Breakaway Test Prep is pleased to provide a variety of test prep options for students taking the NEW July 14th ACT.  Whether you’re interested in small group options or flexible, private, one-on-one instruction, Breakaway has you covered!  Please see below for details on each offering.

New this summer! For rising seniors (class of 2019), we offer a range of test prep options to get ready for the new July 14th ACT:

  • Small group ACT instruction through the Blake School (Minneapolis campus; open to all)
  • Small group ACT instruction at Breakaway Test Prep’s office in St. Louis Park
  • Private ACT or SAT instruction
  • Private ACT instruction for students with learning issues and/or attention disorders

Prep Targeting the July 14th ACT (Classes of 2019)

Small Group ACT Instruction at The Blake School

Now in our fifth year, Breakaway is pleased to provide ACT instruction to small groups of students through the Summer at Blake program.  All students are welcome to attend.  Classes will be held on Blake’s Minneapolis campus, located at 511 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, 55403.

If you want plenty of individualized attention and an opportunity to learn alongside a small group of motivated peers, this class is for you. The program also includes full-length practice exams, score reports and analyses to identify your areas of strength and weakness. If you’re determined to get a top score or need expert, guided instruction, Breakaway can help you reach your goals.  Please click here to register for this program.

  • Classes meet twice per week on Tuesdays-Thursdays or Mondays-Wednesdays for three hours each time – a total of 24 hours of instruction over four weeks.
  • There is a Monday-Wednesday morning session from 9:00am-11:45am
  • There is a Tuesday-Thursday morning session from 9:00am-11:45am and an afternoon session from 1:00pm-3:45pm.
  • Monday-Wednesday classes begin Monday, June 11 and run through Wednesday, July 11
  • Tuesday-Thursday classes begin Tuesday, June 12 and run through Thursday, July 12
  • There will be one makeup class offered on Friday, July 13th from 9:00am – 12:00pm for students who miss a class.
  • There will be NO classes the week of July 4th.
  • The cost is $1,095 plus a one-time fee of $100 to cover the cost of materials and access to weekend practice tests.
  • Students should plan to take a practice test with Breakaway prior to starting the class. Practice tests are offered throughout the spring at Breakaway.  Click here to register for a test.

Registration for this program is managed by the Blake School.  To register, please click here or to learn more, please contact Ron Michalak, Breakaway’s president, at [email protected] or 612–216–5133.

Small Group ACT Instruction with Breakaway this Summer in St. Louis Park!

Breakaway is pleased to provide ACT instruction to small groups of motivated students this summer at our office in St. Louis Park.  Similar to our Blake summer program, this small group program meets in the afternoons to help students prepare for the July 14th ACT.

Breakaway is pleased to offer the following program:

  • A Tuesday-Thursday afternoon session from 1:00pm-4:00pm that offers 24 hours of prep over a four-week period
  • The Tuesday-Thursday section begins on Tuesday, June 12 and runs through Thursday, July 12
  • The cost is $1,095 plus a one-time fee of $100 to cover the cost of materials and access to the weekend practice tests.
  • There will be a makeup class offered on Friday, July 13 from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Students should plan to take a practice test with Breakaway prior to starting the class.  Practice tests are offered throughout the spring at Breakaway. Please click here to register for a test.

To register or to learn more, contact Ron Michalak, Breakaway’s president, at [email protected] or 612–216–5133.

Private ACT or SAT instruction with Breakaway this Summer!

Breakaway is pleased to offer the Twin Cities’ finest one-on-one instruction for the ACT and SAT this summer and throughout the year. Private instruction with Breakaway includes the following:

  • Private, one-on-one instruction with two Breakaway Test Prep instructors
  • Comprehensive reviews of all commonly tested concepts in grammar, algebra I, geometry, algebra II, trigonometry, other advanced math topics, chemistry, physics and biology
  • Critical test-taking and time management strategies for all sections of the test
  • A proprietary and proven study guide that provides thorough overviews of each section of the test, including key concepts, hundreds of sample problems and critical insights about test-taking and time-management strategies
  • Access to more than 40 practice ACTs and SATs
  • Access to Breakaway’s practice tests at held nearly every weekend of the year at our testing center at 3440 Beltline Blvd. in St. Louis Park
  • Convenient lesson times and locations; instructors are available seven days per week, daytimes and evenings
  • The cost for private instruction is $125/hour, and lessons are typically one hour in length.  There is also a one-time fee of $100 to cover the cost of materials and access to the practice tests.

Students should plan to take a practice test with Breakaway prior to starting the class.  Practice tests are offered throughout the spring at Breakaway.  Please click here to register for a test.

To register or to learn more, contact Ron Michalak, Breakaway’s president, at [email protected] or 612–216–5133.

Private ACT Instruction for students with LD/ADHD 

Breakaway Test Prep is pleased to be the leading provider of test prep services to students with learning issues and/or attention disorders in the State of Minnesota.  Breakaway provides ACT instruction tailored to meet the individual needs of students with learning disabilities (such as dyslexia, math and reading disorders, and executive functioning weaknesses) and attention disorders (such as ADHD).  Breakaway also works with teachers from Groves Academy, who specialize in working with students with learning issues and attention disorders, to provide private, one-on-one tutoring using Breakaway’s proven test prep materials.  Instruction accommodates a variety of learning styles and helps students increase their confidence and improve their performance on the ACT.

Private ACT instruction for students with LD/ADHD includes all of the following:

  • One-on-one instruction for the ACT with a Groves Academy teacher who brings an expertise in both ACT instruction and learning issues and attention disorders
  • Instruction includes comprehensive reviews of critical concepts and test-taking techniques for all sections of the test, along with specific, customized strategies for grammar, math, science and writing
  • A proprietary and proven study guide that provides thorough overviews of each section of the test, including key concepts, hundreds of sample problems and critical insights about test-taking and time-management strategies
  • Access to more than 40 practice ACTs and SATs
  • Access to Breakaway’s practice tests at held nearly every weekend of the year at our testing center at 3440 Beltline Blvd. in St. Louis Park
  • Convenient lesson times and locations; instructors are available weekdays after school and on Saturdays
  • The cost for private instruction is $125/hour. There is also a one-time fee of $100 to cover the cost of materials and access to the practice tests.

To register for a practice test, please click here.  Breakaway runs extended time practice tests every weekend for students who qualify for accommodations on the ACT or SAT.

To register or to learn more, contact Ron Michalak, Breakaway’s president, at [email protected] or 612–216–5133.