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SAT Tutoring in Los Angeles, CA

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Experience SAT tutoring by highly credentialed tutors in Los Angeles, CA. Top tutors will help you master the SAT through one-on-one tutoring in the comfort of your home, online, or any other location of your choice.

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These outstanding tutors are available and excited to help you conquer SAT. They have attended renowned programs like MIT, Stanford, UChicago, Yale, Harvard, UPenn, Notre Dame, Amherst, UC Berkeley, Northwestern, Rice, Columbia, WashU, Emory, Brown, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, UNC, Michigan, UCLA, and a number of other renowned colleges and universities.

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University Of Arkansas Little Rock - Secondary Education

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How we help you master: SAT Prep


You will have learning objectives mapped out by our educational director based on your specific academic needs.


Your instructor will identify your current skill level in SAT, as well as specific weaknesses to be addressed.


Your tutor will design a custom-made program to get you on track to meet and exceed your goals.

Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

During this session, the student and I reviewed her critical reading strategies. We also talked about a "divide and conquer" strategy for double passages. We spent the remainder of the session working through writing multiple choice problems, to continue to increase the student's familiarity.

The student and I reviewed the essays he had worked on, as well as outstanding math problems he had done for the session. I reiterated that he should not focus on additional vocab lists until he is confident with the first 10, as they are in order of most frequently occurring on the test. That being said, I am happy to provide additional lists for him to take on between now and next week if he feels so inclined. I will also be providing the student with 2 more essays to practice with for our next session, as well as 'grid-in' math problems, as we have not yet practiced those. I will be emailing more writing practice so we can diagnose any problems he may have in that subject, although, based on practice tests he has taken, the student feels pretty comfortable with the writing section.

Started to work with the student on an overview of the test and refresher general information for all 3 sections. Spent an hour covering vocab.

We worked on planning out 3 essays that covered some issues and topics outside of the student's comfort zone so that he can become more comfortable with writing about some of his less favorite issues. We also reviewed an English section that he had some particular difficulty with while completing.

The student and I worked on writing and math today, searching specifically for problems that referenced strategies we worked out in the past. This included checking verb-subject agreement across long distances, verifying referents for pronouns, and ensuring objects of comparison truly matched. In math, we also revisited options for finding our way through advanced geometry problems, and methods to keep complex units "packaged" and manipulate them (relabeling, modifying existing equations to match a "target", and adding whole equations together).

Since the student is taking the SAT soon we're spending extra time this week. Today I went over the entire writing section, all the parts besides the essay, just so that he'll be very familiar with the types of questions. We went through the 3 different writing multiple choice types of questions and learned a couple handy tricks and the usual assortment of errors. We're going to spend a little more time on the math too, but would rather not focus this time on a whole subject. Instead it's better to hone in on the strengths!

Her test is this week so we covered some of the basics of algebra. I told her that her goal on this test should be to get as many of the first 12 or 15 questions correct on each section and only look at the last few questions if she had time so we practiced that. We looked at some vocab words and left it at that.

The student and I checked over several practice sections that he completed for homework. We then reviewed all the grammar rules of the Writing section. The student is doing better in all subjects, but he still has to be a little more through to get over the hump in math. A good goal for Karoly would be a 100 points better in each section.

We identified time management as an issue in critical reading sections with longer passages. I've asked the student to do 3 more timed CR sections between now and then and to gauge his time left at the end of each page. Next we practiced applying CR strategies in a CR section. We also reviewed a few math problem types that are more difficult for him.

The student and I today went over all three sections of the exam (verbal, writing, and reading comprehension.) She generally does very well at math and for the most part we'll probably just need to focus on reading comprehension. We are reviewing strategies for that section and I am encouraging to study vocabulary in between our sessions.

We reviewed the homework I had left the student with. During the session we focused on his problem solving skills and had a good breakthrough with the reading section. In particular, reading the questions first, and answering the short questions (i.e. "In sentence 20.. etc."). After our session we decided that he needed to work on his vocabulary, sentence structures, multi-variable algebra, and geometric analysis.

Spoke with her about what she's worked on since our last meeting. She told me that she had done some work in the mathematics section and had done a little reading work. We then spent the session primarily on the writing (non-essay) section and dealing with vocabulary, something she had said she had some difficulty with. We simply went through the book discussing strategies for how to look at the questions, the type of questions that are commonly used, and strategies for practicing vocabulary moving into the future.

