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PSAT Tutoring in Washington DC

Customized private in-home and online tutoring

Varsity Tutors offers PSAT tutoring by highly credentialed tutors in Washington DC. We'll help you master the PSAT through one-on-one tutoring in the comfort of your home, online, or any other location of your choice.

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Selected Washington DC PSAT Tutors

We have exceptional tutors with the highest of qualifications ready to help you master PSAT. The tutors come from top institutions such as MIT, Stanford, UChicago, Yale, Harvard, UPenn, Notre Dame, Amherst, UC Berkeley, Northwestern, Rice, Columbia, WashU, Emory, Brown, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, UNC, Michigan, UCLA, and other nationally recognized programs.

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Harvard University - Studies Of Women, Gender, And Sexuality

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Georgia Institute Of Technology - Biochemistry

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New York University - Economics

How we help you master: PSAT Prep


Our educational director will pinpoint learning styles, map out goals and plans to target specific areas for improvement.


Your tutor will pinpoint the areas in which you excel in PSAT and the areas that require extra attention.


Our 1:1 PSAT tutoring is specifically designed to help you meet and surpass your goals.

Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

The student and I spent our time doing mini MCATs to review all physical science concepts. We worked through 3 of them, which covered basic chemistry concepts, fluid questions, torque problems, frictional forces, and E&M.

Tonight I guided the student as she completed her Geography notes.  Then we worked on her Odyssey homework. She had vocab words and questions to answer on book 1.  We defined each word then read the chapter together, and I assisted her as she answered the chapter questions.  

In this session, the student and I worked through a practice Geometry worksheet. We discussed how to solve multi-step problems involving two equations with two unknowns. She also worked through many problems involving congruent angles and bisected lines. She seemed to understand the concepts and was able to solve the problems after we broke them down into smaller steps.

Reviewed writing Introductions homework from last session. Corrected and made suggestions for revisions. Reviewed grammar and punctuation. Read several passages.

Today the student and I focused mainly on math. She had struggled on a recent Friday flash, so we went over how to simplify algebraic expressions, since she will have an opportunity to make it up tomorrow in class. We did a number of practice problems and by the end, she did all of them perfectly. We then worked on her most recent math homework, which involved probability. We also organized her whole math binder, since staying organized is an important part of doing well in school. She is quite smart.

During this tutoring session, we reviewed the polynomials from last week. I also taught her how to factor by grouping, which is the next lesson of her workbook. We then went over the entire chapter of polynomials, including addition, subtraction, and multiplication of polynomials and solving for polynomial equations. She seemed confident in each section, and only made small errors (such as negative signs) in the practice problems.

The student and I covered ANOVA tables and how to use a spreadsheet to create them, as well as what they mean. The student's computer did not have the necessary software for some of the problems, so I helped him on my computer.

We reviewed material that the student had been tested on in the past, including absolute value functions, inequalities, and domain and range of a set of coordinates. While she will not be tested on this material on her final exam, it is a good base knowledge for future classes.

The student had read a practice reading test and done the practice writing. We went over that, first correcting spelling and punctuation, then focusing on making sure to answer the question completely and correctly. We rewrote it to improve it. We also read another reading passage, pre-reading the questions, marking the passage with notes to help answer the questions, and went over the questions. He will do the writing for the next lesson.

The student and I met today and got started on SAT prep. He took a course this past summer, and he has a good foundation of test prep. We are starting to work on math. I went over some strategies with him today, and we will continue on with some more targeted math work next week. We are working out the scheduling for next week sometime soon.

We went over problems involving lenses in physics, and polynomial long division in algebra 2. By the end of the session, the student demonstrated he understood the work by solving the problems correctly.

We went over centimeters and meters, as well as inches, feet, and yards. We practiced all different combinations, and she was very comfortable with this by the end of our session. I also introduced the coordinate grid, which she took to very easily. Within a few minutes, she was able to locate and graph points on the grid.

