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ACT Reading Workshop
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 from 11:00AM - 1:30PM

1 in a series of 4 ACT Workshops | Practice is the only way to truly solidify concepts and strategies. Higher Ground offers these workshops to supplement one-on-one tutoring or our courses for students committed to increasing their scores through practicing their acquired skills. The Sunday workshops emphasize a balance of strategies and content. When taking all 4 workshops, the Sunday workshop series functions as a stand-alone test preparation class.

$85.00

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ACT Science Workshop
Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 from 11:00AM - 1:30PM

1 in a series of 4 ACT Workshops | Practice is the only way to truly solidify concepts and strategies. Higher Ground offers these workshops to supplement one-on-one tutoring or our courses for students committed to increasing their scores through practicing their acquired skills. The Sunday workshops emphasize a balance of strategies and content. When taking all 4 workshops, the Sunday workshop series functions as a stand-alone test preparation class.

$85.00

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ACT Test Prep
May 6 - Jun 5, 2019 / 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Classes | Mondays and Wednesdays • 5:30 - 7:30pm
Diagnostic Tests | Saturdays • 11:00am - 2:00pm (5/4, 5/18, 6/1)
PLUS 1 Hour of One on One Instruction

This course provides students with invaluable test-taking strategies and a comprehensive content review for the ACT. All students will receive the Higher Ground Test Preparation Manual, 20 hours of instruction, 3 practice tests, and one hour of dedicated one-on-one tutoring with one of our expert instructors.


ACT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the ACT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the ACT website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.

$449.00

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ACT Sunday Workshop Series {English, Math, Reading & Science}
May 12 - Jun 2, 2019 / 11:00AM - 1:30PM

SUNDAYS, 11am to 1:30pm | Practice is the only way to truly solidify concepts and strategies. Higher Ground offers these workshops to supplement one-on-one tutoring or our courses for students committed to increasing their scores through practicing their acquired skills. The Sunday workshops emphasize a balance of strategies and content. When taking all 4 ACT workshops, the Sunday workshop series functions as a stand-alone test preparation class.

$299.00

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ACT English Workshop
Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 11:00AM - 1:30PM

1 in a series of 4 ACT Workshops | Practice is the only way to truly solidify concepts and strategies. Higher Ground offers these workshops to supplement one-on-one tutoring or our courses for students committed to increasing their scores through practicing their acquired skills. The Sunday workshops emphasize a balance of strategies and content. When taking all 4 workshops, the Sunday workshop series functions as a stand-alone test preparation class.

$85.00

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ACT Math Workshop
Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 11:00AM - 1:30PM

1 in a series of 4 ACT Workshops | Practice is the only way to truly solidify concepts and strategies. Higher Ground offers these workshops to supplement one-on-one tutoring or our courses for students committed to increasing their scores through practicing their acquired skills. The Sunday workshops emphasize a balance of strategies and content. When taking all 4 workshops, the Sunday workshop series functions as a stand-alone test preparation class.

$85.00

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ACT Reading Workshop
Sunday, May 26, 2019 from 11:00AM - 1:30PM

1 in a series of 4 ACT Workshops | Practice is the only way to truly solidify concepts and strategies. Higher Ground offers these workshops to supplement one-on-one tutoring or our courses for students committed to increasing their scores through practicing their acquired skills. The Sunday workshops emphasize a balance of strategies and content. When taking all 4 workshops, the Sunday workshop series functions as a stand-alone test preparation class.

$85.00

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ACT Science Workshop
Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 from 11:00AM - 1:30PM

1 in a series of 4 ACT Workshops | Practice is the only way to truly solidify concepts and strategies. Higher Ground offers these workshops to supplement one-on-one tutoring or our courses for students committed to increasing their scores through practicing their acquired skills. The Sunday workshops emphasize a balance of strategies and content. When taking all 4 workshops, the Sunday workshop series functions as a stand-alone test preparation class.

