Taking a look at SAT/ACT in Sandy Springs

Many students that plan on taking the SAT or ACT enroll in online or traditional classes. These classes that these companies offer strive to better prepare students for the SAT/ACT. In the beginning of the classes, students take a diagnostic SAT/ACT, and over the course of a few weeks, learn new material ranging from math to grammar to analysis of reading passages. Near the end of the class, students take another diagnostic to assess their learning over the course. Many places guarantee a score increase.

SAT/ACT Places in Sandy Springs:

Edison Prep:

This company was founded nearly ten years ago by two married tutors. They guarantee a 100 point increase for the SAT and 2 point increase after completing their ACT group course. They also offer individual tutoring. They charge $579 for SAT group tutoring with a class of about 20 people, and charge $90-100 for individual tutoring. For the ACT, it is $275 for group tutoring.

“I’ve been taking SAT prep class at Edison Prep for a month. Each week we focus on a new part of the SAT. My scores improved several hundred points because I’ve had one on one help. I would recommend taking a prep class because there is always room for improvement,” said Nicole Webb, a junior.

Princeton Review:

This is a bigger company that offers classes all over the United States. The closest and most convenient class is offered at Riverwood and is only offered to Fulton County students. The class is about 2 months long and the group rate is $600.

Kaplan Test Prep:

The company Kaplan offers a unique option to SAT preparation. You have the choice of either a live instructor in person or online. In class training starts at $699. They also offer an option of unlimited prep for SAT/ACT/PSAT for $1,199. Private tutoring sessions start at $2,199 for a 12 hour session and range up to $6,699 for 48 hours of personal tutoring.

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