Help your teen tackle the big test with confidence — and stand out from the competition for a college place — with SAT prep in the Des Moines and Ames region from Sylvan Learning. Our engaging and interactive test prep program is designed to motivate, inspire and deliver real results — and that means higher scores and bigger smiles for everyone involved! Your teen will learn from knowledgeable teachers who know the SAT inside and out, and who will walk him or her through every type of exam question. Maximize your teen's scores and say goodbye to test-taking stress: register at your local Sylvan today.

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Our Program Gets Results — We Can Prove It

Success at college starts here! Most participants in our SAT prep program take just five to eight weeks to move their skills to the next level and maximize their SAT scores. With our program, your teen can expect to benefit from small-group instruction, helpful online resources and a range of timed SAT practice tests, all of which adds up to one thing: perfect preparation for test day.

Get the Right Prep at the Right Time!

Sylvan's SAT 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 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 knowledgeable and friendly tutors know the SAT inside and out, so you can rest assured your teen is in expert hands.

Prep for Test Day! We Offer:

  • Proven techniques and strategies to take on any kind of test question
  • Small-group sessions that are engaging, interactive and led by expert SAT tutors
  • Homework tailored to your teen's needs and a selection of timed practice tests
  • 24/7 access to online video lessons and our vocabulary builder, which features hundreds of common test words

Start with a FREE Practice Exam!

For a limited time, you can start by arranging a FREE* full-length practice SAT prep exam. 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.