May 20 2013
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A preparation course for the SAT (the college admission test) will be offered at New River Community College's site at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg from Monday, July 22 through Thursday, July 25. The course will run each day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The course will include explanations and reviews of test topics along with math and verbal drills. Helpful hints, tips and shortcuts will also be provided to help students cover all SAT material more quickly.
Meredith Jones and Suzanne Steele will instruct the course. Jones is a math teacher at Pulaski County High School and has taught SAT prep classes for six years. Steele is a retired English teacher from Pulaski County High School and has taught SAT Prep classes for over 20 years. Tuition for the course is $182. Textbook fees of $45 are payable at the first class meeting. Students are also advised to bring a graphing calculator to the class.
Those interested in registering for the SAT prep course may contact NRCC's Office of Workforce Development at 540-674-3600, ext. 4323.