Attend our ACT Classroom Courses

Laura and George teach classes in Birmingham, Alabama for every ACT national test date. Classes are held in Riverchase, Alabama (just south of Birmingham). Click her for a video of driving directions coming down I-65 South or coming up US 31 from the Alabaster direction. Classes are typically held on Monday evenings from 6:00-8:45, and the total cost is $395. All four sections of the test are taught thoroughly. George teaches the math and science, and Laura teaches the English and reading sections. The duration of each course is 4 to 6 weeks, depending on school calendars. All materials are provided except calculators.
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ACT Prep Course (for Apr 9th & 19th Tests)
 
Location
 
Brookview Church
3699 Belmont Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
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Course Dates and Times

March 10, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
March 17, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
March 24, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
Spring Break Week
April 7, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
April 14, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM* (see below)

This course is designed to help students prepare for the upcoming ACT test.  All four subjects (English, Reading, Math and Science) are covered each night, and homework is given as well. All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators. Snacks are provided at break time.

* Students taking the test on April 9th will be provided a link to watch the videos of a previously recorded 5th Class.

You will receive a confirmation email that includes information on how to access a Welcome Guide.  Please start by reading the Welcome Guide and following the instructions.  It contains login and password information (student and parent), six to eight hours of free ACT resources, additional math resources, and Rocket Reader. 

Rocket Reader is a special program that improves reading speed.  Most students feel time is a major issue for the Reading and Science sections of the test.  Rocket Reader is a tool that helps students complete the test in the time allotted.  Students should start work with Rocket Reader as soon as possible and continue using it until the test date.

Our classes fill quickly.  In order to secure your student's spot in class, please pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration.

If you have questions, please let us know.

questions@allpencilsdown.com

205-989-4356

Price : $395.00
ACT EXTREME Prep Course (for Apr 9th & 19th Tests)

Location

Brookview Church
3699 Belmont Road
Birmingham, AL 35210

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Course Dates and Times

March 10, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
March 17, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
March 24, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
Spring Break Week
April 7, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM
April 14, 2016, 4:30 to 7:45 PM* (see below)

This course is designed for students who have a previous ACT score of 27 or above and want to achieve an even higher score.  This is a fast-paced course with all new test materials and homework practice.  Students who have already taken our standard prep class will see different materials in this course.  All four subjects are covered each night and homework will be assigned as well. 

This course assumes students to be strong in all four subject areas.  It focuses on the most difficult types of questions, and may improve the student's ability to complete the test in the allotted time.  Students with a 26 or lower on the math or science portions are encouraged to work through the additional Math Resources and Science Overview videos included in the Welcome Guide.

* Students taking the test on April 9th will be provided a link to watch the videos of a previously recorded 5th Class.

On home page of website (in center under video box) click on "Welcome Guides" and select "Extreme ACT Prep" and print to use as a reference.

All materials are provided except pencils and calculators. We will also provide snacks at break time.

If you have questions, please let us know.

questions@allpencilsdown.com

205-989-4356

Price : $335.00
One-on-One Math & Science Tutoring

with George Mizzell (for April Tests)

Also available by Skype IF ARRANGED IN ADVANCE!
 
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

Follow instructions in the Welcome Guide to view the tutoring calendar, select "available" dates and times, make your request, and register your student for tutoring.

The Welcome Guide is located on the home page of www.allpencilsdown.com just below the video box in the center.  Click on "Welcome Guides" and choose "ACT Tutoring - Math/Science - George Mizzell".

Important:  Please read cancellation policy in Welcome Guide.

Each tutoring student will have available to them free resources in all four subjects and extra math resources, plus Rocket Reader, a speed reader that also helps with comprehension.  Instructions for access and passwords explained in the Welcome Guide.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

205-989-4356

Tutoring per 1 hour session

Price : $80.00
One-on-One English & Reading Tutoring

with Nancy Smith (for April Tests)

Sessions are usually one hour long, but if the schedule permits Nancy will do longer sessions. 
Location of the Sessions
 
Suite B, 7030 Meadow Lark Drive
Birmingham, AL  35242
(off Highway 280 – street to left of Lloyd’s Restaurant)
Directions listed in Welcome Guide
 
Follow instructions in the Welcome Guide to view the tutoring calendar, select "available" dates and times, make your request, and register your student for tutoring.
 
