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​Online Combo ACT/SAT Practice Test 

​Online Combo ACT/SAT Practice Test 

In-Person Essay Writing Workshop for JUNIORS
Tues, April 11 or Wed, April 12 (6:00-8:00 pm) 
Conducted by Rachael Johnson (former MV English teacher for 25 years)
Dive into learning what makes for a successful college application essay. Brainstorm ideas and have your own essay reviewed by a professional. This workshop is designed to help students start the process of writing their college application essay, so they do not need to prepare anything prior to this workshop.
Location: Workday Student Center Room 118
Register on Future Fund - $40 (Deadline to register is Thursday, Mar 30 at noon)
Tues, April 11
Wed, April 12

In-Person SAT Boot Camp – Two 4-hour sessions
Saturday, Apr 22 and Sunday, Apr 23 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) 
Conducted by Tried and True
This bootcamp includes 8 hours of a high-energy crash course designed to quickly familiarize students with key strategies for success on the SAT. Designed for students taking an actual SAT within the next few weeks or for those who want to get a jump start on their SAT prep. 
Location: Workday Student Center Room 118
Register directly with vendor - $229  

Sara Little-Darby is a former MVHS English teacher with lots of experience helping students write that perfect college essay by telling their stories.  Click below for more information.

The Princeton Review offers SAT and ACT prep courses, AP test prep, private tutoring, and college counseling.  Check out what they offer here:

Other Classes Offered by Our Supporting Vendors
On Track Learning matches your student with an expert tutor. Meet in-person at our Alamo office or on Zoom. Personalized service and hassle-free scheduling. We've helped students raise their grades and ACT-SAT scores since 2005.
Book a free consultation with On Track Learning

We are continuing to add more test prep options to the schedule. Please check back for updates.
Classes and Testing

Classes and Testing

SAT/ACT Test Prep and Essay Classes

The college admissions process can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are ways to help your child prepare for the task ahead of them. Our Career & College Counselor at Monte Vista dedicates countless hours sharing knowledge about the college application and testing process. This quick timeline was created to help parents understand when your student could complete the following steps.
Monte Vista Academic Boosters coordinates with local test prep companies and college essay experts to provide Monte Vista students on-campus opportunities that are affordable and accessible. 
Should I take the ACT or SAT?

Should I take the ACT or SAT?

​When students are ready to take the official ACT or SAT test, they must ​register directly with the administering entities.

​When students are ready to take the official ACT or SAT test, they must ​register directly with the administering entities.

​For ACT tests,
We use a variety of vendors to host our practice tests and classes. Here is the list of current vendors and their websites if you are interested in working with a company to help you better prepare for the ACT, SAT or the college application essays.

Princeton Review                   On Track Learning                    Tried & True Tutoring   

The Messy Essay                   The Playbook        ​

At the February 10, 2020 Academic Boosters meeting, Cathy Haberl spoke about the various tests students may take as they prepare for applying to college. Below is the handout she shared and the video of her discussion.