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TJ Exam Verbal and Science Boot Camp 7-8

This online course help students prepare for the verbal and scientific sections of the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology entrance exam:

  • 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 enrollment limit is 12 students.

Students take two full-length practice tests outside of class, and receive a written evaluation after the class is complete.


  • Students must have a device with a microphone and a camera
  • A device with a keyboard is recommended, but optional
  • Students must have access to a printer
  • Students must have a reliable internet connection
  • In order to participate in the online version of the class, families will need to order a copy of the course textbook from Amazon (https://smile.amazon.com/dp/1119685761) or any other retailer of their choice.

TJ Exam Verbal and Science Boot Camp 7-8 Classes

Section Dates Weekdays Start Time Length Fee
1 09/26 - 10/31 Saturdays 9:30 AM 120 min $400 Register
2 09/26 - 10/31 Saturdays 12:30 PM 120 min $400 Register
3 09/27 - 11/01 Sundays 9:30 AM 120 min $400 Register
4 09/27 - 11/01 Sundays 12:30 PM 120 min $400 Register