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Exclusive Summer

Test Prep Program

 

Thinque Prep proudly hosts its annual summer test preparation workshop. The program is designed to aid students in developing the proper foundations to approach the SAT and ACT tests. While other (shorter) classes only focus on "test hacks," we take the time to really delve into the foundations of reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics so that students can develop the skills to succeed on both the SAT and ACT. We cap our class sizes at 8 students so that students are to receive individual assistance as well. This class is co-taught by Joyee Lin, perfect score recipient on the ACT and SAT, and Nina Calabretta, a college English instructor.

* In an effort to continue serving families with travel restrictions as well as public health concerns, this course will be offered both online and in-person.  Both classes will be following the same curriculum.

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From our Families

"I've sent all four of my kids to participate in their summer program. I would gladly recommend this course to anybody who asks."

 

—  Amor P.

 
 
Live
Instruction
Learn from the experts!
Scheduled Dates

July 5 - August 2
Monday/Wednesday/Friday
10:00am-11:20am -- Foundational Math/Science
11:30am-12:50pm -- Foundation Reading/Writing
1:00pm-2:20pm -- Advanced Techniques


Saturday/Sunday
10:00am-1:15pm -- Practice Exams


August 9 - August 20*
Monday/
Wednesday/Friday
4:00pm-5:20pm -- Math/Science Review
5:30-7:00pm -- Reading/Writing Review

Saturday/Sunday

10:00am-1:15pm -- Practice Exams

*Times still subject to change/depending on school schedules.



Benefits of Joining Our Small Group Class

*Includes 8 official, full-length practice exams
*Covers the content for both the SAT and ACT tests
* 50+ hours of instruction and review
* Includes admission to our annual College Admissions Workshop during the first week of August
Tuition
*Includes materials & fees

$1300 (before June 10)

$1500 (after June 10)

We also provide discounted packages of private, one-on-one tutoring hours:

6 hours - $500

12 hours - $1000

Scholarships and tuition aid for this program are available.  Please click here to complete our scholarship form. 

 

Meet The Teachers

 

Nina Calabretta

My name's Nina. I'm a professor of English and a test prep instructor and essay coach here at ThinquePrep. I enjoy medieval history, long hikes in the woods, and catching up on The Bachelor with my cat, Betsy. 

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Joyee Lin

Hello, students and parents! My name's Joyee. (Pronounced "Joey" like the baby kangaroo.) I'm a test preparation expert and personal guide for students in high school pushing hard to achieve their goals - and setting them up for success in their next stage in life. 

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CLASS POLICIES

  • Students are expected to complete an average of 3-4 hours per week of assignments on their own outside of class.

  • Because class size will be capped, students are expected to be active participants in the classroom setting.

  • Make-up lessons will not be allowed. If students wish to have a make-up lesson, families will be asked to purchase one of the additional private tutoring hours. We have provided the final 4 evening classes as review sessions so that students will be able to review any material missed.