Help your teen tackle the big test with confidence — and stand out from the competition for a college place — with ACT prep in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region from Sylvan Learning. 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. Our knowledgeable teachers are experts when it comes to the ACT, which means they know the best way to answer each and every question type. Register your teen today to eliminate the stress from this vital college admission exam and maximize his or her results.

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Our Approach is Proven to Get 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 helps teens approach test day confident that they're fully prepared. With Sylvan Prep Online, our students have anytime access to video tutorials that focus on real test problems for specific subjects, as well as practice tests and an interactive vocabulary builder. We also take the anxiety out of test-taking by walking your teen through the strategies for tackling each type of exam question and focusing on specific skill areas that need improvement. In fact, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors know the ACT inside and out, so you can rest assured your teen is in expert hands.

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

Practice the Test for FREE!

For a limited time only, we're offering FREE* full-length practice ACT prep exams. Practicing the exam is a great way to get comfortable with the format — practice makes perfect, after all — and identify which areas need improvement prior to test day. Get the best possible preparation for a vital step in the college admission process: call your local Sylvan now to get started!