The Welcome Guide is located on the home page of www.allpencilsdown.com just below the video box in the center.  Click on "Welcome Guides" and choose "ACT Tutoring - Math/Science – Nancy Smith.”
 
Important:  Please read cancellation policy in Welcome Guide.
 
Each tutoring student will have available to them Rocket Reader, a speed reader that also helps with comprehension.  Instructions for access and passwords explained in the Welcome Guide.
 
If you have any questions, please let us know.
205-989-4356
 
Tutoring per 1 hour session
Price : $80.00
ACT Math & Science Prep - Montgomery/Prattville

with George Mizzell (for April Tests)

6 class sessions - $195 per student
(discount if attending English & Reading Class also)

Location
 
Hampton Inn & Suites
2590 Cobbs Ford Road
Prattville, AL 36066
 
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Course Dates and Times

March 7, 2016, 4:30 to 6:00 PM
March 14, 2016, 4:30 to 6:00 PM
March 28, 2016, 4:30 to 6:00 PM
April 4, 2016, 4:30 to 6:00 PM
April 11, 2016, 4:30 to 6:00 PM
April 18, 2016, 4:30 to 5:45 PM


George Mizzell will be conducting an ACT Math and Science Prep Class in the Montgomery area to help students prepare for the April ACT Test on April 9th, and the in-school test on April 19, 2016.

Mr. Mizzell has conducted ACT prep classes for over 15 years in the Birmingham area and has provided one-on-one tutoring for hundreds of students.  As an electrical engineer, Mr. Mizzell is able to help students develop the problem solving and scientific reasoning skills necessary to improve their ACT scores.  During this course students will work through more than 6 former ACT tests and learn strategies and time management skills in both the Math and Science areas.  Homework is assigned between each class, as continued practice of these skills is vital for ACT success. 

Each day, immediately after this class, Nancy Smith is offering an ACT English and Reading Prep Class.  Students attending both will receive a $40 discount.

We look forward to having your student attend these vital courses.

If you have questions, please let us know.

questions@allpencilsdown.com

205-989-4356

Price : $195.00
ACT English & Reading Prep - Montgomery/Prattville

with Nancy Smith (for April Tests)

6 class sessions - $195 per student
(discount if attending Math & Science Class also)

Location
 
Hampton Inn & Suites
2590 Cobbs Ford Road
Prattville, AL 36066
 
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Course Dates and Times
 
March 7, 2016, 6:15 to 7:45 PM
March 14, 2016, 6:15 to 7:45 PM
March 28, 2016, 6:15 to 7:45 PM
April 4, 2016, 6:15 to 7:45 PM
April 11, 2016, 6:15 to 7:45 PM
April 18, 2016, 6:00 to 7:15 PM

Nancy Smith will be conducting an ACT English and Reading Prep Class in the Montgomery area with an intense focus on English and reading skill improvement.  This course is designed to help students prepare for the April ACT Test on April 9th, and the in-school test on April 19, 2016.

Ms. Smith has 25 years experience as an educator/counselor and has a passion for seeing students master the basic English concepts and improve reading skills.  Students need these skills not just for the ACT, but also for success in college future careers.  She has extensively analyzed the ACT English and Reading tests and is able to prepare students to better understand ACT questions and work efficiently through answer choices. Upon completion of the course, students will feel competent and encouraged in the ACT English and reading areas.

Each day immediately before this class, George Mizzell is offering an ACT Math and Science Prep Class. Students attending both will receive a $40 discount.

We look forward to having your student attend these vital courses.

