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LAMA Learning SAT Prep Course provides a condensed review of the Reading, Writing, and Math content on the SAT, plus an introduction to the most effective strategies for each section. The course also provides an introduction to the new optional Essay. The course includes one mini-diagnostic exam (preclass, online) and one full-length diagnostic exam (practice night), and four 3-hour classes of engaging lecture, rigorous reinforcement of new content, and consistent practice. In addition, students will work with the instructor to develop a long-term study plan for their preparation beyond the end of the class.



Class Schedule:


  1. 3-hour classes, weekly on Saturdays or Mondays during the academic year

  2. Approximate homework time: 1-2 hours per day (with optional extra homework)


Course Format:

LAMA Learning SAT Prep Courses are designed to provide a balance of guided instruction, collaborative discussion and group work, and realistic practice opportunities. Students work both collaboratively and individually as they apply new strategies, with the instructor serving as an approachable mentor.


Each class includes:


  • Engaging lecture, to introduce strategy and new content

  • Collaborative problem-solving, to tackle difficult problems early in the course

  • Realistic mock test-taking, to ensure that students are well prepared for true test conditions

  • Team-based competition, to make vocabulary building a little less tedious!


Students receive the following evaluations and feedback:


  • A 2-hr initial diagnostic test: a shortened version of an official SAT exam

  • Frequent vocabulary quizzing, in the form of a written quiz or team-based competition

  • Daily homework review, to explain challenging questions and to reinforce new content

  • Regular math, reading, and grammar practice

  • Helpful analysis and grading of student essays

  • A final 4-hour diagnostic test taken under realistic conditions

Course Fees:


  • Reading/Essay - $150

  • Math - $150

  • Both Courses - $275