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Lauren Springer Email
  Meghan Vaughan Email

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ACT/SAT Information
ACT/SAT

DCHS ACT/SAT Information

ACT Test Dates 2011-2012        Registration Deadline

September 10, 2011                      August 12, 2011
October 22, 2011                     September 16, 2011
December 10, 2011                      November 4, 2011
February 11, 2012*                     January 13, 2012
April 14, 2012                            March 9, 2012
June 9, 2012                             May 4, 2012

ACT website www.act.org for test registration, test dates, and practice tests

SAT website http://www.collegeboard.com/parents/ for test registration, test dates, and practice tests

 

Workshops:

NWCC provides an overview of the ACT format, followed by a review of verbal and math fundamentals for solving typical test questions. Test-taking strategies will also be discussed. Previous students of this course have raised their scores significantly. Location is on Senatobia Campus. Registration deadline last year was noon on Friday before each scheduled workshop.  Contact Mrs. Lowder at 662-562-3349.

Sylvan ACT Prep in January 

The Learning & Study Zone offers One-On-One ACT Prep $45 per 2 hour session. Phone 662-510-5558

 

Tutoring:  Jane Ross Personalized ACT Tutoring 901-795-

                     7377 or  www.janerosstutoring.com,

          Sylvan ACT Tutoring 662-895-1475

          Club Z ACT Tutoring Program 662-342-1161

 http://www.march2success.com Free Prep for ACT/SAT test, etc.

Practice tests:

 

www.4tests.com

 

http://www.kaptest.com/act

 

www.number2.com

 

www.petersons.com/testprep/default.asp?id=877

 

http://www.princetonreview.com/college/testprep

 

www.act.org

 

www.collegeboard.org

 

We recommend that all seniors take the ACT at least

3 times before Dec. because of scholarship deadlines!


http:// www.act.org

College Profiles
College Profiles

College Profiles

 

Parents and students use the links below to checkout college profiles.  Find out admission requirements, application procedures, cost, finical aid, important deadlines, etc.

MS Colleges & Universities http://www.mississippi.edu/riseupms/profiles.php
(Click on the drop box and select a college)
 
TN Colleges & Universities
http://www.college-scholarships.com/tennessee_traditional.htm
Out of State Colleges (in the surrounding area) 
College Search Engine: www.collegeboard.com 
(Search for colleges base on size, major, location, etc.)

 

 WhatWillTheyLearn.com 

(Website that focuses on education provided at universities across America—not reputation. And in looking at what students will learn, it answers a question none of the other college guides and rankings even raise. It also shows you what each college costs and what its graduation rate is. It is published as a public service by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, an independent non-profit in Washington, D.C.)

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Tutoring
Tutoring

Tutoring Services

ClubZ

In home Tutoring Services

662-342-1161 www.clubztutoring.com

 

Sylvan Learning

662-895-1475 www.educate.com

 

Memphis Tutorial (every subject & grade, including ACT/SAT, & study skills/organization) 901-683-3718

 

Myers Tutoring Service

All subjects

901-380-9209

www.myerstutoring.com

 

HelpNow! Online tutoring and homework assistance is available to students from 3 - 10 p.m. seven days a week. www.firstregional.org  Students will need to have their First Regional Library Card number and PIN to access it from home or at school.  Students and tutors chat through a secure Instant Messaging (IM) feature.  Help with all core subjects is provided, including math (Algebra I and II, geometry, trig, and calculus); science (biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science); social studies; English and the Language Arts; plus reading and writing assistance. More info at www.brainfuse.com

The Learning & Study Zone, Inc.

We offer a wide array of services including:

• Individual tutoring in all subjects (K-12)
• Study area with computer access
• Computer training for children, adults, and businesses
• GED, ESL and financial classes for adults
• ACT, SAT and PSAT preparation classes

The Learning & Study Zone 5740 Getwell Road, Bld #3
Southaven, MS 38672
www.TheLearningandStudyZone.com
Tel. 662-510-5558

Some teachers may offer tutoring session before or after school.  Please contact them to ask if they offer any additional time for students to receive help from them

For a list of individual private tutors contact your counselor

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Test Help
Test Help

Test Prep

Learn these words and their meaning to better understand directions on tests.
12 Power Words 

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There is a great deal of FREE test practice available on-line through the MS Library Commission.  Listed below is their address and the way to get a user name. 

www.mlc.lib.ms.us
Then you will need to click on "Services to Library" and then on the left you will see a
block for LEARN A TEST and the next screen will have a link in the paragraph for
Learn-a-Test.  Click on this and then create a user account.

In order for this to be free you must go through the First Regional Library and not
direct to Learn-a-Test.