If you have questions, please let us know.

questions@allpencilsdown.com

205-989-4356

Price : $195.00
ACT Prep Class - Tuscaloosa

(for April 9th & 19th Tests)

Location
 
Faucett Brothers Activity Center
13040 Eugenia Faucett Drive
Northport, AL 35473
 
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Course Dates and Times

Tuesday, March 8th, 5:00 to 8:15
Tuesday, March 22nd, 5:00 to 8:15
Tuesday, March 29th, 5:00 to 8:15
Tuesday, April 5th, 5:00 to 8:15
Tuesday, April 12th, 5:00 to 8:15* (see below)
 
This course is designed to help students prepare for the upcoming ACT test.  All four subjects (English, Reading, Math and Science) are covered and homework is given as well. All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators. Snacks are provided at break time.
 
* Students taking the test on April 9th will be provided a link to watch videos of a previously recorded 5th class.

After registration, you will receive a confirmation email that includes information on how to access a Welcome Guide (Standard Course).  Please start by reading the Welcome Guide and following the instructions.  It contains login and password information (student and parent), six to eight hours of free ACT resources, additional math resources, and Rocket Reader. 

Rocket Reader is a special program that improves reading speed.  Most students feel time is a major issue for the Reading and Science sections of the test.  Rocket Reader is a tool that helps students complete the test in the time allotted.  Students should start work with Rocket Reader as soon as possible and continue using it until the test date.

Our classes fill quickly.  In order to secure your student's seat in class, please pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration.

If you have questions, please let us know.

questions@allpencilsdown.com

205-989-4356

Price : $395.00
English & Reading Workshop (for Apr Tests)
 
The English and Reading Workshop will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2016, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM.  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 to 5 hours of private tutoring.
 
LOCATION:
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 the test day.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

205-989-4356
Price : $180.00
ACT Prep Course - Talladega (for June Test)
Location
 
Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative
69220 Alabama Highway 77
Talladega, AL 35160
 
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Course Dates and Times
 
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 9:00 AM– 12:15 PM
Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 9:00 AM– 12:15 PM
Thursday, June 2, 2016, 9:00 AM– 12:15 PM
Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 9:00 AM– 12:15 PM
Thursday, June 9, 2016, 9:00 AM– 12:15 PM
 
Once again, we are delighted to work with Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative as they sponsor this course at their corporate headquarters location.  With their sponsorship, we are able to offer this course at a special price.
 
This course is designed to help students prepare for the upcoming ACT test.  All four subjects (English, Reading, Math and Science) are covered, and homework is given as well.  All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators.  Snacks are provided at break time.
 
You will receive a confirmation email that includes information on how to access a Welcome Guide.  Please start by reading the Welcome Guide and following the instructions.  It contains login and password information (student and parent), six to eight hours of free ACT resources, additional math resources, and Rocket Reader.
 
Rocket Reader is a special program that improves reading speed.  Most students feel time is a major issue for the Reading and Science sections of the test.  Rocket Reader is a tool that helps students complete the test in the time allotted.  Students should start work with Rocket Reader as soon as possible and continue using it until the test date.
 
Our classes fill quickly.  In order to secure your student's seat in class, please pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration.
 
If you have questions, please let us know.
 
questions@allpencilsdown.com
205-989-4356
Price : $360.00
ACT Prep Course A (for June Test)
Location
 
Brookview Church
3699 Belmont Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
 
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Course Dates and Times
 
Monday, May 30, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Thursday, June 2, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Friday, June 3, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45

This course is designed to help students prepare for the upcoming ACT test.  All four subjects (English, Reading, Math and Science) are covered, and homework is given as well.  All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators.  Snacks are provided at break time.

You will receive a confirmation email that includes information on how to access a Welcome Guide.  Please start by reading the Welcome Guide and following the instructions.  It contains login and password information (student and parent), six to eight hours of free ACT resources, additional math resources, and Rocket Reader. 

Rocket Reader is a special program that improves reading speed.  Most students feel time is a major issue for the Reading and Science sections of the test.  Rocket Reader is a tool that helps students complete the test in the time allotted.  Students should start work with Rocket Reader as soon as possible and continue using it until the test date.

Our classes fill quickly.  In order to secure your student's seat in class, please pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration.

If you have questions, please let us know.

