Don’t sweat test day: help your teen reduce jitters and improve confidence with proven SAT prep in Illinois from Sylvan Learning. Our expert tutors instill confidence in every student because they’re knowledgeable about every section of the test. We’re here to help your child hone his or her test-taking skills and master valuable strategies for tackling every portion of the test, so he or she can wake up on test day feeling well-prepared. As a result, you can expect higher scores on the SAT, high fives all around — and an all-important edge in the race for college places.

Great Results Start with Great Prep

For many of our students, it only takes as little as five to eight weeks to learn and master the skills they need to improve their SAT scores. That’s the difference our proven combination of small-group instruction, independent learning, online resources and practice tests makes!

Discover the Sylvan Difference Firsthand

Preparing for test day just got a whole lot easier with Sylvan Prep Online! Our personalized, online learning environment comes included with our in-center learning, or you can select it as a standalone class. This interactive resource offers a wide range of helpful tools and tutorials that students can access around the clock. This includes thousands of in-depth video lessons that will walk your teen through real test problems step-by-step. In addition, our full-length, timed practice tests give your teen the opportunity to become comfortable with the format and pacing of the exam.

Laying The Groundwork For Success

  • Master effective exam-taking techniques
  • Learn techniques and strategies for approaching different sections of the test
  • Heighten math and verbal skills
  • Bolster college-level vocabulary
  • Amplify confidence and reduce test-day jitters

Benefit from a Free Practice Exam!

There's no better way to start preparing for the SAT than taking a full-length practice test — and right now, we're providing FREE* practice exams at your local Sylvan. Your teen will be able to get comfortable with the format, figure out strengths and highlight areas that need extra work in order to achieve the best grades. It pays to be prepared: contact us today to schedule a free practice exam!