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FREAKONOMICS
Jun 26 - Jun 30, 2017 / 10:00AM - 12:30PM / For ages 13 - 18

In one of our most popular workshops, students will study the modern market system with a uniquely hands-on approach. Students will 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. At the end of the workshop students and teams will be rewarded based on their business success in the markets! Students should have a high level of interest in math.

$175.00

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DO IT YOURSELF!
Jun 26 - Jun 30, 2017 / 10:00AM - 1:00PM / For ages 10 - 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! Navigating the world of Etsy will also be discussed and the inner entrepreneur just might be released. If you're a fan of crafting, this is the class to take! Snacks provided.

$185.00

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INTENSIVE ACT TEST PREP
Jun 27 - Jul 7, 2017 / 1:30PM - 3:30PM / For ages 14 - 18

Initial ACT Diagnostic - Tuesday, June 27 • 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Final ACT Diagnostic - Thursday, July 6 • 1:30 - 4:30 pm
class will not be in session on July 4th in observance of the holiday

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.

NOTE: The test prep courses are intended for high school students or for community adults who are planning to take the ACT. Not available for high school credit.

*Need-based scholarship opportunities available to qualifying applicants


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.

$300.00

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STUDY & TEST TAKING SKILLS
Jul 3 - Jul 7, 2017 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 12 - 15

Looking to fine-tune your study skills, acquire cutting-edge test taking techniques, and develop an academic edge? Addressing all learning styles, this class offers a highly innovative curriculum that will show students how to be successful in the classroom and throughout their academic journey. This course is comprised of four units: organization and time-management, maximizing classroom learning, note-taking, test preparation, and test taking. Dynamic group exercises are also incorporated to develop classroom etiquette and to teach the importance of teamwork in academics. Did we mention fun? Our high-energy teachers are far from boring and students will leave Higher Ground Learning inspired to unlock their academic potential. Snacks provided.

Classes will not be in session July 4th & July 24th in observance of the holidays.

$150.00

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WHAT EINSTEIN TOLD HIS COOK
Jul 3 - Jul 7, 2017 / 10:00AM - 1:00PM / For ages 10 - 13

In this summer workshop we will explore all of the secrets of the kitchen from making lollipops and fudge to homegrown sourdough. Using science and a variety of media such as: baking, sautéing, mixing, whipping, poaching and kneading, the student chefs will taste and compare their daily creations with their peers. We will wrap things up by making our very own toothpaste to ensure there is nothing in your teeth as you walk away smiling! Snacks provided.

Class will not be in session July 4th in observance of the holiday.

$150.00

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YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP
Jul 3 - Jul 7, 2017 / 1:30PM - 4:00PM / For ages 12 - 15

We designed this workshop primarily for the student who wants to improve their academic writing skills. We will be covering 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. Snacks provided.

Class will not be in session July 4th in observance of the holiday.

$150.00

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URBAN ART SPRAYPAINT MANIFESTO I: STENCILS AND STREETS
Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017 / 10:00AM - 1:00PM / For ages 12 - 16

This five-day urban art class will explore various forms of guerilla art and how they impact today's culture. From Shepard Fairey to Banksy, wheat pasting to stencil cutting, we will explore all kinds of art born in the streets. SLC Local artists like Cat Rogers will work with students throughout the week to explore traditions and techniques used both locally and internationally. Students will create various kinds of urban art and will work to develop their own style. A major emphasis of the class is to show students the positive and productive ways to do this type of art. Snacks provided.

$195.00

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NASA SPACE EXPLORATION WITH OSIRIS-REX
Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017 / 10:00AM - 1:00PM / For ages 13 - 15

"Go flight!" Explore asteroids, problem solve, and learn about NASA's latest venture in this OSIRIS-Rex themed workshop. As the groundbreaking spacecraft performs deep space maneuvers in preparation for its landing on the Bennu asteroid, students will develop critical thinking skills and teamwork in an attempt to keep their own "spacecraft" on mission. The final day of class will be spent at the University of Utah launching our own rockets! Don't worry, parents, OSIRIS-Rex is an unmanned mission, so your kids will remain safely on the ground. Snacks provided.

Students will need to be dropped off and picked up from the University of Utah on July 14th.

$190.00

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INTENSIVE SAT TEST PREP
Jul 11 - Jul 21, 2017 / 1:30PM - 3:30PM / For ages 14 - 18

Initial SAT Diagnostic - Tuesday, July 11 • 1:30 - 4:45 pm
Second SAT Diagnostic - Thursday, July 20 • 1:30 - 4:45 pm

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. Classes are held Monday through Friday the first week with no class on Thursday. The second week classes are held Tuesday through Friday.

NOTE: The test prep courses are intended for high school students or for community adults who are planning to take the ACT. Not available for high school credit.

