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Bill Jackson

Bethesda, MD 20816
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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.

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Breakthrough Test Prep

Potomac, MD 20854
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Breakthrough Test Prep provides personalized help for students taking the SAT, ACT, PSAT, SSAT, or ISEE in the DC area. They begin with a unique diagnostic test to assess each student that allows the tutors to predict their optimal score and develop a personalized learning plan. Breakthrough tutors have 40 years of experience and the company promises that students will both raise their test scores and perform better in the classroom.

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Capital Educators

Rockville, MD 20852
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Capital Educators has been recognized by the Washington Post and other local publications for its high quality tutoring service, which it has provided to students along the Washington-Baltimore corridor since 1997. They offer classes for SAT prep, SAT Subject test prep, and ACT prep that include diagnostic tests, targeted learning strategies, test-taking tips, skill-building, and more.

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College Prep

Chantilly, VA 20151
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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.

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DALBY Inspiring Test Prep

McLean, VA 22101
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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.

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Educational Connections Inc.

Fairfax, VA 22030
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Educational Connections Inc. provides DC area students with individualized, in-home test prep tutoring in Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland. Their goal is to build up student confidence while preparing them for the SAT, ACT, new SAT, or SSAT. Most of their tutors have Master’s degrees and are former teachers. Educational Connections uses a diagnostic test to determine which standardized test is best for the student, then matches each student with a tutor who can address specific areas of improvement. The custom learning program targets content review, test-taking strategies, and practice tests, and parents receive progress reports after each session.

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Good Hope Tutoring Services

Accokeek, MD
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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.

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Langley Prep

McLean, VA 22102
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Langley Prep offers private in depth skype-based and in-person coaching for students who are serious about maximizing their scores to their full potential. The founder interviews all potential students to make sure they are a right fit for the program, as Langley Prep isn't for students who aren't willing to put in the work. Langley Prep offers an initial consultation to identify a student’s particular needs, develop a personalized learning approach, and keep parents informed with regular progress reports. Parents and students have praised Langley Prep for providing patient, resilient, and effective test prep tutoring.

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Learning Zone Tutoring Service

Rockville, MD 20904
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Learning Zone Tutoring Services caters to students of all ages and levels with academic needs in Washington, D.C. Its tutors help individuals prepare for tests like SATs and AP exams, write academic papers, learn foreign languages, and apply for college. They also conduct individual-focused, group, in-home, and online tutoring sessions for various subjects at all academic levels. Additionally, the tutors at Learning Zone have over 30 years of combined experience and assist learners in translating and interpreting written and verbal projects.

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Marks Education

Bethesda, MD 20814
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Bethesda tutoring service Marks Education offers full-time tutors and customized materials to students preparing for the SAT, ACT, PSAT, and many other US standardized test. They provide a test prep plan based on each student’s ability and learning style, breaking down the test into sections, and teaching stress and anxiety management techniques. Students are given frequent practice tests and parents are updated after every four sessions. They also provide extensive college counseling services.

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NovaStar

Reston, VA 20190
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Based in Virginia, NovaStar provides expert tutor-student matching out of their team of over 300 tutors for test prep and subject instructions. They have flexible scheduling options and their tutoring sessions are personalized and one-on-one. Their test prep instruction covers handling emotional strain, anxiety, time management, and reasoning, as well as skill build-up and testing strategy. They are available to tutor students preparing for the ACT, SAT I and II, GRE, LSAT, PSAT, GED, and CPA.

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Optimal SAT Prep

Mc Lean, VA 22101
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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.

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Potomac Oak Tutoring

Potomac, MD 20854
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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.

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Young Scholars Circle

McLean, VA 22102
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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do test prep tutors work with ESL students?

A: Yes, some test prep tutors are bilingual or have experience working with non-native speakers. They may also be able to help with the TOEFL or IELTS exams.

Q: Do test prep tutors need a bachelor’s degree?

A: There’s no standard certification for tutors, so individual tutors may have a degree in almost any subject. However, most professional tutoring companies will only hire tutors with a bachelor’s degree and previous tutoring experience.

Q: Where do tutoring sessions take place?

A: Many private tutors can come to you, but may change extra if you’re outside of their local travel radius. Other tutors work out of a college campus or tutoring center, or offer online tutoring sessions via Skype or Zoom.

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