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ACT prep courses available for high school students this spring


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin offers several opportunities each semester to help area high school students prepare for the national ACT exam, which is considered when applying for colleges and universities across the nation.

Classes are offered on the UT Martin main campus and at many of the university centers across West Tennessee. All classes meet from 8 a.m.-noon, and the registration fee is $45 per student unless otherwise noted.

The UT Martin main campus will offer a one-day workshop May 20 and a four-week series on Saturdays, March 4-25. The four-week series costs $95 per student.

The UT Martin Jackson Center will offer workshops Jan. 28, March 25 and May 20. Classes will meet at the UT Martin McNairy County Center/Selmer on Feb. 4; and the UT Martin Somerville Center will offer a course March 18. The UT Martin Parsons Center will offer one-day workshops Jan. 28, April 1 and June 3, and students at this location have the option to purchase an additional textbook to help with workshop assignments.

UT Martin’s contracted instructors will teach test-taking strategies, time-management skills and other tips for taking the standardized test to help both first-time test-takers and those who wish to improve upon a previous score.

Pre-registration is required to attend any course session. For more information or to register, visit

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