$85.00

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Free ACT Diagnostic
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 from 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Join us on Saturday, April 6th for a FREE ACT diagnostic! You'll take a full length practice exam; Higher Ground will grade it and email you and your parents a full score report. Get a jump start on studying and receive timely feedback so that you can make the best plan possible!

Please note that there are a limited number of spaces for this free test available.

$0.00

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Free ACT Diagnostic
Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Join us on Saturday, May 4th for a FREE ACT diagnostic! You'll take a full length practice exam; Higher Ground will grade it and email you and your parents a full score report. Get a jump start on studying and receive timely feedback so that you can make the best plan possible!

Please note that there are a limited number of spaces for this free test available.

$0.00

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Free ACT Diagnostic
Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Join us on Saturday, May 18th for a FREE ACT diagnostic! You'll take a full length practice exam; Higher Ground will grade it and email you and your parents a full score report. Get a jump start on studying and receive timely feedback so that you can make the best plan possible!

Please note that there are a limited number of spaces for this free test available.

$0.00

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Free ACT Diagnostic
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 from 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Join us on Saturday, June 1st for a FREE ACT diagnostic! You'll take a full length practice exam; Higher Ground will grade it and email you and your parents a full score report. Get a jump start on studying and receive timely feedback so that you can make the best plan possible!

Please note that there are a limited number of spaces for this free test available.

$0.00

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ACS Doha - SAT
Apr 14 - Apr 30, 2019

There are a limited numbers of seats still available in this course. Registrations will be taken in the order they are received.

This course requires a minimum of 8 students enrolled in order to run. If the course fails to meet minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, the course will necessarily be rescheduled or cancelled as appropriate. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, the course fee will be transferred to the next course at this school, or refunded in full upon request.

SAT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the SAT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the College Board website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.


Since 1997 we have traveled all over the world to deliver engaging, creative classes that give students powerful tools to be successful on the SAT* and ACT. After nearly two decades of experience, we have perfected not only our effective and successful course material but also our unique delivery. We have incredible teachers who are young, fun, creative, and most importantly, intelligent. While our teachers have an amazing ability to explain a concept in different ways to accommodate different learning styles, they also have the ability to make the students laugh, and thus keep them interested and invested. All SAT courses include a 100-point score increase guarantee and one-on-one time with one of our awesome instructors.

$799.00

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SAT Test Prep
Apr 1 - May 1, 2019 / 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Classes | Mondays & Wednesdays • 5:30 - 7:30pm
Diagnostic Tests | Saturdays • 11:00am - 3:30pm (3/30, 4/13, 4/27)
PLUS 1 Hour of One on One Instruction

This course provides students with invaluable test-taking strategies and a comprehensive content review for the SAT. All students will receive the Higher Ground Test Preparation Manual, 20 hours of instruction, 3 practice tests, and one hour of dedicated one-on-one tutoring with one of our expert instructors.

$449.00

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American International School of Vienna - SAT
Mar 30 - Apr 17, 2019

This course has been cancelled due to low enrollment. Please contact colton@highergroundlearning.com with any questions regarding alternatives.

This course requires a minimum of 8 students enrolled in order to run. If the course fails to meet minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, the course will necessarily be rescheduled or cancelled as appropriate. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, the course fee will be transferred to the next course at this school, or refunded in full upon request.

SAT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the SAT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the College Board website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.


Since 1997 we have traveled all over the world to deliver engaging, creative classes that give students powerful tools to be successful on the SAT* and ACT. After nearly two decades of experience, we have perfected not only our effective and successful course material but also our unique delivery. We have incredible teachers who are young, fun, creative, and most importantly, intelligent. While our teachers have an amazing ability to explain a concept in different ways to accommodate different learning styles, they also have the ability to make the students laugh, and thus keep them interested and invested. All SAT courses include a 100-point score increase guarantee and one-on-one time with one of our awesome instructors.

$0.00

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SAT Test Prep
Apr 30 - May 30, 2019 / 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Classes | Tuesdays & Thursdays • 5:30 - 7:30pm
Diagnostic Tests | Saturdays • 11:00am - 3:30pm (4/27, 5/11, 5/25)
PLUS 1 Hour of One on One Instruction

This course provides students with invaluable test-taking strategies and a comprehensive content review for the SAT. All students will receive the Higher Ground Test Preparation Manual, 20 hours of instruction, 3 practice tests, and one hour of dedicated one-on-one tutoring with one of our expert instructors.

