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ACT, SAT, and PERT are popular college admission tests.  All of these tests are rigorous, which requires students to take steps for preparation.  From this, Tutor With Paul offers college test prep services in Clermont, Orlando, Lake Mary, Oviedo, Deltona, Sanford, Fl. and other central Florida cities. College Test prep includes working with students to solidify their foundation in core subjects such as math, reading, science, and writing.  This foundation building leads to a better understanding of more complex topics in all subjects.

Preparing for college admission test a very stressful endeavor for both parents and students.  Parents want the best for their children, and this includes attending the very best college.  However, to be admitted into a top college, or any college for that matter, students must perform well on admission test.  Popular admission tests include the ACT, SAT, and PERT. These tests have some commonality and a multitude of differences; both require college test prep.  For example, each test covers English, science, and algebra.  However, the degree of difficulty for each test varies.  SAT and ACT tests tend to be more difficult as compared to the PERT.  Regardless of the test, Tutor With Paul offers test prep for each standardized test.  Students have claimed that after taking our test prep courses, their scores have improved, they had less stress in preparing and taking a test, and most students are admitted to their first college of choice.

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ACT Test Prep

The ACT test consists of five sections which are: English, math, reading, science, and writing.  The English section consists of 75 questions with 45 minutes to finish the reading segments and answer the questions.  In the section, focus topics include punctuation, usage, sentence structure, and word choice/style.
The math section of the ACT college test includes 60 questions with 60 minutes to answer the questions.  In this section, students may use a calculator.  Topics included in the math ACT section are algebra, functions, geometry, statistics, probability, and modeling.

The reading section of the test consists of 40 questions with 35 minutes to answer each question.  The reading section has four articles for students to read.  Three of the articles are prose passages in the final article includes two short passages.  The reading section questions focus on content covered, keywords in details, and integrating knowledge.
The science section contains 40 questions, and students have 35 minutes to answer the questions.  The main topics covered in this section include scientific investigation, evaluating graphs and models, and interpreting data presented.

The final section of the ACT is writing.  Students will have 40 minutes to write an essay with scores ranging between two and 12.  Graders for the writing component will focus on how students develop a support an argument, organization of the essay, in language used in responding to the prop.

Tutor With Paul has worked with hundreds of students to successfully pass the ACT exam.  Our test prep usually starts with students attending one-on-one sessions for two to three hours per week.  Each section is broken up into 30 many components.  The first component will include reading, and a second component will be math.  The second session in the week will incorporate science for 20 minutes, writing for 20 minutes, and English for the final 20 minutes.  In each section, students will be given proven material focused directly on helping them excel in the ACT.

SAT Test Prep

The SAT college test prep may consist of a multitude of subjects such as Literature, US history, world history, biology, chemistry, Spanish, French, and numerous other subjects.  However, the main or core test topics include reading, math and writing.  For math, topics include linear equations, problem-solving, data analysis, and a multitude of advanced math concepts.  For the first section, there are 20 questions and 25 minutes to answer the questions.  Keep in mind, for this section, no calculator is allowed.  The second math section consists of 38 questions and students are allowed 55 minutes to complete the section.  For the second section, students are able to use a calculator.

The second main subject covered on the SAT is reading.  For the reading section, students will be given 65 minutes to read numerous articles and answer 52 questions.  The reading sections will usually include one passage from classical or contemporary US literature, a passage related to global conservation, a passage related to either economics, psychology, sociology, and finally to science passages with a focus on earth science, biology, or chemistry.

The final section of the SAT is writing.  In this section, students are given 35 minutes to answer 44 questions related to writing and language.  In this section, students need to read passages, identify mistakes or poor grammar, then fix the mistakes.
 
The new SAT structure has aligned the test more towards the ACT.  From this, Tutor With Paul uses a similar tutoring approach to prepare students for this test.

PERT Test Prep

The final college test prep offered is for the PERT.  The PERT, or postsecondary education readiness test, is a Florida-based test to help community colleges place freshmen students in various core classes.  The PERT includes math, reading, and writing.   The three sections will consist of 30 questions for each section and 45 minutes to complete each section.  Topics included in the math section are adding and subtracting fractions and decimals, using exponents, applying associative and distributive properties, and working with factors in multiples.  In this portion, students need to exceed his score of 114 to show college readiness.

The reading section requires students to attain a score of 106.  For the reading section, students are given numerous passages to read.  From this, students are asked comprehensive questions related to the article.  Usually, each passage is followed by only one question.

The writing section requires students to attain a 103 to qualify for college-level courses. For this section, students are given four similar sentences.  From this, students are asked to select which sentence is properly written.  Errors in the sentences may include capitalization, punctuation, and sentence structure.