Ease test-day nerves and bolster your teen’s confidence with effective test prep in Iowa from Sylvan Learning. Our friendly tutors take the anxiety out of the ACT or SAT because they understand every aspect of the exam. We’re here to help your child hone his or her test-taking skills and master valuable strategies for tackling every portion of the test, so he or she can wake up on test day feeling well-prepared. It’s all designed to deliver impressive test scores, so your teen can gain a competitive edge when applying to coveted college programs.

Great Scores Start with Effective Prep

You can feel good knowing many of our students master the skills and strategies they need to raise their test scores in just five to eight weeks. That’s because we offer small-group teaching, independent learning, 24/7 access to online resources and timed, full-length practice tests — a combination that’s proven to deliver impressive results!

Test Prep Made Easy

Make an even bigger impact with Sylvan Prep Online! This handy online resource comes included with our in-person instruction, or you have the option to select it on its own. It’s an easily accessible, 24/7 resource that offers your teen a wide range of helpful study tools. Your teen can take advantage of thousands of detailed video tutorials that take students through real exam problems, as well as an interactive vocabulary builder that includes hundreds of common test terms. In addition, our full-length, timed practice tests give your teen the opportunity to become comfortable with the format and pacing of the exam.

Laying the Groundwork for Success

  • Master vital test-taking skills
  • Study strategies and techniques for undertaking different sections of the exam
  • Boost math and verbal skills
  • Improve college-level vocabulary
  • Increase confidence and decrease stress

Schedule a Free Practice Exam Today!

Taking a full-length practice test is a great way to prepare for the ACT or SAT — and for a limited time Sylvan is offering FREE* in-center practice tests. Your teen will be able to familiarize him or herself with the setup of the exam, determine strengths and pinpoint areas for improvement in order to maximize results. A little preparation can make a big impact, so get in touch with us today to get started!