College Entry Test Preparation

SAT® Prep (with bonus ACT test taking strategies)

Our four-day comprehensive class has been designed to improve student SAT scores. Each class section focuses on one of three subjects: math, reading and English, as well as how to utilize Khan's Academy to improve scores (SAT Khan Academy Boot Camp). The SAT Barron’s book is included in the cost of the class and is distributed the first day. The fee also includes an SAT practice exam with same day test results on day four.

In addition to preparing for SAT testing, each instructor will introduce key strategies for conquering the ACT.  A bonus ACT practice packet and online resources will be sent home with each student.

  • February 17, 24 and March 3, 10 | $189
    • 8 a.m. to noon | course code number NKC-S04-004

Register for prep classes online or call (815) 455-8588 with the course code number to register.

How to Register for College Entry Test Prep Online

  1. If you're new to MCC, see and select: Register for Workforce and Community Development Classes »
  2. To search for a class, enter search criteria such as keyword (ex. SAT) or the course code number. Or, try selecting Topic Code "ACT" using the arrow for the drop-down menu.
  3. Select a class for registration and Submit.
  4. Complete the required personal identification information and payment information, then Submit.

Online SAT/ACT Prep Series

Unable to attend the class in person? Take an online SAT/ACT Prep class at your convenience!

Register to take the ACT/SAT Tests - Information for National Testing

ACT: Visit for ACT test dates and testing locations or contact your guidance counselor. Register early to ensure first choice placement.

SAT: See SAT test dates, deadlines, and registration details at

In addition to College Entry Test Prep, MCC also offers the following programs and resources for high school students: