ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT OVERVIEW

The Academic Enrichment programs at MEK Review work toward a two-pronged goal: to ensure classroom success and to help students master advanced topics. Through expert instruction, carefully curated milestones, and constant guidance, students are able to learn, practice, and eventually master math, science, and English concepts so they can utilize them in the school classroom.

 

All of our courses are available virtually, using Zoom, Canvas, and Kami platforms.

Programs

MEK Learning Circles
Non-Fiction Reading
Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition
HS Honors
AP Course Prep

MEK Learning Circles Overview

The MEK Learning Circles combine the one-on-one learning values of step-by-step concept instruction, immediate application, and instant teacher feedback with the group class benefits of active interaction and engagement. In small student groups of 8 or fewer, students meet with their teachers on a virtual platform to complete practice work and review work immediately, as well as participating in group activities that enhance classroom interaction and engagement.

 

Upon completion of an MEK evaluation test based on Common Core State Standards (CCSS), students are assessed in order to be placed into small groups, of which all students have similar skill levels and needs. This allows for a more individualized approach to learning, as all students’ needs will be met.

 

All MEK Learning Circle courses are available for students in grades 4-8. Classes are once a week for 90 minutes each.

 

MEK Learning Circles has three different levels:

 

MEK Learning Circles – Enriched: For students who need extra help in the classroom. The course focuses on teaching students communication, study, and classroom skills that will help them build confidence and excel in their studies. These courses are in-person classes at our Palisades Park and Closter Campus.

 

MEK Learning Circles: For students who are doing well in the classroom but want to learn to excel and become top of their class by mastering grade-level topics. These courses are offered as in-person classes at our Palisades Park campus and as live virtual group classes.

 

MEK Learning Circles – Advanced: For high performing students who have finished our MLC Problem Solving Math and Critical Reading curricula and want to apply the skills they’ve learned. This course also sets the foundation for future challenging test prep. These courses are offered as live virtual group classes.

 

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Math Applications Circles – Advanced
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Problem Solving Math Circles
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Math Application Circles - Advanced

Math Application Circles – Advanced are courses designed for advanced 6th – 7th graders to become skilled in applying learned material toward complex and challenging math questions. This program is for high-performing students who have finished our MLC Problem Solving Math  curricula and want to apply the skills they’ve learned. This course also sets the foundation for future challenging test prep. 

Students learn to utilize concepts learned through MLC Problem Solving Math classes toward new question types and lengthy word problems, and they learn to set up word problems to simplify the most challenging of questions.

These courses are offered as live virtual group classes.

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Math Applications 6
  • Advanced Math Applications 7
Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle - Enriched

The Math PSM Circles – Enriched are designed to improve grade-level or above grade-level problem-solving techniques. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learn techniques for approaching difficult word problems, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete timed drills, tests, and practice to master skills, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle

The Math PSM Circles are designed to teach students to interpret and solve word problems. In groups of 4 to 8, students master problem solving techniques based on the math concepts taught during each session.

Students engage in short virtual lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math PSM Circles, students build the necessary skills for test prep.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
  • Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Algebra II PSM Circles

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Operations and Number Sense (ONS) Circles

The Math ONS Circles are designed to teach number sense skills and improve calculation accuracy through concept mastery. In groups of 4 to 8, students learn techniques to set up calculations quickly and efficiently.

Students engage in virtual short lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math ONS Circles, students gain a comprehensive understanding of grade level math topics and how to master number sense operations. Students are recommended to take ONS Circles before they take PSM Circles, as the ONS Circles will build a strong number sense foundation for students to build problem solving understanding upon.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 ONS Circles
  • Grade 5 ONS Circles
  • Grade 6 ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II ONS Circles
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles – Enriched are designed to advance reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learns techniques to discuss and analyze fiction and non-fiction works, practice critical thinking and independent writing, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete critical essays and receive feedback, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Verbal Reasoning Circles - Advanced

Advanced Verbal Reasoning is a course designed for high-performing 6th and 7th graders to learn how to utilize critical reading, writing, and vocabulary skills toward difficult standardized-test level questions.

Through this course students gain exposure to a variety of reading prompts and reinforce reading comprehension through annotation. They also develop strong vocabularies for challenging
verbal reasoning questions and practice challenging question types.

This course is perfect for helping students prepare for future difficult middle school or high school admission tests.

Schedule: 18 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 6
  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 7

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Critical Reading Circles
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English Circles - Advanced

Our Advanced English course helps 8th graders ace their Honors or Advanced Placement high school English classes by mastering critical reading and writing skills.

This course is perfect for students who have completed MLC Critical Reading or fall High School Test Prep  and want to place themselves on an advanced track for high school.

This course teaches students key advanced writing, reading, and grammar skills that are often not covered in the junior high classroom, but are required to be successful in Honors English and in upcoming college admission tests such as the SAT.

This course is offered as a live virtual group class.

 

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced English 8
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles are designed to teach students critical reading and writing skills. In groups of 4 to 8, students discuss and analyze content-rich articles and brainstorm literary essays.

Students practice critical thinking and independent writing alongside their peers, with the guidance of expert teachers who provide immediate feedback on student work in a virtual class session.

Through Critical Reading Circles, students build confidence in their reading and writing skills that they can use both in school and for future admissions exams.

The Critical Reading Circles use the following class structure:

  • 45 minutes: Group discussion and analysis of text; brainstorming for literary essay
  • 30 minutes: Write literary essay
  • 15 minutes: Revision and editing practice using student essays
  • HW: Revise essay; complete next reading text and questions

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 5 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 6 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Writing Circles

The Writing Circles – Enriched are designed to help students become a confident, skilled, and independent writers. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student brainstorms, writes, and revises essays from a variety of prompts, receives engaging lessons and essay feedback from an expert teacher, boosts grammar and vocabulary skills, and learns classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles

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Writing Circles

The Writing Circles are designed to teach students to become confident and skilled writers. In groups of 4 to 8, students brainstorm essays using prompts and revise their work together in virtual class sessions.

Through Writing Circles, students develop motivation, confidence, and valuable essay-writing skills, giving them a key edge for future high school and college admissions.

The Writing Circles use the following class structure:

  • Brainstorming Day
    • 30 minutes: Group guided brainstorming for the essay prompt
    • 15 minutes: Independent brainstorming
    • 30 minutes: Group discussion of independent brainstorming
    • 15 minutes: Independent revision of brainstorming
    • HW: Write and submit an essay based on the completed brainstorm
  • Revision Day
    • 45 minutes: Group revision, grammar lesson, and activity
    • 15 minutes: Independent completion of grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Review grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Q&A and revision of individual essays
    • HW: Rewrite the essay based on the completed revisions

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Writing Circles
  • Grade 5 Writing Circles
  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles
Vocabulary Circles

The Vocabulary Circles are designed to teach students to build stronger vocabularies and improve their reading and writing skills. It is ideal for students who struggle with reading comprehension.

In groups of 4 to 8, students build their vocabulary and master strategies for deciphering tough words in virtual class sessions.

With weekly vocabulary lessons and quizzes, expert teachers guide students to build effective study habits and monitor student progress.

Through Vocabulary Circles, students dramatically expand their vocabulary knowledge and build the confidence to tackle new and challenging reading material.

The Vocabulary Circles use the following class structure:

  • 15 minutes: Review previous lesson exercises
  • 15 minutes: Vocabulary quiz
  • 60 minutes: Read and review vocabulary words in action
  • HW: Complete exercises and study for vocabulary quiz

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Fall and Summer only

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Non-Fiction Reading

This summer only group course for 4th-7th graders helps students analyze texts, practice critical thinking and gain confidence in public speaking.

The course takes place twice a week:

First Session

  • Students are given three content-rich articles on a grade-appropriate topic.
  • Students observe multiple perspectives on topic and are assigned single perspective to support during creative presentation.

Second Session

  • Students present on topic without using presentation notes.
  • Teachers give students expert feedback to improve their critical thinking abilities, and increase their public speaking skills.

This course is also aligned with Common Core State Standards for English and Language Arts: Comprehension & Collaboration and Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas.

