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ACT preparation offered to 10th-12th graders

An ACT preparation class for grades 10-12 will be held Monday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 11 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Jefferson High School media center, Alexandria.

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The test preparation workshops will coach students to do their best on the ACT.

Students will gain insight into the ACT through a close examination of each type of question, as well as learn strategies for answering questions and general test-taking tips.

In the five-hour seminar, students will learn strategies for using partial knowledge to eliminate wrong choices, gain tips for improving in the English, math, reading and science subtests; understand strategic ways to use limited testing time; take shortened practice tests that mirror the actual testing experience; reduce test anxiety and gain confidence; and receive a comprehensive study guide and 24 practice test workouts with detailed answer explanations.

Students will also get suggestions for individualized study in the days leading up to the test.

The cost is $89. Register online at or call (320) 762-3310, extension 4270.