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APSU preps high school students for the ACT

Soon, high school students will bid farewell to ACT test anxiety, thanks to Austin Peays ACT Preparation course.

Offered by APSUs Center for Extended and Distance Education, the course will meet from 5-7 p.m., Thursdays, April 22-June 10, in Clement 134.

Designed for students taking the ACT on June 12 at APSU, the course will include instruction in the areas of language, math and logic, as well as test-taking tips and assistance with the registration process.
Soon, high school students will bid farewell to ACT test anxiety, thanks to Austin Peay's “ACT Preparation” course.

Offered by APSU's Center for Extended and Distance Education, the course will meet from 5-7 p.m., Thursdays, April 22-June 10, in Clement 134.

Designed for students taking the ACT on June 12 at APSU, the course will include instruction in the areas of language, math and logic, as well as test-taking tips and assistance with the registration process.

“Our instructors help refresh and strengthen the skills students need to succeed on the test,” says Mary Alice Burkhart, coordinator of noncredit and customized programs. “Statistics show that test prep classes like this can boost test scores two to five points.”

Burkhart says the course also benefits students preparing to take the COMPASS and CLEP test.

The course and textbook fee is $130. To register in person using cash, check, MasterCard or VISA, visit the Center's offices from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 106 Public Square, Clarksville. To register by phone using VISA or MasterCard, telephone (931) 221-7816.

Early registration is recommended, as seating is limited. For further information about “ACT Preparation,” telephone 7816.
—Terry Stringer