Help your teen take on the big test — and get an edge in the race for a college place — with SAT prep in the Des Moines and Ames 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. With our knowledgeable teachers, who know the SAT inside and out, your teen will learn the most effective methods to answer all kinds of exam questions. Demystify this important college admission exam and say hello to the results you want: register your teen today.

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Our Proven Approach Delivers Real Results

Bring on college with confidence! For many students in our SAT prep program, it only takes five to eight weeks to master the skills they need to improve their SAT scores. Our proven program combines small-group instruction, online resources and SAT practice tests, empowering your teen to take the exam in his or her stride.

Get the Right Prep at the Right Time!

With our SAT program, you can rest assured that your teen will be well-prepared when test day rolls around. 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 stress levels by walking your teen through specific strategies, answering various types of questions and identifying which areas need improvement before the test takes place. As a matter of fact, our friendly tutors know every last detail of the SAT, so you can rest easy knowing that your teen is in expert hands.

Take on Test Day! We Provide:

  • Small-group learning that is engaging, interactive and led by our expert SAT tutors
  • A series of timed, full-length practice tests, as well as homework tasks that are personalized according to your teen's needs
  • Strategies to answer virtually any kind of test question effectively
  • Thousands of online video lessons and a vocabulary builder that contains words and terminology commonly found on the test

Take a Practice Exam for FREE!

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