Say goodbye to exam-day anxiety and watch your teen’s confidence reach new heights with proven test prep in Illinois from Sylvan Learning. Our proficient teachers are here to take the worry out studying for the ACT or SAT because they’re experts when it comes to understanding each portion of the exam. We’re here to equip your teen with the appropriate skills and strategies needed to successfully tackle each test portion, so he or she can feel prepared and ready to take on test day. As a result, you and your teen can enjoy impressive test scores — an increasingly vital component in getting into a top college.

Great Scores Start with Effective Prep

Most of our students hone the skills they need to raise their test scores in as little as five to eight weeks. That’s because we offer small-group teaching, independent learning, 24/7 access to online resources and timed, full-length practice tests — a combination that’s proven to deliver impressive results!

Experience the Sylvan Difference

Take results to the next level with Sylvan Prep Online! This convenient online tool comes included with our in-center learning, or you can opt to select it by itself. It’s an easily accessible, 24/7 resource that offers your teen a wide range of helpful study tools. This includes thousands of detailed video lessons that guide your teen through real exam problems in detail. In addition, our full-length, timed practice tests give your teen the opportunity to become comfortable with the format and pacing of the exam.

Equipping Your Teen for Success

  • Master vital test-taking skills
  • Study strategies and techniques for undertaking different sections of the exam
  • Boost math and verbal skills
  • Improve college-level vocabulary
  • Increase confidence and decrease stress

Benefit from a Free Practice Exam!

With proper preparation, taking the ACT or SAT can be a lot less daunting — and what better way to prepare than to take a FREE* practice exam at your local Sylvan? Your son or daughter will have the opportunity to get familiar with the format and timing of the test, identify strengths and figure out subjects that need extra attention in order to attain the best possible results. It pays to be prepared: contact us today to schedule a free practice exam!