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UT Arlington helps students prepare for SAT/PSAT tests

News Release — 11 January 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media contact: Bridget Lewis, (817) 272-3317, blewis@uta.edu

ARLINGTON - The University of Texas at Arlington offers free SAT/PSAT preparation classes this spring to help area high school and middle school students prepare for the college entrance exams.

The workshops are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Locations and dates are:

  • Arlington — Summit International Preparatory, 1100 Roosevelt St.; Feb. 19; March 5 and 26; and April 2, 9, 16 and 30.
  • Dallas — Emmett J. Conrad High School, 7502 Fair Oaks Ave.; Feb. 5 and 19; March 5 and 26; and April 9, 16 and 30.

The program is open to public, private and home school students as well as middle school students. All participants must have a basic knowledge of algebra.

Students will take a practice test to determine their place in three levels of instruction. Concept development, test-taking strategies and time management will be discussed. Participants may attend one or all sessions. Each session covers different material. No early registration is required.

Students should bring their own calculators. Other materials will be supplied. Students also may bring snacks or purchase them on site.

Co-sponsors of the free sessions include Midwestern State University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, The University of Texas at Austin, and The University of Texas at Dallas.

For more information, e-mail satmathprepinfo@sbcglobal.net.

UT Arlington also offers SAT preparation courses through two continuing education programs. The courses are $139 and include:

For information about those courses, contact the Division for Enterprise Development at uta.edu/ced or 817-272-2581.

The University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate research institution in the heart of North Texas. Visit www.uta.edu to learn more.

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