It’s no secret that getting into a great college is becoming increasingly competitive. At Sylvan, we appreciate the importance of admission exams — and how to prepare students to maximize their scores. With our interactive, personalized ACT prep in Castro Valley, your teen can overcome stress and lay the groundwork for a successful outcome on test day. Above all, our hands-on program is proven to boost performance and lead to better scores on the ACT!

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Start Planning for Better Test Scores Now

Our ACT prep program can deliver exactly the results you and your teen are looking for because we deliver a proven mix of small-group instruction, independent learning and hugely helpful online tools, including full-length, timed practice tests. In fact, for many students in our program, it only takes five to eight weeks to learn and master the skills they need to boost their ACT scores. Think of the difference a great score can make!

Learn Proven Skills and Strategies

Our teachers in Castro Valley are experts when it comes to the ACT. That means your child will get equipped with crucial skills, strategies and techniques for tackling each portion of the exam. In addition, your teen has the flexibility to study on his or her own schedule with Sylvan Prep Online, our customized online learning resource. It comes included with our in-person sessions, or you can opt for it by itself. The benefits of Sylvan Prep Online are many: your teen can take advantage of 24/7 access to thousands of comprehensive video lessons that break down real test problems, an interactive vocabulary builder that features hundreds of common ACT exam words and timed, full-length practice tests that give your teen the opportunity to get comfortable with the pacing and setup of the exam. And with subject-specific video lessons, your teen can zero in on specific subject areas that require extra attention.

Test Success Starts Here! We Offer:

  • Expert help from ACT tutors who understand the ins and outs of the college exams
  • Tailored online lesson plans for additional practice and preparation, so your teen can work on the skills that require the most attention
  • A vocabulary building tool that includes the test’s most common terms

Arrange a Practice Exam for FREE!

Don’t miss out: for a limited time, you can schedule a FREE* full-length practice ACT test for your teen at your local Sylvan in Castro Valley! This allows your teen to get familiar with the different sections of the exam, understand strengths and identify tricky subject areas that need more attention in order to attain optimal results. Prepare for test success: contact us now to get started!