A lot of SAT test prep is done online nowadays, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a class offered in a good old-fashioned classroom setting.
Typically, if the in-person setting is what you’re after, it’s going to cost you a pretty penny. Having said that, I understand if you’re the kind of person that learns better in that type of environment–it’s hard for me to stay focused working online too.
Note: If you live in a small town or rural setting, finding in-person SAT prep classes might be difficult. Check with your school counselor to see what resources they are aware of in the community.
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And without further ado, here’s a list of places that offer in-person.
Veritas Prep offers both in-person and online SAT prep classes. If you’re after that one-on-one assistance, they also offer tutoring. Their teachers and tutors are all 99th percentile scorers, so they know their stuff.
A 25 hour class will cost $690 or the tutoring runs $3,000 to $7,000 depending on how many hours you need.
Kaplan Test Prep
Kaplan Test Prep is another provider with a range of options available. They offer 4 different packages:
- Classroom ($749)
- Classroom Plus ($1,199)
- Unlimited Prep ($1,499)
- Premier Tutoring ($3,799)
Classes range from 18-hour courses with 6+ proctored, practice tests. In addition, each of these options offers a higher score or your money back.
Sylvan has locations all over the country with year-round, SAT test prep courses. The courses are small-group instruction with “expert SAT tutors”. The class hours are flexible, which is nice for students who are involved in multiple extracurriculars.
Pricing is not listed on the Sylvan website. They ask that you contact your local Sylvan for more pricing information.
Unfortunately, their test prep classes are all done online. They do however, offer private tutoring which can be done online or in-person. The private tutoring package is for 24 hours, or you can customize your own to fit your needs.
StudyPoint offers 3 different one-on-one tutoring packages. Each consists of content and strategy coverage, personalized homework, and full-length practice tests. The packages are either 30, 18, or 10 hours of instruction, and the 30 and 18 hour packages include a score increase guarantee.
More information and pricing can be requested through your local tutoring location.
As previously mentioned, where you are located can have an impact on the in-person classes offered in your area. Many of these resources are only available in larger metropolitan areas.
If you cannot find anything close to home, but still need help preparing for the test, check out these other SAT test prep resources–some of them are free! You can also find a few tips and tricks for taking the ACT/ SAT, from registration to test day breakfast.
Remember, the next SAT test date (March, 2016) will be the new version! To see what’s been changed and know what to expect, take a look at our test section breakdown for the new SAT.
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