Help your teen take on the big test — and get an edge in the race for a college place — with test 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! 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.

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Our Program Gets Results — And We Can Prove It

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

Get the Prep Right and the Rest Follows!

Sylvan's test prep 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 go through various exam questions in order to build effective techniques, reduce anxiety and identify which areas your teen needs to focus on. In fact, Sylvan's friendly and knowledgeable tutors understand exactly how tests work, meaning you can rest easy knowing your teen is in safe hands.

Celebrate After A Great Test Day! We Offer:

  • Expert tutors
  • Timed practice tests and homework tasks personalized to your teen's needs
  • Proven answering techniques for all kinds of test questions
  • Engaging, interactive lessons in small groups
  • Online access to video tutorials and our vocabulary builder, which defines common terms found in the test

Start with a FREE Practice Exam!

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