ACT Prep Courses in Honolulu (Hawaii)
Are you a Honolulu-based student seeking to obtain the highest score possible on the ACT? If you are searching for the most effective way to give yourself the best possible advantage when it comes to preparing for this potentially life-changing exam, look no further than the standardized test prep experts at Manhattan Review. The ACT has experienced significant growth over the past few years as a popular standardized test to take as part of the college application process, providing an alternative to the SAT. In many states, the ACT has actually surpassed the SAT in terms of popularity among high school students putting together their college applications. If you intend to obtain an impressively high ACT score, set yourself up for the academic success you deserve by partnering with the experienced and professional instructors at Manhattan Review. Whether you prefer learning in a classroom-style group setting with others, require the flexibility of online instruction, or desire the customized instruction only available through private tutoring, there's something for everyone at Manhattan Review. We are pleased to offer all the test-related resources and materials you need to score in the top percentiles on the ACT. Our knowledgeable instructors have deconstructed the ACT, analyzing every question in every section, and we know just how to help you master every aspect of this important test. There is no need to waste your already limited time trying to piece together a study plan you hope covers the most relevant information. We've combined our in-depth knowledge of the ACT with our industry-leading standardized test prep syllabus, resulting in educational instruction of the highest quality.
At Manhattan Review, our convenient, results-driven ACT prep courses are designed to help you achieve the score you need to be accepted to the college of your dreams. It's no secret preparing for a test as significant as the ACT can be more than a little stressful, but we are proud to offer the most comprehensive and student-focused ACT prep options in the Honolulu area. Whether you prefer classroom-style group courses, interactive online instruction, or personalized learning through working one-on-one with a private tutor, there's always an option for you with Manhattan Review. Among our unique ACT prep resources, there's something to fit every learner's needs, which is why our students obtain top scores and continue on to unprecedented collegiate success. If you enjoy learning in the company of others and find questions and comments from peers both insightful and inspiring when it comes to learning, we offer classroom-style group courses. For those students who require more scheduling flexibility, we offer interactive online instruction, allowing you to prepare for the ACT at times that are most convenient for you. And for those who know they learn best through customized instruction and personalized feedback that takes their unique learning strengths and areas of growth into account, we offer private tutoring where you set the pace, focusing on the content and test-taking strategies most relevant to you and your particular test-related needs.
The ACT is intended to reflect what students learned during high school and is composed of four multiple-choice tests—English, mathematics, reading, and science—as well as an optional writing portion. The English section requires a student to revise and edit a provided text; in addition, short essays in various genres offer rhetorical situations that must be considered before appropriate responses are selected. The mathematics section of the ACT assesses a student's knowledge of basic formulas and computational skills. The reading section is designed to measure a student's ability to closely read a passage, engage in logical reasoning about the passage using evidence, and combine information from multiple sources to produce specific answers. Skills such as locating and interpreting details, understanding the sequence of events, determining the meaning of context-dependent words, and analyzing claims and arguments are all assessed.
The science section of the ACT measures skills required to understand and work in the natural sciences, including interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and problem-solving, to name a few. The score range for each of the four required tests is 1 to 36. A composite score is created by taking the average of the four test scores and rounding it to the nearest whole number. In general, a "good" ACT score is any score falling at or above the 75th percentile, which equates to a composite score of 24. It must be stated that a "good" score is not nearly strong enough to gain admittance into a leading college or university, and among the most selective institutions of higher education, incoming students routinely obtain a composite score in the range of 33 to 35. In order to be considered a competitive applicant among the leading colleges, it is imperative to demonstrate a strong performance on the ACT.
At Manhattan Review, we understand the importance of having a high ACT score when applying to college. Our instructors have first-hand experience with a variety of standardized tests, including the ACT, and while they have obtained their own impressive standardized test scores, we do not only hire exceptional test-takers…we hire exceptional instructors with strong backgrounds in teaching and learning theory. Our instructors are eager to assist you in achieving your own success, and they will ensure you have every opportunity to master the content of the ACT while also learning to pace yourself and manage your time over this lengthy exam. Our students consistently obtain the highest ACT scores and are regularly admitted to the most competitive colleges and universities, including CalTech, MIT, Harvard University, Yale University, New York University, Duke University, Columbia University, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, Northwestern University, the University of Pennsylvania, Oxford University, Stanford University, the University of Cambridge, Johns Hopkins University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dartmouth College, Princeton University, and elsewhere.
