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Motlow State Community College
P.O. Box 8500
Lynchburg, TN 37352-8500
(931) 393-1500

Let Motlow Help You Prepare for the ACT

February 10, 2011

Area high school students planning on taking the ACT this spring are encouraged to prepare for the test with a course offered at three of Motlow College's sites; Moore County, Fayetteville and McMinnville. The ACT Prep class is designed to help prepare students for the four areas of the ACT: English, mathematics, reading and science. Emphasis will be on test-taking skills, logical analysis, pacing oneself as well as practice tests during and at the conclusion of the course.

The cost of the course is $60. Registration forms can be obtained online at, click on the selected Motlow site to access the appropriate registration form to print. Instructions are on the form. Mail or fax completed forms to Extended Services at Motlow College, or to call 931-393-1774. Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

Students will need to purchase a textbook the first night of class for $24.95. Exact change or a check made payable to Motlow College Bookstore will be required. The textbook will only be available the first night of class.

Sheila Gann will be the instructor for the ACT Prep course at Motlow's Moore County campus. Classes will take place five consecutive Mondays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  The course will be limited to 35 students and the deadline to register is March 2, at 4:30 p.m.

The Motlow College Fayetteville Center will offer the course for four consecutive Thursdays, March 17, 24, 31 and April 7 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The class will be limited to 25 students and the deadline to register is March 11. Gayle "Mimi" Hughes will be the instructor.

Students wishing to attend the ACT Prep class at Motlow's McMinnville Center can do so on Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Sheila Gann will be the instructor. Deadline to register is March 3 at 4:30 p.m.

The ACT Prep class does NOT register a student to sit for the actual ACT exam. Information about how to register for the test can be obtained at The classes at Motlow are designed to prepare students for the national test date of April 9; the registration deadline for that test is March 4.

Visit the Motlow College website at for more information on these and other courses offered.