Test prep in Iowa from Sylvan Learning is a proven program designed to diminish test-day stress and boost your child’s confidence. Our friendly tutors take the anxiety out of the ACT or SAT because they understand every aspect of the exam. Your child will learn the skills and strategies needed to navigate every type of test question, so he or she will be well-prepared when the big test day arrives. As a result, you can expect higher test scores and high fives all around — and an all-important edge in the race for college places.

Great Results Start with Great Prep

For many of our students, it only takes as little as five to eight weeks to learn and master the skills they need to improve their test scores. That’s because we deliver a highly effective combination of small-group instruction, independent learning, practice tests and online resources that gives students a real competitive edge!

Test Prep Made Easy

Take results to the next level with Sylvan Prep Online! This convenient online tool comes included with our in-center learning, or you can opt to select it by itself. This interactive resource offers a wide range of helpful tools and tutorials that students can access around the clock. The program features thousands of comprehensive video lessons that guide students through real test problems, as well as a cool vocabulary builder that features hundreds of common exam words. Sylvan Prep Online also offers full-length, timed practice tests that will help familiarize your teen with the length and layout of the exam.

Equipping Your Teen for Success

  • Acquire highly effective exam-taking skills
  • Practice specific skills and strategies for taking on different sections of the exam
  • Sharpen verbal and math skills
  • Enrich college-level vocabulary
  • Enhance confidence and diminish anxiety

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With proper preparation, taking the ACT or SAT can be a lot less daunting — and what better way to prepare than to take a FREE* practice exam at your local Sylvan? 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!