Non-Fiction Reading teaches students key skills such as clear communication with an audience and developing ideas and opinions based on current events. This course is helpful in preparing students for debate competitions and other enriching extracurricular activities.

We offer 3 courses based on grade level and current skill level:

  • Non-Fiction Reading: Grades 4-5
  • Non-Fiction Reading: Grades 5-6
  • Non-Fiction Reading: Grades 6-7

Schedule: 16 sessions

Season: Summer only

 

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition
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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

High School Honors Overview

The High School Honors programs at MEK are designed to set students up for classroom success by teaching them concepts and striving for mastery before they take them in school. These courses are taught in the Spring and Summer, and consist of lectures and homework and classwork assignments that are designed to assess and reinforce student understanding.

 

High School Honors programs are available for Algebra, Algebra II, Analysis, Advanced Analysis II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Advanced English. Each course targets a specific grade to ensure that the class caters to all enrolled students and is as engaging as possible.

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Algebra
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Pre-Calculus

Our Spring and Summer Pre-Calculus course introduces students to discrete math topics in the Pre-Calculus curriculum.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

Algebra

This Spring and Summer group course helps 7th and 8th graders ace their Honors Algebra classes by mastering key algebraic concepts and algebraic analysis. This course follows the course format and structure of the MEK Learning Circles

This course is perfect for students who want to place themselves on the advanced track for high school. This course also gives students an early head start on mastering SAT math skills.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions

 

Algebra II

Our Algebra II course helps students ace their Honors Math classes in the upcoming year by learning functions as a generalized approach to graphing and solving equations.

This course is offered in the Spring and Summer. In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

*Placement in Spring Algebra or Spring Algebra II is determined by initial test evaluation.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

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Analysis
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Advanced Analysis II
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Geometry
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Analysis

This Spring and Summer course is perfect for 8th graders/incoming freshmen who have placed in “Analysis” or “Advanced Analysis” at Bergen County Academies; entering Bergen Tech or Academies @ Englewood; or attending a STEM private or magnet school.

This course also gives students an early head start on mastering SAT math skills.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


Advanced Analysis II

This Summer-only course is perfect for incoming 10th graders who have completed Analysis I or Advanced Analysis I at Bergen County Academies, Bergen Tech, Academies @ Englewood, or a STEM private or magnet school.

This course covers Pre-Calculus topics, such as theory of polynomials, trigonometry, and matrices.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


Geometry

This Spring and Summer course covers key concepts in the subject, such as theorems, postulates, and deductive conclusions. It fully prepares students who need to master writing proofs and employ higher-level thinking skills, especially compared to middle school math.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

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Biology
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Physics
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Biology

Our Biology gives students a strong foundation in the subject by covering the essential concepts of molecular biology. It increases their confidence by helping them to navigate the more difficult terrain compared to middle school science, especially the increased amount of information and new, required lab experience.

This course is designed according to the curriculum of First Year Biology. For information about AP or SAT Biology courses, pelase refer to College Test Prep.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


Physics

Our Physics course focuses on introducing students to key physics concepts, including kinematics, dynamics, electricity, and magnetism.

This course is designed according to the curriculum of First Year Physics. For information about our AP Physics course, please refer to College Test Prep.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


Chemistry

Our Chemistry course covers essential concepts that provide the foundation for optimal performance on the SAT Subject Chemistry test.

This course is designed according to the curriculum of First Year Chemistry. For information about our AP Chemistry course, please refer to College Test Prep.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions

 

AP Course Prep

MEK’s AP Course Prep program is designed to enhance student learning in the school classroom. Offered during the summer and fall only, these courses help students to earn an A in their challenging AP classes and prepare them for rigorous AP exam prep in the spring. 

 

Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success. 

 

The program works to ensure a level of depth of understanding that allows students to apply their knowledge to be implemented freely on the AP exam.

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AP Statistics Course Prep
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AP Statistics

Our AP Statistics course helps students to build the statistical thinking mindset required for the AP course and exam. Students reinforce their problem-solving ability through repeated practice and application. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: one- and two-variable data, collecting data, probability, variables, distributions, proportions, and chi-square. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Statistics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

 

AP Computer Science A Course Prep

Our AP Computer Science A program prepares students to determine code segments required to produce a given output. Students will also be able to find outputs, values, and results of given program codes given initial values while learning how to write, implement, and analyze program code. 

Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Computer Science A class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP English Literature & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Literature and Composition program focuses on the essay writing portion of the AP English Literature & Composition exam. Students complete practice tests to reinforce test taking skills and strategies. Students also learn how to understand and analyze works of different genres, including Short Fiction, Poetry, Longer Fiction & Drama, and Literary Analysis. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success. This course is available only through private tutoring.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP English Language & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Language and Composition courses focus on the essay writing portion of the AP English Language & Composition exam. Students learn how to write different types of essays, including the Synthesis Essay, Rhetorical Analysis Essay, and Argumentative Essay, and complete practice tests to reinforce test-taking skills and strategies. Topics covered on the AP English Language and Composition curriculum are reviewed extensively. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP Calculus courses focus on Calculus AB and BC. Students learn to effectively solve college level calculus problems that cover topics such as functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, integrals, and polynomial approximations. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Calculus AB/BC class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP Physics Course Prep

Our AP Physics courses are divided into all levels: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, and AP Physics C. In both levels, students learn algebra-based physics concepts, as covered on the AP exams. AP Physics 1 covers concepts like systems, fields, force interactions, change, conservation, and waves. AP Physics 2 covers both AP Physics B and C topics, such as fluids, thermodynamics, electric fields and circuits, magnetism, and mechanics. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Physics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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Our AP Chemistry Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Chemistry test. Students learn the principles of chemistry and how to solve advanced chemistry problems effectively and accurately.

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Chemistry class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP Biology Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Biology test. Students learn to master the main topics and subcategories for the test such as evolution, energetics, information storage and transmission, and systems interactions, while also learning proven test-taking strategies. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Biology class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP U.S. History Course Prep prepares students to analyze historical texts, interpretations, and evidence. Students learn all 9 historical periods from 1491 to present, as covered on the AP exams. Students also learn how to craft well developed responses for the short answer and essay portions of the test. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP U.S. History class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

Sessions: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

MEK Learning Circles Overview

The MEK Learning Circles combine the one-on-one learning values of step-by-step concept instruction, immediate application, and instant teacher feedback with the group class benefits of active interaction and engagement. In small student groups of 8 or fewer, students meet with their teachers on a virtual platform to complete practice work and review work immediately, as well as participating in group activities that enhance classroom interaction and engagement.

 

Upon completion of an MEK evaluation test based on Common Core State Standards (CCSS), students are assessed in order to be placed into small groups, of which all students have similar skill levels and needs. This allows for a more individualized approach to learning, as all students’ needs will be met.

 

All MEK Learning Circle courses are available for students in grades 4-8. Classes are once a week for 90 minutes each.

 

MEK Learning Circles has three different levels:

 

MEK Learning Circles – Enriched: For students who need extra help in the classroom. The course focuses on teaching students communication, study, and classroom skills that will help them build confidence and excel in their studies. These courses are in-person classes at our Palisades Park and Closter Campus.

 

MEK Learning Circles: For students who are doing well in the classroom but want to learn to excel and become top of their class by mastering grade-level topics. These courses are offered as in-person classes at our Palisades Park campus and as live virtual group classes.

 

MEK Learning Circles – Advanced: For high performing students who have finished our MLC Problem Solving Math and Critical Reading curricula and want to apply the skills they’ve learned. This course also sets the foundation for future challenging test prep. These courses are offered as live virtual group classes.

 

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Math Applications Circles – Advanced
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Math Application Circles - Advanced

Math Application Circles – Advanced are courses designed for advanced 6th – 7th graders to become skilled in applying learned material toward complex and challenging math questions. This program is for high-performing students who have finished our MLC Problem Solving Math  curricula and want to apply the skills they’ve learned. This course also sets the foundation for future challenging test prep. 

Students learn to utilize concepts learned through MLC Problem Solving Math classes toward new question types and lengthy word problems, and they learn to set up word problems to simplify the most challenging of questions.