*Need-based scholarship opportunities available to qualifying applicants


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.

$300.00

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CRAFTING COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ESSAYS
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017 / 10:00AM - 12:30PM / For ages 15 - 18

In the calm before the September storm, join Higher Ground for a creative writing class guaranteed to be a boon to students looking to enhance their writing skills for the upcoming school year and get a head start on their college applications. Students will learn specific strategies to get over the hump of starting a writing assignment, and to write more confidently and creatively. Students will look closely at poetry, spoken word, and fiction, and use this insight to gain ground in their college applications. All students, regardless of their writing level, ability and confidence are welcome to enroll in the workshop. Advanced writers will be accounted for and pushed to succeed in ways appropriate for their needs, with customized reading assignments and writing prompts.

$185.00

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BUILD YOUR OWN LONGBOARD II: Custom Boards
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017 / 10:00AM - 1:00PM / For ages 12 - 18

Design, Build, Ride. Have a little bit of woodworking under your belt? Want to show off your skills and learn some new ones? Build a custom longboard with us! This week-long design-build course gives students a chance to design and build their own longboard. From Pintails to Drop Throughs 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. The last day of class we'll take our new boards out for a spin, hooting and hollering as we ride our new creations. Students do not need to have taken our first longboard course but they should have some basic familiarity with building using wood. For those with less experience building with wood and using tools, check out Build Your Own Longboard I!

$275.00

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STUDY & TEST TAKING SKILLS
Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2017 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 12 - 15

Looking to fine-tune your study skills, acquire cutting-edge test taking techniques, and develop an academic edge? Addressing all learning styles, this class offers a highly innovative curriculum that will show students how to be successful in the classroom and throughout their academic journey. This course is comprised of four units: organization and time-management, maximizing classroom learning, note-taking, test preparation, and test taking. Dynamic group exercises are also incorporated to develop classroom etiquette and to teach the importance of teamwork in academics. Did we mention fun? Our high-energy teachers are far from boring and students will leave Higher Ground Learning inspired to unlock their academic potential. Snacks provided.

Class will not be in session July 4th in observance of the holiday.

$150.00

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INTENSIVE ACT TEST PREP
Jul 25 - Aug 4, 2017 / 1:30PM - 3:30PM / For ages 14 - 18

Initial ACT Diagnostic - Tuesday, July 25 • 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Final ACT Diagnostic - Thursday, August 3 • 1:30 - 4:30 pm

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.

NOTE: The test prep courses are intended for high school students or for community adults who are planning to take the ACT. Not available for high school credit.

*Need-based scholarship opportunities available to qualifying applicants


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.

$300.00

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URBAN ART SPRAYPAINT MANIFESTO II: PAINT PROJECTS
Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017 / 10:00AM - 1:00PM / For ages 12 - 16

Spend five days exploring different projects led by can-wielding fanatics! Students will work alongside Cat Rogers - our very own professional artist - to produce custom art. In addition to space paintings, stenciled shirts, and light paintings, this class will focus on color theory and the use of space in design and art. A major emphasis of the class is to show students the positive and productive ways to do this type of art. No prerequisite required. Snacks provided.

$195.00

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INTRO TO AP*-LEVEL CHEMISTRY
Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2017 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 15 - 18

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. This overview will give students a significant edge when beginning AP Chem in Fall! Snacks provided.

NOTE: Students should have a foundation in Chemistry, preferably General Chemistry, before taking this workshop.

$145.00

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INTRO TO AP* LEVEL PHYSICS
Aug 7 - Aug 11, 2017 / 10:00AM - 12:00PM / For ages 15 - 18

If you plan to take AP* or IB physics next year, this workshop is for you! This workshop will mostly cover Newtonian mechanics, including, but not limited to: kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, work, energy, and power. All material covered will provide a head start for an AP* or IB high school physics course. Snacks provided.

$145.00

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INTENSIVE PSAT PREP
Aug 7 - Aug 11, 2017 / 1:30PM - 3:30PM / For ages 15 - 18

In this week-long intensive course we will be examining the new format of the PSAT. The focus will be on a comprehensive overview of the new content and concepts within the test, as well as the introduction to specific test prep strategies.This class is for the highest level PSAT/NMSQT taken during the Junior year.

$225.00

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WHAT EINSTEIN TOLD HIS COOK
Aug 14 - Aug 18, 2017 / 10:00AM - 1:00PM / For ages 10 - 13

In this summer workshop we will explore all of the secrets of the kitchen from making lollipops and fudge to homegrown sourdough. Using science and a variety of media such as: baking, sautéing, mixing, whipping, poaching and kneading, the student chefs will taste and compare their daily creations with their peers. We will wrap things up by making our very own toothpaste to ensure there is nothing in your teeth as you walk away smiling! Snacks provided.

