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MVCC Offers Online Test Prep Classes

Mohawk Valley Community College’s Center for Corporate and Community Education announces open registration for spring online test prep classes. To help students to achieve their highest potential on these important tests, MVCC offers a full range of preparatory courses that can be taken from the comfort of your home computer.

Prepping for the SAT Online
Brought to you by the authors of and numerous SAT For Dummies (Wiley) titles, this comprehensive overview covers the various question types you’ll come across on the SAT. Nearly all undergraduate schools require that students submit scores for the SAT, ACT, or both, and this course covers the essential subjects, concepts and techniques necessary for SAT success. Topics of study and review include mathematical concepts, including algebra and geometry, grammar and punctuation, reading comprehension, sentence completion, essay writing, analogies, general standardized test taking tips, and much, much more. Course participants will be given the opportunity to put their new skills into practice using real SAT tests from recent years. Required Text:  The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd Edition (by CollegeBoard). This class will take place from March 17 to April 13. The cost is $250.

Prepping for the ACT Online
Brought to you by the authors of ACT For Dummies, 5th Edition (Wiley), this accelerated course offers a comprehensive overview of the various question types that appear on the ACT. Nearly all undergraduate schools require that students submit scores for the ACT, SAT, or both, and this course covers the essential subjects, concepts and techniques you’ll need to know to achieve a high ACT score. Topics of study and review include mathematical concepts, including algebra, geometry and trigonometry, grammar and punctuation, reading comprehension, essay writing, data analysis for the science test, general standardized test taking tips, and much, much more. Course participants will put their newly acquired skills into practice using real ACT tests from recent years. Required Text: ACT For Dummies, 5th Edition, (by Lisa Zimmer Hatch and Scott Hatch) and The Real ACT Prep Guide, 3rd Edition. This class will take place from March 17 to April 13. The cost is $250.

Prepping for the GMAT Online
Students looking to gain admission to an MBA or MS program in Business Administration must first successfully complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test, or GMAT. This course, brought to you by the authors of GMAT For Dummies, 6th Edition (Wiley), provides comprehensive instruction on how to complete both the verbal and quantitative sections of the GMAT, offering a thorough review of test- taking techniques and methods for improving scores on each of the four sections of the test. This course also includes a discussion of MBA programs, application procedures, and graduate school survival techniques. Required Text: GMAT For Dummies, 6th Edition (by Lisa Zimmer Hatch and Scott Hatch). This class will take place from March 17 to April 13. The cost is $250.

Prepping for the GRE Online
Brought to you by the authors of the GRE Prep Manual and Study by App’s© recently released “GRE Prep” application, this course offers a comprehensive study of the quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning, and analytical writing sections of the GRE. As a student in this course, you will be able to utilize numerous examples of test questions from recent years, in addition to gaining access to answers, explanations, and general time-saving techniques sure to maximize your chances of landing a score indicative of future success in graduate level coursework. Required Text: Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test (by Educational Testing Service). This class will take place from March 17 to April 13. The cost is $250.

Prepping for the LSAT Online
Students looking to enter law school must first successfully complete the Law School Admissions Test, or LSAT. This course offers a thorough overview of the three main question types found on the LSAT: analytical reasoning, logical reasoning, and reading comprehension. Taught by practicing attorneys, this course also utilizes actual LSAT exams from recent years and provides an insider’s perspective on law school admissions and the legal profession as a whole. Required Text: 10 New Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests (by Wendy Margolis). This class will take place from March 17 to April 13. The cost is $250.

Enrollment for these classes is limited and will be taken on a first come basis. For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.