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ACT Blitz Live-Online

The ACT Blitz is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and ace the ACT.  The ACT Blitz is offered during the academic year to prepare students to reach their chosen test dates at peak performance. These courses meet once per week, allowing time to practice new skills between sessions. Our multi-week course format allows abundant opportunities for learning and for interacting with our expert instructors. Courses are strategically scheduled during the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.

The ACT Blitz includes:

  • 16 hours of expert classroom instruction
  • Course textbook:The Real ACT Prep Guide
  • Real ACT practice questions and tests
  • Course workbook
  • Easy-to-follow study plan

The ACT Blitz covers: 

Math Topics

  • Practice solution techniques for problems containing variables.
  • Learn efficient approaches to complicated multi-step problems.
  • Discover tactics for translating difficult word problems into equations.

English Topics

  • Identify correct idiomatic speech in sentence correction problems.
  • Understand the basic concepts of rhetorical construction.
  • Learn which grammar errors are most frequently tested.

Reading Topics

  • Understand which part of the passage to read for reading comprehension questions.
  • Recognize the difference between global and local test items.
  • Identify passages written from the journalistic and engaged perspectives.

Science Reasoning Topics

  • Identify parameters for test items involving graphs and charts.
  • Interpolate or extrapolate answers from data given in tables.
  • Recognize the point of an experiment in research summary items.

General Test Taking Topics

  • Use the process of elimination.
  • Master time management skills.
  • Minimize test anxiety.
  • Identify common distracters.

Choose the Format That Works for You!

ACT Blitz classes are offered on campus in Wilmington and also online, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that works best for you. Our classroom programs give you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. Live-online classes combine the same great program as the traditional ACT prep class with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors, and the online format includes the added benefit of watching recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends.

System Requirements:

The Live-Online ACT sessions are offered online using a free Adobe Connect browser plug-in.  The only requirements are high speed Internet access, speakers, and Adobe Flash Player, which can also be downloaded for free.

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at our Continuing Education Office. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.

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Who Should Take This Course?

The ACT Blitz is ideal for students who need an intensive preparation program during the academic year. These courses meet once per week, allowing students time to also focus on their school work.

Students generally take the ACT during the junior year of high school. This course is ideal for rising juniors who are taking the test for the first time, for seniors and other high school students who have already taken the exam but wish to improve their scores, and for younger students who are curious about or want early preparation for the ACT.

Course Schedule:

Start Date End Date Meeting Dates Days Time Early Registration Regular Registration 
12/26/17  12/29/17 12/26, 12/27, 12/28, 12/29 Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri 1:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. $349 $399 Enroll Now
1/11/18 2/6/18 1/11, 1/16, 1/18, 1/23, 1/25, 1/30, 2/1, 2/6 Tues, Thurs 7:00pm-9:00pm $349 $399 Enroll Now
2/11/18 4/8/18 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8 Sun 4:00pm-6:00pm $349  $399 Enroll Now 
2/15/18 4/10 2/15, 2/20, 2/22, 2/27, 3/1, 3/6, 3/8, 3/13, 3/15, 3/20, 3/22, 3/27, 3/29, 4/3, 4/5, 4/10 Tues, Thurs 2:15 pm-3:15 pm $349 $399 Enroll Now 
5/10/18 6/5/18 5/10, 5/15, 5/17, 5/22, 5/24, 5/29, 5/31, 6/5 Tues, Thurs 7:00pm-9:00pm $349 $399 Enroll Now
6/12/18 7/12/18 6/12, 6/14, 6/19, 6/21, 6/26, 6/28, 7/10, 7/12 Tues, Thurs 7:00pm-9:00pm $349 $399 Enroll Now