BIO     Matthew Bullington instructs math (Pre-Algebra through Calculus), Chemistry, and ACT Prep at the Discipleship Tutorial. Having studied applied mathematics in the field of economics, Matthew loves bringing his passion for math and learning into the classroom. He loves taking intimidating subjects in math and science and making them accessible, relevant, and engaging, and focuses on how we can see God in every field.    A homeschool graduate, Matthew works as a college prep consultant through his company, UniversityReady, and brings his college expertise to ACT Prep. He has tutored for twelve years, and brings this expertise along with his liberal arts Economics degree background to his classes at The Discipleship Tutorial.    Matthew is joyfully married to Meagan, has one biological daughter, Mercy, and still claims the foster kids that have been in-and-out of their home. To find out more about Matthew and what he does as a college consultant, visit his website,    http://www.universityready.com/.

BIO

Matthew Bullington instructs math (Pre-Algebra through Calculus), Chemistry, and ACT Prep at the Discipleship Tutorial. Having studied applied mathematics in the field of economics, Matthew loves bringing his passion for math and learning into the classroom. He loves taking intimidating subjects in math and science and making them accessible, relevant, and engaging, and focuses on how we can see God in every field.

A homeschool graduate, Matthew works as a college prep consultant through his company, UniversityReady, and brings his college expertise to ACT Prep. He has tutored for twelve years, and brings this expertise along with his liberal arts Economics degree background to his classes at The Discipleship Tutorial.

Matthew is joyfully married to Meagan, has one biological daughter, Mercy, and still claims the foster kids that have been in-and-out of their home. To find out more about Matthew and what he does as a college consultant, visit his website, http://www.universityready.com/.

ACT Prep                    

16 WEEK CLASS
(1st Semester at Discipleship Tutorial or 2nd Semester online)

 

Tutor Name: Matthew Bullington

Course Name: ACT Prep

Required Texts:

  • The Real ACT Prep Guide, 2016-2017 Edition (Wiley) (or 2018 or 2019 edition)
    ISBN-13:978-1119225416

  • ACT 36 (Barron’s)
    ISBN-13: 978-1438006253

Optional:

  • The Guide to ACT Math (If student needs to focus on math)
    ASIN: B01MY5GHQ1

  • ACT Flash Cards (Barron’s)
    ISBN-13: 978-0764167683

Other books/materials, etc. required for class:  

  • Graphing calculator (TI-83/84, any version, can purchase used inexpensively)

Copy Fee: $10

Other Fees: $20 video fee (this covers the cost for me to provide videos I create as well as outside videos to support and expand upon concepts covered)

Minimum Number of Students: 5

Maximum Number of Students: 20

Course Description/Outline/Objectives: 

This class focuses on preparing students for the ACT exam, with a combination of extensive practice and in-depth studies of strategies. Every subsection will be covered in detail, with custom-tailored approaches developed for each student based on their skill level and goals. Students will go through multiple full-length exams. Students will also utilize an online program for additional practice. Detailed score reports will be given in place of traditional report cards, but traditional report cards are available if requested/needed.

More Courses by Matthew bullington

  • ACT Prep

  • Chemistry with Labs

  • Geometry

  • Algebra 1

  • Algebra 2

This class is one semester long, and can be taken during the fall at Discipleship Tutorial or during the spring online only.

Students will be given access to my online ACT prep course as well.

Expected Weekly Time Commitment for Homework:  2-4 hours per week.

Prerequisites: None. Students who have completed more math (algebra 1, algebra 2 and/or geometry) will be better prepared for math section, but completion of all three is not required.

Recommended Grade Level(s) for this class: Younger students can take the class, but it is generally recommended for the sophomore or junior year.

Estimated Difficulty Level of course for average student: Above average

Rate for Additional Private Tutoring: $50/hour

Additional comments: I do not typically give out traditional grades, students will benefit based on what they put into the class. If students want I can provide traditional report card with grade, can be counted towards 1/2 credit in Test Prep.