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Academic Review Session Prepares High School Students for SAT Exam

Academic Review Session Prepares High School Students for SAT Exam

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     Registrations are now being accepted for the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown SAT Super Series, an academic review for the SAT.  The SAT Super Series helps remove the mystery behind the SAT exam and better prepares students for exam day.

     Students are encouraged to enroll in the preliminary session being held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 10.  Participants in this session will complete an abbreviated version of the SAT to identify specific areas that might need attention in order to improve their score.  Dr. David Magill will lead the preliminary session.  All three courses are being taught by UPJ instructors.

     The Writing and Critical Reading Review will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 13.  Lance Harshbarger will review the written essay, sentence completion, vocabulary, and critical reading.

     The Mathematics Review will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 27.  Michael Oravec will review arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics.

     Seating is limited for these sessions and early registration is suggested.  The Pitt PowerPrice is $129 for the series or $69 per course.  In order to qualify for the Pitt PowerPrice, registrations and payments must be received by noon, Friday, August 15.  Registrations after August 15 will be $159 for the series and $85 per course.  The refund deadline is Friday, August 29.  An on-campus lunch will be provided for all participants.

     To register, contact the Pitt-Johnstown Community Education and Outreach office at 269-2099 or visit the office’s website at www.upj.pitt.edu/outreach for a registration form.

     Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s educational, social, cultural, and economic environment, Pitt-Johnstown offers a high quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.

Posted by Knipple, Robert on 8/12/2008 9:15:00 AM