What is the ACT Test?
The ACT college entrance exam is one of two major standardized tests that measures aptitude and readiness of high school juniors and seniors for undergraduate admissions to US and Canadian universities. The ACT contains 215 multiple choice questions of up to five sections, which include English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and an optional essay writing portion. The ACT is scored out of 36 points, and the essay portion is scored separately out of 12 points.
There are seven dates each year at which the ACT is offered within the United States.
What is the SAT Test?
The SAT college entrance exam is one of two major standardized tests that measures aptitude and readiness of high school juniors and seniors for undergraduate admissions to US and Canadian universities. The SAT underwent a major revision in 2016, with the reading and writing sections reformatted into evidence-based reading and writing, and essay portion now being optional. The SAT now contains 154 questions of up to five sections, which include Reading, Writing and Language, Math w/ Calculator, Math w/o Calculator, and the optional essay writing portion.
There are seven dates each year at which the SAT is offered within the United States. For students attending any Illinois public schools, an additional mandatory test will be administered during the spring of their junior year.
Our Approach to the ACT/SAT
Lakeshore Academy offers courses to prepare for all aspects of the ACT and SAT. From foundational courses designed to familiarize students with real questions and strategies to supplemental courses in vocabulary building, English grammar, and mathematics review, Lakeshore teachers and staff can prepare your children to perform at their highest ability on test day.
ACT Courses Offered
There are two fundamental ACT courses offered at Lakeshore Academy:
SAT Courses Offered
There are two fundamental SAT courses offered at Lakeshore Academy:
In addition to these fundamental courses, Lakeshore Academy also provides separate courses in vocabulary building, essay writing, and literature as supplemental courses for English, reading, and writing, and courses in mathematical foundations and the sciences as a supplement to the skills learned in the math and science sections.
All listed courses are available both onsite and online. If you are interested in our ACT/SAT courses or have questions regarding registration, contact us today!