Test Preparation Classes

Test Preparation

PAPA Test Prep | SAT Prep | GED | TEASRegister

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
GED Mathematical Reasoning S, 9/10-10/8 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Marple $159
TEAS Prep S, 9/10-10/1 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast $155/$185
PAPA Math Prep M, 9/12-10/17 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $119
TEAS Prep MW, 9/12-28 9 a.m.-noon Upper Darby $155/$185
SAT Prep Course: Math T, 9/13-10/18 6:30-8 p.m. Marple $159/$199
SAT Prep Course: Verbal & Reading R, 9/15-10/20 6:30-8 p.m. Marple $159/$199
SAT Prep Course: Verbal & Reading MW, 9/19-10/3 6-7:30 p.m. Exton $159/$199
SAT Prep Course: Essay Writing W, 9/21-10/5 6-8 p.m. Marple $89/$115
SAT Prep Course: Math R, 9/22-10/20 6-7:30 p.m. Exton $159/$199
SAT Prep Course: Math S, 10/8-11/12 10-11:30 a.m. Marple $159/$199
SAT Prep Course: Verbal & Reading S, 10/8-11/12 11:35 a.m.-1:05 p.m. Marple $159/$199
PAPA Reading Prep T, 10/11-11/8 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $99
GED Reasoning Through Language Arts S, 10/15-11/5 9 a.m.-noon Marple $99
TEAS Prep F, 10/21-11/11 9 a.m.-noon Upper Darby $155/$185
PAPA Writing Prep W, 11/9-30 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $79
GED Science S, 11/12-12/10 9 a.m.-noon Marple $99
GED Social Studies S, 11/12-12/10 12:30-3:30 p.m. Marple $99

PAPA Test Prep

The Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) replaces the Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST). The PAPA tests are used by state departments of education and other certification agencies for teacher licensure and certification. Passing the PAPA is required for entry into Teacher Certification courses. Pennsylvania teacher certification candidates must meet the qualifying scores for all three of following modules: Mathematics, Reading and Writing.

PAPA Math Prep
CAR 5589 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: $119

CRN 2911 Mondays
Sept. 12-Oct. 17
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple

PAPA Writing Prep
CAR 5591 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: $79

CRN 2976 Wednesdays
Nov. 9-30
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple

PAPA Reading Prep
CAR 5590 / Length: 10 hours
Cost: $99

CRN 2912 Tuesdays
Oct. 11-Nov. 8
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple


SAT Prep Course: Math 
Covers math, algebra and geometry with emphasis on problem solving and interpretation of data. Book included.

YTH 9187 / Length: 9 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $159; Non-sponsoring $199
CRN 1621 Tuesdays
Sept. 13-Oct. 18
6:30-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 2914 Thursdays
Sept. 22-Oct. 20
6-7:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 1622 Saturdays
Oct. 8-Nov. 12
10-11:30 a.m. Marple

SAT Prep Course: Essay Writing
Provides guidance in the steps required to produce a clearly developed essay of several paragraphs on a given topic within 25 minutes. Typical SAT topics are used in the practice essays, which are written in class and at home. All essays are individually corrected, and all students receive help with improving their writing skills.

YTH 9669 / Length: 6 hours 
Cost: Sponsoring $89; Non-Sponsoring $115

CRN 2916 Wednesdays
Sept. 21-Oct. 5
6-8 p.m. Marple


SAT Prep Course: Verbal and Reading Comprehension
Helps develop test-taking skills and strategies through exercises in vocabulary, reading, writing and grammar. Covers comprehension of short and long passages, analysis of fiction and nonfiction writings, SAT-type vocabulary, and recognition of grammatical errors in sentence and paragraph structure. No actual composition writing is involved; see separate Essay Writing course below. All questions are multiple-choice. Book included.

YTH 9186 / Length: 9 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $159; Non-Sponsoring $199

CRN 1623 Thursdays
Sept. 15-Oct. 20
6:30-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 2915 Mon & Wed
Sept. 19-Oct. 3
6-7:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 1624 Saturdays
Oct. 8-Nov. 12
11:35 a.m.-1:05 p.m. Marple


This series of courses help you prepare for the GED® test leading to the Pennsylvania High School Equivalency Diploma. Students should be at an 8th-10th grade proficiency level before registering for these courses. Call 610-359-5025 for course questions.

GED Test
Marple Campus is approved as a testing center for the GED Exams. Visit www.ged.com to create a profile, find a testing center, register and pay for the exams. GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education and may not be used or reproduced without the express written consent of the American Council on Education.

Mathematical Reasoning 
CSP 2121 / Length: 12 hours 
Cost: $159
CRN 2966 Saturdays
Sept. 10-Oct. 8
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Marple

CSP 2123 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: $99
CRN 2968 Saturdays
Nov. 12-Dec. 10
9 a.m.-noon Marple
Reasoning Through Language Arts
CSP 2122 / Length: 12 hours 
Cost: $99
CRN 2967 Saturdays
Oct. 15-Nov. 5
9 a.m.-noon Marple

Social Studies 
CSP 2124 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: $99
CRN 2969 Saturdays
Nov. 12-Dec. 10
12:30-3:30 p.m. Marple


Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) Prep
Reviews all components of the TEAS Prep exam, including math, reading strategies, vocabulary, science, and critical thinking skills. Includes test-taking strategies. Required textbook not included; must be purchased by student in advance and prices may vary.

CAR 4123 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $155; Non-Sponsoring $185

CRN 1598 Saturdays
Sept. 10-Oct. 1
9 a.m.-noon Southeast
CRN 1602 Mon & Wed
Sept. 12-28
7:30-9:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2188 Fridays
Oct. 21-Nov. 11
9 a.m.-noon Upper Darby