The competition for college spots grows year after year. At Sylvan, we know how important it is for your son or daughter to get the best admission scores possible. That’s why our engaging, customized test prep in Ames will help your teen diminish anxiety, boost confidence and feel prepared come test day. You can rest easy knowing our program leads to improved performance and better scores on the test!

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Great Preparation Means Great Scores

Here’s what sets our program apart from other test prep programs: we deliver a proven combination of small-group instruction, independent learning, and around-the-clock access to invaluable online tools and resources, including practice tests. In fact, for many students in our program, it only takes five to eight weeks to learn and master the skills they need to boost their test scores. Think of all the opportunities that could open up with an impressive score!

Skills and Strategies Needed to Ace the Test

There's nothing about tests that our expert teachers in Ames don't already know. Our students gain an intimate understanding of answering techniques for virtually any type of test question. Additionally, your teen can study anytime, anywhere with Sylvan Prep Online, our interactive online learning environment. It’s included with our in-center instruction, or you can select it as a standalone class.

Be Prepared For Test Day! Sylvan Offers:

  • A comfortable, small-group learning environment led by expert teachers
  • Test-taking strategies for conquering every type of question
  • Customized homework to boost skills that need the most attention
  • Complete practice tests that are timed, preparing students for the pace and setup of the test
  • Comprehensive video tutorials that can be accessed 24/7 through Sylvan Prep Online
  • Vocabulary builder that includes hundreds of common exam words

Prepare for Test Day with a FREE Practice Exam!

Take advantage of our limited-time offer! Right now, you can arrange a full-length practice test for your teen at your nearest Sylvan in Ames for FREE*! It’s a great way for your teen to familiarize him or herself with the format of the exam, identify strengths and determine which areas need more study in order achieve better results. Improved scores start here: speak to us now to get started!