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The SAT/ACT Preparation Program at The Pingry School

Background and Philosophy

For over 30 years, the SAT/ACT Preparation Program at The Pingry School has been helping students from central New Jersey do their personal best on college preparatory tests.

Our 30-hour program is run by educators from The Pingry School, one of the nation's leading independent schools known for its high academic standards. Staffed by a caring faculty that quickly comes to know each individual student's strengths and areas that need support, the program eases fears about taking standardized tests and gives students the tools and confidence they need as they approach one of the milestones on the road to college.

Our faculty is committed to giving your child the kind of specialized attention that has long been synonymous with independent school education. High priority is placed on values such as small classes, the recognition of individual needs, and a commitment to excellence.

The Opportunity: SAT
Beginning in March of 2016, the SAT will be adopting a new format. Our tutors have spent the past year studying the changes and creating unique test strategies and lesson plans. We are confident that the summer 2016 session will enable students to perform at their best on College Board's improved test.

The Opportunity: ACT

Given the uncertainty surrounding College Board's new SAT, we suggest that students also prepare for the ACT, a more established and equally popular exam. With over 1.6 million annual test takers, the ACT is a trusted measure of student achievement at every highly competitive college. Our experienced tutors spent the winter months preparing students for the spring ACT, and they are excited to help your students reach their potential this summer and fall.

Four sessions offered annually
Session Format Dates
Fall 2015 Session: current SAT Sept. 13th - Nov. 22nd
Winter 2016 Session: ACT Jan. 10th - Apr. 3rd
Summer 2016 Sessions SAT & ACT Jul. - Aug. (see below)

Course structure and logistics
All sessions are held at the Pingry School's Basking Ridge Campus on Martinsville Road in Bernards Township. The campus is conveniently located just a few miles from Route 287 (Exit 26) and Route 78 (Exit 33).

Fall and winter sessions are held on Sundays from 12:00 - 3:00 PM. Summer sessions will run Monday through Friday for two consecutive weeks from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Please note that testing will be held on the first and last day of the program; as a result, it is appropriate to plan for an additional 45 minutes on testing days.

Session Dates and Times

Summer 2016 - SAT
Session Dates: July 11th - 22nd; all classes Monday through Friday
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Price: $899.00
Register Online Now!

Summer 2016 - ACT
Session Dates: July 25th - August 5th; all classes Monday through Friday
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Price: $899.00
Register Online Now!


Mr. Mark Facciani and Mr. Tim Lear
908-647-5555 x1381

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50 Country Day Drive
Short Hills, NJ 07078
P (973) 379 4550 | F (973) 379 1861
Basking Ridge Campus (Middle & Upper Schools)
131 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
P (908) 647 5555 | F (908) 647 3703
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