Prepare for SAT, ACT & College Application Essays

August 17, 2012


BUFFALO, NY − The Canisius College Center for Professional Development, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst, will offer SAT & ACT Preparation courses and Undergraduate and Graduate College Application Essay Workshops

SAT and ACT Prep Courses, led by high-scoring, experienced instructors, offer a strategic-based approach to exam success. Through a comprehensive look at test structure, effective test-taking strategies and a hands-on learning approach, students acquire the skills and aptitudes necessary to master each section of the exam. The four-week long SAT Prep Course will be heldSaturdays, October 6 - 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Additional sessions will be held: 

    • November 3-24
    • December 29-January 19
    • February 9- March 2
    • April 6 – 27
    • May 4 - 25

The course fee is $595 and includes all materials. 

The ACT Preparation Course will be held Saturdays, November 10- December 1 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Additional sessions will be held:

    • January 12-26 & February 2
    • March 2-23
    • May 11-25 & June 1

The ACT Preparation Course is offered as a shortened extension course and can be purchased in conjunction with the SAT preparatory course at a 15% discount, or on its own at the regular rate. The course fee is $395 and includes all materials. 

During the Undergraduate and Graduate College Application Essay Workshop, participants will get comprehensive instruction in the fundamentals of a successful college admissions essay, along with an individualized look at personal goals and strengths to produce a highly effective and distinctive admissions essay. The one-day workshop will be held Saturday, October 27 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Additional dates include:

    • November 24
    • December 1
    • January 19
    • February 2
    • March 3 & 23
    • April 27
    • May 25
    • June 1

The course fee is $99 and includes all materials. 

To register for any of these courses or for more information, contact the Center for Professional Development at (716) 888-8490 or visit the web site

The Canisius College Center for Professional Development offers personalized, professional training and consulting that provides critical knowledge and skills to maximize employees’ and their organization’s performances.

One of 28 Jesuit colleges in the nation, Canisius is the premier private college in Western New York.