These courses are offered as live virtual group classes.

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Math Applications 6
  • Advanced Math Applications 7
Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle - Enriched

The Math PSM Circles – Enriched are designed to improve grade-level or above grade-level problem-solving techniques. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learn techniques for approaching difficult word problems, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete timed drills, tests, and practice to master skills, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles

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Problem Solving Math Circles
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Operations and Number Sense Circles
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Problem-Solving Math (PSM) Circle

The Math PSM Circles are designed to teach students to interpret and solve word problems. In groups of 4 to 8, students master problem solving techniques based on the math concepts taught during each session.

Students engage in short virtual lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math PSM Circles, students build the necessary skills for test prep.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 PSM Circles
  • Grade 5 PSM Circles
  • Grade 6 PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II PSM Circles
  • Algebra I PSM Circles
  • Algebra II PSM Circles
Operations and Number Sense (ONS) Circles

The Math ONS Circles are designed to teach number sense skills and improve calculation accuracy through concept mastery. In groups of 4 to 8, students learn techniques to set up calculations quickly and efficiently.

Students engage in virtual short lectures and timed assessments, as well as immediate interactive reviews of completed work with the guidance of expert teachers.

Through the Math ONS Circles, students gain a comprehensive understanding of grade level math topics and how to master number sense operations. Students are recommended to take ONS Circles before they take PSM Circles, as the ONS Circles will build a strong number sense foundation for students to build problem solving understanding upon.

The Math Circles use the following class structure:

  • 30 minutes: Group review of homework and topic lecture
  • 10 minutes: Timed practice set 1
  • 20 minutes: Interactive review of Practice Set 1
  • 10 minutes: Timed assessment
  • 20 minutes: Assessment Review
  • HW: 1 cumulative exercise packet and 1 targeted practice packet on daily topic

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 ONS Circles
  • Grade 5 ONS Circles
  • Grade 6 ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra I ONS Circles
  • Pre-Algebra II ONS Circles
Critical Reading Circles – Enriched
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Verbal Reasoning Circles – Advanced
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Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles – Enriched are designed to advance reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student learns techniques to discuss and analyze fiction and non-fiction works, practice critical thinking and independent writing, receive engaging lessons and review from an expert teacher, complete critical essays and receive feedback, and learn classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
Verbal Reasoning Circles - Advanced

Advanced Verbal Reasoning is a course designed for high-performing 6th and 7th graders to learn how to utilize critical reading, writing, and vocabulary skills toward difficult standardized-test level questions.

Through this course students gain exposure to a variety of reading prompts and reinforce reading comprehension through annotation. They also develop strong vocabularies for challenging
verbal reasoning questions and practice challenging question types.

This course is perfect for helping students prepare for future difficult middle school or high school admission tests.

Schedule: 18 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 6
  • Advanced Verbal Reasoning 7

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English Circles – Advanced
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Critical Reading Circles
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English Circles - Advanced

Our Advanced English course helps 8th graders ace their Honors or Advanced Placement high school English classes by mastering critical reading and writing skills.

This course is perfect for students who have completed MLC Critical Reading or fall High School Test Prep  and want to place themselves on an advanced track for high school.

This course teaches students key advanced writing, reading, and grammar skills that are often not covered in the junior high classroom, but are required to be successful in Honors English and in upcoming college admission tests such as the SAT.

This course is offered as a live virtual group class.

 

Schedule: 9 sessions, 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Spring only

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Advanced English 8
Critical Reading Circles

The Critical Reading Circles are designed to teach students critical reading and writing skills. In groups of 4 to 8, students discuss and analyze content-rich articles and brainstorm literary essays.

Students practice critical thinking and independent writing alongside their peers, with the guidance of expert teachers who provide immediate feedback on student work in a virtual class session.

Through Critical Reading Circles, students build confidence in their reading and writing skills that they can use both in school and for future admissions exams.

