The competition to get into college is tough — and getting tougher. At Sylvan, we recognize the value of high admission scores. Our personalized ACT prep program in Pleasanton focuses on helping your teen master important test-taking skills in order to reduce stress and improve confidence come exam day. Rest assured our program leads to real results, which means higher scores on the ACT!

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Effective Prep = Impressive Results

What makes our ACT prep program so effective is a proven combination of small-group instruction, independent learning, online resources and ACT practice tests. That’s not to mention the fact that most students in our program only need five to eight weeks to master the skills and strategies required to raise their ACT scores. Think of all the opportunities that could open up with an impressive score!

We Teach Proven Test Skills and Strategies

Our talented tutors in Pleasanton are experts when it comes to the ACT exam. Our students gain an intimate understanding of answering techniques for virtually any type of test question. In addition, your teen can study according to his or her own schedule with Sylvan Prep Online, our innovative online learning platform. It comes as standard with our in-center instruction, or you also have the option to choose it as a standalone option. With Sylvan Prep Online, your teen can explore an interactive vocabulary builder featuring hundreds of terms found on the ACT test, watch detailed video tutorials exploring real test problems, and take full-length practice tests to know exactly what to expect on test day. Your teen can also help maximize results by viewing video lessons that are specific to the subjects he or she needs to focus on most.

Get Ready For Test Day! Sylvan Provides:

  • Expert support from ACT tutors who are highly knowledgeable about the college entrance exams
  • Tailored online lesson path for extra practice and guidance and to focus on improving challenging topics and skills
  • An interactive vocabulary builder that includes hundreds of common ACT test words

Arrange a Practice Exam for FREE!

For a limited time, your teen can take a full-length practice ACT exam at your local Sylvan in Pleasanton for FREE!* It's a great way for your teen to figure out the format of the test, build confidence and work on areas that need improvement. Improved scores start here: speak to us now to get started!