Since 1999, Manhattan Review has been helping students just like you excel on a variety of standardized tests, and we encourage you to contact us today to learn more about which ACT prep option is right for you and your test-related needs. Our prep courses are available during daytime, evening, or weekend hours and are offered in-person, as well as online to ensure there is always an option for preparing for the ACT that works for you. Regardless of if you have already been preparing for the ACT for a while or if you have only just started thinking about preparing, we will meet you where your study has taken you and support you in going farther than you ever imagined. Whatever level of test-related support you need, you can find it at Manhattan Review, where our world-class professional educators are committed to teaching you cutting-edge test-taking techniques to help you obtain the highest test score possible. If you hope to attend a college with instant name recognizability, it is necessary to obtain an impressive score on the ACT, and our comprehensive programs will supply you with everything motivated students need to score in the highest percentiles on this exam. Whatever your learning style and whatever your test-taking needs, there's a place for you at Manhattan Review, and we look forward to partnering with you on your journey to collegiate success.
ACT In-Person Classic
28 hours in total, Class Course, In-Person
Start: Mar 03, 2024
End: Apr 21, 2024
11 days left to start
03:00 PM - 06:30 PM
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End: May 04, 2024
24 days left to start
12:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Start: Mar 31, 2024
End: May 19, 2024
39 days left to start
03:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Start: Apr 13, 2024
End: Jun 01, 2024
52 days left to start
12:00 PM - 03:30 PM
ACT Private Tutoring
Hours package 12 to 48 hours, Personalized 1-on-1 Tutoring, In Person or Live Online
ACT Private Course
12 hours in total, Personalized 1-on-1 Course, In Person or Live Online
Meet a Honolulu ACT Tutor: Veronica T.
Veronica T. was born in Chicago but moved to Washington, DC, shortly before high school when her mother was offered a new position in the company she worked for. "I wasn't excited about moving," admits Veronica, "but I figured as long as I had my books, I'd be fine." Veronica became an avid reader at an early age, losing herself in books and never leaving the house without one in her backpack. Thanks to her near-constant reading, Veronica became quick to spot mistakes such as plot holes, errors in punctuation, or grammatical mistakes that took her out of the story. "I didn't grow up envisioning myself as an editor," she shares, "but once I learned there was a job where I could be paid to read books and make them better, I knew that was the career for me." When Veronica's friends became aware of her grasp of the English language, they began asking her for help on their essays and research papers, enlisting her sharp eye to search for spelling errors, run-on sentences, or other problematic issues. Veronica soon found herself in the unexpected role of writing tutor, and this led to her creating her own proofreading and editing business. "I loved helping others improve their writing, especially when I could see what they were trying to say…it was just a matter of showing them ways to make their writing tighter or more persuasive or sometimes just more organized," she says with a smile.
After making up her mind to become a professional book editor, Veronica wanted to obtain the best education possible in preparation of helping others bring their manuscripts to life. After taking practice versions of the SAT and ACT, Veronica realized she performed much better on the ACT. Not wanting to leave anything up to chance, she enrolled in a group prep course offered by her school. "Learning how to answer questions was a lot like editing," she explains. "You have to pay attention to the details, but you also can't lose sight of the bigger picture. Once I learned there was a method to breaking down questions, it almost became fun going through and answering them." Veronica's hard work and dedication paid off when she scored in the 97th percentile on the ACT. Her score, combined with her impressive grades and involvement in extracurricular activities, plus the essay she wrote about starting her own business at 14, helped her gain acceptance to the University of Chicago, consistently ranked in the top five English undergraduate programs world-wide by U.S. News & World Report. Veronica was also excited to return to her childhood home, and she continued working as a writing tutor through the university's learning center. Upon graduating, she obtained an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, respected around the world for its writing program. After graduating, she accepted a position with a publishing house in New York City and gradually worked her way up to becoming a full-fledged editor.
While Veronica enjoyed working with publishers and authors and helping manuscripts transform from drafts into completed books, she also missed the work she had done with students during high school and college. When her husband's company took a new job that allowed them to relocate to Honolulu, Veronica took the opportunity to obtain a master's degree in teaching from the University of Honolulu before creating an online ACT workshop, helping students strengthen their knowledge of grammar while also teaching them how to break down tricky word problems. We at Manhattan Review were so impressed by Veronica's initiative that we invited her to join the team as an ACT instructor. Veronica's methodical approach to even the most complex question never fails to inspire her students, and her group courses fill up almost as soon as they are announced. When she isn't preparing the next generation of college students, Veronica can be found browsing local bookstores, going to the movies with her husband, and training with friends for her next half marathon.