MEK Review’s MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning

MEK Review’s MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning

MEK Review’s MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning Program

For over 20 years, MEK has worked hard to create programs and develop curriculum that speak to the needs of every child we serve. And we believe that the key to succeeding in rigorous high school courses and on difficult admissions exams is early preparation. 

Our MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning program provides challenging lessons that will give MEK students the skills to excel in the classroom and the tools to earn elite scores on tough high school admissions tests.

How can our MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning program set your child up for their academic future?

Read on to find out!

What is MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning?

MEK Review’s Advanced Verbal Reasoning is a course for 6th and 7th grade students looking to get a head start on preparing for high school admissions tests, such as the SSAT, ISEE, and BCA exams. Throughout the course, expert instructors help students build vocabulary and reading comprehension skills, learn proven test-taking strategies, and cultivate a strong mindset for tackling tough exams in timed settings. 

What’s the criteria for taking the course?

Students in grades 6 and 7 must have previously completed our MLC Critical Reading course for their respective grade level with essay scores of 4 or higher, or received a 70% on both the Writing and Reading sections of the MEK Student Evaluation.

What does a typical class look like?

Students meet in small groups with their instructor via a live, virtual class once a week for 9 weeks. Each session is 90 minutes in length.

The following is a breakdown of what a typical class looks like:

Class Format (90 mins):

  • 15 mins: Reading Homework Review
  • 15 mins: Reading Lesson
  • 20 mins: Reading Passages; 2 per session; 10 mins per passage
  • 20 mins: Verbal Lesson and Review Verbal Homework
  • 20 mins: Vocab Quiz and Review

What are some examples of the types of questions my child will learn about during class?

MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning is all about preparing your child to answer tough reading passage and verbal reasoning questions on the high school admissions exams. Instructors teach step-by-step strategies for how to identify and answer each question type that your child will encounter on the day of the test. 

Below are examples of each question type:

  • Analogies

  • Sentence Completions

  • Reading Comprehension

What are the benefits of MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning?

MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning is more than just a high school admissions test prep course. Throughout each session, your child will learn how to be an independent, critical thinker, who has the confidence to tackle any problem with a creative solution. These skills are the essential building blocks of classroom success and the foundation for earning top scores on future standardized tests, such as the SAT or ACT.

Getting Started

Interested in enrolling your child in our MLC Advanced Verbal Reasoning Program? Contact us today for a consultation and to schedule a student evaluation!


MEK Review

MEK Review is the top learning center in North Jersey, dedicated to helping students of all ages begin an incredible success story. With our guidance, students have gained acceptances into the best schools in the country, earned top test scores, prepared for difficult admission tests, and transformed into their best selves in the classroom. To find your perfect solution, explore our programs or book your free consultation with an expert counselor!


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