Attend our ACT Classroom Courses

Laura and George teach classes for every ACT national test date. Classes are held in Alabama usually around Birmingham. George teaches the math and science, and Laura teaches the English and reading sections. The duration of each course is 4 or 5 weeks, depending on the course. All materials are provided except pencils and calculators.


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English & Reading Workshop (June Test)

The English and Reading Workshop will be held on Thursday, May 28th, 2015, from 2:00 to 5:30 PM. The cost is $195. The workshop is designed to emphasize the strategies and content of the English and reading sections only. The course is structured in a way that is equivalent to the instruction received in 3.5 hours of private tutoring. The workshop location is: Brookview Church, 3699 Belmont Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35210. Students will receive slightly more English practice than reading because the explanations for the grammar from the instructor are needed more heavily than the reading comprehension questions, but all reading strategies will be taught and over an hour of practice will be allotted for the reading as well. IMPORTANT: students will receive an additional test to take home for practice.  It is very important that they utilize the strategies learned to apply to an additional practice test before test day. Please contact Laura at Laura@allpencilsdown.com if you have further questions or register here on our site. If paying by check, please mail to 4115 Paxton Place, Vestavia, AL 35242 (disregard any other addresses you may receive)

Price : $195.00
ACT June Course A (June 13th Test)

This course is designed to help students prepare for the ACT test. This course is located at 3699 Belmont Rd Irondale, AL 35210 (Brookview Church).

Course Dates and Times: 

Monday, June 1st: 1:30pm - 4:45pm 

Tuesday, June 2nd1:30pm - 4:45pm

Wednesday, June 3rd1:30pm - 4:45pm

Thursday, June 4th : 1:30pm - 4:45pm

Friday, June 5th1:30pm - 4:45pm 

All 4 subjects are covered every class. There will be some homework as well. 

All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators. We will also provide snacks at the given break time. After registration, we will send you a confirmation email with all of the details you might need. If you have any questions, please contact Maxine at maxine@allpencilsdown.com.

IMPORTANT: SEATS ARE ONLY CONFIRMED WITH PAYMENT FOR ALL JUNE CLASSES BECAUSE CLASSES ARE FILLING

Price : $395.00
ACT June Course B (June 13th Test)

REGISTRATION FOR COURSE B

IS CLOSED ! ! ! !

IF YOU REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE YOU WILL NOT BE ASSURED A SEAT IN THIS CLASS - PLEASE CALL 989-4356 TO BE PUT ON THE WAITING LIST IF THERE IS A CANCELATION

 

This course is designed to help students prepare for the ACT test.

Course Dates and Times: 

Sunday, June 7th - 1:30pm - 4:45pm 

Monday, June 8th - 1:30pm - 4:45pm

Tuesday, June 9th - 1:30pm - 4:45pm

Wednesday, June 10th - 1:30pm - 4:45pm

Thursday, June 11th - 1:30pm - 4:45pm

Location of the Classes:

Brookview Church

3699 Belmont Rd

Irondale, AL 35210

All 4 subjects are covered every class. There will be some homework as well. 

All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators. We will also provide snacks at the given break time. After registration, we will send you a confirmation email with all of the details you might need. If you have any questions, please contact Maxine at maxine@allpencilsdown.com.

IMPORTANT: SEATS ARE ONLY CONFIRMED WITH PAYMENT BECAUSE ALL JUNE CLASSES ARE FILLING

Price : $395.00
ACT June Course C - Talladega (June 13th Test)

This course is designed to help students prepare for the ACT test. This course is located at 69220 Alabama Highway 77 Talladega, AL 35160. We are delighted to work with Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative as they help us sponsor this course at their corporate headquarters location. With their sponsorship we are able to offer this course at a special price.

Course Dates and Times: 

Thursday, May 28th - 9:30am - 1:00pm 

Tuesday, June 2nd - 9:30am - 1:00pm

Thursday, June 4th - 9:30am - 1:00pm

Tuesday, June 9th - 9:30am - 1:00pm

Thursday, June 11th - 9:30am - 1:00pm 

All 4 subjects are covered every day. There will be some homework as well. 

All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators. We will also provide snacks at the given break time. After registration, we will send you a confirmation email with all of the details you might need. If you have questions, please contact us at questions@allpencilsdown.com.

Price : $360.00
Math & Science Workshop I with George Mizzell

 

ONLY 2 MORE SEATS AVAILABLE FOR THIS WORKSHOP

GO AHEAD AND REGISTER YOUR STUDENT AND MAKE PAYMENT.  IF YOU ARE NOT ONE OF THE FIRST TWO TO MAKE PAYMENT YOU WILL BE ISSUED A REFUND BEFORE THE WORKSHOP BEGINS.  YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY MONDAY MORNING IF YOU HAVE A SEAT IN CLASS.

Math & Science Workshop I

with George Mizzell (for June Test)

 

May 26th and 27th, 2015

1:30 to 5:30 PM

 

Residence Inn

First Floor Conference Room

2725 John Hawkins Parkway (Highway 150)

Hoover AL 35244

The Math and Science Workshop I is for students with a Math and/or Science score on the ACT that is up to a 25.  This workshop will only have a minor overlap with the math and science covered in our two June ACT Prep Courses.  Students will be given homework to do before the second class.  Students will also receive practice tests to work on over the next two weeks until the June test.

