iAchieve Learning is the leading provider of Test Prep Tutoring in the Chicagoland area! Preparing for the ACT and SAT is a critical time for high school students and can be very overwhelming. Our tutors will provide guidance and customized lessons for each student that caters to their specific needs. They will go above and beyond to make sure that the student they’re working with will be successful and feel confident when they walk in to take the test. During the sessions the tutor will focus on reviewing content, providing test taking strategies and proctor practice tests. We offer both ACT test prep tutoring and SAT test prep tutoring and will be offering other types of test prep in the near future.
“My tutor at iAchieve Learning really helped me prepare for the ACT. I had taken the ACT once and after help from my tutor, my score improved by 4 points!” – Anonymous
Should I Take the ACT or SAT?
The SAT was recently changed in March of 2016 and is designed more closely to the ACT although there are still differences between the two. Click the following link to see what the major differences are between the ACT and SAT. Colleges don’t care which test is submitted so it’s important for students to pick one of the two tests to focus on, instead of studying for both. One way to determine which test is best for you would be to take a practice test for both the ACT and SAT to see which test produces the better result. Then, you’ll know which test to focus all of your time and energy on. There are practice tests to purchase either online or through test prep books or you can request to take a free practice exam with us! This would require a 3-4 hour commitment on the weekend.
When planning on studying for the ACT or SAT, it’s extremely important to prepare early! These are not the types of tests that you can cram for. The more time you spend regularly preparing for the ACT and SAT, the better you’ll perform. If a student is taking one of these tests for the first time, they need to get practice on all sections of the test and it’s especially important that they take the time to correct and review all wrong answers. We recommend taking one of the tests during the winter of your junior year. Many students take the ACT or SAT twice so if you don’t do as well as you had hoped, then you can take it again in the spring. Each student is different in their individual needs and the ways that they learn. As a general rule of thumb, we recommend students spend at least 24 hours preparing for the ACT or SAT if they’re taking it for the first time.
Benefits to Preparing Early:
- More time to prepare and not cram
- Minimize stress during your junior year
- Additional test dates to choose from
- Increase your confidence level
Our Approach to Test Prep Tutoring
- Free Diagnostic Test
This is an optional choice for students to take advantage of. iAchieve Learning offers a FREE Practice ACT and SAT Test for students either taking the ACT or SAT to help determine their strengths and weaknesses. Following the Free Practice exam, we will email you a detailed score report and provide you with a free phone consultation to go over the results.
- Three Test Prep Packages to Choose From
We offer three different test prep packages that are catered to the needs of all student’s levels and based on how much preparation that is needed.
- One-on-One Customized Test Prep Sessions
Students will be working with the top-caliber test prep instructors that will create a series of individualized lessons based on the student’s individual needs. The tutors will focus on test taking strategies, content review and mastery and they will be administering mini-quizzes and multiple practice tests.
- The Best and Most Recent Online Software and Test Prep Books
When students sign up for either the Gold or Silver Package, they automatically have access to our extensive Online Test Prep Portal that contains video solutions to each problem in their textbook, over 1500 practice problems, mini-quizzes and practice tests. Our Online Test Prep Portal also monitors the progress of each student’s growth and what was accomplished during each tutoring session.
Preparing for the ACT and SAT can be overwhelming and take time. Our proven strategies, materials and test prep packages will make it easy for students to prepare and be successful when taking the test.
Remember, each student learns differently and has their own strengths and weaknesses. Our tutors will work with you to determine these strengths and weaknesses and help create a flexible schedule in order for you to be successful!