$449.00

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GRAVITY, RELATIVITY, AND FLYING SODAS
Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 8 - 10

Have you ever wanted to drop something just to see what would happen? Have you ever been in an airplane and wondered what’s keeping you in the air? Do beach balls and bowling balls really fall at the same rate? Using a hands-on-approach, you’ll understand the theories behind these occurrences, and at the end of the workshop, you’ll see the world in a different way, and be able to impress your friends with your Einstein-like genius.

$205.00

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A GRAPHIC NOVEL THIS WAY COMES
Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 12 - 14

Join professional (and famous!) comics author/illustrator Jess Smart Smiley as he walks you through the tools and techniques that comics, artists, and writers use to make their comics for print, the web, and mobile devices. Aspiring young artists will explore the comic book as a wholly developed narrative; commonly referred to as graphic novels, these works of art combine highly developed themes and visual art in one piece. Come ready to create mind-blowing stories, develop exciting characters, explore word balloons and page layouts, draw with pen and ink, and (of course) make comics!

Click here to check out JESS SMART SMILEY'S BLOG and learn more about what it takes to make a graphic novel!

$210.00

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FASHION DESIGN SCHOOL
Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 12 - 17

Are you a creative detail-oriented person who is passionate about innovation and in search of a place to self-express? This five-day workshop will provide you with a chance to explore this multifarious field and will culminate in a huge Fashion Show event where you will market your new fashion line. Students will develop their sense of color, texture and detail; they will sketch, sew, render and pattern while embellishing their creative ideas visually and verbally with studs, patches, stencils, textures, dye, and other accents. No prerequisite required, although some sewing experience is an asset.

$215.00

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CRAZY CARTOONS
Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 9 - 11

Kids can join professional (and famous!) comics author/illustrator Jess Smart Smiley as he takes them on a journey through their imagination to make wacky ideas come to life! Emphasis is placed on exploring their imagination and will introduce young artists to drawing cartoons from different perspectives, both literally and figuratively!

$210.00

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PHOTO FRENZY
Jun 17 - Jun 21, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 12 - 17

Become a digital photography ninja in this five-day course. Students will uncover the hidden potential behind the lens, and gain a superior knowledge of aperture, white balance, exposure, and ISO sensitivity. They will try their hand at time lapse, learn when to use Macro, and explore photography from many technical and conceptual angles. All those extra buttons will soon be an arsenal of picture taking prowess!

*Each student must provide his/her own digital camera. Point and shoot and smartphone cameras are welcome, but a DSLR can provide many more creative and learning opportunities.

$225.00

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DISSECTION INSPECTION
Jun 17 - Jun 21, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 11 - 13

Students will have the opportunity to engage their curiosity about animals while investigating the outer and inner workings of an earthworm, grasshopper, crawfish and frog. Participants should be interested and willing to dissect, under supervision, multiple specimens; a strong stomach and curious mind is a must for this fun, hands-on dissection class!

$235.00

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BUILD YOUR OWN LONGBOARD I: Custom Pintails
Jun 17 - Jun 21, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 12 - 14

In this week long course students will build their very own classic, pintail longboard from scratch using maple wood veneer and a simple wood press. Using hand tools and a little bit of sweat we’ll shape and sand our new boards. Once that new deck is looking smooth and just the way you want, we’ll customize with spray paint and stencils before putting on our trucks, wheels, and grip tape. And finally, after all that hard work, we’ll take our finished boards out for a test run for a safety check and to carve up the sidewalks

$295.00

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GROSS ANATOMY
Jun 24 - Jun 28, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 8 - 10

This fun and exciting workshop will explain the systems of our body by talking about everything adults don’t really want to talk about. Kids will spend the week learning things like how our body makes a scab, where ear wax comes from, why we hiccup, and what spit has to do with taste. Students will also make their own blood, brains, and snot! We are hoping that your kids will see the body in a whole new way and make lots of wonderful dinner conversation with you.

