Get the highest possible score on standardized tests!
Standardized tests can be frightening, but they don’t have to be. Tutoring is not only the best way to prepare, but absolutely essential to standing out from the millions of others taking these same tests. Over the past several years I have helped dozens of students improve their standardized test scores, and I can do the same for you!
I offer test prep tutoring in the following areas:
- General Test Preparation Strategies
- ACT Preparation (English, Reading, and Science sections only)
- PSAT/SAT Preparation (Writing & Language and Reading sections only)
- GRE Preparation (Verbal section only)
- LSAT and GMAT Preparation are not my specialty, but I am happy to work students in these subjects if requested
Background: The most important thing for standardized tests is familiarity with the test itself. These tests do not just assess how skilled you are at English, math, and so on, but how good you are at each particular test. In other words, your knowledge of the ACT, what kind of questions they ask, and specific tricks that can be used are equally as important as, for example, your skill at math. Someone taking the ACT for the very first time without having done any preparation is at a crippling disadvantage compared with someone who has prepared, practiced, and taken tutoring.
My Approach: First, we will discuss general test taking strategies, tips, and tricks to improve your overall performance. Second, we will discuss the nuances of each section of the test and what kinds of questions are asked. Third, we will practice repeatedly to improve your speed and skill and to become more familiar and comfortable with the test itself. As needed, we can improve specific skills or trouble areas, and review content like grammatical rules and vocabulary.
Test Prep Tutoring Testimonials
“I thought William was professional, well prepared, and actually helped me understand today’s subject.”
— September 22, 2021
“Very thorough, good understanding of my daughters strengths and weaknesses “
– November 30, 2021
How does it work?
Who can sign up: Anyone high school age and up is welcome! Because I primarily teach online, I work with students from all over the United States and from other countries as well.
Scheduling: My schedule is flexible, and I will work around your needs. Sessions are typically 1 hour or 1.5 hours.
Location: In-person tutoring is available for people who live in or near Saint Louis, Missouri. For those who don’t, we can meet online!
Pricing: FIRST LESSON FREE. After this, my rate is $50 per hour for online lessons, and typically $65 per hour for in-person lessons (though this varies depending on how far you live from me).