ACT Instructors

Jenny G.
Zahra R.
Aron Z.
Tina X.

  

 

Why Ivy Global?

ACT Courses

Our ACT courses have been expertly designed with a unique approach that helps students build key skills and gain effective strategies for ACT test taking. All of our sessions are taught by highly qualified and experienced instructors, who have scored in at least the 97th percentile of the ACT themselves. Our classes balance interactive lectures, cooperative discussions, and realistic mock test situations. All of the class materials have been handpicked, in order to ensure that students are provided with the most comprehensive experience. We offer the following classes:

Intensive Course (60 hours) | Regular Course (32 hours) | Crash Course (24 hours)

For groups of 5 or more, please call us at 1-800-470-2995 to arrange custom classes.

 

ACT Class Schedule (Toronto)

 
 
 
  
Class
Dates
Time
Fees
Register

Intensive Course
(60 hrs)

Jul 3 - Jul 21, 2017
(3 weeks)

Monday - Friday
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

$1,650 + HST


Intensive Course
(60 hrs)

Aug 7 - Aug 25, 2017
(3 weeks)

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

$1,650 $1,475
Early Pricing1 + HST


Crash Course
(24 hrs)

Aug 28 - Sep 2, 2017
(1 week)

Monday - Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

$950 $850
Early Pricing1 + HST


Regular Course
(32 hrs)

Sep 2 - Oct 21, 2017
(8 Weeks)

Saturday
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

$1,250 $1,125
Early Pricing1 + HST


Crash Course
(24 hrs)

Oct 21 - Nov 25, 2017
(6 weeks)

Saturday
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

$950 $850
Early Pricing1 + HST


Crash Course
(24 hrs)

Dec 26 - Dec 31, 2017
(1 week)

Tuesday - Sunday
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

$950 $850
Early Pricing1 + HST

1 Early registration pricing ends 60 days before a class starts.

Unless otherwise noted, all classes run during statutory holiday dates.



Our Advantage

Ivy Global Other ACT Prep Programs
Small Classes
Tailored to the unique needs of individual students

Large Classes
Fail to recognize individual students’ strengths and weaknesses

Top quality instructors
Talented young teachers handpicked from the best schools

Unreliable teacher quality
Weak instructors hired through an undiscerning process
Only the best explanatory texts
Chosen from the full range of ACT materials available

Limited instructional tools
Ineffective strategies taken from a single source

Real practice tests
Actual practice questions and mock exams from the writers of the ACT

Inauthentic test questions
Unapproved, untested questions written by companies not affiliated with the ACT

 

Course Outline

Our ACT prep courses are designed to help students maximize their scores on the ACT. Our courses will cover the following topics:

  • English
    • Comprehensive review of grammatical concepts, including both usage and mechanics
    • Honing rhetorical skills, including writing structure and style
    • Strategies to maximize both accuracy and speed

  • Mathematics
    • Comprehensive review of mathematical concepts
    • Shortcuts and strategies: how to arrive at the correct answer as quickly as possible
    • Personalized guidance based on each student's current test performance and ultimate goals

  • Reading
    • Reading comprehension and strategies for all four subject areas: prose fiction, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences
    • Effective vocabulary building, using a proven combination of the most effective materials available
    • Time management and pacing

  • Science Reasoning
    • Interpretation, critical analysis, and prediction-making based on given data
    • Approaches to the three main question types: data representation, research summaries, and conflicting viewpoints
    • Strategies for speed and accuracy in multiple-choice questions

  • Writing
    • The most common ACT Writing essay topics
    • Individualized guidance on strong content, structure, and style for the ACT essay


What's Included

  • Full diagnostic tests, with detailed score reporting and essay feedback
  • Proctored practice tests
  • Customized lectures and group activities
  • Concept reinforcement and test-taking strategies
  • ACT student manuals
  • Daily homework and study schedule
  • Roadmap for ACT prep
  • Vocabulary building strategy


Class Descriptions

Intensive Course
(60 hours)

The Intensive Course is Ivy Global's most popular preparatory program. The course prepares all students in grades 9-12 intending to take the ACT exam with a comprehensive blueprint to the Reading, English, Mathematics, and Science content on the exam, along with an in-depth and extensive guide to the optional Writing test. Those enrolled will receive three full-length diagnostic tests proctored under exam-taking conditions, and will also be given the time to thoroughly review their content afterwards. By the end of the course, students will have had ample opportunities not only to master effective test-taking strategies, but also to thoroughly practice using the materials covered during class.

View Course Outline (PDF)

Regular Course
(32 hours)

The Regular Course is intended for all students in grades 9-12 who are looking for a head start on the ACT. It provides an efficient review of the Reading, English, Mathematics, and Science concepts tested on the ACT, including a detailed guide to the optional Writing test. Those enrolled are provided with two diagnostic exams and six 4-hour classes that include a balanced mixture of lecture, collaborative activities, vocabulary quizzes, problem-solving, discussion, and further strategy building.

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Crash Course
(24 hours)

The Crash Course is designed for all students in grades 9-12. It provides a condensed review of the Reading, English, Mathematics, and Science concepts tested on the ACT, as well as an introduction to the most effective strategies for each section. The course includes two diagnostic exams, three 4-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.

View Course Outline (PDF)



ACT Course Material

 

ACT Guide 1.0 Edition by Ivy Global

Ivy Global's ACT Guide is a comprehensive test preparation book designed using the updated 2016 ACT. At 795 pages, the ACT Guide contains comprehensive explanations of all ACT material, with over 500 ACT-style practice questions and 3 full-length practice tests.


The Real ACT Prep Guide 2016-2017

This book includes 3 previously administered exams from the makers of the ACT. It is the only guide on the market that has real ACT questions and is, in our opinion, the best guide with which to practice and prepare for the test. All students will receive a personal copy of this guide.


 


In addition to the materials above, the instructors will provide customized materials for each course to provide advanced tips and strategies for each section of the ACT.


 

US College Seminars

These free informational seminars will provide an overview of the entire US College Admissions process for students in Canada. For more information, click here.


Registration and Cancellation Policy

Full payment must be received within 5 business days of your online registration. We accept credit card payment online or a cheque payable to "Ivy Global".

We do offer partial refunds for cancellations made at least 1 week prior to the start of classes.

  • 75% of amount will be refunded for cancellations made at least 1 month before official class start date.
  • 50% of amount will be refunded for cancellations made less than a month before and at least a week in advance of official class start date.
  • There is no refund for cancellations made within 1 week of the official class start date.
  • A student may transfer their registration to another class with at least 1 week notice.

For refunds involving any of our services, a 5% administration fee will be applied.

 

Class Cancellation

On rare occasions we need to cancel a course, either because of unpredictable circumstances such as an instructor having an emergency personal situation or a course location becoming unavailable in the last minute. We run classes even with low registration numbers. Less than 2% of our scheduled classes are cancelled. Students will be notified immediately in the event that this happens and can withdraw from the course with a full refund, enroll in another course that has space available, or enroll in private tutoring.

 

 
 
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