Beating the test since 1996.
IvyPrep has been helping students crush the SAT for 25 years. We recognize that each student presents a unique profile of skills, capabilities, and needs. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach to minimize cost, we offer tiered instruction and place students in classes that fit best based on ability. Students enjoy a uniquely tailored test prep experience that delivers maximum score-raising effects in minimum time.
IvyPrep brings together the right experts, the right materials, and vast experience to help our students prep smarter and score higher. Whether you choose in-person or remote, classroom or private tutoring, our award-winning team of instructors, writers, and coordinators are a powerful conduit of knowledge and growth. We help you raise your scores by working with you as partners and creating an immersive and supportive environment to help you unlock your potential and reach your dream score.
A Structured Approach
Every IvyPrep course is crafted and structured to take students beyond a superficial understanding. Our expert instructors skillfully inspire each student to curiosity, discovery, and connection of facts to concepts towards true mastery of the most challenging content areas of the test.
On a tight schedule? Make the most of your time with intensive course options that help you get ready for the test with uninterrupted SAT prep and practice tests every weekend until your test date.
Available 1-on-1 Support
Add private tutoring to any course or self-paced package for more personal attention. By reviewing and analyzing your practice tests and homework, our expert instructors can identify and provide facts, guidance, and plenty of relevant practice to help you make the most progress towards your goals.
+ How many questions are on the SAT?
The SAT consists of 52 evidence-based reading questions, 44 writing and langauge questions, and 58 math questions.
+ How long is the SAT?
The scored portion of the SAT is 3 hours long. The test may also include extra experimental questions that are not graded and extend the test by up to 30 minutes.
+ Should I take the SAT or the ACT?
Both tests are accepted at most colleges and universities. Your decision should be based on your test taking style.The SAT includes reading, writing, and math. The ACT includes reading, writing, math, and an a science section. If you have trouble with the verbal sections and/or excel in the sciences, doing well on the ACT science section will help bring up your composite score. The SAT is less time-intensive so if you work better slow and steady, you may do better on the SAT.
+ How do IvyPrep instructors prepare me to score my best?
Our expert instructors, some with PhDs and others PhD candidates, write the practice books used in the classrooms. Up-to-date and consistent with the latest test specifications, our practice test books are designed for help students gain the skills and strategies needed to score above the 95th percentile. All of our instructors have degrees from Ivy League or top schools, and a minimum of 10 years’ teaching experience.
+ How many students in a typical SAT class?
The typical SAT class is limited to about 15 to 25 students. With smaller classes, our test experts can understand and connect with each student’s needs. For students who desire even more personalized attention, we offer one-on-one tutoring that is customized to fit each individual’s optimum pace.
+ How many practice tests are included with the program?
Students in the regular spring and fall programs take practice tests monthly. This means that there are 4 practice tests included in the fall program and 6 practice tests included in the spring program. All students who take a summer program will take one practice test each week for a total of 7 practice tests.
+ How much homework is included with the program?
Students in the spring and fall programs are assigned one section of homework each week. Students in the summer program are assigned one section of homework each day Monday through Thursday. Each homework section has a question count roughly equivalent to 75% of a full-length SAT exam and takes roughly 2.5 to 3 hours to complete.
+ How does IvyPrep track a student's progress?
Students are required to submit homework answers electronically via Google form. By comparing homework performance and practice test scores, IvyPrep is able to use sophisticated algorithms to measure effort and progress as well as make targeted suggestions for future improvement.