$205.00

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WHAT EINSTEIN TOLD HIS COOK
Jun 24 - Jun 28, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 11 - 13

In this summer workshop we will explore all of the secrets of the kitchen and learn how Chemistry and Physics unite to provide us with our food today. This workshop will focus on the science in the kitchen and is not your normal cooking class! Using science and a variety of media we will peer into the intricacies behind what happens to our food when we manipulate it using culinary techniques.

$210.00

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DO IT YOURSELF!
Jun 24 - Jun 28, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 11 - 13

By taking this “Do It Yourself” workshop students will learn how to make some of Etsy’s top selling crafts from scratch. They will learn how to design and create their own pillows, lampshades, and a little bit of pottery for in home plant friends. Creativity and self-expression will be emphasized in a fun and engaging hands-on atmosphere! If you’re a fan of crafting, this is the class to take!

$205.00

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URBAN ART SPRAYPAINT MANIFESTO: Aerosols, Murals + Masterpieces
Jun 24 - Jun 28, 2019 / 1:00PM - 5:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

Students will work alongside local artist Matt Monsoon and spend five days digging in deep with aerosol arts, exploring the ins-and-outs of spraypaint techniques, murals, and street art. We will draw inspiration from the 'greats' of graffiti and guerilla art - from the early days of 'rogue' artists like Basquiat to today's highly-collected urban art legends like Shepard Fairey and Banksy. Extra lab time will be provided for students to go hands-on with large spraypaint mural projects and artworks of their own, as well as to hone in skills in stenciling, wheat paste, lettering, and other street art essentials.

$245.00

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CRAFTING COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ESSAYS
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

In the calm before the September storm, join Higher Ground for a writing class guaranteed to be a boon to students looking to get a head start on their college applications. Students will learn specific strategies to get over the hump of starting a college essay and will discover how to write more confidently and creatively. The class closely examines essay prompts and students gain insight by writing and participating in feedback sessions with each other and the instructor. All students, regardless of their writing level, ability, or confidence are welcome to enroll in the workshop, and advanced writers will be accounted for and pushed to succeed in ways appropriate for their needs.

*No class July 4th. This workshop is open to all currently enrolled high school students regardless of age.

$185.00

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STUDY & TEST-TAKING SKILLS: Middle School
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2019 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 11 - 13

Looking to fine-tune your study skills, acquire cutting-edge test taking techniques, and develop an academic edge that will prepare you for harder classes and high school? Addressing all learning styles, this workshop offers a highly innovative curriculum that will show students how to be successful in the classroom and throughout their academic journey. Dynamic group exercises are incorporated to develop classroom etiquette and to teach the importance of teamwork in academics.

Please note that there will be no class on Thursday July 4th

$160.00

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INTENSIVE ACT TEST PREP CLASS
Jul 1 - Jul 11, 2019 / 1:00PM - 3:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

Please make note there is no class July 4

This intensive two-week test prep course focuses on the ACT exam, providing a thorough review of the core content while also emphasizing strategies that help students diagnose and solve test questions successfully. All students will receive the Higher Ground Test Preparation Manual, 12 hours of instruction, 2 practice tests to assess performance level, assessment reports, and supplemental materials.

Initial ACT Diagnostic - Monday, July 1 • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Final ACT Diagnostic - Wednesday, July 10 • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
*Scholarship opportunities available to qualifying applicants.

NOTE: The test prep courses are intended for high school students who are planning to take the ACT and are open to all currently enrolled high school students regardless of age. Not available for high school credit.


ACT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the ACT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the ACT website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.

$325.00

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YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP
Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2019 / 9:00AM - 11:30AM / For ages 12 - 14

This workshop is for the student who wants to improve his or her academic writing skills and will cover all types of writing, from creative to expository and everything in between! We will incorporate individual as well as group exercises to foster a balanced learning environment. Students will practice foundational skills, engage in creative and persuasive writing exercises, and stretch their boundaries in new ways to find and express their voice!

