Professional and Continuing Education

Pawley Hall, Room 440G
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3177

SAT Preparation

SAT Prep Course

Prepare with an expert teacher in a structured, interactive classroom.

OU PACE's SAT prep course, offered in partnership with Kaplan Test Prep, provides a research-based, comprehensive approach to preparing students for the SAT exam. Expert Kaplan instructors guide students through Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing, Math, and Essay lessons using Kaplan’s proprietary Prepare-Practice-Perform instructional model that reinforces important concepts and teaches methods and strategies for the new exam. Full-length practice tests, online scoring, Smart Reports, and adaptive online assets provide students with many opportunities to practice and apply Kaplan methods and strategies, refine their skills, and build confidence on test day.

Instructional sessions emphasize critical thinking, close reading, problem solving, and data analysis skills to support students on the rigorous new exam.

Course features:

  • Price: $530
  • Hours: 18 hours of live instruction
  • Practice tests: 8 full-length proctored SATs to sharpen your pacing skills (2 in-class, 6 available online)
  • Study tools: 
    • Access to The SAT Channel, which provides access to over 30 hours of interactive live streaming from Kaplan's best instructors; tune in for live interactive sessions on the topics you choose and instant one-on-one help with all your questions.
    • An adaptive, mobile-compatible online platform enhances live instruction with 40 hours of on-demand lessons.
    • A comprehensive course book, practice test book, and practice questions for your laptop or mobile device.
    • In class review of strategies that will help your student with critically important aspects of the test such as time management. 

To find out even more about the features of this course, please visit the Kaplan website. NOTE: You MUST register through the OU PACE website in order to receive the discounted rate!

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

Course Information

Course Schedules

*Note: Our system is in the process of updating, and as such, course names on our registration site will still have old information ("i.e. a title of "The Princeton Review"). Courses are run by Kaplan Test Prep, and the information about course details and highlights on the website are the most up-to-date. 


Our next SAT prep course offering will begin 2/3/18 and will run through 2/25/18 (just in time for the March 10th test date!). To register, please complete the following steps:


1. Click the black "Register Now" button to the right.

2. Type the CRN "90138" in the search bar.
3. Hover your mouse over the course information, and click the gold "plus" sign to add it to the schedule.
4. Click the grey "register" button in the lower right corner and continue to follow the prompts.

Call us at 248-370-3177 if you need help or have any questions about the registration process!


In Person Courses

Location: Oakland University Main Campus, Human Health Building, Room 1006. Click here to access a campus map. The Human Health Building is located at the corner of Squirrel Rd and Walton Blvd. Students should use parking lots P1 or P3, which face Squirrel and Walton, respectively. 

SaturdayFeb. 3rd, 20189:00 AM - 12:30 PM
SundayFeb. 4th, 20189:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SaturdayFeb. 10th, 20189:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SundayFeb. 11th, 20189:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SaturdayFeb. 17th, 20189:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SundayFeb. 18th, 20189:00 AM - 12:30 PM
SaturdayFeb. 24th, 20189:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SundayFeb. 25th, 20189:00 AM - 12:00 PM


We will also be offering a course beginning April 28th in preparation for the June 2nd national test date. If you would like to pre-register for this course and receive updates when official registration opens up, please click here or e-mail


Location: Oakland University Main Campus (Room TBD)


Saturday4/28/189:00AM - 12:30PMDiagnostic Practice Test
Sunday4/29/189:00AM - 12:00PMReading Comprehension & Math
Saturday5/5/189:00AM - 12:00PMWriting & Infographics, Systems of Equations, Paired Passages, & Ratios
Sunday5/6/189:00AM - 12:00PMMulti-Part Math, Statistics & Probability, Rhetoric, & Organization
Saturday5/12/189:00AM - 12:00PMCommand of Evidence, Functions, the SAT Essay, & Quadratics
Sunday5/13/189:00AM - 12:30PMPractice Test
Saturday5/20/189:00AM - 12:00PMVocab-in-Context, Exponents & Radicals, Punctuation, & Sentence Structure
Sunday5/21/189:00AM - 12:00PMGeometry, Details & Inferences, Effective Language Use, & Putting It All Together

*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. 

Free SAT Sessions

PACE will be hosting a FREE SAT and ACT informational session after the New Year! Please click here to receive updates about this free session, or "like" our page on Facebook @OUpace!