Southeastern Louisiana University’s Division of Extended Studies is offering an ACT Preparation Course on its main campus and regional locations.
Designed to assist high school students in developing skills to improve their ACT scores, the prep course will emphasize mathematics and English.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for students who want to get help with their math and English skills,” said Tom Dawsey, recruiting and marketing manager. “Our instructors also do a great job of giving students tips on test-taking skills that can help improve their scores.”
The five-week offerings will be held on SLU’s main campus in Hammond; at the Livingston Literacy and Technology Center, 9261 Florida Blvd., in Walker; and at the St. Tammany Center, 21454 Koop Drive, in Mandeville.
In Hammond, Amy Gibson will teach two sessions of the ACT Prep Course. Both sessions will consist of five Monday classes each. These courses will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and cost $250 with all materials covered. Session 1 will be Monday to Oct. 22, and Session 2 will be Nov. 5 to Dec. 3.
The two sessions of the course in Walker also will be taught by Gibson. These courses will from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will cost $250 with all materials covered. All Walker classes will be Thursdays. Session 1 will be Sept. 20 to Oct. 25, and Session 2 will be Nov. 1 to Dec. 6.
Taught by Eugenie Martin and Dr. Patricia Edmiston, the Mandeville ACT course also is offered in two sessions. The first session will consist of four Thursday classes and a Tuesday offering, with the second session being held Thursdays. All sessions will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will cost $275, which includes the textbook. Session 1 will be Sept. 27 to Oct. 25, and Session 2 will be Nov. 1 to Dec. 6.
To register or for information about these or other extended studies courses, visit www.southeastern.edu/es or call (985) 549-2301 in Hammond, (985) 893-6251 in Mandeville or (985) 665-3303 in Walker.
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