The high school admission test includes Advanced Science, Critical Reading, Advanced Math, and SIS (Student Information Sheets/Essay Writing). Links to Registration:
The TJ Test, AOS admission prep session includes Advanced Critical Reading, Essay writing, verbal and grammatical skills. It will provide students the opportunity to practice the latest testing materials: ACT Aspire (Critical Reading/Science), Math (Quant Q), as well as PSAT (Preliminary SAT). It will enable students to exceed in English language, Math and Science learning. It will also get them well prepared for specialized high school admission tests, including private high school, AOS admission in Loudoun, and TJ admission in Fairfax. Many students who joined this camp last three years got admitted to TJ or AOS, or national prestigious private schools.
The best way for students to improve their verbal scores is to cultivate a love of reading and writing that will enhance students’ vocabulary and reading comprehension.
This class will work on critical reading comprehension, reflective, persuasive, and creative essay writing to stimulate the students’ love of the written word. The class will include grammar instructions where it is needed to strengthen students’ skills. The enriched curriculum is designed for advanced readers and writers who are rising 8th graders and exceptional advanced 7th graders. Students will exercise their developing critical reading and thinking skills to interpret and write stories, essays, and poems. The curriculum aims to develop students’ ability and skills in the following 5 C’s:
- Critical thinking
- Creative problem solving
- Curious scientific learning and discovering
- Collaborative teamwork
- Connecting the dots across subjects, topics, and projects
Math review will enhance students’ problem-solving skills, help students refresh, reflect and practice the following concepts.
- Arithmetic review, including number properties, factors, divisibility, fractions, decimals, exponents, radicals, percent, averages, ratios, proportions, rates, and probability; Algebra review (the basics): Algebra word problems; Geometry review: concepts, practice, as well as logical, analytical problem-solving.
Science review includes advanced ACT testing materials. It has a variety of skills practice and instruction on problem-solving techniques, extensive science and mathematical modeling practice with challenging, multi-step tasks. Students will be ready to take any high school specialized standard tests for admissions.