This course prepares students to score well on college entrance tests, primarily the ACT test. The course also allows students to gain a deeper understanding of various aspects of self, college, and career in an effort to ensure they are college and career ready as they transition into adulthood. During the first semester, students will become familiar with the test format, content, and test taking strategies. A strong emphasis will be placed on the Math, English, and Writing subtest areas. During the second semester, the focus will be on helping students in the following ways: 1) gain self knowledge, 2) make the best possible college and career choices for themselves, and 3) gain employability skills. A strong emphasis will be placed on ensuring students are college and career ready.