How can a tutor help you master the SAT?

Varsity Tutors helps Los Angeles students reach their highest potential on the SAT exam in the comfort of your own home or any other location of your choosing.

Certain colleges and universities require applicants to submit SAT scores with their applications. If you have to take this exam and are nervous about how a low score could impact your applications, call Varsity Tutors today! We can match you with an experienced, enthusiastic SAT tutor in the Los Angeles area who can ensure you’re as prepared as possible for the test.

Whether you’re struggling to master a particular section of the SAT or having a hard time with all of them, one of Varsity Tutors’ proven SAT tutors can help clear up your confusion. Your personal SAT instructor will travel to whatever location you find most convenient at a time that suits your schedule. He or she will analyze your specific situation and design lesson plans dedicated to addressing your individual academic needs and concerns. Private SAT tutoring gives you the benefit of a personal classroom, right in your own home. Our SAT tutors are not only dedicated to helping you succeed, but they are also talented at explaining concepts in ways that make sense to you. They can take note of your personal learning style and make great use of it to make sure each SAT tutoring session helps you as much as possible.


We offer intensive 4 and 6 week SAT programs in Los Angeles, CA, as well as customized plans, to give you the "Varsity Boost" on your SAT score, significantly improving your chances of admission to your dream college.

Intensive 4 and 6 Week SAT Prep Programs in Los Angeles, CA

Varsity Tutors provides intensive 4 and 6 week SAT prep programs in Los Angeles, CA for college applicants seeking admission into their first-choice universities. Our SAT programs meet 3 times per week for 2 hours per day for either 4 or 6 weeks. If you are unable to attend all 6 weeks of SAT classes, you may take the shortened 4 week SAT course. We can help you achieve a great score and significantly improve your chances of acceptance into your dream school. Our Los Angeles SAT tutors thoroughly assess your current knowledge base, identify areas for improvement, and develop a plan to give you the best chance of increasing your SAT score.

Your hand-picked, highly credentialed SAT tutor in Los Angeles, CA is dedicated to ensuring that you stay on schedule and make steady progress. They will provide assignments between sessions and provide tutoring for all three subject areas of the SAT, in addition to the Essay portion of the Writing sections.

If you are seeking a more flexible program that meets less frequently, you can consider a customized program that may be a better fit with your schedule (see below).

Customized SAT Prep Programs in Los Angeles, CA

Varsity Tutors provides fully customized SAT test prep programs in Los Angeles, CA tailored to your needs and changing weekly schedules. Our talented private SAT tutors meet individually with you in your home, or another location most convenient for you. Sessions are scheduled around your classes, extra-curriculars, and other activities. Our Directors provide free consultations in which you’ll learn how our hand-picked, highly credentialed SAT tutors can help you achieve your SAT score goals in the most efficient way. Call us today and our Directors will discuss your goals, schedule, and individual needs to create a customized plan that reaches your best SAT score!

How does a Varsity Tutor in Los Angeles, CA help you prep for the SAT?

Varsity Tutors helps Los Angeles students reach their highest potential on the SAT exam in the comfort of your own home or any other location of your choice. Our SAT tutors impart lifelong problem solving skills to tackle new questions, significantly raising your chances of improving your SAT score. Using personalized approaches, not a "one-size fits all" method, Varsity Tutors will you through the entire SAT experience: from subject knowledge prep, test-taking coaching, and test-day guidance. Our SAT tutors in Los Angeles, CA know how to provide top-notch tutoring for all three subject matters of the SAT: Critical Reading, Mathematics, and Writing. They also provide coaching on how to tackle multiple-choice questions, free response questions (for the Mathematics sections), and the essay question.

Each of our Los Angeles SAT tutors has scored in a top percentile on the SAT and know how to help others score just as well. Having recently prepared for and taken the SAT themselves, they are very knowledgeable about the SAT question formats and test details. Because of their experiences and superior ability to teach others, our Los Angeles tutors can help you quickly identify areas for improvement, significantly improving SAT test scores. Our Los Angeles SAT tutors are ready to take your SAT score to the next level – our signature “Varsity Boost”!

Ready to master the SAT with the help of one of Varsity Tutors’ knowledgeable SAT tutors in Los Angeles? Call us today to start your personalized SAT tutoring experience!

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