Private Academic Tutoring

Elite universities expect students to enroll in the most rigorous courses offered at their high school. While a student may be capable of taking several AP or IB classes, when they add in clubs, sports, music lessons, and volunteering to the mix, their grades often begin to suffer. That is where we come in. Our tutoring team offers private academic tutoring in a variety of subjects and foreign languages. With flexible scheduling and options for both virtual and in person tutoring, our devoted team of tutors is able to help students from around the world succeed in the classroom without sacrificing extracurriculars.

Currently, we have tutors available for the following subjects:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Algebra
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus
  • Literature
  • Trigonometry
  • US History
  • World History
  • Computer Science
  • Foreign Languages

Our Approach

Improved Standardized Test Scores

Our tutors have proven track records of dramatically improving student scores. On average, our students improve their ACT composite score by 3 points and their SAT total score by 140 points.

ACT – Sample Tutoring Results

Diagnostic Final % increase Hours tutored
22 28 27.27% 20 hours
32 34 6.25% 3 hours
31 34 9.68% 8 hours
24 30 25.00% 21 hours
32 34 6.25% 8 hours

ACT versus SAT

The ACT and the SAT are quite different, but serve the same purpose of putting academic skills in context with those of applicants across the US and abroad. Although both tests are seen equally in the eyes of admissions officers, most students will find one test more challenging than the other. It’s important to pick the test the student is most suited to.

The importance of choosing the correct standardized test

Picking the correct test will allow the student to achieve their desired test scores with the most efficiency. Most schools require SAT or ACT, SAT Subject Tests, and recommend AP and/or IB exams. Our tutors will help determine which test is more suitable to each student, and devise a study plan to earn the scores they are aiming for.

Should I take the SAT or the ACT?

Multiple factors can be used in determining whether a student should take the ACT or the SAT. Knowing where a student’s strengths lie is the most important factor to take into account when making this decision.

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Science

The ACT includes a science analysis section, while the SAT does not. If a student has strengths in data analysis, then the ACT may be the correct choice for them.

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Math

The ACT has a more challenging Math section than the SAT does.

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The SAT tends to have a more challenging English section than the ACT.

The SAT tends to have a more challenging English section than the ACT.

Private SAT Subject Test tutoring

Scoring well on a subject test is one of the best ways of demonstrating academic expertise in a particular subject area. Most colleges require two subject tests, but students should have at least three subject test scores to submit in order to be competitive candidates. Our tutors work with students to evaluate which subject tests they should challenge. Tutors will prepare students for SAT II Subject Tests through private one-on-one guidance.

An important component to scoring well on SAT II Subject Tests is recognizing the difference between AP, IB and SAT II curriculums and studying accordingly. Our tutors work closely with students, teaching them material that they may not have been taught in their school curriculums in order to ensure that students are completely prepared for their subject tests. AP curriculums and exams are broader in the concepts they cover. Students can earn partial or complete credit on written-responses, allowing for the demonstration of various knowledge. Contrastingly, SAT II Subject Tests are shorter exams completed on a scantron, and test factually based knowledge.

SAT – Sample Tutoring Results

Diagnostic Final % increase Hours tutored
1280 1440 12.50% 20 hours
1240 1330 7.26% 12 hours
1340 1490 11.19% 20 hours
1330 1420 6.77% 10 hours
1190 1380 15.97% 22 hours

SAT Subject Test Math IIC – Sample Tutoring Results

Diagnostic Final % increase Hours tutored
520 780 50.00% 20 hours
540 740 37.04%% 12 hours
590 790 33.90% 20 hours
420 760 80.95% 10 hours
500 780 56.00% 22 hours

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