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Influence of ZAPS Test-Preparation on Eureka High Junior ACT Outcomes, Jason Bachman, Director of Guidance and Test Supervisor, 2011

Bachman conducted an independent research study on the effectiveness of the ZAPS test-preparation seminars using predictor scores from the official ACT PLAN tests as a baseline. He compared actual ACT performance of students who participated in the ZAPS program against those who did not participate.

Results

Relative to predicted scores, fewer than 30% of the control group scored at the high end or above the predicted range. By contrast, of the students who participated in the ZAPS program, 50% scored at the high end or above the predicted range.

Conclusion

The data collected serves as credible evidence that there is a positive relationship between the ZAPS seminars and higher performance on the ACT.

~Jason Bachman, Director of Guidance and Test Supervisor, Eureka High School, Eureka, IL

High School Student

I feel like I’ve taken a lot from this seminar and I appreciate the practice books. Time went by quickly.

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