High School Testing Prep

Take it online! Illinois Valley Community College provides the opportunity to prepare for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, TEAS and additional exam preparation courses. 

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Illinois Valley Community College offers in-person SAT & ACT Test Prep Courses during the spring semester. 

Registration and payment must be made in advance at time of registration. Payment can be made with debit/credit card over the phone or in person at the Cashier’s Office at IVCC or register online  ivcc.edu/onlinecec

*Students enrolled in IVCC dual credit will need to call the Admissions Office at 815-224-0447 to register by phone.

Register: Call Admissions & Records at 815-224-0447
Questions? Call the IVCC Continuing Education Center at 815-224-0427
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays)

COVID-19 Health & Safety Information: Seating for the Spring 2021 Test Prep classes is limited due to current health and safety guidelines in place at the college at this time. We recommend that students register for either SAT Test Prep or ACT Test Prep, and not both classes. There will be duplication of some content in both classes. Select the class that is most relevant to your needs. View the current health and safety guidelines in place at IVCC.

ACT Test Prep
Are you scheduled for an up-coming ACT exam? This class will provide test taking strategies including how to handle time constraints and review the ACT scoring system. This course will include, the English, Reading & Math portions of the exam. You’ll take home tips, techniques and test taking strategies to ensure you feel comfortable and confident on test day. Please bring a pen/pencil and notepaper to class. This course meets a total of two sessions. A textbook “Accelprep for the ACT Test” is included in the price of this course. Students will be able to use this text to continue preparing for the exam after the class has ended. Seating is limited for this class. Class will be held at IVCC’s Main Campus in Oglesby.

*Registration deadline: Feb 19
Sat 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb 27            CTC-209
Sat 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Mar 6              CTC-214
Tricia Haynes &             YOU-3501-02    $135
Bernie Moore

SAT Test Prep
Prepare yourself for the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test). You will learn test-taking skills, answering strategies for handling each type of question, time restraints and the SAT scoring system. This class is designed to coach you to do your best on the SAT and demystify college admission testing. Preparing for the SAT will not produce perfect scores, but it will improve your score by reducing “test anxiety” that can limit your performance during the exam. Please bring a pen/pencil and notepaper to class. This course meets for two sessions. This class will also review practice questions for the English, Reading & Math portions of the exam. A textbook “Accelprep for the SAT Test” is included in the price of this course. Students will be able to use this text to continue preparing for the exam after the class has ended. Seating is limited. Classes will be held at IVCC’s Main Campus in Oglesby. There are two classes scheduled. Students must attend on the dates they register for. 

*Registration deadline: Feb 26
Sat 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    Mar 6             CTC-209
Sat 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.    Mar 13             CTC-214
Tricia Haynes &                YOU-3502-03   $135
Bernie Moore

*Registration deadline: Mar 12
Sat 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    Mar 20           CTC-209
Sat 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.    Mar 27            CTC-214
Tricia Haynes &                 YOU-3502-13 $135
Bernie Moore

Refund/Cancellation Policy | Registrants who cancel up to seven days prior to the start of the course receive a full refund. No refund will be given after that time unless the seat can be filled by the Continuing Education Center. Registrants who do not attend class and do not withdraw from the class will not receive a refund. 

"This class was very informational and will help a lot."

- 2019 SAT Prep Student