SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Offers Online SAT/ACT Preparation Classes

Students who need to prepare for the SAT and ACT tests can take preparation classes online through State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. The classes consist of two parts; cost is $100 for one part, or $174 for both. Interested students can register and view the syllabus at Start dates for upcoming classes are Nov. 9, Dec. 14 and Jan. 18.

Part 1 will prepare students for the verbal questions on the SAT and ACT tests, assessing knowledge of English usage, grammar and reading comprehension. The classes also teach students how to maximize their time on reading comprehension passages of the verbal and science portions of the college entrance exams.

Part 2 will prepare students for essay questions, teaching how to do the best writing in a short period of time. This course focuses on specific question types on the exams and gives pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring and general standardized test-taking. Part 2 also offers weekly assignments to prepare for the math portions of the exams.

For more information on the classes, contact Lee Kotwicki, director of SCF Workforce Development, at 941-363-7218 or


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