Boston’s Best ACT And SAT Prep

August 23, 2013 6:00 AM

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ACT/ P-SAT and SAT scores stay in the official transcript for a student’s lifetime. Lessen the pressure up-and-coming tests may cause by contacting any one of these Boston-based agencies. When it’s time to take formal testing, look to certified instructors that focus their skills on test prep, and become empowered by being prepared.

Veritas Tutors/Signet Education
1132 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 395-4160

Expertly trained tutors at Signet Education, (formerly Vertias Tutors) begin with a review of the student’s needs to ensure the skills are in place to solve the problems pupils will encounter on the coming tests. One-on-one tutors work to familiarize each student with actual problems, multiple concepts and processes needed to avoid pitfalls and develop a workable strategy of how to approach each question. Any of these skills developed with Signet can be used easily beyond the course and into the future.

Boston TestPrep
280 Summer St., 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
(800) 448-0671

With the college board’s release of the new SAT Reasoning Test in the Spring of 2006, educators and previous college graduates came up with a program designed for today’s generation of students. Able to accommodate different learning styles and meet the student at whatever level of skill they have acquired, Boston TestPrep has established a way to successfully ease the anxiety of test taking. Get ready to learn the eight types of questions found and how the scoring works, along with mastering the essay portion of any exam. BTP has its home base here in Boston, using an online presence to reach as many students as possible with a cost-effective strategy.

Boston Tutoring Services
56 Doyle Ave.
Dracut, MA 01826
(781) 248-4558

Enroll now to reserve your tutor for the winter test season. This group of tutors spans the Boston area, offering a direct one-on-one approach to each and every student in a series of 90-minute sessions. After a pretest is taken, Boston Tutoring Services determines which program length of study is most applicable, be it six, nine or 12 sessions. Options to focus only on specific areas of the SAT or ACT testing is another streamlined choice if deciding to chose BTS. Meeting at area libraries or the place most convenient to your busy lifestyle, these tutors hold Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees and are certified teachers within New England.

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Ivy Global of Boston
Le Meridian Cambridge
20 Sidney St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
(888) 588-7955

Ivy Global offers intense, crash and regular course sessions by tutors who have attained a 99 percentile rating when taking the SAT and ACT tests themselves. These expert teachers balance interactive lectures, coop discussions and mock realistic test taking while building key skills and effective strategies a student must consider to ace the SAT and ACT testing. Using small classes to instruct and enhance the opportunity for a student to practice concepts, Ivy combines critical reading and writing with practical content and test-taking strategies.

Axiom Learning
254 Washington St.
Wellesley, MA 02481
(800) 988-5010

Axiom Learning uses two approaches to both the ACT and SAT test prep: comprehensive and single subject. Whether the choice has been made to work within a short session period or a compacted session of four hours, students will have the opportunity to take practice tests and learn the different approaches needed when taking either the ACT or SAT tests. Be empowered and ready with these tutors enhancing the natural ability every student possesses.

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Freelance Writer Corinne Costantino brings the “Best of Boston” to New England. Her work can be found on