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. 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. Our knowledgeable teachers are experts when it comes to the SAT, which means they know the best way to answer each and every question type. Maximize your teen's scores and say goodbye to test-taking stress: register at your local Sylvan today.

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Proven Results Start with a Proven Approach

Move on to college with confidence! Only five to eight weeks is needed for most students in our SAT prep program to hone the skills they need to maximize their performance on the SAT. By combining online resources, small group sizes and full-length SAT practice tests, we empower teens to get familiar with the format and take the exam in stride.

Get the Prep Right and the Rest Follows!

Sylvan's SAT program helps ensure your teen is well-prepared and feeling confident come test day. 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 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:

  • Skills and strategies to tackle every kind of test questions
  • Engaging, interactive, small-group instruction from expert SAT 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

Practice the Test for FREE!

For a limited time only, we're offering FREE* full-length practice SAT prep exams. Taking a practice exam is the perfect way to get comfortable with the format of the test — and highlight which areas to concentrate on to maximize your teen's results. Get one step ahead in the college admission process: contact your local Sylvan now!