205-989-4356
Price : $395.00
ACT Prep Course B (for June Test)
Location
 
Brookview Church
3699 Belmont Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
 
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Course Dates and Times
 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Monday, June 6, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Thursday, June 9, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
 
This course is designed to help students prepare for the upcoming ACT test.  All four subjects (English, Reading, Math and Science) are covered, and homework is given as well.  All materials are supplied except pencils and calculators.  Snacks are provided at break time.
 
You will receive a confirmation email that includes information on how to access a Welcome Guide.  Please start by reading the Welcome Guide and following the instructions.  It contains login and password information (student and parent), six to eight hours of free ACT resources, additional math resources, and Rocket Reader.
 
Rocket Reader is a special program that improves reading speed.  Most students feel time is a major issue for the Reading and Science sections of the test.  Rocket Reader is a tool that helps students complete the test in the time allotted.  Students should start work with Rocket Reader as soon as possible and continue using it until the test date.

Our classes fill quickly.  In order to secure your student's seat in class, please pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration.

If you have questions, please let us know.

questions@allpencilsdown.com
205-989-4356
Price : $395.00
ACT EXTREME Prep Course (for June Test)
Location
 
Brookview Church
3699 Belmont Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
 
 - - - - - - - - - -
 
Course Dates and Times
 
Monday, May 30, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Thursday, June 2, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
Friday, June 3, 2016 – 2:30 to 5:45
 
This course is designed for students who have a previous ACT score of 27 or above and want to achieve an even higher score.  This is a fast-paced course with all new test materials and homework practice.  Students who have already taken our standard prep class will see different materials in this course.  All four subjects are covered each night and homework will be assigned as well.

This course assumes students to be strong in all four subject areas.  It focuses on the most difficult types of questions, and may improve the student's ability to complete the test in the allotted time. Students with a 26 or lower on the math or science portions are encouraged to work through the additional Math Resources and Science Overview videos included in the Welcome Guide.

All materials are provided except pencils and calculators. We will also provide snacks at break time. After registration at allpencilsdown.com, we will send you a confirmation email with all of the details you may need.

You will receive a confirmation email that includes information on how to access a Welcome Guide. 

If you have questions, please let us know.

questions@allpencilsdown.com

205-989-4356

Price : $335.00
One-on-One Math & Science Tutoring

with George Mizzell (for June Tests)

Also available by Skype IF ARRANGED IN ADVANCE!
 
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

Follow instructions in the Welcome Guide to view the tutoring calendar, select "available" dates and times, make your request, and register your student for tutoring.

The Welcome Guide is located on the home page of www.allpencilsdown.com just below the video box in the center.  Click on "Welcome Guides" and choose "ACT Tutoring - Math/Science - George Mizzell".

Important:  Please read cancellation policy in Welcome Guide.

Each tutoring student will have available to them free resources in all four subjects and extra math resources, plus Rocket Reader, a speed reader that also helps with comprehension.  Instructions for access and passwords explained in the Welcome Guide.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

205-989-4356

Tutoring per 1 hour session

Price : $80.00
One-on-One English & Reading Tutoring

with Nancy Smith (for June Test)

Sessions are usually one hour long, but if the schedule permits Nancy will do longer sessions. 
 
Location of the Sessions
 
Suite B, 7030 Meadow Lark Drive
Birmingham, AL  35242
(off Highway 280 – street to left of Lloyd’s Restaurant)
Directions listed in Welcome Guide
 
Follow instructions in the Welcome Guide to view the tutoring calendar, select "available" dates and times, make your request, and register your student for tutoring.
 
The Welcome Guide is located on the home page of www.allpencilsdown.com just below the video box in the center.  Click on "Welcome Guides" and choose "ACT Tutoring - Math/Science – Nancy Smith.”
 
Important:  Please read cancellation policy in Welcome Guide.
 
Each tutoring student will have available to them Rocket Reader, a speed reader that also helps with comprehension.  Instructions for access and passwords explained in the Welcome Guide.
 
If you have any questions, please let us know.
 
205-989-4356
 
Tutoring per 1 hour 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.