Test Prep Workshops

Prepare for your next standardized test with our experienced and engaging test prep teachers! Our tutors will help your students demystify the test, review content, and solidify test-taking strategies. You can learn more about our test prep services here.

Please note, under-enrolled workshops may be cancelled. If this occurs, Classroom Matters will provide other options such as changing it into a group session or 1-on-1 tutoring.

Please view our Cancellation Policy.

ACT 5-Week Workshop

Classroom Matters’ five week ACT workshop offers an in-depth review of ACT content, format, and test-taking strategies. This workshop is ideal for students who would like guided practice with the various question types on the exam, as well as coaching on effective test-taking strategies.

  • Understand the question types in the four sections of the test: English, Math, Reading and Science
  • Includes practice tests and test-taking tips for each section
  • All materials provided, including The Official ACT Prep Guide
  • All classes are on Sunday afternoons from 2:00-5:00pm
  • Minimum enrollment is 5; maximum is 15
  • Tuition: $425

Upcoming 5-week workshop dates:

  • For ACT test on December 9th or February 10th: October 22, 29, November 5, 19, and December 3
  • For ACT test on April 14th: March 4, 11, 18, 25, and April 1 (registration deadline is Tuesday, February 27th)
  • For ACT test on June 9th: April 29, May 6, 13, 20, and June 3 (registration deadline is Tuesday, April 24th)

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SAT 5-Week Workshop

Classroom Matters’ five week SAT workshop offers an in-depth review of SAT content, format, and test-taking strategies. This workshop is ideal for students who would like guided practice with the various question types on the exam, as well as coaching on effective test-taking strategies.

  • Hone your reading and editing skills so you can conquer the writing, language and essay sections!
  • Review the math you’ll need to know from systems of equations, to arc lengths, complementary angle rules to radicals, and so much more!
  • All materials provided, including College Board’s The Official SAT Study Guide
  • All classes are on Sunday afternoons from 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Minimum enrollment is 5; maximum is 15
  • Tuition: $425

Upcoming 5-week workshop dates:

  • For SAT test on December 2nd: October 15, 22, 29, November 5 and 19
  • For SAT test on March 10th: January 28, February 4, 11, 25 and March 4 (registration deadline is Tuesday, January 23rd)
  • For SAT test on May 5th or June 2nd: March 25, April 8, 15, 22 and 29 (registration deadline is Tuesday, March 20th)


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SAT 1-Day Bootcamp

Crash course on the new SAT! Students will learn test-taking strategies, go over the test format, and review key concepts. This 3-hour course will include a 5-week independent study plan.

    • Saturday, October 21, 2017 // 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    • Registration Deadline is Wednesday, October 18th
    • Minimum enrollment is 5; maximum is 15
    • All materials provided, including College Board’s The Official SAT Study Guide
    • Tuition: $150

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SAT vs. ACT: Which Test is Better for You?

Are you an SAT person or an ACT person? Trying to decide? Let us help! Most students take the practice SAT at school in 10th or 11th grade. It’s important to test-drive the ACT, too! We will provide you with a full-length proctored exam experience, test results, and a rubric to help you determine if the ACT or SAT is the best fit for you.

Choose from two proctored ACT practice test dates:

  • Sunday, October 1, 2017 // 1:00pm – 4:00pm 
  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 // 9:00am – 12:00pm (registration deadline is Wednesday, October 25th)
  • Minimum enrollment is 8; maximum is 20
  • All materials provided
  • Cost: $25


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ISEE 1-Day Workshop

Classroom Matter’s ISEE 1-Day Workshop focuses on content-area review and test-taking strategies designed to help students achieve their desired score results.

What to expect:

  • A comprehensive, user-friendly manual
  • An experienced and friendly instructor who knows how to work with different types of learners
  • Exposure to the test format and scoring procedures
  • Practice with the five sections that make up the test (verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, mathematics achievement and the essay)
  • Optional online practice exam: $60 for 1 test, $85 for 2 tests

Choose from two sessions:

  • Saturday, November 18th // 9am – 12pm (registration deadline is Wednesday, November 15th)
  • Saturday, January 6th // 9am – 12pm (registration deadline is Wednesday, January 3rd)
  • Minimum enrollment is 5; maximum is 15
  • All materials provided
  • Cost: $140 (optional online practice exam: $60 for 1 test, $85 for 2 tests)


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HSPT 1-Day Workshop

Classroom Matter’s HSPT 1-Day Workshop focuses on content-area review and test-taking strategies designed to help students achieve their desired score results.

What to expect:

  • A comprehensive, user-friendly manual
  • An experienced and friendly instructor who knows how to work with different types of learners
  • Exposure to the test format and scoring procedures
  • Practice with the five sections that make up the test (verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, mathematics achievement and the essay)
  • Optional online practice exam: $60 for 1 test, $85 for 2 tests

Choose from two sessions:

  • Sunday, December 10th // 9am – 12pm (registration deadline is Wednesday, December 6th)
  • Sunday, December 10th // 1-4pm (registration deadline is Wednesday, December 6th)
  • Minimum enrollment is 5; maximum is 15
  • All materials provided
  • Cost: $140

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Registration Fees & Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you must cancel your registration, a full refund will be provided if cancellation is made at least 4 weeks before the start of the course. Anything within 4 weeks of the class will only be credit towards tutoring at Classroom Matters. Please email teresa@classroommatters.com or call 510-540-8646 for any cancellation inquiries.