Help your teen tackle the big test with confidence — and stand out from the competition for a college place — with ACT prep in the Des Moines and Ames region from Sylvan Learning. Our test prep program is tailored to be engaging and interactive in order to deliver real results — which means improved scores and high-fives all round! 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. Demystify this important college admission exam and say hello to the results you want: register your teen today.

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Our Approach is Proven to Get Results

Lay the groundwork for success at college! Most students in our ACT prep program need only five to eight weeks to develop the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their best ACT scores. Our proven program offers instruction in small groups, a range of helpful online resources and full-length ACT practice tests, enabling your teen to approach exam day fully prepared.

Get the Right Prep at the Right Time!

With our ACT program, you can rest assured that your teen will be well-prepared when test day rolls around. 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 walk students through various types of exam questions in order to build effective strategies, focus on areas for improvement and reduce overall stress levels. In fact, we know the ACT inside and out, which means your teen's test preparation is in safe hands at Sylvan.

Prep for Test Day! We Offer:

  • 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. 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 ahead of the game when it comes to the college admission process: contact your nearest Sylvan today to get started!