With ACT prep in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region from Sylvan Learning, you can help your teen get ahead of the competition for a college place and tackle the big test with confidence. We've tailored out test prep program to be engaging and interactive, which doesn't just mean more motivation — it also means real results in the form of higher scores. With our knowledgeable teachers, who know the ACT inside and out, your teen will learn the most effective methods to answer all kinds of exam questions. Register today to help your teen overcome test stress and perform better on this critical college admission exam.

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Our Proven Approach Delivers Real Results

Move on to college with confidence! Only five to eight weeks is needed for most students in our ACT prep program to hone the skills they need to maximize their performance on the ACT. By combining online resources, small group sizes and full-length ACT practice tests, we empower teens to get familiar with the format and take the exam in stride.

Get the Right Prep at the Right Time!

Sylvan's ACT program ensures confidence and preparedness when test day arrives. Your teen will have 24/7 access to Sylvan Prep Online, which features timed practice tests, an interactive vocabulary builder and video tutorials that explore real test problems in specific subjects. We also reduce anxiety by guiding your teen through proven strategies for different exam questions and emphasizing skill areas that need to be improved. In fact, we know the ACT inside and out, which means your teen's test preparation is in safe hands at Sylvan.

Gain Test-Day Confidence! We Provide:

  • Engaging, interactive tutoring in small groups, led by our expert ACT tutors
  • Skills, strategies and techniques for answering every kind of exam question
  • Homework that is tailored to your teen, as well as a selection of full-length practice tests
  • Thousands of video lessons and a handy vocabulary builder that can be accessed online at any time

Take a Practice Exam for FREE!

You can get started by arranging a full-length practice ACT prep exam, which we're offering for FREE* for a limited time. Taking practice exams is an excellent way to figure out which areas need work, as well as to gain familiarity — and comfort — with the test format before the big day. Take the first step towards a successful college admission process: speak to your local Sylvan now!