SAT Preparation Courses

SAT Preparation Courses

Prepare now for the SAT! Learn the best strategies the test makers don’t want you to know. It’s time to focus on your future and on preparing for college success. We can help you do your best on the SAT exam. Enroll in Penn State’s SAT prep course now so that you get the score you need for college admittance and scholarships!

Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers high school students an opportunity to raise their scores on the SAT. The course provides information on the SAT and instructs students in proven test-taking strategies to help them realize their full potential on the test. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

With the newly redesigned SAT®, students will be tested on reading, writing, and math skills. The specific areas tested, according to the College Board, will be: 

  • Math — the Heart of Algebra, Problem Solving and Data, Passport to Advanced Math.
  • Reading/Writing — Command of Evidence, Relevant Words in Context, Expression of Ideas, Standard English Conventions.

If you are looking at these skills and wondering what they mean, you need to attend this course. We will demystify the test and provide you with problems that will help you prepare for the revised version.


Our Instructors have over 20 years of test-preparation experience and undergo a rigorous approval and evaluation process to ensure the highest quality instruction is available to our students. SAT Preparation instructors are fully qualified to assist students in improving their math and critical reading/writing skills as well as in providing guidance for test-taking strategies.


  • Take an official off-the-record SAT test
  • Review core skills and learn strategies at the same time
  • Instructors target specific areas of need
  • Conveniently located in the Athletic and Recreation Building on the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus

Registration & Refund Policy

Advance payment and registration is required no later than two (2) weeks prior to the first class. Due to demand, space cannot be held without payment. Cancellations must be received at least seven (7) business days prior to the first class or the student will be responsible for the fee. The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances, upon which registrants will be notified and a refund issued.

To cancel a registration for the Online/Self-Directed session, fax your cancellation notice to 570-675-8308 or email it to Cancellations must be received within 48 hours of registering.

How to Register

Online: Select the “Register” text under the session you would like to attend. Important! If you are registering someone other than yourself (e.g., a parent registering a child), you will be acting as that person during the registration process; enter their information, not your own.

Mail or Fax: Fill out the registration form (call 570-675-9253 to request one) and return it by mail or fax.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education
P.O. Box 410
State College, PA 16804-0410
fax: 814-863-2765

Registration question? Please call 814-867-4973 or email

SAT Review Course 2017-2018 Dates

Session 3: Saturdays 10:00 am -1:00 pm

1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
Snow Makeup: Saturday 3/3 from 10:00am – 1:00 pm Preparation for the March 10, 2018 SAT Test


Session 4: Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24
Snow Makeup: Tuesday 5/1 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Preparation for the May 5, 2018 SAT Test


Session 5: Online/Self-Directed SAT Prep
Once you register, you can prepare for any SAT Test offered within the next five months. Tuition includes exclusive Web-based materials to help you master test content. From interactive lessons, comprehensive lesson content, knowledge measuring quizzes, and timed tests, you can prepare for the test anytime/anywhere at your own convenience.

REGISTER Spring Session

For program-related questions call 570-675-9253 or email

Take practice tests, register to take the SAT test, and see and send your scores at the College Board website.