exercises, honing their thoughts about their core values, their life experiences, and the essential things about themselves that they'd like to share with college admissions officers...and the world. 

This is an opportunity for self-reflection and analysis, before the nitty-gritty stress of deadlines and exams and applications sets in.

Students will

  • Explore topics, structures, and examples 
  • Participate in writing exercises that lead to two different styles of essay
  • Be inspired and equipped to write their personal statement essay...and maybe even have topics ready to go for some of the supplementary essays that come later.
  • Begin writing a first draft
  • Get feedback, from their peers and from the workshop leader(s)
  • Have their rough draft at least partly written, and have the opportunity for feedback on the final draft 

Is it REALLY "life-changing"??? Well, of course, what a student gets OUT of it depends on what they put INTO it. But yes, for real! 

This is an opportunity to pause - before the mad rush of senior year fully begins - and consider the events and people and experiences of life so far, and to glean meaning from those experiences. Yes, participants will get an essay out of it, but they also have the chance to look at their life through a new lens and find new meaning in it.

Course fee is $100/student.

(Ask about our Bring-a-Friend bonus!!)

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Savvy ACT Prep Course
Jan
16
to Feb 3

Savvy ACT Prep Course

  • Savvy Strategies (at The Hatchery) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Looking for your strongest possible ACT score? 

Our Savvy ACT Strategies can get you there! 15 hours of relevant and effective course time, with a full length practice test option at the end. 

One student from our last session said "This is the first ACT prep class where I actually learned something!"  Another student gained 10 points on one subtest! 

Classes are lively and interactive, designed specifically to keep busy teens interested and engaged. We value your time and make effective use of it. 

Get yourself ready for that February 10 ACT and your best score yet!

Schedule:

  • Tues, Jan 16: 6pm - 9pm  - English and Reading (Part 1)
  • Thurs, Jan 18: 6pm - 9pm - English and Reading (Part 2)
  • Tues, Jan 23: 6pm - 9pm -  Math and Science (Part 1)
  • Thurs, Jan 25: 6pm - 9pm - Math and Science (Part 2)
  • Tues, Jan 30: 6pm - 9pm - Writing and review as needed
  • Thurs, Feb 1: 6pm - 9pm - Review as needed/makeup session
  • Sat, Feb 3: 8am to 12pm  - Full Length Practice Test
  • Feb 6, 7, 8: Feedback scheduled individually.
  • Sat, Feb 10: ACT DAY!!

Summary:

  • 15 hours of ACT prep total (3 hours each on English, Reading, Math, Science and Writing)
  • 1 full length diagnostic practice test with a one-hour individual feedback/diagnostic session

Pricing

  • English and Reading only: $250
  • Math and Science only: $250
  • Writing only: $125
  • All courses: $525 (a $100 discount!)

 

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College Essay CRAM Session
Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

College Essay CRAM Session

High school seniors - are you STUCK on that personal statement essay?

Or maybe you are staring at 15 supplemental essays??

Time is ticking away!!

Get expert guidance as you write some high-impact essays, BEFORE those deadlines catch up with you!

Secure your seat here: https://everyeventgives.com/event/essays/  (10% of every registration is donated to the teens in foster families at Coyote Hill.)

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