How can a Varsity Tutors tutor help you master the PSAT?

Doing well on the PSAT/NMSQT—the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test—can allow you to become a National Merit Scholar, a prestigious honor noticed by colleges and often awarded with copious financial aid. If you’re serious about doing as well as you can on the PSAT, you might want to enlist the help of Varsity Tutors’ PSAT tutoring all over the DC area, including Virginia and Maryland, to help you study and review for the exam.

Each of Varsity Tutors’ PSAT tutors knows the test backwards and forwards and is ready to teach you crucial strategies to help you maximize your time on test day and ultimately increase your score. Your tutor will meet with you whenever and wherever works best in your schedule, using lesson plans tailored to address your specific concerns and learning style. Need to spend more time on one concept and only quickly review another? That’s just fine! Your PSAT tutoring sessions are based on your strengths and weaknesses, and your tutor is committed to doing whatever it takes to help you succeed on the PSAT.

Varsity Tutors helps Washington DC students reach their highest potential on the PSAT exam in the comfort of your own home or any other location of your choosing.

We offer intensive 4 and 6 week PSAT prep tutoring programs in Washington DC, as well as customized plans, to significantly increase your PSAT score and chances at a National Merit Scholarship.

Intensive 4 and 6 Week PSAT Prep Programs in Washington DC

Varsity Tutors provides intensive 4 and 6 week PSAT prep programs for sophomores and juniors aiming to do their best on the PSAT in Washington DC. Our PSAT programs meet 3 times per week for 2 hours per day for either 4 or 6 weeks in Washington DC. If you are unable to attend all 6 weeks, you may take the compacted 4 week PSAT course. We can help you achieve an exceptional score and significantly improve your chances of landing a National Merit Scholarship. Our PSAT tutors in Washington DC thoroughly assess your current knowledge base, identify areas for improvement, and develop a plan to give you the best chance for a great score in October.

Your hand-picked, highly credentialed PSAT tutor in Washington DC is dedicated to ensuring that you stay on track and make continual improvement before your test date in October. They will provide assignments between sessions and provide tutoring for all three subject areas of the PSAT: Critical Reading, Math, and Writing Skills. Our in Washington DC PSAT tutors can provide subject area coaching, test-taking guidance, and mock tests.

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 PSAT Prep Programs in Washington DC

Varsity Tutors provides fully customized PSAT test prep programs in Washington DC tailored to your needs and busy schedule. Our talented private tutors meet individually with you in your home, or another location of your choice, and 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 PSAT tutors can help you achieve your PSAT goals while providing scheduling flexibility. Call us today and our Directors will discuss your goals, schedule, and specific needs and create a customized plan that meets your PSAT goals in the most efficient manner.

How does a Varsity Tutor in Washington DC help you prepare for the PSAT?

The PSAT, also known as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT), provides practice for the SAT, as well as qualifies students for college scholarships. Juniors in high school who score well on the PSAT are recognized as National Merit Finalists and awarded with prestigious college scholarships. Varsity Tutors helps you reach your highest potential on the PSAT exam in the comfort of your own Washington DC home or another location of your choice. Unlike the SAT, the PSAT may only be taken one time by Juniors, making preparation for the PSAT that much more important. The PSAT is offered every year in October in Washington DC.

Our PSAT tutors impart lifelong problem solving skills to tackle new questions, significantly raising the scores our clients receive on their standardized tests. Using personalized approaches, not a "one-size fits all" method, Varsity Tutors will guide the student through the entire test-taking experience: calming those pre-test jitters and reassuring post-test anxiety. All of our Washington DC PSAT tutors have scored in a top percentile on the SAT, as well as scoring very well on the PSAT. Having recently prepared for and taken the tests themselves, they are familiar with the question formats and test nuances. Because of their experiences, our PSAT tutors in Washington DC can help your child quickly identify and solve PSAT problems, significantly improving test scores. Varsity Tutors is ready to offer the insightful, friendly guidance you’ve been looking for.

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