Our Portland SAT instructor has 20+ years of private academic tutoring and standardized test prep experience combining methods from various major test prep companies. She graduated as Valedictorian from Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis, Oregon, and summa cum laude as well as Phi Beta Kappa (oldest American academic honor society) from Stanford University. She has tutored since her freshman year at Stanford when she began working as a peer tutor for Stanford’s Center for Teaching and Learning. Since then, She has tutored professionally, encompassing a wide range of subjects and her specialties are statistics, math, science, writing/editing, and standardized tests. She has also edited college math and science textbooks for the publishers Addison-Wesley and Pearson Education, and worked on writing and test-taking skills with most of her students. She has helped several students apply or transfer successfully to top schools including Stanford, Harvard, OHSU, and Lewis & Clark Law School and have often tutored directly for or through those institutions.
SAT Student Review (Portland | Oregon)
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Recent College Admissions Student Success
I wanted to take the opportunity and thank you for your support and effort during the last couple of weeks, especially as you have also committed time on the weekends and during holidays!! This is much appreciated. I think that we managed to produce some very good essays in the end, which will hopefully be recognized by the schools.
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SAT Prep Course Overview
Mix of lectures and exercises in each session
ample time allotted for answering sample questions and receiving personalized attention from the instructors
In-depth analyses of successful strategies to arrive at correct solutions
Sample SAT Long Course Schedule
Math 1 of 2 – Arithmetic; Algebra I
Math 2 of 2 - Algebra II; Problem Solving and Data Analysis; Advanced Math
Verbal 1 of 2 - Reading: 1) Command of Evidence; 2) Relevant Words in Context
Verbal 2 of 2 - Writing Topics: 1) Expression of Ideas; 2) Standard English Conventions
Mock Test Review 1 of 2 - Student will take the first teacher-assigned test in advance of the session
Mock Test Review 2 of 2 - Student will take the second teacher-assigned test in advance of the session
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