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TCU’s SAT & ACT Preparation programs offer serious preparation for these high-stakes undergraduate admissions tests.

Nervous or curious about the recent changes to the SAT? TCU Test Prep has everything you need to learn and master the new format!

The College Board has made significant changes to the format and content of the SAT. Our experts will take the mystery out of the new SAT, making it clear exactly what you need to know and helping you to hone your skills for the new format.

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Summer 2020 On-Campus Institute Dates: 

June 22- 26

July 20 – 23

August 3 – 6

Can’t make it to campus? Check out our Live-Online SAT Prep Programs. Click HERE

 The SAT Summer Institute includes:

  • 20 hours of expert classroom instruction
  • 4 hours of live online review leading up to the fall exam dates
  • Online instructor office hours
  • Course Textbook: The Official SAT Study Guide
  • Course Workbook
  • Easy to follow study plan

The SAT Summer Institute covers:

Test Taking Strategies

  • Introduction to the SAT
  • Question Formats
  • Time Management
  • Process of Elimination
  • Intelligent Guessing

Quantitative Subjects

  • Number Properties
  • Equations
  • Exponents
  • Fractions and Probability
  • Word Problems
  • Percents and Averages
  • Rates, Ratios, and Proportions
  • Picking numbers
  • Lines, Angles, Triangles; Circles; Polygons; Combined figures; Coordinate Geometry
  • Functions
  • Sequences, Logic and Counting

Reading and Writing Subjects

  • Punctuation and Grammar
  • Pronouns
  • Clauses and Phrases
  • Sentence Completion
  • Critical Reading for Global Ideas
  • Critical Reading for Local Ideas

Online review tools to help you perform at your peak!

The SAT Summer Institute includes online tools to help you perform at your peak on exam day. Four online review sessions are held in the weeks leading up to the fall SAT exam dates. Online office hours provide a convenient way for students to address specific questions or concerns that they may have. Students need only have high speed access to the internet, speakers, and Adobe Flash Player to participate in the online sessions – no additional software is required.

The interactive one hour online review sessions allow students to participate and ask questions of our expert test prep instructors. The live online review sessions are also recorded – students can still benefit even if their schedule doesn’t allow live participation. Review sessions will follow the schedule of the Summer Institute.

Online office hours are free form meetings open to any student in an SAT Summer Institute. Instructors will be on hand to answer any questions that you might have. The sessions are “drop in” sessions and are student-directed, meaning that there will not be a planned presentation each session. Our instructors will answer questions and work through problems in the order that they are received.

Online Review System Requirements: The Live-Online SAT sessions are offered online using Adobe Connect software. All you need is a high speed internet connection, speakers, and an Adobe Flash Player, which can be downloaded for free.

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Note: The Adobe Connect plug-in, microphone, and camera are not required or used in the delivery of the online review sessions.

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Who should take this course?

The SAT Summer Institute is ideal for students that need an intensive preparation program during the summer. This one-week institute is intensive and requires students to continue to practice their skills in the weeks and months leading up to the exam. Students are expected to actively participate in class and in the online review sessions.

Students generally take the SAT during their junior year of high school. This course is ideal for rising juniors that may be taking the test for the first time and for those high school students that have already taken the exam but wish to improve their scores.

About Our Program:

TCU’s Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps hundreds of students prepare for the important pre-college standardized tests at major colleges and universities across the United States. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly-trained top quality instructors.

Don’t see a program near you?

TCU Test Prep also offers customized SAT and ACT Test Prep programs for schools, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. If you don’t see a program near you, or would like details about our custom programs, please call our professional staff at (817) 257-7132 or email us at