$190.00

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FASHION DESIGN
Aug 14 - Aug 18, 2017 / 1:30PM - 4:30PM / For ages 13 - 18

Thinking about becoming a fashion designer? Are you a creative detail-oriented person who is passionate about innovation and in search of a place to express yourself? In our Design School workshop, students will develop their sense of color, texture and detail; they will sketch, sew, render, and pattern while embellishing their creative ideas with studs, patches, stencils, textures, dye, and other accents. This five-day workshop will provide you with a chance to explore this excitingly diverse field, culminating in a huge fashion show event where you will market your new fashion line. No prerequisite required, although some sewing experience is an asset.

$215.00

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INTRO TO AP* LEVEL CALCULUS
Aug 14 - Aug 18, 2017 / 1:30PM - 3:30PM / For ages 15 - 18

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 covering the most important parts of calculus: differentiation and integration. This workshop will give any student a head start on the concepts covered in an AP*-level calculus course.

$145.00

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Colegio Bolivar - ACT
Aug 19 - Sep 5, 2017

Extended registration deadline: July 14, 2017

*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.

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.


Since 1997 we have traveled all over the world to deliver engaging, creative classes that give students powerful tools to be successful on the 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 ACT courses include a 3-point score increase guarantee and one-on-one time with one of our awesome instructors.

$699.00

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American International School of Cape Town - SAT
Sep 1 - Sep 20, 2017

Deadline to register: June 16, 2017

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.

$699.00

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Academia Cotopaxi - SAT
Sep 2 - Sep 26, 2017

Extended registration deadline: July 28, 2017

*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.

$699.00

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Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt - SAT
Sep 9 - Sep 27, 2017

Deadline to register: June 23, 2017

*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.

$699.00

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American School Foundation of Mexico City - SAT
Sep 10 - Oct 5, 2017

Extended registration deadline: August 4, 2017

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.

$699.00

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American International School of Egypt - SAT
Sep 15 - Oct 5, 2017

Deadline to register: June 23, 2017

*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.

$699.00

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American Embassy School of New Delhi - SAT
Sep 16 - Oct 4, 2017

Deadline to register: August 11, 2017

*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, Higher Ground Learning has 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.

$699.00

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American Overseas School of Rome - SAT
Sep 16 - Oct 5, 2017

Deadline to register: August 11, 2017

*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.

$699.00

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Colegio Nueva Granada - ACT
Sep 16 - Oct 4, 2017

Deadline to register: August 18, 2017

*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.

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 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.


Since 1997, Higher Ground Learning has 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.

$699.00

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Colegio Karl C. Parrish - SAT
Sep 16 - Oct 4, 2017

Deadline to register: August 11, 2017

*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, Higher Ground Learning has 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.

$699.00

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Shanghai American School: Pudong - SAT
Oct 21 - Nov 8, 2017

Deadline to register: Sept 22, 2017

*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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Shanghai American School: Puxi - SAT
Oct 27 - Nov 15, 2017

Deadline to register: Sept 22, 2017

*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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ACT Test Prep
Aug 7 - Sep 6, 2017 / 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Classes | Mondays and Wednesdays • 5:30 - 7:30pm
Diagnostic Tests | Saturdays • 11:00am - 2:00pm (8/5, 8/19, 9/2)
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}
Aug 13 - Sep 3, 2017 / 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, Aug 13, 2017 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, Aug 20, 2017 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, Aug 27, 2017 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, Sep 3, 2017 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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SAT Test Prep
Sep 5 - Oct 5, 2017 / 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Classes | Tuesdays and Thursdays • 5:30 - 7:30pm
Diagnostic Tests | Saturdays • 11:00am - 3:00pm (9/2, 9/16, 9/30)
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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ACT Test Prep
Sep 25 - Oct 25, 2017 / 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Classes | Mondays and Wednesdays • 5:30 - 7:30pm
Diagnostic Tests | Saturdays • 11:00am - 2:00pm (9/23, 10/7, 10/21)
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}
Oct 1 - Oct 22, 2017 / 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, Oct 1, 2017 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

Register Now

ACT Math Workshop
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 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

Register Now

ACT Reading Workshop
Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 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

Register Now

ACT Science Workshop
Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 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

Register Now

ACT Test Prep
Nov 6 - Dec 6, 2017 / 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Classes | Mondays and Wednesdays • 5:30 - 7:30pm
Diagnostic Tests | Saturdays • 11:00am - 2:00pm (11/4, 11/18, 12/2 )
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

Register Now

ACT Sunday Workshop Series {English, Math, Reading & Science}
Nov 12 - Dec 3, 2017 / 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

Register Now

ACT English Workshop
Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 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

Register Now

ACT Math Workshop
Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 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

Register Now

ACT Reading Workshop
Sunday, Nov 26, 2017 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

Register Now

ACT Science Workshop
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 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

Register Now

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