The SAT is an entrance examination, created by the College Board that is used by most colleges and universities to make admission decisions. While this exam is very important, it is just one factor that is used in the admission process. The SAT is offered nationally every year in October, November, December, January, March, May and June.

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SAT Format

The SAT has two sections: Math and Evidenced-Based Reading & Writing. There is also an optional essay (essay results are reported separately). The total time of the exam is three hours and fifty minutes. There is no penalty for incorrect answers. The maximum score is 1600 points, with 800 possible points per section.

What Bridges Offers

In our efforts to help students become competitively eligible applicants for college admissions, Bridges Academic Center of Excellence offers an SAT workshop in the fall and winter quarter each year. The target population is 10th through 12th grade students.

Students participate in a six week SAT preparation workshop designed to improve test taking strategies and familiarize students with the test format and sentence structure. Students also improve in their critical thinking, analytical reading abilities and skill in a developing strong thesis along with supporting evidence. Our goal is to help students master the SAT.

Features of our SAT Program

  • Class Size: 20 to 25 Students

  • 2 full length proctored SAT Exams

  • Parent & Student Orientation

  • 24 hours of classroom instruction

  • In-class drills & review of actual SAT exam questions

  • Small group exercises

Please read the following agreement carefully for information regarding Bridges SAT Prep Workshop.

  • All participants in the SAT Prep Workshop must register

  • There is a $105.00 registration fee that is due prior to the first day of class.

  • The cost of the course includes the following:

    • SAT Manual & materials

    • Two proctored practice tests

    • Salary for two credentialed instructors

  • Registration in the course is on a first-come, first-served basis

  • There is a mandatory Parent/Student Orientation that is scheduled the Thursday before each SAT Prep Workshop begins. Students will not be allowed to take the course if the parent(s) do not attend the orientation

  • Students are expected to attend all workshop sessions and be prepared to participate.

  • Students will be required to complete all homework assignments

  • Parents are expected to make sure their students arrive to workshops on time and have all required materials for class.

Please note: Registration in Bridges Academic Center of Excellence SAT Workshop is not a part of the process for registering for the Official SAT Examination. Students must meet with their high school Academic Counselor to get instructions to register for the Official Exam.

Please visit or call our office to register:

225D W. Torrance Boulevard
Carson, CA 90745
PH (310) 538-6943
FAX (310) 538-9244

EMAIL: INFO@BRIDGESACADEMICCENTER.ORG   |   OFFICE: 310.538.9185   |   FAX: 310.538.9244

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