Course Description

Gain skills and strategies necessary to score well on the SAT exam, and take the next step to achieve your academic goals. Our comprehensive class breaks down SAT preparation into manageable units, and each class meeting will focus on one component of the exam. Our experienced instructors will help you to develop the tools to take the SAT with confidence, and they will walk you through the questions you may encounter on the exam.

With SMU Test Prep, you will master math and verbal skills needed for success on the SAT and will reach your exam date ready to perform at your peak. Using curriculum developed by experienced test preparation professionals, SMU Test Prep instructors are veteran educators who care about helping students achieve their goals. We schedule SAT Blitz courses strategically in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates.
Textbooks and materials are included in the registration fee.

Course Outline

Quantitative Topics include: 

  • Comparisons
  • Picking numbers
  • Equations
  • Exponents
  • Fractions, Percentages and Averages
  • Rates, Ratios, and Proportions
  • Geometry and Trigonometry

Verbal Topics include:

  • Analogies
  • Sentence Completion
  • Critical Reading

General Topics include:

  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Introduction to the SAT
  • Question Formats
  • Time Management
  • Process of Elimination
  • Intelligent Guessing


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Choose the Delivery Option that Works for You

We offer multiple sections of our SAT Blitz Preparation Course on campus in Dallas and at SMU-in-Plano, as well as online, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that best fits your needs. Our on-campus sections give you the familiar experience of working in a traditional classroom setting, while our live online programs provide the flexibility of attending class from anywhere (while still having the opportunity for real-time interaction with our expert instructors).

About Our Curriculum Partner

This course is presented in partnership with Educational Testing Consultants (ETC). ETC has worked with prestigious universities across the country for over 20 years to bring unparalleled experience and expert instruction to its test prep courses. CAPE works with ETC and its professional, highly-trained instructors to tailor our classroom experiences to the specific needs of the SMU community, at an affordable price and with an assurance of quality.


Who should take this course?

Our SAT Blitz Test Prep course is ideal for students who are dedicated to their personal academic success. This course is ideal for current high school juniors who are planning to take the SAT for the first time; we also recommend this course for students who may have taken the exam already but wish to improve their scores. Students should expect to actively participate in class and to complete assigned homework each week. 


Enroll Now - Select a Section

Section Title
SAT Blitz Preparation Course, Sec. B
1:00PM to 5:00PM
Mar 31, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
1:00PM to 5:00PM
Apr 28, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Live in Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $399.00
Section Notes

The registration fee includes all materials, including textbooks, practice exams, and study guides. Materials will be distributed to you at the first class meeting.


  • Online registration closes at noon 2 days prior to the start of the class.
  • For late registration options, please contact SMU Test Prep at 214-768-2273 for assistance.



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