Welcome MVC Parents to Conquer the Test
–Fall 2019 SAT Boot Camp–
See Dates, Times, and Register for the Fall SAT Boot Camp Here!
either 1 payment of $597
2 payments of $315
SAT Conqueror-ship Starts In...
For you, the Parent
When I started teaching the SAT about 10 years ago, I had no idea what it would turn into. I started as a young kid just out of college, needing a second job on top of my full-time job and my seminary classes, so that I could support my newly pregnant wife and myself…all the way on the other side of the country.
I was a smart kid, did well on tests, and, on a whim, applied for a job at a tutoring center. That center specialized in coaching the SAT, so to get hired I had to take the test.
I’ve always been more of an English guy, so I told them, “Well, I could help kids on the Reading and Writing sections, but the Math? Doubt it.”
When my scores came back:
They said, “You’ll be fine.” And thus my SAT career began.
But over the years, after working with dozens of students and their families, I saw a problem. These kids were hurting. They were:
• under insane amounts of pressure from friends, bad thoughts in their own head, teachers, the system in general, college deadlines, loving and well-meaning parents…you name it.
• doubting if they were good enough.
• doubting if they were worth anything beyond their academic performance.
I’ve seen so many kids get pummeled by all kinds of negative thinking:
• “I have to get this grade on that test in order to be accepted…loved…worth it…successful.”
• “I’m not a good test-taker.”
• “I hate tests.”
• “I’m not smart.”
• “I wish people liked me more.”
• “I wish I was good enough.”
What REAL ultimate good would I be doing them if I didn’t get at their heart?
Jesus loves these kids like crazy way beyond any test score. And they need way more than just some SAT strategies to help them unlock an archaic reading passage or a tricky math problem.
If I stopped there, then the problems that got them into the place of academic struggle would just continue. And what good would my coaching be if I helped them academically but left their spirit hurting and crumbling?
These kids needed to know Jesus and his love for them. They needed to receive his healing in their hearts and minds.
These kids needed a new perspective, a new way of seeing themselves, God, and the world.
They needed to be shown that they are not victims of ANY of the stuff that has come against them…including all things academically challenging. They needed to know that they are CONQUERORS–MORE than conquerors, according to Romans.
Matt has such a great sense of purpose and care for his subject and his students. He has the unique ability to instantly connect with his students and also able to meet them where they are. We are so impressed not only with his command of the material but presenting it in a way that not only makes it relevant, but gives all the kids’ purpose and meaning. He comes to every organization with our highest recommendation!
I would highly recommend “Conquer the Test” with Matt Hallock. The 4 week session class prepared my daughter to take the test with confidence and less anxiety. According to her, Mr. Hallock was very attentive, caring and always willing to help and take the time necessary to answer her questions. As a parent, I was impressed that he took the time to send me a follow up email reporting on how my daughter did in the class and what he noticed about her personality and talents. He strikes me as a very spiritual and caring teacher who truly cares that your child will succeed in life. Overall “conquer the test” was an outstanding experience for my daughter and as a parent I am grateful and at ease knowing that she is well prepared for the SAT test.
Enter…Conquer the Test
In addition to all of the SAT strategy, I give my students a brand new way of seeing themselves and their lives…I show them what God thinks of them. We cover:
how to put the SAT in the right perspective, to develop a CONQUEROR'S MINDSET
how your student can retrain their mind to think differently, powerfully
practical, in the moment, exercises to quickly decrease test anxiety
life-changing truths that god declares over your student
whether or not your student fits the definition of one who is worthy...of love, investment, time, energy
the power of the words they choose to align with
The SAT Strategy
Here’s a Snapshot of what we’ll cover in the class
How to Conquer SAT Reading
-The most powerful 3-phase system for conquering the Reading section.
-The 3 types of questions students must be able to identify.
-7 essential tactics for understanding the passage…including only 3 things they need to look for while they read.
-The simple, but reliable 5-step process for tackling every reading question.
How to Conquer SAT Math
-1 Powerful strategy that will unlock every math question.
-13+ specific problem solving strategies that are crucial for conquering the Math.
-A single fundamental perspective shift that will totally change the way they think about SAT math.
How to Conquer SAT Writing
-The 3-phase battle plan to use for every writing question.
-11 must-know strategies that demystify specific question types.
-The only 17 grammar lessons they’ll ever need to know for the SAT.
How to Conquer the Essay
-The 4 things your students should look for in the passage.
-The single most important section of their essay.
-A simple structure that puts them on track for a high score.
Here’s what’s included in the class…
complete online SAT course
–60+ instructional videos with powerpoint and downloadable worksheets to keep your student focused :)
–Students work through online material between class sessions.
–That way, when we meet in class, we can go further and deeper into the SAT material.
12 hours of class time
–We combine of instruction, discussion, solo practice, guided practice, troubleshooting specific pain points, and individual feedback from me.
preview electronic edition of more than standard, my soon-to-be-published book
conquer the test course manual
the best SAT workbooks on the market
14 day money back guarantee
–My number one goal is to serve you and your student with the BEST possible instruction I can give. I’m very confident in what I can bring to the table, but if you feel it’s not a good fit, let me know within 14 days from the first class meeting, and I’ll be happy to refund you with the best of feelings.
–That means you can take half the class, decide it’s not a good fit, and you’ll get your full investment back. No problem.
One more thing: Discount on College Essay Power Session
If you know you’d like to be a part of both the SAT Boot Camp and also the College Essay Power Session that I’m hosting on September 14th (also on the MVC campus), you can register for both at the same time and get a $50 discount off the price. Just let me know, AFTER you register for the SAT class, that you also want to do the College Essay class. I’ll send you a coupon code to use for that one.
*Students will need to bring paper, pen/pencil, and course materials which they’ll receive in class.* Also, if they are able to bring either a laptop, tablet, or smartphone, that would be super helpful so that I can show them around their online course. But if they don’t have any of these, they will still be totally great.
When you click the registration buttons below you will be taken to a page with a pop-up box where you can choose your payment option. When you register, please use the parent’s email address. I will send you a follow up email asking for full parent and student contact info and will create a student account from there. Thank you!
FALL SESSION #1: TUESDAYS
DATES: Tuesday September 24, October 1, 8, 15
TIME: 3:45 – 6:45
COST: $597 or two payments of $315
FALL SESSION #2: FRIDAYS
DATES: Friday September 27, October 4, 11, 18
TIME: 1:45 – 4:45
COST: $597 or two payments of $315