Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) will offer SAT and ACT preparation classes this winter and spring. Both courses will be held at the College’s Branchburg Campus. The SAT course is geared toward 11th and 12th grade students who plan to take the SAT exam in March or May. The curriculum has been completely revised to reflect the test’s changes in subject matter and format. In addition to a thorough subject matter review, the program exposes students to the pattern and challenges of questions. Students learn time-saving techniques, discover how to easily spot incorrect answers and build stamina, helping them to feel more relaxed and in command on test day. Homework is required. The course will be offered twice: Sundays, January 24-February 28, from 2-5 p.m., and also on Wednesdays, January 20, February 17 and 24, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.; and then again Sundays, March 6-May 1, from 2-5 p.m. The fee per course is $449. All materials are included in the fee. The ACT course covers the preparation necessary in order to be successful at taking the ACT exam. The course covers the various sections of the test including: English Grammar, Mathematics (Algebra 1 and Geometry), Science (Deductive Reasoning), Reading and Essay Writing. Strategies for students to use while studying and taking the test are also included. The class will be held Sundays, March 6-May 1, from 2-5 p.m. The fee is $429. To register for these courses and other Youth Program classes, visit www.raritanval.edu/youth. For information only, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 908-526-1200, ext. 8404. The Youth Program office is located on the lower level of RVCC’s College Center. Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development and personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium. RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.