Classes

Summer SAT/ACT Dates Test Date: Course Start Date:
ACT June 9 May 5
SAT August 25 July 23
ACT September 8 August 7

Test Prep Class Schedules

ACT

Saturday May 5th 8:30 am - 12:30 pm – practice exam
Monday May 7th 5:15-7:30 pm
Thursday May 10th 5:15 - 7:30 pm
Monday May 14th 5:15 - 7:30 pm
Thursday May 17th 5:15 - 7:00 pm
Monday May 21st 5:15 - 7:30 pm
Thursday May 24th 5:15 - 7:30 pm
Thursday May 31st 5:15 - 7:30 pm
Saturday June 2nd 8:30 am - 12:30 pm - practice exam
Monday June 4th 5:15 - 7:30 pm
Thursday June 7th 5:15 - 7:30 pm
Saturday June 9th – Actual ACT Exam

Tuesday, August 7th 8:30 am - 12:30 pm – practice exam
Thursday, August 9th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Tuesday, August 14th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Thursday, August 16th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Tuesday, August 21st 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Thursday, August 23rd 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Friday, August 24th 8:30 am - 12:30 pm - practice exam
Monday, August 27th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm - Stephen Kersten
Wednesday, August 29th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm - Stephen Kersten
Tuesday, September 4th 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday, September 6th 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 8th – Actual ACT Exam

SAT

Monday, July 23rd 8:30 am - 12:30 pm – practice exam
Wednesday, July 25th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Monday, July 30th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Wednesday, August 1st 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Monday, August 6th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Wednesday, August 8th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Friday, August 10th 8:30 am - 12:30 pm - practice exam
Monday, August 13th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Wednesday, August 15th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Monday, August 20th 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Wednesday, August 22nd 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Saturday, August 25th – Actual SAT Exam

Get ready for the ACT or SAT with our Prep Courses! Learn from the best! 100% of students who take this course have had an increase in his or her test scores.

A total of 18 hours of instruction plus 2 proctored practice exams by experienced instructor, Sarah Leonard. Guest Instructor: Dr. Terry Christenson, professor and writing expert. All materials included. Students should bring their calculator to all classes.

Students will receive a detailed manual with proprietary, proven testing strategies. Learn how to recognize certain question types, and strategies for individual questions types and for each section. Timed practice and review will help your student used to the timing of the test. We will teach you test anxiety tips to ease your student’s nerves. Your student will receive individualized feedback.

Class is held in our Kirkland Office: 9757 NE Juanita Drive Suite 100 Kirkland, WA 98034

Free Events: Open to the community (bring your friends!)

College Admissions Info Night


The earlier your student starts the College Admissions process, the smoother the journey. This opportunity is recommended for freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Sarah will be addressing the following topics:
  • ACT vs. SAT - the differences between the exams, which exam to choose, and how to decide on test dates and how often to take the exams
  • College Essay - how to select topics, when to begin the writing process, how many essays to write, and other useful tips
  • College Application Process - timeline of the process and what to expect
  • Finding the right college for your student

It’s never too early to start!


Instructor: Sarah Leonard
Session: Thursday, September 27th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price: Free*
*Please register via our website. Click “Classes” in Mindbody to register.


High School Freshman Night


Have your student bring their course schedule and planner to our Freshman Night! We will start the night with parents and students meeting with Sarah to learn about how we can support you through the next four years and beyond. We will discuss:
  • Time management
  • Basic study skills
  • Effective learning strategies
  • How to approach your teachers
  • How to catch up if you miss school or are lost in class
  • Planning ahead for the next three years


Instructor: Sarah Leonard
Session: Monday, September 10th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price: Free*
*Please register via our website. Click “Classes” in Mindbody to register.

Subject Matter Series and Bootcamps

Go Get Geometry Series


Geometry can sometimes be a difficult detour from Algebra for students. In this course, we will review basic algebra and the skills essential to geometry success, including reviewing and expanding on order of operations, Pythagorean Theorem, triangle congruence theorems, transformations, and more!


Instructor: Stephen Kersten
Session:
Monday, August 6th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Wednesday, August 8th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Monday, August 13th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Wednesday, August 15th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Price: $275
Please note price includes all 4 sessions. Click “Workshops” in Mindbody to register.


Crush Calculus Series


This is a great opportunity for your student to clarify any questions they had during their Pre-Calculus (aka Math Analysis) course from last year. We will work to sharpen the skills that your student will use in their upcoming Foundation of Calculus or AP Calculus AB course. We will also discuss what to expect from the course and take a sneak peek into their first topic: derivatives.


Instructor: Stephen Kersten
Session:
Monday, August 6th 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Wednesday, August 8th 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Monday, August 13th 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Wednesday, August 15th 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Price: $275
Please note price includes all 4 sessions. Click “Workshops” in Mindbody to register.

Crush Chemistry Series


Chemistry is one of the most sought after subjects for tutoring and this is a great way to start the foundation your student will need all year! We will start with the building blocks of matter and how to use the Periodic Table of Elements as a road map to all things Chemistry. We will also cover dimensional analysis and stoichiometry, which your student will use all throughout the year.


Instructor: Sarah Leonard
Session:
Tuesday, August 7th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Thursday, August 9th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Tuesday, August 14th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Thursday, August 16th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Price: $275
Please note price includes all 4 sessions. Click “Workshops” in Mindbody to register.


Grammar and Reading Comprehension Bootcamp


This class is recommended for students looking to prepare for the ACT, SAT, or students who seek to improve their skills for success in their classes. Being able to effectively utilize language is essential for academic success, particularly at the college level. This bootcamp will review:
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Writing convention, tense and word usage
  • Reading comprehension

If your student is needs help with grammar or reading comprehension, this course is a great way to increase ability, skills and confidence.
If you are using this course to prep for the ACT or SAT, please remember this bootcamp is meant as add-on to a test prep course, not as a replacement. Test prep courses will teach your student strategies for the English and Reading sections, but does not have enough class time to adequately review bulk amount of content.


Instructor: Stephen Kersten
Session:
Monday, August 20th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Wednesday, August 22nd 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Monday, August 27th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Wednesday, August 29th 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Price: $275
Please note price includes all 4 sessions. Click “Workshops” in Mindbody to register.


Math Skills Bootcamp


Get your math review on with this comprehensive boot camp class. Whether you are prepping for the SAT or the ACT, or just wanting a refresher, this course is for you. This bootcamp will review:
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Pre-calculus*

If your student is weaker in math, this course is a great way to increase math ability and confidence.
If you are using this course to prep for the ACT or SAT, please remember this bootcamp is meant as add-on to a test prep course, not as a replacement. Test prep courses will teach your student strategies for the Math section, but does not have enough class time to adequately review bulk amount of content.
*If your student has not yet taken pre-calculus, this will serve as an introduction to the course.


Instructor: Stephen Kersten
Session:
Monday, August 20th 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Wednesday, August 22nd 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Monday, August 27th 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Wednesday, August 29th 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Price: $275
Please note price includes all 4 sessions. Click “Workshops” in Mindbody to register.