Free ACT prep classes available in Fort Gibson, Sallisaw

BY STAFF REPORTS
08/27/2018 12:00 PM
TAHLEQUAH – Registration is open for Cherokee Nation Foundation’s fall ACT prep classes. The six-week course is offered to Native American students in their junior or senior year of high school, with preference given to Cherokee Nation students.

The deadline to register is Sept. 12 and classes begin on Sept. 18. The course will conclude with students taking the national ACT exam on Oct. 27.

Classes at Fort Gibson will be on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fort Gibson High School located at 500 S. Ross St. Classes at Sallisaw will be Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Carl Albert State College’s Sallisaw campus located at 1601 S. Opdyke St.

Curriculum includes interactive instruction by a Princeton Review instructor and two practice tests. In previous years, students have increased their scores by an average of 3.5 points, and some individual scores have increased by as much as 10 points, CNF officials said.

If class size allows, non-Native students may enroll in the course for a fee of $150.

Interested students can pick up registration forms from their high school guidance counselors or call CNF at 918-207-0950. Applications are online at www.cherokeenationfoundation.org.

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