SAT and ACT

SAT Dates for 2020

September 26, 2020

Aug 29, 2020

Sept 26, 2020

Oct 3, 2020

Nov 7, 2020

Dec 5, 2020

 See collegeboard.org for more information

ACT Dates for 2020

September 12, 13 and 19,  2020

October 10, 17, 24, 25 2020

December 12, 2020

See ACT.ORG for more information

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Why Prep with EDS?

Eds has a successful history of working with students based on their strengths and weaknesses.  Eds strategies are repeatedly proven to improve scores.  Eds analyzes test results to devise a plan that best suits the students. Is the student visual or auditory? The Design of group sessions meet the needs of all learners. Various strategies are presented so that students have options to best improve their scores. Individual sessions hone in on the student's particular learning style but also introduces various methods of improving their scores. Eds customizes the prep whether in the group or individually. Please review the information on this page for group and individual sessions, registration information and learning disability accommodations. 

 
Group Options
  • EDS holds group sessions 5 weeks before each test.
  • First session is a mandatory practice test.
  • Register for your test with either ACT or SAT (see schedule and links below) then register for a group with EDS. 
  • The group meets for 4 3-hr sessions prior to each test.
  • Sessions meet on Sundays (usually except for some holidays) from 1-4 pm(unless noted otherwise).
  • During the 4 sessions, ALL areas of the tests - Reading, Writing, Math and Essay (and Science for ACT) - will be reviewed.  
  • Attendance in all sessions for a particular group is advised in order to receive the full instruction on all areas of the tests. We advise attending all 4 group sessions before the first test then 1-4 sessions prior to subsequent tests.  Each group has a 4 student minimum and 15 student maximum.
  • Pricing: $800 for either SAT or ACT prep group, or $1,400 for both.
  • Group package includes unlimited attendance in future group sessions for the designated test for the duration of your student's testing. 
  • Our goal is that your student achieve at a minimum Bright Futures score requirements for the Class of 2020 (1170 and 1290 for SAT and 26 or 29 for ACT).
NEWS FLASH:  For the Class of 2021 and beyond, the SAT score for Florida Academic Scholarship (FAS) will increase from 1290 to 1330 and the Florida Medallion Scholarship (FMS) will increase from 1170 to 1200. ACT scores remain the same.
 
Private Sessions
Contact EDS to schedule. 
  • EDS offers private reserved sessions customized to your schedule.
  • The same materials as the group are used for private sessions. 
  • Pricing: $100 per hour.  
  • Minimum of 8 sessions 4 in Reading/Writing and 4 in Math to project improvement).
All Things SAT/ACT
Proctored and Scored Practice Tests
Take a practice test at EDS and received a consultation regarding the scores for $120 (3-4 hours). Practice tests are generally administered on Sundays from 1:00-4:00 PM during the school year, but other arrangements can be made.

SAT & ACT Group Schedule

*If you're having trouble viewing the schedule on a mobile device, it is easier to view on a computer.

CLASSES ARE SUNDAYS 1:00- 4:00 PM unless otherwise noted. Register Online through above links. Having trouble?View the video.

How to Register for the tests and prep groups

SAT August  29, 2020 

$800 or no charge to prior SAT clients

Four 3-hour session $600

  • Aug 2, 9, 16, 23

  • Register with collegeboard.org.

  • Submit (to EDS via email) prior scores or schedule a Practice Test if no prior scores

ACT September 12, 13, or 19, 2020 $800 or no charge to prior ACT clients

  • FOR SENIORS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE TEST BEFORE

  • August 30, Sept 6, Sept 13

  • Register with act.org 

SAT September 26, 2020 or Oct 3(QAS) $800 or no charge to prior SAT clients

  • Aug 30 (practice Test), Sept 6, 13, 20, 27 

  • Register with collegeboard.org.

  • Submit (to EDS via email) prior scores or schedule a Practice Test if no prior scores

 

SAT (QAS) October 3, 2020 $800 or no charge to prior SAT clients

Register with CollegeBoard.org. 

  • See above: Aug 30, Sept 6, 13, 20, 27 

 

ACT October 10, 17, 24, 2020 $800 or no charge to prior ACT clients.  Register with ACT.org

  • Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18

SAT Nov 7, 2020 $800 or no charge to prior SAT clients

Register with CollegeBoard.org

SAT Dec 5, 2020 $800 or no charge to prior SAT clients

Register with CollegeBoard.org

ACT Dec 12, 2020 $800 or no charge to prior ACT clients

Register with ACT.org

2021

ACT Feb, 2021 $600 or no charge to prior ACT clients. Register with ACT.org

SAT March 13, 2021 $600 or no charge to prior ACT clients

 

ACT April, 2021 $600 or no charge to prior ACT clients. Register with ACT.org

SAT May 8, 2021 $600 or no charge to prior ACT clients

SAT June 5, 2021 $600 or no charge to prior ACT clients

ACT Jun, 2021 $600 or no charge to prior ACT clients. Register with ACT.org

ACT July 2021 $600 or no charge to prior ACT clients. Register with ACT.org

Important Information

 
QAS and TIR: ​Order Question-and-Answer Service (QAS) for the SAT and the Test Information Release (TIR) for the ACT through www.collegeboard.org and www.act.org. The test booklet and answers are available for an additional fee either when you register or after the test if you contact them.  The QAS and TIR are only available for designated tests (SAT- March, May, & October); ACT (June, December, & April). Ordering information is on the respective sites for SAT and ACT.
EDS recommends the purchase of this information. It's the best $20 you'll ever spend! Having the booklet and answers helps immensely when prepping for future tests, as our tutors will know exactly where students excel and struggle the most. 
The Question-and-Answer Service (QAS) and the Test Information Release (TIR) include:

A booklet copy of the SAT or ACT questions, the student's answers and correct answers and additional scoring instructions, information about the type and difficulty of test questions 

Learning Disabilities:  Any student with a diagnosed and documented learning disability may be entitled​​ to accommodations for these tests.  Forms are available on the respective websites and must be completed and submitted in coordination with the student's college counselor.

Please contact EDS for assistance. 

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Jacksonville, FL 32210

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