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Test Preparation Courses: Face to Face & Line Online
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ACT® Test Preparation

DecorativeRegional & Continuing Education’s ACT® Preparation programs include expert instruction, a proven format, all required course materials, access to diagnostic exams, and online support resources in one convenient, affordable package.

Our ACT® courses are intensive test prep programs that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and succeed on the ACT®.  They are strategically scheduled for the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT® test dates.  Students have abundant opportunities for learning and for interacting with our expert instructors, as well as time to practice new skills between sessions.

All courses feature:

• Experienced, dedicated instructors
• Official preparation guides including practice tests
• Thorough presentations and explanations
• Easy-to-follow study plans
• Access to online support resources

Learn More About:

Registration & Refunds
Course Content
System Requirements
Course Materials
ACT Test Dates

Pick the Format that Works Best for You


Our classroom programs combine the familiar experience of an in-person classroom with convenient online support resources.


Live-online classes offer the same great content with the flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time.   Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors and to re-watch the recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends.

Register for an Upcoming ACT® Prep Class

Live-Online Blitz Classes

Course Fee:
$399 if you register 10 or more days prior to the class start date.
$449 if you register fewer than 10 days prior to the class start date.

High school girl writing at her desk in a classroom. Includes 16 hours of classroom instruction
• Course covers math, reading, writing and language, and essay sections

February 14–April 11, 2021 | Register Now
Sundays, 1–3 p.m.

Registration & Refunds:

Register online using the links above, or call 530–898–6105.

• Within 3 days of your purchase date: 100% of program fee is refundable
• Within 4–7 days of your purchase date: 75% of program fee is refundable
• Day 8+: No refund

Course Content

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Math Topics

• Practice solution techniques for problems containing variables.
• Learn efficient approaches to complicated multi-step problems.
• Discover tactics for translating difficult word problems into equations.

English Topics

• Identify correct idiomatic speech in sentence correction problems.
• Understand the basic concepts of rhetorical construction.
• Learn which grammar errors are most frequently tested.

Reading Topics

• Understand which part of the passage to read for reading comprehension questions.
• Recognize the difference between global and local test items.
• Identify passages written from the journalistic and engaged perspectives.

Science Reasoning Topics

• Identify parameters for test items involving graphs and charts.
• Interpolate or extrapolate answers from data given in tables.
• Recognize the point of an experiment in research summary items.

General Test Taking Topics

• Use the process of elimination.
• Master time management skills.
• Minimize test anxiety.
• Identify common distractors.

System Requirements

The Live-Online ACT Blitz is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug-in. The only requirements are high-speed internet access and speakers or headphones. Check your system for compatibility.


Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at the Regional & Continuing Education Office. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.