The focus is to spend more time covering the basic math skills needed to do well on the ACT test.  Our regular review courses are designed to help review concepts that students have already had significant coverage of in school and just need to become familiar with how the ACT presents it and how to work the problems the way the ACT Test expects them to do.  This course will provide students a more in-depth review of fractions, percents, numbers, math terms and algebraic concepts.  We will also cover these geometric topics: lines, angles, triangles, circles and areas.

For science students with find this course more helpful to start with.  We will be covering some basics about science experiments in general and several science concepts that the ACT expects students to know and understand.  Then we will focus on understanding how to read the passages and understand the questions.  This course will not be focused as much on speed, but is intended for students to become more aware of what the ACT expects them to know and how to process the information given in a passage.  We understand that speed is a big issue and we address that in our regular classes.  This workshop is aimed at helping students understand the basics BEFORE we start trying to get them faster.

Price : $155.00
ACT Extreme English and reading(prerequisite score of 27)
This course is designed for students who have already scored a 27 or above on the ACT. Strategies will be taught but test practice and answer explanations will be the main priority. Students will be exposed to multiple ACT tests, and all students will practice on NEW material; they will not be repeating tests we have covered in other classes. The class will meet in a blitz fashion, Monday (June 8) and Thursday (June 11) only from 3:30-6:30 pm. CLASS LOCATION: 3699 Belmont Road Bham 35210 (Brookview Church) Instructor: Laura McDanal IMPORTANT: SEATS ARE ONLY CONFIRMED WITH PAYMENT BECAUSE JUNE CLASSES ARE FILLING
Price : $125.00
Math & Science Workshop II with George Mizzell

ONLY 2 MORE SEATS AVAILABLE FOR THIS WORKSHOP

GO AHEAD AND REGISTER YOUR STUDENT AND MAKE PAYMENT.  IF YOU ARE NOT ONE OF THE FIRST TWO TO MAKE PAYMENT YOU WILL BE ISSUED A REFUND BEFORE THE WORKSHOP BEGINS.  YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY WEDNESDAY MORNING IF YOU HAVE A SEAT IN CLASS.

Math & Science Workshop II

with George Mizzell (for June Test)

 

May 28th and 29th, 2015

3:00 to 7:00 PM

 

Residence Inn

First Floor Conference Room

2725 John Hawkins Parkway (Highway 150)

Hoover AL 35244

The Math and Science Workshop II is for students with a Math and/or Science score on the ACT that is 26 or higher.  This workshop will only have a minor overlap with the math and science covered in our two June ACT Prep Courses.  The students will be given homework to do before the second class.  Students will also get homework to work on over the next two weeks before the June test.

The focus is to spend more time covering the math skills needed to do well on the harder problems on the ACT test.  Our regular review courses are designed to help review concepts that students have already had significant coverage of in school and just need to become familiar with how the ACT presents it and how to work the problems the way the ACT Test expects them to do.  This workshop will be focusing on the problems from about 35 – 60 on the ACT Math test and a quick review of Algebra II, statistics and trigonometry concepts as they pertain to the ACT test.

Students with science scores of 26 or higher will prefer to start in this workshop.  These students will already understand how to use a lot of the basic information in a science passage and they really need help on finishing the passages on time.  Most of this class will be spent helping to equip students to move through all of the information quickly and notice the details of how to answer the questions correctly.

Price : $155.00
English & Reading Tutoring with Nancy Smith (June Test)

One-on-One Tutoring

English & Reading

with Nancy Smith

Sessions are usually one hour long, but if the schedule permits Nancy will do longer sessions.  Location of the sessions:

7030 Meadow Lark Drive, Birmingham, AL  35242

Go to Nancy's online calendar using the following link: http://www.allpencilsdown.com/Nancy_Smith.html

Select available dates and times and email maxine@allpencilsdown.com with your selections.  You will receive an email when they are confirmed (on a first come first served basis) or called to discuss other available times.

Student must be registered before tutoring is confirmed.  Click on "Register and Make Payment" below to fill out registration form (then click on "Proceed to Payment" at the bottom of the page (this registers the student), then log out unless you want to make the first payment by Debit/Credit Card).

Tutoring per 1 hour session $80 - Pay by check at each session

Price : $80.00
Math & Science Tutoring (for June ACT)

One-on-One Tutoring

Math & Science

with George Mizzell

Also available by Skype!

Sessions are usually one hour long, but if the schedule permits George will do longer sessions.  Location of the sessions:

5171 Lake Crest Circle, Hoover, AL 35226

Go to George's online calendar using the following link: http://www.allpencilsdown.com/Calendar.html

Select available dates and times and email maxine@allpencilsdown.com with your selections.  You will receive an email when they are confirmed (on a first come first served basis) or called to discuss other available times.

Student must be registered before tutoring is confirmed.  Click on "Register and Make Payment" below to fill out registration form (then click on "Proceed to Payment" at the bottom of the page (this registers the student), then log out unless you want to make the first payment by Debit/Credit Card)

Tutoring per 1 hour session $80 - Pay by check at each session

Price : $80.00

Laura and George

We’ve learned that prior to committing to actual practice and instruction, students and parents often have general questions and concerns about the nature of the test, about the productivity of preparation, and about the feasibility of practicing online. We’ve established a video based question/answer segment to help you get started and to help you gain more knowledge about those normal concerns.