For new test-takers:  http://www.learnatest.com/LEL/index.cfm/registration

For returning test-takers:  http://www.learnatest.com/LEL/index.cfm

Here are the test available through the site:
Advanced Placement
AP Biology Practice Exams, AP Calculus AB Practice Exams, AP Chemistry Practice Exams,
AP English Language and Composition Practice Exams, AP English Literature and Composition
Practice Exams, AP European History Practice Exams, AP U.S. Government Practice Exams, AP
U.S. History Practice Exams

Civil Service
Border Patrol Practice Tests, California Highway Patrol Practice Tests, Civil Service
Practice Test, Corrections Officer Practice Tests, EMT-Basic Practice Tests, Federal
Clerical Worker Practice Tests, Firefighter Practice Tests, Paramedic Practice Tests,
Police Officer Practice Tests, Police Sergeant Practice Tests, Postal Worker Practice
Tests, Treasury Enforcement Agent Practice Tests

College Entrance Exams
ACT Practice Tests, ACT Preparation Course Series, CUNY Practice Tests, SAT Practice
Tests, SAT Preparation Course Series, THEA Practice Tests

Cosmetology
Cosmetology Practice Tests

E-BOOKS
E-books

Elementary School Skills Improvement
4th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests, 4th Grade Math Practice Exercises, 4th Grade Math
Practice Tests, 4th Grade Reading Diagnostic Tests, 4th Grade Reading Practice Exercises,
4th Grade Reading Practice Tests, 5th Grade Math Practice Test

 EMS
 EMT-Basic Practice Tests, Paramedic Practice Tests

 Firefighter
 Firefighter Practice Tests

 GED
 GED Language Arts, Reading Course Series, GED Mathematics Course Series, GED Practice
Tests, GED Science Course Series, GED Social Studies Course Series, GED Writing Course
Series

 Graduate School Entrance Exams
 GMAT Practice Tests, GRE Practice Tests, LSAT Practice Test, MCAT Practice Tests

 High School Skills Improvement
 9th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests, 9th Grade Reading Diagnostic Tests, Algebra Course
Series, Fundamentals of Writing Course Series, Grammar Skills for Writing Course Series,
High School Math Course Series, High School Math Diagnostic Tests, High School Math
Practice Exercises, High School Reading Comprehension Course Series, High School Reading
Diagnostic Tests, High School Reading Practice Exercises, Synonym & Antonym Practice
Exercises, Vocabulary & Spelling Course Series, Vocabulary & Spelling Practice Exercises,
Word Analogy Practice Exercises

Law Enforcement
Border Patrol Practice Tests, California Highway Patrol Practice Tests, Corrections
Officer Practice Tests, Court Officer Practice Tests, Police Officer Practice Tests,
Police Sergeant Practice Tests, Probation Officer/Parole Officer Practice Tests, State
Trooper Practice Tests, Treasury Enforcement Agent Practice Tests

Math Skills Improvement
Algebra Diagnostic Test, Algebra Practice Exercises, Algebra Skills Success Course
Series, Data Analysis & Probability Diagnostic Test, Data Analysis & Probability Practice
Exercises, Geometry Diagnostic Test, Geometry Practice Exercises, Math Fundamentals
Diagnostic Test, Math Fundamentals Practice Exercises, Math Skills Success Course Series,
Measurement Diagnostic Test, Measurement Practice Exercises, Quantitative Comparison
Practice Exercises


Middle School Skills Improvement
6th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests, Reading Comprehension, 6th Grade Reading Diagnostic
Tests, 7th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests, 7th Grade Reading Diagnostic Tests, 8th Grade
Math Diagnostic Tests, 8th Grade Math Practice Exercises, 8th Grade Reading Diagnostic
Tests, 8th Grade Reading Practice Exercises, Catholic High School Entrance Practice
Tests, Math Course Series, Reading Comprehension Course Series, Math Practice Tests,
Writing Course Series, NY Specialized High School Practice Tests

Military
ASVAB Practice Tests (Military Entrance)

Nursing
Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide, Nursing School Practice Entrance Tests

Reading Skills Improvement
Reading Comprehension Course Series, Reading Comprehension Diagnostic Tests, Reading
Comprehension Practice Exercises, Synonym & Antonym Practice Exercises, Vocabulary &
Spelling Course Series, Vocabulary & Spelling Practice Exercises, Word Analogy Practice
Exercises

Real Estate
Real Estate Appraisal Practice Tests, Real Estate Broker Practice Tests, Real Estate
Salesperson Practice Tests

SAT Preparation
PSAT/NMSQT Critical Reading Practice Tests, PSAT/NMSQT Math Practice Tests, PSAT/NMSQT
Writing Practice Tests, SAT Critical Reading Practice Tests, SAT Math Practice Tests, SAT
Preparation Course Series, SAT Writing Multiple Choice Practice Tests

Skills Improvement Courses
Algebra Skills Success Course Series, Fundamentals of Writing Course Series, Grammar
for Writing Course Series, Practical Math Course Series, Reading Comprehension Course
Series, Vocabulary & Spelling Course Series

Skills Improvement with Spanish Instructions
Grammar Skills Course Series, Math Skills Course Series, Quantitative Comparison
Practice Exercises, Reading Comprehension Course Series, Synonym & Antonym Practice
Exercises, Vocabulary & Spelling Course Series, Word Analogy Practice Exercises

Teaching
CBEST Practice Tests, PPST: Praxis 1 Practice Tests

TOEFL Preparation
TOEFL Exam Practice, TOEFL iBT Preparation Courses

U.S. Citizenship
History and Civics Review

Writing Skills Improvement
Fundamentals of Writing Course Series, Grammar Practice Exercises, Grammar Skills for
Writing Course Series

Health Careers
Health Careers Practice Entrance Tests, Nursing School Practice Entrance Tests


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