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Prepare for the SAT and ACT with Whatcom Community College

Courses offered through WCC’s Community & Continuing Education program

Post Date:09/19/2016 9:41 a.m.

Bellingham, Wash. – High school juniors and seniors can enroll now in SAT and ACT exam prep courses at Whatcom Community College (WCC). The standardized tests are often required for college admission. The SAT prep course begins Sept. 28; ACT prep course begins Oct. 27. A textbook is included in the $195 course fee for each class.

“Preparing for the New SAT” will help students navigate changes to the SAT as of March 2016 and succeed with all three sections of the SAT: writing, critical reading, and math. Learn important test-taking strategies as you review common trouble areas such as word problems, ratios, geometry, data analysis, linear equations, probability, improving and correcting sentences, developing reading techniques, and preparedness for the SAT essay. Class meets 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 28 – Nov. 2.

“Preparing for the ACT” will help students prepare for all four sections of the ACT: math, science, reading comprehension, and English. Learn important test-taking strategies as you review key concepts in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, biology, chemistry, earth/space sciences, and physics, as well as work on improving and correcting sentences, developing reading techniques, and preparing for the ACT essay. Class meets 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 27 – Dec. 8.

Both classes held on WCC’s campus. To register call 360.383.3200 or enroll online  

About Whatcom: Whatcom Community College is a regionally and nationally accredited two-year college with an accomplished faculty and staff who serve 11,000 students annually. On its campus in Bellingham, Wash., and through online courses, Whatcom offers transfer and professional-technical degrees as well as basic education, job skills, and community and continuing education classes. Based on student outcomes, the Aspen Institute ranks Whatcom among the top nine community and technical colleges in Washington state and among the top 150 in the nation. For more information, visit

Contact: Mary Vermillion, Whatcom Community College PIO, 360.383.3310,

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