We offer test preparation workshops and tutoring for middle and high school students. Whether you’re looking to place into the best high schools in Chicago or striving for admission to your dream college, we’re here to help.

Find a test prep workshop that’s right for you below, or request a test prep tutor for more specialized attention.

SAT Prep for High School Students

The college admissions process may be evolving, but the SAT is still bound to be important this year. Educational Endeavors SAT prep workshops engage students in a wide array of activities to improve their knowledge of both content and strategies. Open to students in grades 10-12.

Also check out our College Success Seminar: College-bound students will benefit greatly from the executive functioning, writing, and self-advocacy skills taught in this course.

Schedule:

To be announced.

Cost:

To be announced.

Location:

To be announced.

View the detailed curriculum here.

Each 2-hour session includes:

  • Word of the Day: Learn new words and practice vocabulary-building strategies.
  • Goals: Set a personal goal for what you’ll achieve each week.
  • Strategies and Habits: Learn how to choose the right strategy for a given test question.
  • Game Time: Compete as a class against the teacher in signature EE games.
  • Practice Sections: Take tests with coaching and reminders from the instructor as needed.
  • Best of the Worst: Review the toughest problems from the tests taken at that session.

Students will also get:

  • Binder with eight weeks’ worth of practice tests and strategies. (Even students in the online class will get these hard copies — because we all need a break from looking at screens!)
  • Access our vault of practice tests and recommended websites for additional practice between sessions.
  • In the case of absence, you’ll have the option to schedule individualized make-up sessions with an EE tutor at a discounted private tutoring rate.

We’re always learning, too! This class represents the newest and best lessons developed from our years of test prep experience.

Ultimate 8th Grade Test Prep (Selective Enrollment, HSPT, ISEE & SSAT)

The Ultimate 8th Grade Remote Test Prep workshop prepares students for the Chicago Public Schools Selective Enrollment entrance exam as well as HSPT, ISEE and SSAT exams. To increase engagement in a remote learning environment, EE’s online workshops include test prep games and interactive videos as well as our tried-and-true curriculum of strategy discussions and practice tests.

If you’re new to the application process for Chicago-area high schools, we recommend viewing our high school admissions info page to learn more.

With your registration, you gain access to all of EE’s online test prep resources:
  • Strategy Guides:
    • Recommendations specific to each test format your 8th grader may have to tackle (SEHS, HSPT, ISEE or SSAT)
    • The Ten Keys to Test Prep (fundamentals applicable to standardized tests in middle school, high school and beyond)
    • Strategies tailored to each content area (math, reading, vocabulary & language)
  • The EE Practice Question Vault: thousands of questions for all content areas in a variety of formats
  • Our helpful guide to all the best online resources
  • Immediate feedback on all practice tests taken during or between sessions
  • One-on-one supplemental coaching available ($40 per 30-minute session)
  • Option to attend either the morning or the afternoon class each week
  • Recordings of each class session
Schedule:

To be announced.

Cost:

To be announced.

Location:

To be announced.

7th Grade NWEA MAP Workshops

Regardless of whether school resumes in person or remains online, the NWEA MAP test is still sure to be an important event this spring for students applying to CPS Selective Enrollment High Schools. Participants in our online and in-person workshops will review content, learn strategies, and take practice tests to ensure they meet their full potential on test day.

Please visit our complimentary informational website for details about the application process for Chicago-area high schools.

Schedule:

To be announced.

Cost:

To be announced.

Location:

To be announced.

View the detailed curriculum here.

Each 90-minute session includes:

  • Word of the Day: Learn new words and practice vocabulary-building strategies.
  • Goals: Set a personal goal for what you’ll achieve this week.
  • Strategies and Habits: Learn how to choose the right strategy for a given test question.
  • Game Time: Compete as a class against the teacher in signature EE games.
  • Practice Sections: Take tests with coaching and reminders from the instructor as needed.
  • Best of the Worst: Review the toughest problems from the tests taken at that session.

Students will also get:

  • Binder with eight weeks’ worth of practice tests and strategies. (Even though class is online — because we all need a break from looking at screens!)
  • Access our vault of practice tests and recommended websites for additional practice between sessions.
  • In the case of absence, you’ll have the option to schedule individualized make-up sessions with an EE tutor at a discounted private tutoring rate.

We’re always learning, too! This class represents the newest and best lessons developed from our years of test prep experience.

6th Grade Gifted (Academic Center) Workshop

Our Academic Center Test Prep class for 6th graders includes a pre- and post-workshop assessment as well as strategy discussions, practice sections, and review of core concepts at each session.

Schedule:

To be announced.

Cost:

To be announced.

Location:

Menomonee Club / Drucker Center
1535 N. Dayton St.
Chicago, IL 60642