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Do you want more confidence in your classes and on the SAT or ACT?
TestMagic's enrichment courses are the answer. We help you build lifelong writing, vocabulary, grammar, and critical thinking skills that will turn into better grades now, and less stress on the SAT or ACT.
TestMagic Enrichment Courses Help You:
Build a strong foundation in writing, vocabulary, grammar, and critical thinking. Our courses are specifically designed to supplement middle- and high-school programs with vocabulary, practical and realistic grammar, and meaningful feedback on writing. We teach everything in a modern, understandable way.
Acquire lifelong skills that immediately help you get better grades, and help you prepare for college.
Gain confidence in class and in speaking, which helps you in jobs, interviews, career development, networking, and other areas of life.
Get a head start on the SAT or ACT with long-term preparation. Why spend the year before the SAT stressing out when you can build the skills you need to get a good score early?
Get extra experience with important literature like "The Joy Luck Club" or "To Kill a Mockingbird". Be extra-prepared for high-school English, the SAT, and the ACT!
How It Works
We have discovered that random preparation is far less effective than structured preparation that follows a system.
Since 1998 we have developed a very effective system that carefully aligns selected readings, in-class vocabulary testing, timed essays, group discussions, and highly effective targeted feedback to produce real gains in verbal skills.
The foundation of our system is the great works of literature. We use carefully selected excerpts from works like 1984, The Call of the Wild, and To Kill a Mockingbird to develop lifelong reading, writing, and speaking skills.
Between classes, we assign readings from great works of literature. During class we use two vocabulary tests, a timed essay, reading excerpts, and group discussions to teach reading, writing, and speaking skills in a way that students can easily retain long-term.
Each class builds on the previous class in a systematic way and uses targeted, systematic, supportive feedback to accelerate learning.
Students take home a Daily Report Card after each class. This allows parents to review progress.
The result of our system is long-term improvement in writing, vocabulary, critical reading, and confidence in English verbal skills.
These are some of the great works of literature that we use:
- Slaughterhouse Five
- A Worn Path
- Huck Finn
- The Social Contract
- Camp 14
- Lord of the Flies
- How to Win Friends and Influence People
- Joy Luck Club
- Bartleby the Scrivener
- The Lottery
- The Great Gatsby
- The Sun Also Rises
- How to Win Friends and Influence People
- The Call of the Wild
- The Giver
- To Kill a Mockingbird
YES, I'M READY TO DO BETTER IN MY CLASSES NOW!
The TestMagic Difference
Get a head-start on the SAT or ACT
The skills you learn in our enrichment courses help you prepare for the SAT or ACT. Most students find that taking the SAT is much less stressful if they have been working on building their vocabulary, grammar, and critical thinking skills for two or three years already. We use the great works of literature as a foundation to help you build strong writing, vocabulary, grammar, and critical reading skills that help you succeed in your classes, on the SAT or ACT, and in life.
Gain confidence in class and in speaking
Confidence is a huge part of success. Our enrichment courses help you gain confidence, which will help you succeed in school, work, and life.
Our students impress us. Every day.
Our students are remarkably busy, accomplishing amazing things. We accommodate busy schedules with after-school, summer, weekend, and online courses. Find a course that fits your schedule »
Supportive yet challenging
"At TestMagic, the teachers teach, not lecture. Witty jokes and personalized attention make class feel like spending three hours with a friend—who happens to be incredibly knowledgeable."
— Shirley X. 2210 on official SAT in 10th grade (300-point increase)
Our hourly rate is lower than that of the national competitors.* But what you —and your parents— want to know is whether the cost is worth it, and what exactly you are getting for your money. You are getting dedicated time —lots of it— with passionate, experienced staff who will motivate and coach you to get the score you want.
* Kaplan, Princeton Review