The Critical Reading Circles use the following class structure:

  • 45 minutes: Group discussion and analysis of text; brainstorming for literary essay
  • 30 minutes: Write literary essay
  • 15 minutes: Revision and editing practice using student essays
  • HW: Revise essay; complete next reading text and questions

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 5 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 6 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 7 Critical Reading Circles
  • Grade 8 Critical Reading Circles
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Writing Circles
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Writing Circles

The Writing Circles – Enriched are designed to help students become a confident, skilled, and independent writers. Through in-person group classes of 4 to 8 students, each student brainstorms, writes, and revises essays from a variety of prompts, receives engaging lessons and essay feedback from an expert teacher, boosts grammar and vocabulary skills, and learns classroom, study, and communication skills to reinforce knowledge and enhance retention of learned material.

This course is specifically designed for students who may be struggling in the classroom and need additional help. Classes follow a specific pace and method to help students boost their study skills, build good habits, and create a strong foundation.

Each course is 90 minutes at our Closter Campus.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles
Writing Circles

The Writing Circles are designed to teach students to become confident and skilled writers. In groups of 4 to 8, students brainstorm essays using prompts and revise their work together in virtual class sessions.

Through Writing Circles, students develop motivation, confidence, and valuable essay-writing skills, giving them a key edge for future high school and college admissions.

The Writing Circles use the following class structure:

  • Brainstorming Day
    • 30 minutes: Group guided brainstorming for the essay prompt
    • 15 minutes: Independent brainstorming
    • 30 minutes: Group discussion of independent brainstorming
    • 15 minutes: Independent revision of brainstorming
    • HW: Write and submit an essay based on the completed brainstorm
  • Revision Day
    • 45 minutes: Group revision, grammar lesson, and activity
    • 15 minutes: Independent completion of grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Review grammar exercise
    • 15 minutes: Q&A and revision of individual essays
    • HW: Rewrite the essay based on the completed revisions

 

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: All Year

 

Specific schedule is determined by grade level and class. Available classes are:

  • Grade 4 Writing Circles
  • Grade 5 Writing Circles
  • Grade 6 Writing Circles
  • Grade 7 Writing Circles
  • Grade 8 Writing Circles

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Vocabulary Circles
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Vocabulary Circles

The Vocabulary Circles are designed to teach students to build stronger vocabularies and improve their reading and writing skills. It is ideal for students who struggle with reading comprehension.

In groups of 4 to 8, students build their vocabulary and master strategies for deciphering tough words in virtual class sessions.

With weekly vocabulary lessons and quizzes, expert teachers guide students to build effective study habits and monitor student progress.

Through Vocabulary Circles, students dramatically expand their vocabulary knowledge and build the confidence to tackle new and challenging reading material.

The Vocabulary Circles use the following class structure:

  • 15 minutes: Review previous lesson exercises
  • 15 minutes: Vocabulary quiz
  • 60 minutes: Read and review vocabulary words in action
  • HW: Complete exercises and study for vocabulary quiz

Schedule: 90 minute per session, one session per week

Season: Fall and Summer only

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Non-Fiction Reading
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Non-Fiction Reading

This summer only group course for 4th-7th graders helps students analyze texts, practice critical thinking and gain confidence in public speaking.

The course takes place twice a week:

First Session

  • Students are given three content-rich articles on a grade-appropriate topic.
  • Students observe multiple perspectives on topic and are assigned single perspective to support during creative presentation.

Second Session

  • Students present on topic without using presentation notes.
  • Teachers give students expert feedback to improve their critical thinking abilities, and increase their public speaking skills.

This course is also aligned with Common Core State Standards for English and Language Arts: Comprehension & Collaboration and Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas.

Non-Fiction Reading teaches students key skills such as clear communication with an audience and developing ideas and opinions based on current events. This course is helpful in preparing students for debate competitions and other enriching extracurricular activities.

We offer 3 courses based on grade level and current skill level:

  • Non-Fiction Reading: Grades 4-5
  • Non-Fiction Reading: Grades 5-6
  • Non-Fiction Reading: Grades 6-7

Schedule: 16 sessions

Season: Summer only

 

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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle – Math Competition
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Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle - Math Competition

Mr. Ahn’s Perfect Circle is a course designed by and named after our founder Gunn Ahn. It is a course for 4th-7th grade math-lovers who are academically advanced for their age and are looking to compete in math competitions. During this course students develop a deep understanding of math concepts through 90-minute seminar-style classes where they complete mini-competition work and master new, effective problem-solving methods. During Fall 2020, this course is held through live virtual sessions.

