Professional and Continuing Education

Pawley Hall, Room 440G
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-3177
[email protected]

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Test Preparation

OU PACE has partnered with industry-leader Kaplan Test Prep to offer Michigan students year-round preparation courses at a discounted rate.

Contact: [email protected], 248-370-3177



Oakland University has partnered with industry-leader Kaplan Test Prep to provide a research-based, comprehensive approach to helping students study for the SAT exam. Expert instructors engage students in a thorough review of the key content and test-taking skills and strategies they need for success on the SAT, and sessions emphasize critical thinking, close reading, problem solving, and data analysis skills. Full-length practice tests and an online study tool supplement the program to help students maximize performance on test day. 

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SAT is a registered trademark of the College Board, which is not affiliated with Kaplan or Oakland University.

SAT Prep In-Person 

Course features:

Price: $425* - Includes the following: 

  • Kaplan Academy SAT Prep Course Book
  • SAT Practice Book (provides printed content instruction, strategy notes, and a wealth of practice questions)
  • SAT Foundations Drills booklet for sharpening math skills
  • 6-month access to an online dashboard with additional quizzes, practice tests, and study materials

Practice tests: 4 (1 taken prior to class, one taken in-class, plus 2 additional online, proctored tests)

*OU alumni OR multiple student discount is available! Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Study tools:

  • Expert OU instructors provide Kaplan's high quality curriculum to students in an engaging, interactive format
  • Kaplan’s curriculum provides a systematic approach to test readiness so that instructors easily promote and prioritize instruction on the most relevant content and question-types including math, evidenced-based reading, and writing and language.
  • Students benefit from expertly scaffolded lessons that provide defined support as they master new problem solving and critical thinking skills. Two (2) full-length SAT practice exams are given in the course, and students will receive full score reports to diagnose performance and analyze progress.
  • An online study tool for students extends learning beyond the classroom with hours of on-demand lessons led by expert Kaplan instructors.
  • Access to updated online quizzes that provide extra, customized practice.
  • In class review of strategies that will help your student with critically important aspects of the test, such as time management.
Kaplan Self-Paced Prep

Kaplan SAT Self-Paced 

Students work on their own time at their own pace through the content. 

  • 30 self-directed, online lessons
  • Official College Board practice tests, including 4 full length practice tests
  • 1000+ practice questions and quizzes throughout each lesson
  • 6 months of unlimited access
  • Over 50 instructional videos on test content, strategy, and more

Cost: $200

Click here to register

SAT Summer Camp

Summer 2024 Program

Join us for an intensive SAT workshop before the students go back to school! The workshop is also perfect for students looking to sit for the August exam.

Taught by two experienced, certified teachers, students will learn SAT specific strategies and review core content they will encounter on the exam. Students will be expected to take one practice test in the week prior to the first class session. Students will also receive a 3-book course pack. Detailed instructions will be sent out in a Welcome Email a week prior to the first class. An additional practice test will be taken mid-way through the course.

Dates: August 5 - 16, 2024

Days: Monday - Friday

Times: 9am-12pm (8am-12pm on 8/14 for the second SAT Practice Test administration)

Cost: $425*

Discounts available! Ask us about our discount for enrolling in both the STEM SAT Math Camps and our SAT Summer Camp!

Contact [email protected] for more information.

Location: Oakland University Main Campus

Registration: Click here register for the SAT Summer Camp

*Oakland University reserves the right to cancel courses due to low enrollment. To allow maximum enrollment, you will be notified of course cancellation 24 hours before the course start date via your home email or phone on record.

Notice: By registering for this Professional and Continuing Education class, I agree that Oakland University can share my contact information (name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address) with Kaplan Test Prep for the purposes of administering the class.

SAT School Partnerships

OU PACE has begun partnering with schools in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties to offer discounted SAT prep courses. Programs take place at the home school, which allows for students to prep in a familiar, convenient location. 

Program Overview

  • Programs can be customized to meet individual school needs, but students will receive up to 21 hours of in-person instruction in addition to two fully-proctored practice tests.
  • Oakland University staff lead instruction and will work closely with school personnel to ensure program success.
  • Students receive a comprehensive course book and access to an online companion containing additional practice tests, quizzes and sample questions, and additional video instruction.

For more information on initiating a partnership, please contact [email protected].

Note: Schools have been approved to use Section 31a funding to cover the costs of this program. A brief description is copied below, but for more information please visit the Michigan Department of Education website. 

Section 31a At-Risk Program Description: Section 31a of the State School Aid Act provides funding to eligible Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and Public School Academies (PSAs) for the intent and purposes focused on the following student outcomes: attending school regularly, reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade, being proficient in mathematics by the end of 8th grade, and being career and college ready by high school graduation.