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ACT boot camp sessions enrolling now


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut


MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin will host ACT boot camp sessions from 8 a.m.-noon, Aug. 25, Oct. 20 or Dec. 1, on the main campus in Martin. The registration fee is $45 per student.

These sessions are intended to help high school students prepare for the ACT college entrance exam or improve upon previous scores. Alex Beene, lead instructor for Tennessee Adult Education in three West Tennessee counties, will help students discover time-saving strategies to complete the exam and learn to study effectively.

Beene is an adjunct instructor for UT Martin as well as a published author and local educator. He has mentored more than 1,000 students preparing for the ACT and SAT exams in the past six years.

All students should bring a pencil and paper to the workshop.

ACT boot camp sessions will also be hosted at UT Martin’s educational outreach centers. Additional dates are Oct. 16 at the UT Martin Jackson Center; Sept. 15 at the UT Martin Parsons Center; and Oct. 13 at the UT Martin Somerville Center. A workshop will also be held Sept. 29 at Henry County High School in Paris.

To register for any of these dates, visit For assistance, contact the UT Martin Office of Educational Outreach at 731-881-7082.


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