Test Prep Classes in the Boston Area
Good preparation is one of the key factors in the outcome of standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT. Research has shown that more time spent with test preparation can increase the final score. Equally, retaking a test, generally will results in an improvement of the score.
The goals of most test prep are:
- Comprehensive Material Review
- Improve Memorization Techniques
- Improve Test Strategy
- Improve Time Management
- Improve Confidence
- Reduce Anxiety
Many Test Prep courses offer guarantees for score improvement. For example, Princeton Review has a one course that offers a 1400+ SAT score guarantee and another course based on Private Tutoring with a guaranteed score of 1500+. These can be helpful tools when applying to competitive colleges but they come at a price.
Prep Courses are offered in different styles with different potential for score improvement and price tags.
Prep with Books This is the least expensive way and has served many students well in the past. There are some advantages of this method like cost, portability, ability to take notes and no time limitations. The cost of a good SAT book is about $30.- Students who are self-motivated can do well with this method.
Self-Paced Online Prep Self-Paced Online test-prep courses are similar to book-based prep with the difference that they use software and video technology to make learning easier and more fun. Students who are self-motivated can do well with this method. The average cost for a self paced online course is around $150.
Live-Online Prep These courses offer online classes with actual teacher/student interaction. They offer 10-20 live classes on evenings and/or weekends. These courses are best for students who benefit from live interaction and who need the extra motivation a class offers. The average cost of these courses are around $500 to a $1000
On-Site Test Prep These courses take place in an actual classroom and offer the benefit of a class-like environment with student/teacher interaction. Many of these classes offer additional benefits which are similar to online courses. In the Boston area Princeton Review offers on-site prep for a number of courses. The cost of these classes are between $500 and $1,000.
Private Tutoring Private tutoring offers personalized attention either live-online or on-site. The cost of these classes ranges between $100-$400 an hour. In the Boston area Princeton Review offers both online and on-site private tutoring in Newton Centre.
|Princeton Review SAT Prep 1400+|
Live Online or In-Person SAT Prep with guaranteed 1400+ score
Features: SAT Prep, Live Online or On-Site in Newton, 1400+ Score Guarantee, Customized Homework, 24-7 Tutor, 36+ hours of classroom instruction, Customized homework assignments, 4 proctored practice tests, 20 additional practice tests, 8 single-section tests, 24/7 On-demand tutoring, Review and practice books, Includes ACT® Self-Paced, SAT Advantage
|Princeton Review SAT Prep Essentials|
Live Online full featured SAT Prep.
Features: SAT Prep, Live Online, Improved Score Guarantee, 3 proctored practice tests, 19 additional practice tests, 16 single-section tests, 18 hours of instruction, Review and practice books, Personalized study plan
|Princeton Review ACT Prep 31+|
Live Online or In-Person ACT Prep with guaranteed 31+ score
Features: ACT Prep, Live Online or On-Site in Newton, 13+ Score Guarantee, 1 expert instructor, 4 proctored practice exams, 20 additional practice tests, 16 single-section tests, 24/7 On-Demand Tutoring, Review and practice books, Personalized study plan tailored to you, ACT® & SAT Self-paced Prep, PSAT Self-Paced Prep, ACT Advantage
|Princeton Review, ACT Essentials|
Live Online full featured ACT Prep.
Features: ACT Prep, Live Online with Improved Score Guarantee, 3 proctored practice tests, 7 additional practice tests, 16 single-section tests, 18 hours of instruction, Review and practice books, Personalized study plan tailored to you, 377 online drills, 3,200+ practice questions, 280+ online video lessons
|Kaplan SAT Prep Live-Online|
The convenience of an Online class with the benefits and motivation of a classroom
Features: SAT Prep, Live Online, 18 hours of live instruction, 15+ hours of additional video content, 8 practice tests, 4 Official College Board exams, Qbank with 1,000+ testlike questions, Set of 4 physical SAT prep books
|Kaplan Unlimited Prep|
All the test-prep you need in one package with ACT, SAT, AP and PSAT included. Great flexibility with study and test dates as you can schedule your own classes.
Features: ACT Prep Live Online, SAT Prep Live Online, PSAT Prep Live Online, SAT On Demand, PSAT Self-Paced, AP Biology Review Course, AP Calculus AB Review Course, AP English Language and Composition Review Course, AP English Literature Review Course, AP Human Geography Review Course, AP Psychology Review Course, AP US History Review Course, AP World History: Modern Review Course, 10 physical prep books
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