SAT Prep

The State of Illinois has replaced the ACT college entrance exam with the College Board’s SAT for all Illinois public high school juniors. This Change takes place beginning with the 2016-2017 school year.

Illinois Central College offers an SAT PREP course that will help students prepare for the test AND answer parents’ questions regarding the transition from ACT to SAT. The SAT PREP course also helps students gain knowledge in what scores and subject tests are required for college admission and teaches test-taking strategies.

Topics Include:


Consists of Information and Ideas, Rhetoric, and Synthesis questions based on reading passages and quantitative information.


Consists of multiple-choice questions about rhetoric, grammar, and English usage.


Consists of specific algebra, geometry, and trigonometry application and analysis strategies, with an emphasis on problem solving, modeling, using tools strategically, and using algebraic structure.