$175.00

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FREAKONOMICS
Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2019 / 9:00AM - 11:30AM / For ages 12 - 17

In one of our most popular workshops students will study the modern market system with a hands-on approach and engage in a mini-market game of risk, chance, and profit as they captain businesses of their own in the battle for market supremacy! They will learn the basic mechanics of the stock market and develop an understanding of market forces, trading techniques, and the fundamentals of analysis. Finally, students will learn how they fit into the economic world and the power of their own decisions in the interconnected world of commerce.

*Students should have a high level of interest in math.

$190.00

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INTENSIVE PSAT PREP CLASS
Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

In this week-long intensive course we will be examining the PSAT and focusing on a comprehensive overview of the content and concepts within the test, as well as the introduction of specific test prep strategies. This course is designed ONLY for those taking the highest level PSAT/NMSQT, which is used for determining National Merit Scholarship status.

NOTE: Students who have taken an SAT workshop at Higher Ground Learning should only enroll in the PSAT workshop after consulting with Higher Ground due to the similarity in content and structure between the two tests. This workshop is open to all currently enrolled high school students regardless of age.

$225.00

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COSPLAY CREATIONS
Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 12 - 17

Cosplay is the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, or video game (including Japanese manga and anime). In this class we will design and create your cosplay character using cosplay costuming techniques. This class focuses on creativity and sustainability and thereby the designs will incorporate upcycled materials. Some sewing experience helpful but not required.

$215.00

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BUILD YOUR OWN LONGBOARD I: Custom Boards
Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

This week long design-build course gives students a chance to custom design and build their own longboard. From Pintails to Penny Cruisers, we'll use modern wood pressing techniques and old-fashioned hand tools to cut and shape a longboard to your specific design.

$295.00

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INTENSIVE ACT TEST PREP CLASS
Jul 22 - Aug 1, 2019 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

Please make note there is no class July 24

This intensive two-week test prep course focuses on the ACT exam, providing a thorough review of the core content while also emphasizing strategies that help students diagnose and solve test questions successfully. All students will receive the Higher Ground Test Preparation Manual, 12 hours of instruction, 2 practice tests to assess performance level, assessment reports, and supplemental materials.

Initial ACT Diagnostic - Monday, July 22 • 9am - 12pm
Final ACT Diagnostic - Wednesday, July 31 • 9am - 12pm
*Scholarship opportunities available to qualifying applicants.

NOTE: The test prep courses are intended for high school students who are planning to take the ACT and are open to all currently enrolled high school students regardless of age. Not available for high school credit.


ACT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the ACT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the ACT website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.

$325.00

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STUDY & TEST-TAKING SKILLS: High School
Jul 23 - Jul 26, 2019 / 1:00PM - 3:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

This 3 day class will show students how to be successful in the classroom and throughout their academic journey and is comprised of topics specifically tailored to students in high school: organization and time-management, maximizing classroom learning, note-taking, test preparation, and subject test taking (note: this class DOES NOT cover standardized testing like the SAT or ACT). Group exercises will center on establishing effective habits that will expand learning and minimize stress in the classroom and at home.

*Please note that there will be no class on Wednesday July 24th

$125.00

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DISSECTION INSPECTION
Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 11 - 13

Students will have the opportunity to engage their curiosity about animals while investigating the outer and inner workings of an earthworm, grasshopper, crawfish and frog. Participants should be interested and willing to dissect, under supervision, multiple specimens; a strong stomach and curious mind is a must for this fun, hands-on dissection class!

$235.00

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INTRO TO AP-LEVEL CHEMISTRY
Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2019 / 1:00PM - 3:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

If you’re going to take AP Chemistry next year this is the workshop for you! We will be covering some of the “Big Ideas” of AP Chem including structure, bonding, kinetics, and equilibrium. This workshop will stress not just the conceptual side of Chemistry, but also will incorporate mathematics and the analysis of data within a holistic overview of the material. Note that students should have a foundation in Chemistry, preferably General Chemistry, before taking this workshop. This overview will give every student a significant edge when beginning AP Chem in the fall! This workshop is open to all currently enrolled high school students regardless of age.

