Best Test Prep Tutors in Washington DC

Why These Test Prep Tutors?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Washington DC Test Prep Tutors on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Bill Jackson

Bill Jackson is an independent tutor, SAT and ACT prep teacher, and study skills specialist based in Bethesda. His Ultimate SAT class focuses on building basic test-taking skills, including recognizing and re-explaining the basic argument, reading comprehension, logic, keywords, time management, and writing. With 15 years of tutoring experience, Bill is comfortable helping students who have learning disabilities. His class sizes are small and he is also available for the PSAT and the SSAT.

Bethesda, MD 20816


College Prep

College Prep helps parents and students navigate the college application and admissions process, specializing in admissions test preparation and individual counseling. They promise small class sizes and offer extra help with the SAT reasoning test, SAT subject tests, SAT strategy and time management, the ACT, the PSAT, the NMSQT, and AP tests. College Prep has worked with local DC students, out-of-state students, and international students in tutoring centers in Burke and McLean for more than 20 years.

Chantilly, VA 20151


DALBY Inspiring Test Prep

DALBY Inspiring Test Prep offers instruction for admissions tests and academic subjects from their McLean office and online. They have a range of class packages available for the SAT, the ACT, the PSAT, the TJ entrance exam, the SSAT, the ISEE, and the HSPT, as well as single-day workshops and drills. The founder of DALBY has specialized in test prep since 1985, and most of her tutors have advanced subject degrees, real-world experience, teaching experience, and teaching credentials.

McLean, VA 22101


Georgetown Learning Centers

Founded in 1998, Georgetown Learning Centers work to build relationships between students and tutors that help build confidence and nurture academic achievement. Their exam prep courses provide personalized instruction and result in an average increase of 260 points. Their SAT and ACT prep instructors are all full-time professionals who are available for a range of in-class and private tutoring options.

McLean, VA 22101


Good Hope Tutoring Services

Good Hope Tutoring Services handles online and in-person tutoring sessions for students in Washington DC. The tutors at this company utilize an interactive learning approach. They relate mathematics and other academic concepts to real-world applications. They have helped students of all levels not only in studying lessons but also in developing new learning skills and adapting useful habits. Some of the services they offer are standardized test prep, one-on-one tutoring, homeschooling, and math workshops.

Accokeek, MD

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Learning Zone Tutoring Service

Serving Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia students, Learning Zone Tutoring Services has 30 years of experience with subject tutoring and test prep. They offer in-home tutoring tests that include the SAT, ACT, MCAT, DAT, as well as SAT and ACT subject tests. Their tutors are all real-world professionals with advanced degrees in their areas of teaching and are available for students of all ages, including undergraduate and graduate students.

Rockville, MD 20904


Optimal SAT Prep

Since 1993, Optimal SAT Prep has offered results-oriented tutoring for the SAT, ACT, and PSAT through the Tripathi Learning and Enrichment Center in McLean. They focus their instruction on math problem solving, critical reading, grammar, and essay writing. They help students identify their strengths and weaknesses, emphasizing confidence-building rather than teaching tips and tricks. Their class sizes are typically between three and eight students, and are available for one-on-one instruction.

Mc Lean, VA 22101


Potomac Oak Tutoring

SAT and ACT prep classes at Potomac Oak Tutoring are taught by the company’s founders, who are education professionals with thousands of hours of tutoring and subject specialty experience. The company is focused on college admissions, and many of their students have been accepted to top-tier and Ivy League schools. They offer private test prep, and students can begin taking SAT and ACT classes in their freshman year of high school.

Potomac, MD 20854


Prime Learning Center

Prime Learning Center, formerly the Elite Academy, helps prepare students for college through test prep, academic tutoring, and admissions counseling. The tutors offer in-class or one-on-one instruction for elementary through graduate-level students in a range of tests, including the SAT, ACT, TJ, SAT subject tests, and AP tests. They also work with students preparing for the SSAT, the TOEFL, and the GRE. Prime Learning Center has offices in Fairfax, Vienna, and McLean.

McLean, VA 22101


Young Scholars Circle

Vienna-based Young Scholars Circle employs a team of state-licensed teachers and curriculum designers who believe in teaching every student individually and uniquely. Young Scholars Circle offers small class sizes and individualized instruction that is based on continuing assessments of each child, focusing on the areas the child needs to learn and have reinforced, instead of a "one-size fits all" approach to learning. The owner and founder of Young Scholars Circle, Krishna Belino Cart, is a National Board Certified Reading Specialist with over 22 years of experience teaching. Krishna is also a member of the Governmental Relations Committee, International Reading Association (IRA) and serves as a panelist of ReadWriteThink.Org. Young Scholars Circle is accredited by the International Literacy Association, the National Education Association, and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

McLean, VA 22102


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