- 12-18 hrs of expert classroom instruction
- 12-18 hrs of homework practice questions
- 4-6 full-length practice tests w/ essay option
- detailed HW and practice test review
- IvyPrep SAT Ultimate Guide
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- mid-winter break (early Feb.)
- spring break (late Apr.)
- Christmas break (late Dec.)
The SAT is a standardized test measures students’ capacity for college-level reading, writing, and mathematical reasoning. SAT scores are used by colleges as part of the admissions process to predict students’ potential for academic success.
IvyPrep’s uniquely designed courses build on the skills and strategies necessary to score in the 95% range. All of our sessions are taught by subject experts who have scored above the 99th percentile on the SAT and are experts in teaching test-taking strategies.
+ What is on the SAT?
The SAT is a standardized test that measures a student’s potential for academic achievement in college. The test consists of a reading section, a editing/revising section, and two math sections. The contents of the test correspond with the Common Core standards.
+ How many questions are on the SAT?
The SAT consists of 52 evidence-based reading questions, 44 writing and langauge questions, and 58 math questions.
+ How long is the SAT?
The scored portion of the SAT is 3 hours long without the optional essay. Adding the essay extends the test by 50 minutes to a total of 3 hours and 50 minutes. The test may also include extra experimental questions that are not graded and extend the test by up to 30 minutes.
+ Should I take the SAT or the ACT?
Both tests are accepted at most colleges and universities. Your decision should be based on your test taking style.The SAT includes reading, writing, and math. The ACT includes reading, writing, math, and an a science section. If you have trouble with the verbal sections and/or excel in the sciences, doing well on the ACT science section will help bring up your composite score. The SAT is less time-intensive so if you work better slow and steady, you may do better on the SAT.
+ How can IvyPrep instructors prepare me for the SAT?
Our expert instructors, some with PhDs and others PhD candidates, write the practice books used in the classrooms. Up-to-date and consistent with the latest test specifications, our practice test books are designed for help students gain the skills and strategies needed to score above the 95th percentile. All of our instructors have degrees from Ivy League or top schools, and a minimum of 10 years’ teaching experience.
+ How many students in a typical SAT class?
The typical SAT class is limited to about 18 to 25 students. With smaller classes, our test experts can understand and connect with each student’s needs. For students who desire even more personalized attention, we offer one-on-one tutoring that is customized to fit each individual’s optimum pace.