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! Working with knowledgeable teachers who are test experts, your teen will learn valuable techniques to answer every type of exam question effectively. Register today to help your teen overcome test stress and perform better on this critical college admission exam.

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Our Approach is Proven to Get the Right Results

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

Preparation is the First Step to Success!

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

Confidence On Test Day And Beyond! We Provide:

  • Skills and strategies to tackle every kind of test questions
  • Engaging, interactive, small-group instruction from expert 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, you can start by arranging a FREE* full-length practice test prep exam. 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. Take the first step towards a successful college admission process: speak to your local Sylvan now!