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Ivy League Program
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SAT/ACT preparation

Who is this programme for?

Explore top university or college options while studying in Boston – America’s most academic city. Attend classes in English language development, learn the approach of the SAT and ACT examinations and familiarise yourself with the skills you need to achieve top marks. On this course you will take SAT and ACT practice tests, complemented by workshops on preparing for American college admissions.

What will you achieve?

You will:

  • understand the format of the SAT and ACT examinations
  • practise your English
  • make friends from all over the world
  • learn strategies to be your best in the exams
  • sit practice exams.

Timetable highlights

On the Ivy League Program, you will gain insight into what it takes to progress to a world-ranked university in the US.  You will prepare for SAT and ACT, the US university entrance exams, and enjoy visits to colleges in the Boston area such as MIT and Harvard giving you the ultimate Ivy League experience. 

Week 1

Day Time Activity
Monday  8:30-12:00 TOEFL speaking and writing
1:30-4:00 Freedom Trail and Quincy Market
Tuesday 8:30-12:00 TOEFL listening and reading
1:30-4:00 Choosing your path: your college/university and your test scores
Wednesday 8:30-12:00 TOEFL grammar and vocabulary
1:30-4:00 Harvard Tour and Natural History Museum
Thursday 8:30-12:00 TOEFL time and stress management
1:30-4:00 Study skills: Applying confidence and competence in academic environments
Friday 8:30-12:00 TOEFL practice test with tailored feedback
1:30 - 4:00 Newbury Street, Skywalk Observation, Copley Square
Saturday Full day of trips and excursions
Sunday Full day of trips and excursions


Week 2

Day Time Activity
Monday  8:30-12:00 SAT question analysis
1:30-4:00 Salem and Witch Museum
Tuesday 8:30-12:00 SAT reading analysis
1:30-4:30 Financial planning and scholarships 
College fair
Wednesday 8:30-12:00 SAT active reading
1:30-4:00 MIT tour and the Science Museum
Thursday 8:30-12:00 SAT essay skills
1:30-4:00 Essay and applications
Friday 8:30-12:00 SAT simulation and personalized study anaylsis
1:30 - 4:00 USS Constitution, North End and Bunker Hill
Saturday Full day of trips and excursions
Sunday Full day of trips and excursions


Quick facts

Age 15+
Language level requirements TOEFL 70 or equivalent
Average class size 12
Availability CATS Boston

*Timetables are subject to change. We reserve the right to change these schedules with out prior notice.

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