EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 11/9/18-11/15/18

Published Thursday, November 8, 2018 by Tifinie


This is a very busy time of year for students.  Some students are preparing to take their exams in December, others are getting ready to take them in the spring and planning their prep courses now.  The SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject exams are each only being offered 1 more time in 2018:


Late registration has begun for the December exams! You can still register late for the next week, but time is running out!  These are the last opportunities to take these tests in 2018!

  • November 13th Deadline for late registration for SAT and SAT Subject exams


    • After this point registration can only be done online or by phone!
  • November 19th Late Registration deadline for the ACT exam held on December 8th (includes a late fee)


    • This is the FINAL DEADLINE to register for this ACT exam!
  • November 20th FINAL DEADLINE to register for either the SAT or SAT Subject exams (online or by phone only!)


If you’re interested in any of these exams be sure to sign up before registration expires!



All of us at Excel would like to wish focus and luck to our students that are preparing to take their formal exams soon. Don’t forget to use your Exam Club access and group tutorial sessions as tools to help you be prepared!  We believe you will do great!



For those that are interested in beginning a new Excel Test Prep course, call our office today at (510)490-7000 and speak with one of our representatives who can help you find the course that is right for you. Our classroom courses are approximately 4 weeks long with 3 sessions each week – scheduled on weekends and one day after school. If you want to take the exams in the spring, now is the time to prepare!


Get ahead of the game and register early for your courses. Here’s a look at what’s coming soon at Excel:

  • November 25th HSPT classroom courses in Cupertino (Saturdays, Sundays, and Thursdays) and in Fremont (Saturdays, Sundays, and Tuesdays) **Register by November 18th for early registration savings
  • December 5th SAT classroom course in Cupertino
  • December 8th SAT classroom course in Fremont
  • December 22nd SAT Xmas Cram Courses offered in Cupertino, Fremont, San Jose, and San Ramon
  • *This is a 2-week classroom course designed to be taken during winter break (Sun-Sat for 3 hours/day)
  • December 22nd SAT live-online Xmas Cram Course (8 lectures from 2pm-5pm)
  • December 22nd ACT Xmas Cram Courses offered in Cupertino and Fremont
  • *This is a 2-week classroom course designed to be taken during winter break (Sun-Sat for 3 hours/day)
  • December 22nd SAT Winter Intensive Course (Custom schedule from 9am-6pm)
  • Sign up for an online FE course at any time to prepare for the exam coming April 5th!

Call (510)490-7000 or go online to claim your seat today!


Curious how you would score on a practice test? Take one of our FREE diagnostic tests which will tell us the areas you struggle with and our teachers can help you improve in those areas for your formal test.  Call our office at (510)490-7000 and speak with our friendly staff to register for FREE diagnostic exams:

  • November 10th SAT diagnostic in Fremont (Saturday, 8:30am-12pm)
  • November 17th ACT diagnostic in Fremont (Saturday, 8am-12pm)
  • November 25th SAT diagnostic in Cupertino (Sunday, 8:30am-12pm)
  • December 2nd   ACT diagnostic in Cupertino (Sunday, 8am-12pm)


Exam Club Sessions

Practice makes perfect! Register for a session of Exam Club and practice taking tests until you feel comfortable.  Exam Club sessions coming soon are:

  • November 10th, 13th, 17th in Fremont
  • November 9th, 11th, 16th, & 18th in Cupertino
  • November 11th & 18th in San Ramon

Make sure you claim your seat today! Register through your student portal or give us a call at our Fremont office at (510)490-7000 and we will register for you.  (You can only miss 1 Exam Club session after signing up, please register only if you know you will be able to attend.)



Need additional help with your PSAT/SAT studies? Included with your PSAT/SAT course are 6 FREE group tutorial sessions.  These sessions are led by an instructor and offer further assistance with SAT math, SAT reading, or SAT writing.  Each group tutorial session focuses on one of the SAT topics and has 30 seats available, register ahead of time to claim your seat!

  • November 9th Writing in Cupertino
  • November 16th Reading in Cupertino
  • November 17th Math in Fremont
  • November 30th Writing in Cupertino


Call our office at (510)490-7000 for more information on any of our courses or to register. We look forward to speaking with you!


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