Advancement & Test Prep

How Sylvan of Rochester Test Prep Compares...

To Private Tutors and Other Test Prep Companies

Choosing a test prep partner is a big decision! Here’s why Sylvan of Rochester is the best choice for scoring as high as possible on the ACT or SAT:

We get the big picture.

Your teen will learn effective test-taking strategies for conquering the test with confidence. PLUS, he or she will master the academic skills needed to score well on test day (and in class)!

Customized learning.

Unlike other test prep providers, we draw from our core tutoring curriculum to help students target the skills and subjects that need the most work. (It’s so much more than practice on worksheets!)

Best in teaching.

It’s all about ensuring your future college student achieves the best results. Our certified tutors teach to the way today’s kids learn, using a proven mix of face-to-face and online activities.

How do other test prep providers measure up?

Here are more ways Sylvan of Rochester gives your family an edge:
Teaching Profile & Environment Private Tutors Princeton Review© Kaplan©
Certified teachers with state credentials Varies
Low student-to-tutor ratio
Dedicated, professional learning environment Varies
Programs tailored to your advancement goals and budget-from small group classes to individualized tutoring Varies
Prep Program Overview
Proprietary curriculum that's aligned with SAT and ACT tested skills, and college and career readiness standards
Personalized, online, lesson path for added instruction and practice to improve the skills that need the most help
Full-length, timed, proprietary practice tests to prepare for the test format and identity areas to focus on for success
Video lessons on every test item to enhance skills
Vocabulary building tool to conquer the extensive reading required on the SAT
Measurement & results
Online progress tracking for parents for ACT and SAT prep
Regularly-scheduled meetings for parents to update on progress Varies
Additional Academic Support
Alignment between ACT and SAT skills and core tutoring content to ensure student masters skills needed for the test and beyond
Tutoring programs in advanced math and reading to strengthen targeted SAT/ACT skills Varies
Teaching Profile & Environment

Certified teachers with state credentials

Private Tutors
Princeton Review©
Bring on the best scores!
Don’t miss Sylvan’s proven approach to boosting scores and confidence on test day.

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