Help your teen do better on the big test and earn a place at his or her desired college with test 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. Our knowledgeable teachers are experts when it comes to tests, which means they know the best way to answer each and every question type. Register your teen today to eliminate the stress from this vital college admission exam and maximize his or her results.

Preparation is the First Step to Success!

Sylvan's 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 take the anxiety out of test-taking by walking your teen through the strategies for tackling each type of exam question and focusing on specific skill areas that need improvement. In fact, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors know the test inside and out, so you can rest assured your teen is in expert hands.

Get Test Day Right! 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 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

Ready to Start? Arrange a FREE Practice Exam!

Right now, we're offering full-length practice test prep exams for FREE.* 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.