William Carey University offers free ACT Camp

March 13, 2018

This is a press release from William Carey University.



HATTIESBURG, Miss. - William Carey University is offering a free ACT Camp for high school students with a desire to attend college. The camp focuses on helping motivated students raise their ACT scores for college entry.


The dates for the camps are:

  • Tuesday, May 29 through Friday, June 1 at the Tradition campus in Biloxi

  • Monday, June 4 through Thursday, June 7 at the Hattiesburg campus

Each camp will provide test-taking strategy sessions, small group instruction, study materials, and snacks. Students also will receive college scholarship information and professional education information.


To qualify students must be sophomores or juniors during the 2017-2018 school year. The camp is also open to high school students who failed to receive their high school diploma due to a subject area deficiency. Those students must be within two years of their original graduation date and should demonstrate they are serious about improving their scores to receive their diploma.


Application criteria include prior ACT attempts, high school GPA, Teacher Academy membership and a commitment to improving test scores.


More information and the application is available at wmcarey.edu/act-camp. Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered by April 5 at 5 p.m. Applications can be mailed to: WCU, School of Education Box 3, 710 William Carey Parkway, Hattiesburg MS  39401, Attention: Tina Bond. Applications may be hand delivered to:

  • Hattiesburg campus - 710 William Carey Parkway, Fairchild Hall, Room 106F or

  • Tradition campus - 19640 Highway 67, Building A, Room 204.

Late applications and applications received by fax or email will not be considered. Students accepted to the camp must register by May 18 to take the June 9, 2018, national ACT test.


For more information, contact Tina Bond at (601) 318-6091 or email tbond@wmcarey.edu.


About William Carey University: William Carey University provides quality educational programs within a caring Christian academic community, which challenge the individual student to excel in scholarship, leadership, and service in a diverse global society. Campuses are located in Hattiesburg and Biloxi, Mississippi. For more information, visit www.wmcarey.edu.


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