Help your teen take on the big test — and get an edge in the race for a college place — with ACT prep in the Des Moines and Ames region from Sylvan Learning. Our interactive test prep program engages and motivates — and focuses on real test-taking methods — in order to prepare students to achieve their highest scores possible. Your teen will learn from knowledgeable teachers who know the ACT inside and out, and who will walk him or her through every type of exam question. Register today to help your teen overcome test stress and perform better on this critical college admission exam.

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, your teen can access subject-specific video tutorials at any time, as well as timed practice tests and a helpful vocabulary-building tool. 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, our tutors know everything about the ACT, so you can be confident that your teen's preparation is in the best hands.

Gain Test-Day Confidence! We Provide:

  • Skills and strategies to tackle every kind of test questions
  • Engaging, interactive, small-group instruction from expert ACT tutors
  • Personalized homework and a diverse range of full-length, timed practice tests
  • Anytime access to thousands of online video lessons, as well as our vocabulary builder with hundreds of common test words

Get Started with a FREE Practice Test!

We're offering FREE* full-length practice ACT prep exams for a limited time only. 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. Contact your local Sylvan now to get started on the best possible preparation for the college admission process.