Students and families will need a jump-start to the college admissions process to ensure entrance to schools of higher learning. Part of that progression is to engage tutors, learning centers and test preparation sites to learn the vagaries of the SAT and ACT testing programs for achievement and aptitude results. Tutoring may offer flexibility in a comfortable setting for the students at home or in small groups. With each learning center or test site, the students will learn strategies, tips and coaching by qualified instructors. Students who may need help with the testing method will learn how to take the test and be able to center on the test-taking procedure. Look to these prep programs when you child is ready for the ACT or SAT exam.
Total Learning Center
12045 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090
Total Learning Center teaches students how to take the SAT and ACT and offers tips and strategies to make it a successful venture. The tutoring staff is highly motivated to make sure the students are ready to develop strategies and practice test-taking. The relaxed atmosphere makes the students comfortable, which helps any apprehension issues in the testing procedure. The students will be able to obtain higher test scores and the experience of the staff has the ability to prepare the students in any academic endeavors to meet that goal.
Mount Lebanon Academy
400 Cochran Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Students enrolled in the Mount Lebanon Academy will receive personalized instruction for SAT prep classes that include private and group classes. The Academy has over 30 years of experience and prides itself in raising test scores on average from 150 to 200 points higher on the SAT. Parents are informed of the test results and given ideas for improvement, and the experienced faculty teaches how to take the test and develop strategies for success. Classes are scheduled throughout the school year.
Chyten Tutoring And Test Preparation
1740 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
Students and families looking for help with the ACT and SAT will find a qualified staff that employs students in small groups or with one-on-one tutoring help. The testing process includes the preparation for both tests and the staff teaches how to learn to take the tests and builds on strategies to score at a high level. The class schedule is set with the students in mind and a workable arrangement focuses on each student’s speed of learning. Parents are informed of the progress of their child and the staff will make a plan for success, and that proficiency will assist in the ability to score better than the national level.
Fox Chapel Tutoring
Fox Chapel Tutoring has been in business since 2004, and the accomplished staff values the needs of the students as a vital part of the SAT and ACT preparations. Within the comfort of their home, the students receive a one-on-one tutoring service and that includes a one- hour session over a six-week time slot. If students need specialization in math or reading, then another tutor will be assigned to ensure student success. Fox Chapel Tutoring holds the students in high regard and expects them to complete 1.5 hours of assignments for each tutor between the weekly sessions.
Goldstein Test Prep
Michael Goldstein started the SAT tutoring service in 2007 with one thought in mind and that was the strategies for the preparation of the SAT. The teaching staff has the ability to meet the needs of the students and the ensuing confidence to become successful. There are different types of programs and packages offered and each category teaches different ways to attack the SAT. There are study plans and practice tests for more preparation to help the students understand the nature of the test. There are presentations at schools and later the tutors will work with students in the comfort of their homes.
Gerry Cernicky is a retired health and physical education teacher with 36 years of experience. He is a former teacher of the year and a sports writer for the Vandergrift News. He delivers podcasts, and maintains a website and blog. He currently resides in Pittsburgh. His work can be found at Examiner.com.