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 expert tutors instill confidence in every student because they’re knowledgeable about every section of the ACT and SAT tests. Your son or daughter will acquire valuable skills and tactics for tackling each type of exam question, so he or she will feel ready when exam day comes. This means you can anticipate better test scores — a vital component as the competition to get into the best college grows.

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. It’s all due to our effective mix of small-group instruction, independent learning, valuable online resources and full-length practice tests — a proven combination that makes a tangible difference on test results!

Bring on Test Day with Confidence

Study with ease with Sylvan Prep Online! Our online learning environment is included with our in-center instruction, or you can choose it as a standalone program. It’s a cool resource that provides a bounty of online study tools your teen can access 24/7. Your teen can take advantage of thousands of detailed video tutorials that take students through real exam problems, as well as an interactive vocabulary builder that includes hundreds of common test terms. Sylvan Prep Online also includes complete, timed practice tests that will help your teen get comfortable with the pace and format of the test.

Prepare for Success

  • Acquire highly effective exam-taking skills
  • Practice specific skills and strategies for taking on different sections of the exam
  • Sharpen verbal and math skills
  • Enrich college-level vocabulary
  • Enhance confidence and diminish anxiety

Take Advantage of Our Special Offer!

Taking a full-length practice test is a great way to prepare for the ACT or SAT — and for a limited time Sylvan is offering FREE* in-center practice tests. 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. Ease test-day nerves by scheduling a free practice exam at your nearest Sylvan: contact us today!