HSPT Summer Fundamentals

  • Last Update August 11, 2021


The HSPT Summer Fundamentals course is a way to stay sharp in the summer and begin preparing for the HSPT. It is not meant to replace the full HSPT course, which is offered beginning in September.

  • An eight session course that will cover the fundamentals of preparing for the HSPT.
  • The course will meet for 8 Wednesdays in a row starting on June 23rd. Admissions to the course is rolling, and I will hold and an extra session or two for anyone who begins later.
  • In general, class will be held at 10 AM unless I have a conflict. I will communicate any schedule changes a week in advance.
  • All work and recorded lessons (if you cannot join the live session) will be posted on mrdugan.net.
  • Homework assignments will be given and vocabulary will be studied after each class.
  • This course is a foundation for the HSPT, but it does not replace the full HSPT course, which will begin in September.
  • There is a $149 charge to enroll in this course.
  • 10% off offer if you sign up now.



Topics for this course

23 Lessons


Class begins promptly at 10a.m. every Wednesday
Zoom Link for live Wednesday classes00:00:00

Lesson One: Background for the HSPT (6/23/21)

Lesson Two: Reading Comprehension (6/30/21)

Lesson Three: Review Reading Comp. and Intro. to Mathematics Section (7/7/21)

Lesson Four: Introduction to HSPT Language Section (7/14/21)

Lesson Five: More HSPT Language and One Reading Passage (7/21/21)

Lesson Six: Quantitative Section Deep Dive (7/28/21)

Lesson Seven: Review Quantitative and Mathematics (8/4/21)

Lesson Eight: Verbal Review (8/11/21)

About the instructor

John Dugan, a career educator, has over two decades of teaching and tutoring experience. For over fifteen years, he has taught SSAT and HSPT prep classes in person to hundreds of students in the Washington, DC area with great success. He is now bringing the best of the classroom to you online.
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