Weekend Test Prep Courses



TJ Exam Prep Math Boot Camp

  • Students practice the various concepts tested on the Quant-Q mathematics test
  • Students learn how to solve complex problems logically using their knowledge of math
  • Students review and practice algebraic concepts and the importance of patterns
  • Students practice problems involving probability, permutations, and combinations
  • Students learn how to effectively and efficiently confront word problems
  • Students learn about geometry and optimization and practice those topics in a test-like setting
  • The class is held in our main office at 722 Grant Street, Suite J in Herndon
  • The fee for the class is $500
  • Enrollment limit: 12 students

Fall 2019 Class Sections

(6 Class Meetings Each)

Section I Saturdays 9/28 - 11/2 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Register
Section II Saturdays 9/28 - 11/2 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Register
Section III Sundays 9/29 - 11/3 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Register



TJ Exam Prep Verbal and Scientific Boot Camp

  • Students learn how to answer questions regarding Reading and Science passages in the ACT Aspire test
  • Students make inferences, summarize, find details, form connections, and organize a sequence of events in literature passages
  • Students understand how to avoid misleading answer choices in the Reading section
  • Students learn how scientific experiments are designed and presented to an audience
  • Students learn how to interpret data, evaluate hypotheses, and gather information from tables and graphs
  • Students understand how to read a scientific report and how to use the information in it to answer questions related to the report
  • The class is held in our main office at 722 Grant Street, Suite J in Herndon
  • The fee for the class is $500
  • Enrollment limit: 12 students

Fall 2019 Class Sections

(6 Class Meetings Each)

Section I Saturdays 9/28 - 11/2 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Register
Section II Sundays 9/29 - 11/3 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Register
Section III Sundays 9/29 - 11/3 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Register



TJ SIS Essay Boot Camp

The TJ SIS Essay Boot Camp is a follow-up to our popular Fall TJ Exam Prep Boot Camps, and prepares students for the semifinalist round of the TJ admissions process. It is open both to students who have or have not taken the Fall TJ Exam Prep Boot Camps.

  • Students learn how to efficiently work under time constraints and write organized, informative, and grammatically correct essays
  • Students spend significant time practicing personal statements and writing about their interest in math, science, technology, and TJ
  • Students are exposed to typical TJ SIS essay prompts and learn what the TJ Admissions Committee is looking for in their essays
  • Students prepare for the "Problem-Solving Essay" section, which requires applicants to prepare a written response to a challenging mathematics or science-related question
  • The class features our proprietary Fairfax Collegiate TJ SIS Essay Preparation workbook