 

We offer four courses based on grade level and skill level:

  • Rookie Club Elementary Level is for 4th-5th graders who learn to master fractions, ratios, proportions, percentages, and boost their computation and problem-solving skills. This training supports their transition to higher-level math questions and advancement to Pro Club.
  • Rookie Club Junior Level is for 6th-7th graders to work on Pre-Algebraic skills such as inverse and direction proportional thinking in problem-solving without the aid of variables. This training is a vital key to success in higher-level math competitions and their advanced to Pro Club.
  • Pro Club Elementary Level is perfect for highly-competitive 4th-5th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment.
  • Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Pro Club Junior Level is perfect for highly-competitive 6th-7th graders preparing for official math competitions. Students must qualify to enter this program through a 1-hour pre-competition math assessment

Schedule: 10 sessions

Season: All Year

High School Honors Overview

The High School Honors programs at MEK are designed to set students up for classroom success by teaching them concepts and striving for mastery before they take them in school. These courses are taught in the Spring and Summer, and consist of lectures and homework and classwork assignments that are designed to assess and reinforce student understanding.

 

High School Honors programs are available for Algebra, Algebra II, Analysis, Advanced Analysis II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Advanced English. Each course targets a specific grade to ensure that the class caters to all enrolled students and is as engaging as possible.

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Pre-Calculus
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Algebra
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Pre-Calculus

Our Spring and Summer Pre-Calculus course introduces students to discrete math topics in the Pre-Calculus curriculum.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

Algebra

This Spring and Summer group course helps 7th and 8th graders ace their Honors Algebra classes by mastering key algebraic concepts and algebraic analysis. This course follows the course format and structure of the MEK Learning Circles

This course is perfect for students who want to place themselves on the advanced track for high school. This course also gives students an early head start on mastering SAT math skills.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions

 

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Algebra II
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Analysis
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Algebra II

Our Algebra II course helps students ace their Honors Math classes in the upcoming year by learning functions as a generalized approach to graphing and solving equations.

This course is offered in the Spring and Summer. In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

*Placement in Spring Algebra or Spring Algebra II is determined by initial test evaluation.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

Analysis

This Spring and Summer course is perfect for 8th graders/incoming freshmen who have placed in “Analysis” or “Advanced Analysis” at Bergen County Academies; entering Bergen Tech or Academies @ Englewood; or attending a STEM private or magnet school.

This course also gives students an early head start on mastering SAT math skills.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


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Advanced Analysis II
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Geometry
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Advanced Analysis II

This Summer-only course is perfect for incoming 10th graders who have completed Analysis I or Advanced Analysis I at Bergen County Academies, Bergen Tech, Academies @ Englewood, or a STEM private or magnet school.

This course covers Pre-Calculus topics, such as theory of polynomials, trigonometry, and matrices.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


Geometry

This Spring and Summer course covers key concepts in the subject, such as theorems, postulates, and deductive conclusions. It fully prepares students who need to master writing proofs and employ higher-level thinking skills, especially compared to middle school math.

In the Spring, students meet once a week for 20 weeks to reinforce concepts learned at school to fill any gaps in understanding due to the limitations of virtual learning. In the Summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks to target the next academic year’s math curriculum, in efforts to get ahead.

Schedule: 20 sessions, once a week

Season: Spring only

 

Schedule: 16 sessions, twice a week

Season: Summer only

 

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Biology
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Physics
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Biology

Our Biology gives students a strong foundation in the subject by covering the essential concepts of molecular biology. It increases their confidence by helping them to navigate the more difficult terrain compared to middle school science, especially the increased amount of information and new, required lab experience.

This course is designed according to the curriculum of First Year Biology. For information about AP or SAT Biology courses, pelase refer to College Test Prep.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


Physics

Our Physics course focuses on introducing students to key physics concepts, including kinematics, dynamics, electricity, and magnetism.

