One three-week session
June 22–July 10
Boys and girls, rising 9th through rising 12th graders
*This class will take place online*
What to bring: Computer with webcam and microphone capability, WiFi access, notebook, writing utensils
Tune up your reading and writing skills over the summer and get ready for the PSAT and/or SAT! This preparatory course is designed to help students prepare for the rigors of taking the PSAT and/or SAT tests offered by the College Board, with an emphasis on the verbal section (reading and writing). Material includes samples with explanations, practice tests, essays prompts, and study resources. In addition to reviewing the basic reading and writing skills assessed on the test, students will learn test-taking strategies specific to the exam. Please note that this class covers only the verbal section of the SAT, not all sections.
Also check out Study Skills for younger campers!
Teacher bio: Thomas Pipoli is a Humanities instructor and History department chair at Landon School. He has taught courses such as U.S. history, World History, and European History and enjoys utilizing his role as an educator to allow students to enjoy the many major historical attractions of the greater D.C. area. Thomas’s straightforward and enjoyable approach to history, both one-on-one and in the larger classroom, has helped many students over the years learn to love the subject and prepare them effectively for major assessments such as the AP and SAT subject exams.
Fun fact: Thomas was given the superlative “Most Likely to be on a TV Show” in his high school yearbook.