Course Description

Whether you are looking for a last-minute boost before your ACT test date or you need to kickstart your longer-term study plan, build your strategy to approach your college entrance exam with confidence. While some colleges and universities are waiving standardized test scores, many still use scores to determine merit scholarships. SMU’s experienced instructors present information in manageable units, focusing on each component of the exam, giving you the skills needed to approach questions.

Course Outline

Boot Camp Typical Outline*

I. Overview & Scoring

II. English Section

III. Mathematics

IV. Reading

V. Science

VI. Create a study plan leading up to exam day.

*Outline may vary by instructor


  • Register early to secure your spot, using the CAPE student portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.
  • If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or write to smuthink@smu.edu.


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