This course is designed according to the curriculum of First Year Physics. For information about our AP Physics course, please refer to College Test Prep.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions


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Chemistry
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Chemistry

Our Chemistry course covers essential concepts that provide the foundation for optimal performance on the SAT Subject Chemistry test.

This course is designed according to the curriculum of First Year Chemistry. For information about our AP Chemistry course, please refer to College Test Prep.

In the summer, students meet twice a week for 8 weeks.

Season: Summer only

Schedule: 16 sessions

 

AP Course Prep

MEK’s AP Course Prep program is designed to enhance student learning in the school classroom. Offered during the summer and fall only, these courses help students to earn an A in their challenging AP classes and prepare them for rigorous AP exam prep in the spring. 

 

Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success. 

 

The program works to ensure a level of depth of understanding that allows students to apply their knowledge to be implemented freely on the AP exam.

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AP Statistics Course Prep
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AP Computer Science A Course Prep
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AP Statistics

Our AP Statistics course helps students to build the statistical thinking mindset required for the AP course and exam. Students reinforce their problem-solving ability through repeated practice and application. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: one- and two-variable data, collecting data, probability, variables, distributions, proportions, and chi-square. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Statistics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

 

AP Computer Science A Course Prep

Our AP Computer Science A program prepares students to determine code segments required to produce a given output. Students will also be able to find outputs, values, and results of given program codes given initial values while learning how to write, implement, and analyze program code. 

Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Computer Science A class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP English Literature & Composition Course Prep
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AP English Language & Composition Course Prep
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AP English Literature & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Literature and Composition program focuses on the essay writing portion of the AP English Literature & Composition exam. Students complete practice tests to reinforce test taking skills and strategies. Students also learn how to understand and analyze works of different genres, including Short Fiction, Poetry, Longer Fiction & Drama, and Literary Analysis. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success. This course is available only through private tutoring.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP English Language & Composition Course Prep

Our AP English Language and Composition courses focus on the essay writing portion of the AP English Language & Composition exam. Students learn how to write different types of essays, including the Synthesis Essay, Rhetorical Analysis Essay, and Argumentative Essay, and complete practice tests to reinforce test-taking skills and strategies. Topics covered on the AP English Language and Composition curriculum are reviewed extensively. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP English class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP Calculus Course Prep
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AP Physics Course Prep
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Our AP Calculus courses focus on Calculus AB and BC. Students learn to effectively solve college level calculus problems that cover topics such as functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, integrals, and polynomial approximations. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Calculus AB/BC class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

AP Physics Course Prep

Our AP Physics courses are divided into all levels: AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, and AP Physics C. In both levels, students learn algebra-based physics concepts, as covered on the AP exams. AP Physics 1 covers concepts like systems, fields, force interactions, change, conservation, and waves. AP Physics 2 covers both AP Physics B and C topics, such as fluids, thermodynamics, electric fields and circuits, magnetism, and mechanics. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Physics class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP Chemistry Course Prep
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AP Biology Course Prep
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Our AP Chemistry Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Chemistry test. Students learn the principles of chemistry and how to solve advanced chemistry problems effectively and accurately.

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Chemistry class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

Our AP Biology Course Prep teaches students comprehensive content for the AP Biology test. Students learn to master the main topics and subcategories for the test such as evolution, energetics, information storage and transmission, and systems interactions, while also learning proven test-taking strategies. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP Biology class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

Schedule: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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AP U.S. History Course Prep
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Our AP U.S. History Course Prep prepares students to analyze historical texts, interpretations, and evidence. Students learn all 9 historical periods from 1491 to present, as covered on the AP exams. Students also learn how to craft well developed responses for the short answer and essay portions of the test. 

The Summer course is aimed toward classroom success, covering more than 60% of the upcoming academic year’s AP curriculum. 

The Fall course focuses on content mastery, aligned with AP Central, but paced more rigorously than the school course so that students are exposed to the class content before they are introduced to it in school. Thus, they are ready for classroom success.

These courses not only prepare students to ace their AP U.S. History class, but prepare them for more rigorous exam prep in the spring.

 

 

 

Sessions: Varies

Season: Summer and Fall only

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