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

We are currently working on our 2018–2019 schedule of SAT Prep Courses, check back in July for a listing of the dates. First class typically starts mid-August.

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.