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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Test Preparation

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Prepare for Graduate School Entry Exams

Through our partnership with Ed2Go, we regularly offer the following online test preparation classes:

  • LSAT
  • GRE
  • GMAT

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Praxis Core Exam Preparation

This continuing education course is designed to provide review to prospective teachers for the new Praxis Core Exam. Topics will include test taking strategies, review and techniques for each of the three exam areas, and tools for studying and preparing for the exam. This course meets on Zoom. 2.4 CEUs

Tuition: $240 (includes $40 in fees)
Tue, Thu Apr 06-Apr 29 6:30PM-9:30PM Online ZB-117-W1700 #0370
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Praxis Core: Math Preparation

This course is designed for prospective teacher who need to pass the Praxis Core exam to obtain teacher certification. Emphasis is placed on the math portion of the exam. Topics will include a review of math and geometry fundamentals; percents, ratios and proportions, algebraic equations, statistics and probability, graphs, and useful test taking strategies. This course meets on Zoom.1.2 CEUS

Tuition: $120 (includes $40 in fees)
Tue, Thu May 04-May 13 6:30PM-9:30PM Online ZB-118-W1701 #0371
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Preparation for the SAT

Ages 15+.  If you are planning to take the SAT, this updated course will prepare you for both the verbal and math sections. Verbal preparation will ask you to interpret the meanings of relevant words and phrases in context, utilize close reading to increase comprehension, and identify central ideas and themes of a text. The optional essay section will also be covered. Math preparation includes mastery of linear expressions, creating and solving equations, using ratios, percentages and units, problem solving, and data analysis. Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be covered. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises.  You must bring a calculator. This course is for high school students. This class meets every Saturday from 9:00AM-1:15PM, and students are expected to spend an additional 3 hours per week on independent coursework. Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Students should purchase the “Official SAT Study Guide” ISBN-13: 978-1457312199, ISBN-10: 1457312190.

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Tuition: $345 (includes $55 in fees*)
Sat Jan 30-Mar 06 9AM-1:15PM TBD XK-132-1385 #9382
Sat Apr 03-May 01 9AM-1:15PM TBD XK-132-1388 #9379
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Preparation for the SAT Math Test

Ages 15+.  If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the math section, you should take this updated course. Math preparation includes multi-step problems with applications in science, social science, career scenarios, and other real-life contexts. Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises.  You must bring a calculator. This course is for high school students. This class meets every Saturday from 11:15AM-1:15PM, and students are expected to spend an additional 1 hour per week on independent coursework. Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Students should purchase the “Official SAT Study Guide” ISBN-13: 978-1457312199, ISBN-10: 1457312190.

HYBRID.

Tuition: $199 (includes $50 in fees*)
Sat Jan 30-Mar 06 11:15AM-1:15PM TBD XK-133-1383 #9383
Sat Apr 03-May 01 11:15AM-1:15PM TBD XK-133-1386 #9380
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Preparation for the SAT Verbal Test

Ages 15+.  If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the verbal section, you should take this updated course. Verbal preparation includes vocabulary and reading comprehension such as understanding the author's message, rhetoric, synthesis, and understanding relationships in passages. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises. This course is for high school students. This class meets every Saturday from 9:00AM-11:00AM, and students are expected to spend an additional 2 hours per week on independent coursework. Course enrollment will close Thursday prior to start of class to allow for course preparation.

Students should purchase the “Official SAT Study Guide” ISBN-13: 978-1457312199, ISBN-10: 1457312190.

HYBRID.

Tuition: $199 (includes $55 in fees*)
Sat Jan 30-Mar 06 9AM-11AM TBD XK-134-1384 #9385
Sat Apr 03-May 01 9AM-11AM TBD XK-134-1387 #9381
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