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Test Preparation

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Score High and Soar High.

Making the choice to pursue higher education can put you on a rewarding track to achieve your educational or professional goals. Deciding to further your career can lead you to a more rewarding position in your field. When the program or position you want to apply for requires an exam score for admission, LSU Digital & Continuing Education is here to help you. Our test prep courses will help you build the knowledge and confidence you need to get the score you want, not just the score you need.

LSU provides several test preparation courses, whether you are applying to college or looking to make a career change. Explore our test preparation offerings for the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, notary exam, and more. We have offerings on-campus and online, and we even offer a hybrid option.

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ACT Test Prep (On-campus)

The ACT preparation course provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and succeed on the ACT®. The Sunday course format is a convenient way for students to develop essential test-taking tools without taking time out of the school week. Students will increase their skills in Math, English, Reading, and Science Reasoning as well as learn general test taking strategies.

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ACT Blitz (Live-Online)

ACT Blitz is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and ace the ACT. The ACT Blitz is offered during the academic year to prepare students to reach their chosen test dates at peak performance. Courses are strategically scheduled during the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates and include 16 hours of instruction. Live-online classes combine the same great program as the traditional ACT prep class with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time.

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ACT Summer Institute (Live Online)

Our Live-Online Summer Institutes are intensive test-preparation programs that provide the tools you need to prepare for and succeed on the ACT. Each course includes 20 hours of online instruction. Choose from a condensed one-week or two-week format or spread your preparation out over the entire summer. Our Live-Online Summer Institutes are convenient for students seeking to develop essential test-taking tools during the summer, when many students have more time available for practice. Courses include in-depth review of the test content, strategies for improving their scores, and a comprehensive study plan. You will receive the official preparation guide including practice tests from ACT, a course workbook, and access to our online resources—class recordings, prerecorded class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. In addition, four one-hour online review sessions are scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular fall test date.

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Graduate Test Preparation (Live-Online)

GMAT Test Preparation (Live-Online)

The LSU GMAT Prep Class gives students the opportunity to enjoy this test prep course from the comfort and convenience of home. This intensive online GMAT class is delivered by a live instructor and provides students with all the interactivity of a classroom experience. Students receive 24 hours of expert instruction on the Quantitative, Verbal, and Analytical Writing sections of the GMAT to help them be accepted into the graduate management program they want.

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GRE Test Preparation (Live-Online)

Get ready to take on the GRE with the LSU GRE Test Preparation course. This online test prep course can be enjoyed from the comfort and convenience of home. Students will learn about the content, format, and scoring of the exam as well as learn about each section of the exam in order to increase scoring potential. This course will also cover changes made to the exam and general test taking topics such as mastering time management skills, minimizing test anxiety, and identifying common distractors.

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LSAT Test Preparation (Live-Online)

The LSU Online LSAT Test Preparation is here to help students gain admission into the law school of their choice as they master the skills needed to ace the LSAT. Learn the skills and information our test preparation provides and take the test with confidence. Our intensive live online LSAT prep program includes 30 hours of instruction from experienced exam preparation teaching professionals.

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Notary Public Preparatory Course (Live-Online)

LSU Digital & Continuing Education in partnership with iNotaryNow is offering the Notary Public Preparatory online course designed to help students pass the Louisiana notary public examination and attain their statewide jurisdiction notarial commissions. Classes are administered online every week on Tuesday evenings from 6:00PM to 9:00 PM via webinars and include live instructor-student interaction, assignments, forms, valuable resources, and incredibly powerful notary preparatory exercises and tools.

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Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Prep Course (Online)

This MindEdge online and self-paced project management program builds successful project managers at all levels of the organization. It provides a comprehensive preparation for the PMP® certification exam including exam-taking tips, twelve comprehensive module quizzes, five process group tests, and two full-length, 200-question practice exams covering the PMBOK® Guide areas of knowledge.

After successful completion, students receive 35 PDUs/contact hours to qualify to take the PMI Project Management Professional Exam®. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course, and scoring a minimum of 70% on the second 200-question practice test.

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Praxis Core Math Prep Course (Live-Online)

The LSU Online Praxis Core Math Prep Class is ideal for anyone looking to enter a teacher preparation program or to become certified to teach. Our Praxis Core Math preparation curriculum is developed by experts and is designed to help students fully prepare for the Math section of the Praxis Core Exam. This 15-hour live online course covers specific math topics covered in the Praxis exam, as well as general test taking skills needed to take the Praxis exam with confidence.

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Praxis Core Verbal Prep Course (Live-Online)

Trying to get into a teacher preparation or certification program? The Praxis Core Verbal test is required or accepted for admission into many teacher prep programs and for teacher certification in most states and it assesses reading comprehension and written communication skills. Be ready and confident to take on this test with the LSU Online Praxis Core Verbal Prep Course. Receive 10 hours of expert classroom instruction on the Core Verbal section of the Praxis, all from the comfort and convenience of home.

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