$145.00

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URBAN ART: THE STREET ART PROJECT: Stencils, Style + Spraypaint
Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 12 - 14

This five day introductory course to urban arts will explore various forms of street art techniques, styles, legendary urban artists, and their impact on today's culture. SLC local artist Matt Monsoon will work with students to develop their own personal style, street artist persona, and learn basic techniques to create their own original artworks using stencils, stickers, markers, wheat paste, aerosol paints, and other tools of the trade.

$225.00

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INTRO TO AP-LEVEL PHYSICS
Aug 5 - Aug 9, 2019 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

If you plan to take AP Physics 1, 2, or IB physics next year, this workshop is for you! This class will mostly cover Newtonian mechanics, including, but not limited to: kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, work, energy, and power. Students will learn to think about problem-solving and the world in general from a physicist's perspective! All material covered will provide a head start for an AP or IB high school physics course.

NOTE: This course is not designed as an introduction for AP Physics C, and is designed for those who have not taken a Physics class before.

$145.00

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STOCK SLEUTHS: From Index Funds To Bitcoin
Aug 5 - Aug 9, 2019 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

Explore the world of investing and learn how the markets work in this week-long introduction to trading. Attention will be given to traditional modes of investment (and why starting early is so important!), but class will also focus on active trading, cryptocurrencies, penny stocks, and other risky avenues that some investors pursue. Simulated trading competitions will refine fundamental concepts as students learn how to manage a portfolio and learn why value is important even in the world of analytic trading. Come ready to crunch the numbers and place your bets!

*Students should have an extremely high level of interest in math.

$180.00

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INTENSIVE SAT TEST PREP CLASS
Aug 6 - Aug 16, 2019 / 1:00PM - 3:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

This intensive two-week test prep course focuses on the SAT exam, providing a thorough review of the core content while also emphasizing strategies that help students diagnose and solve test questions successfully. All students will receive the Higher Ground Test Preparation Manual, 12 hours of instruction, 2 practice tests to assess performance level, assessment reports, and supplemental materials.

Initial ACT Diagnostic - Tuesday, August 6 • 1 - 4pm
Final ACT Diagnostic - Thursday, August 15 • 1 - 4pm

*Scholarship opportunities available to qualifying applicants

NOTE: This test prep course is intended for high school students who are planning to take the SAT and is open to all currently enrolled high school students regardless of age. Not available for high school credit.

$325.00

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WHAT EINSTEIN TOLD HIS COOK
Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019 / 9:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 11 - 13

In this summer workshop we will explore all of the secrets of the kitchen and learn how Chemistry and Physics unite to provide us with our food today. This workshop will focus on the science in the kitchen and is not your normal cooking class! Using science and a variety of media we will peer into the intricacies behind what happens to our food when we manipulate it using culinary techniques.

$210.00

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INTRO TO AP-LEVEL CALCULUS
Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 14 - 17

Are you planning to take Calculus next year, or maybe you just want to learn what this exciting branch of mathematics is all about? In this workshop, we will be introducing concepts and problems related to several fundamental areas of calculus, including limits, differentiation, applications of derivatives, and integration. This workshop will give any student a head start on the concepts covered in an AP-level calculus class. This course is designed for students who have not studied Calculus before and is open to all currently enrolled high school students regardless of age.

$145.00

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SPACE ROCKETS
Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2019 / 1:00PM - 4:00PM / For ages 12 - 14

Students will need to be dropped off and picked up from the University of Utah on August 17

Explore physics, problem solve, and learn about how NASA puts rockets into space! Students will develop critical thinking and teamwork skills while learning about aerospace design. Each student will study what makes rockets really fly and design and build their own.. The final day of class will be spent at the University of Utah launching our rockets! Don’t worry, parents, Space Rockets are unmanned, so your kids will remain safely on the ground. Snacks provided.

