Thinking about summer test prep?  Think Breakaway!

If you or someone you know is the parent of a current sophomore (Class of 2019), now is a great time to be thinking about summer test prep.  Summer before junior year is one of the best times of the year to do prep as students are free of the distractions of the school year and can really focus on their ACT (or SAT) prep work.  Breakaway is pleased to provide a range of convenient test prep options for your student this summer.  Only during the summer, Breakaway offers a variety of small group instruction options as well as private, one-on-one instruction, which we provide every week of the year.

Summer test prep options include:

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

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.

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 2-1/2 hours each time – a total of more than 25 hours of instruction over five weeks.
  • There is a Monday-Wednesday morning session from 9:00am-11:45am and an afternoon session from 1:00pm-3:45pm.
  • 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 Wednesday, July 5 and run through Monday, August 7
  • Tuesday-Thursday classes begin Thursday, July 6 and run through Tuesday, August 8
  • There will be two makeup classes offered in August for students who will miss a class.
  • The cost is $1,295 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 starts a bit later in the summer so that students who are away for camp or other activities in June and early July have an opportunity to access the same terrific program.

Breakaway is pleased to offer the following ACT small group programs:

  • There is a Monday-Wednesday morning session from 9:00am-11:45am that offers more than 25 hours of prep over a five-week period
  • There is also a Tuesday-Thursday morning session from 9:00am-11:45am that offers more than 25 hours of prep over a five-week period
  • The Monday-Wednesday section begins on Monday, July 24 and runs through Wednesday, August 23
  • The Tuesday-Thursday section begins on Tuesday, July 25 and runs through Thursday, August 24
  • The cost is $1,295 plus a one-time fee of $100 to cover the cost of materials and access to the 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. 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.

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

Breakaway is pleased to provide ACT instruction to small groups of motivated students this summer at our office in St. Paul. This action-packed program provides over 25 hours of in-class instruction, full-length proctored ACT exams and expert instruction from Breakaway.

Breakaway is pleased to offer the following ACT small group program:

  • Wednesday and Friday morning session from 9:00am-11:45am
  • Wednesday and Friday afternoon session from 1:00pm-3:45pm
  • Wednesday classes will meet on July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, and August 16
  • Friday classes will meet on July 14, July 21, July 28, August 4, and August 18
  • There will be two makeup classes offered in August for students who will miss a class.

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 about the St. Paul class, please contact John Kingsbury, Breakaway‘s St. Paul director, at [email protected] or 218-791-7910.

Small Group ACT Instruction at Providence Academy

Breakaway Test Prep is pleased to introduce an intensive, four-week ACT preparation program in cooperation with Providence Academy.  Now, families in Plymouth, Maple Grove, Medina and Brooklyn Park will have more convenient access to Breakaway’s proven test prep.

This summer session will provide you with structured guidance on the ACT and help get you ready for the fall test.  This program includes:

  • 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 includes reviews of key concepts and hundreds of sample problems
  • Access to more than 40 practice ACTs
  • Two full-length practice exams, complete score reports and analyses to help identify areas of strength and weakness
  • Classes run on consecutive Fridays, starting July 28 through August 18
  • Classes start at 9:00am each day and conclude at 12:00pm
  • The cost is $595.00.

Registration for this program is being managed by Providence Academy.  To register, please click here. To learn more about this program, please contact Ron Michalak at [email protected].

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 at Groves Academy

Now in our sixth year, Breakaway is pleased to partner with Groves Academy to provide 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).  Teachers from Groves Academy, who specialize in working with students with learning issues and attention disorders, 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.

Breakaway Test Prep is pleased to provide private ACT instruction for students with learning issues and/or attention disorders at Groves Academy throughout the year.  Private ACT instruction at Groves Academy 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 or to learn more, contact Ron Michalak, Breakaway’s president, at [email protected] or 612–216–5133.