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Edupath and the San Francisco Public Library are partnering to bring you free SAT & ACT prep classes, taught by veteran instructors and tailored to your individual goals. Classes will combine live instruction with Edupath's College Passport SAT & ACT, free mobile apps that help students find colleges, get SAT & ACT prep, and manage their college applications right from their iPhone or iPad.

  • Workshops are free and priority registration to high school juniors. There is a limit of 25 students per class.
  • The registration system allows students to sign up for one class only. Once a workshop assignment has been made, students may only switch to another workshop if space is available.
  • Space permitting, students can join a two or four class series at any point, but we do ask that you make a commitment to attend all of the classes in a series.
  • Upon registering, there will be an on-screen confrimation of your registration status. Please DO NOT email us to confirm your registration. If you're not sure about your registration status, we encourage you to attend class and we'll do our best to make space for you!
  • Please ensure at least basic familiarity with the SAT or ACT by downloading either app prior to the first day of class.
  • There may be up to two hours of homework between classes. Students who complete the homework and participate in class achieve noticeably higher score improvements.

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Excelsior Branch (4400 Mission St) 10h SAT Course - Wednesdays November 1, 8, 15, 29 - 4:30pm-7:00pm. (PLEASE NOTE this class skips Nov. 22 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday)

Potrero Hill Branch (1616 20th St)) 10h ACT - Sundays November 5, 12, 26, December 3 - 2:00-4:30pm. (PLEASE NOTE this class skips Nov 19th due to the Thanksgiving Holiday)

Sunset Branch (1305 18th Ave) 10h SAT Course - Sundays January 7, 14, 21, 28 - 1:30-4:00pm

Main Branch - The Mix (100 Larkin St.) 10h ACT - Tuesdays January 9, 16, 23, 30 - 5:00-7:30pm

Mission Bay (960 4th St) 10h ACT - Saturdays January 13, 20, 27, February 3 - 2:30-5:00pm

Ortega Branch (3223 Ortega Street) 10h SAT Course - Saturdays February 3, 10, 17, 24 - 2:00-4:30pm

Main Branch - The Mix (100 Larkin St.) 1h NEW COURSE - College Counseling & SAT/ACT Prep Office Hours - Tuesdays & Thursdays February 6, 8, 13, 15 - 5:00-7:00pm - sign up and then drop into the Mix during one of these times for 1:1 or small group help!

Visitacion Valley (201 Leland Ave) 10h SAT Course - Tuesdays February 6, 13, 20, 27 - 5:00-7:30pm

Excelsior Branch (4400 Mission St) 10h SAT Course - Wednesdays February 7, 14, 21, 28 - 4:30pm-7:00pm

Bernal Heights Branch (500 Cortland Avenue) 10h ACT - Sundays February 25, March 4, 11, 18 - 2:00-4:30pm

Ocean View Branch (345 Randolph Street) 10h ACT Sundays March 4, 11, 18, 25 - 1:30-4:00pm

West Portal Branch (190 Lenox Way) 4h SAT Single Subject- Writing (NEW SAT) - Saturdays March 10, 17 - 2:30-4:30pm

Bayview Linda Brooks-Burton Branch (5075 3rd Street) 10h ACT - Tuesdays April 3, 10, 17, 24 - 4:30-7:00pm




Course Descriptions

Register above for any of the following classes:

  • 10 hour SAT or ACT Intensive - You'll learn test strategy to help you score high even when you don't know the answer, how to tackle the toughest trick questions with aplomb, and how to put it all in context with your college goals.This class will take place over four weeks leading up to an actual SAT/ACT administration.
  • SAT single-subject (SAT Math, SAT Critical Reading, SAT Writing) - These 4-hour courses are intensive, subject-specific courses.
  • College Essay Writing - This 3-hour clinic will introduce students to best practices for essay writing, and will offer personalized supervision as students prepare their personal statements for college.
  • Paying for College - This 2-hour course provides a primer for parents and students navigating the financial aid process.
  • College Admissions Overview - This 2-hour course teaches students everything they need to know about applying to college. This course is ideal for students who have not yet taken the SAT/ACT.