$215.00

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American Community School of Beirut - SAT
Mar 30 - Apr 17, 2019

This course has been cancelled due to low enrollment. Please contact colton@highergroundlearning.com with any questions regarding alternatives.

This course requires a minimum of 8 students enrolled in order to run. If the course fails to meet minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, the course will necessarily be rescheduled or cancelled as appropriate. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, the course fee will be transferred to the next course at this school, or refunded in full upon request.

SAT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the SAT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the College Board website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.


Since 1997 we have traveled all over the world to deliver engaging, creative classes that give students powerful tools to be successful on the SAT* and ACT. After nearly two decades of experience, we have perfected not only our effective and successful course material but also our unique delivery. We have incredible teachers who are young, fun, creative, and most importantly, intelligent. While our teachers have an amazing ability to explain a concept in different ways to accommodate different learning styles, they also have the ability to make the students laugh, and thus keep them interested and invested. All SAT courses include a 100-point score increase guarantee and one-on-one time with one of our awesome instructors.

$0.00

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American School Foundation of Guadalajara
Aug 23 - Sep 11, 2019

Registration Deadline: June 14, 2019

This course requires a minimum of 8 students enrolled in order to run. If the course fails to meet minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, the course will necessarily be rescheduled or cancelled as appropriate. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, the course fee will be transferred to the next course at this school, or refunded in full upon request.

SAT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the SAT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the College Board website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.


Since 1997 we have traveled all over the world to deliver engaging, creative classes that give students powerful tools to be successful on the SAT* and ACT. After nearly two decades of experience, we have perfected not only our effective and successful course material but also our unique delivery. We have incredible teachers who are young, fun, creative, and most importantly, intelligent. While our teachers have an amazing ability to explain a concept in different ways to accommodate different learning styles, they also have the ability to make the students laugh, and thus keep them interested and invested. All SAT courses include a 100-point score increase guarantee and one-on-one time with one of our awesome instructors.

$799.00

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International School of Milan - SAT
Sep 14 - Oct 2, 2019

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2019

This course requires a minimum of 8 students enrolled in order to run. If the course fails to meet minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, the course will necessarily be rescheduled or cancelled as appropriate. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, the course fee will be transferred to the next course at this school, or refunded in full upon request.

SAT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the SAT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the College Board website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.


Since 1997 we have traveled all over the world to deliver engaging, creative classes that give students powerful tools to be successful on the SAT* and ACT. After nearly two decades of experience, we have perfected not only our effective and successful course material but also our unique delivery. We have incredible teachers who are young, fun, creative, and most importantly, intelligent. While our teachers have an amazing ability to explain a concept in different ways to accommodate different learning styles, they also have the ability to make the students laugh, and thus keep them interested and invested. All SAT courses include a 100-point score increase guarantee and one-on-one time with one of our awesome instructors.

$799.00

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Camp Robinson - SAT/PSAT
Jun 3 - Jun 21, 2019

Registration Deadline: April 26, 2019

This course requires a minimum of 8 students enrolled in order to run. If the course fails to meet minimum enrollment by the registration deadline, the course will necessarily be rescheduled or cancelled as appropriate. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, the course fee will be transferred to the next course at this school, or refunded in full upon request.

SAT Exam Registration
Enrollment in this prep class DOES NOT register your student for the SAT Exam. Parents/Guardians are responsible for enrolling their student(s). Visit the College Board website for upcoming test dates and registration information. Registration for the test is on a first come first serve basis so please register early to be guaranteed a seat.


Since 1997 we have traveled all over the world to deliver engaging, creative classes that give students powerful tools to be successful on the SAT* and ACT. After nearly two decades of experience, we have perfected not only our effective and successful course material but also our unique delivery. We have incredible teachers who are young, fun, creative, and most importantly, intelligent. While our teachers have an amazing ability to explain a concept in different ways to accommodate different learning styles, they also have the ability to make the students laugh, and thus keep them interested and invested. All SAT courses include a 100-point score increase guarantee and one-on-one time with one of our awesome instructors.

$799.00

Register Now

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