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UMSL Bridge Program virtual “Bridge to the ACT” Summer Intensive is a week-long Summer workshop for rising seniors.

The virtual “Bridge to the ACT” Summer Intensive provides in-depth sectional analysis and a tactical learning approach that will assist students in managing the stress associated with taking the ACT test and produce better outcomes. Students will be equipped with exceptional test-taking strategies, ACT books and resources,  and hands-on instruction.

The Bridge Program remains committed to providing essential programming aimed at meeting the needs of our students that will assist them throughout their educational journey. We understand that finding the right fit for college is one of the most critical decisions that you will make as a student. In addition, your performance on college entrance exams is a major contributing factor in the college acceptance process. In light of these facts, we launched the “Bridge to the ACT” Summer Intensive as a means to support our rising seniors in their college entrance exam preparations.

“Bridge to the ACT” Session Dates

Monday – Friday (June 3 – 7, 2024) from 7:45am to 12:00pm

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Students must complete a rigorous application with two essay prompts in addition to meeting the below criteria for the program:

  • Currently enrolled in 11th grade, in a St. Louis metropolitan area high school

  • Previously taken the ACT and able to provide an ACT Score Report

Due to the competitive nature of the ACT Intensive, interested students will complete an application with two, short-answer responses surrounding their desire to improve their ACT scores. Participants will be provided with ACT books and resources, online access to official ACT posted tests, online access to EdPuzzle, and hands-on instruction.  

Application deadline: Friday, May 24, 2024

*"Bridge to the ACT" applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Once a student has submitted a full application, with essay questions and an ACT score report, they will receive a notification via email regarding their admission to the program.

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