Quantum Prep works with students to develop the requisite math, critical reading, grammar, and writing skills needed for success, while helping students to master test-taking techniques proven to improve scores by reducing common errors and creating better opportunities to select correct answers.
- We Come to Your Preferred Study Location
- Offer Flexible Scheduling to Meet Your Needs
- Evaluate and Analyze the Student’s Skills and Goals
- Establish a Realistic Timetable
- Develop Customized Learning and Lesson Plans
- Deliver Well Paced, One-on-One Targeted Instruction
- Help Students Master Test-Taking Techniques
- Evaluate and Report Progress
- Conduct Student – Parent Conferences
When to Begin Preparing for the SAT
In general, Boston area students take the SAT exam in the spring of their junior year. While many students begin formal SAT Prep as early as grade 10, on average, students begin working approximately 5 months prior to their initial exam date.
In-School SAT Prep Programs
Quantum Prep provides custom SAT and ACT Prep programs for Massachusetts and Connecticut public and private high schools.
Courses are taught on campus, during the school day, as part of the school’s standard curriculum. These very affordable and effective programs are specifically designed to support the individual student as well as the school’s college preparatory goals.
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SAT Registration and Test Dates
The SAT is offered 7 times a year. October, November, December, January, March, May and June. You must register for an exam at least one full month prior to test date. Upcoming SAT Test Dates.
About the SAT
First introduced in 1926, the SAT is a standardized test used for college admissions and is intended to accurately gauge a student’s preparedness for college. Test scores are also used for awarding student scholarships and grants.
The SAT is owned and governed by the College Board, a not-for-profit organization.
Besides the standard SAT which covers three general subject areas (Math, Reading and Writing), there are 20 optional SAT Subject Tests that offer students the opportunity to demonstrate specific skills to their colleges of interest.
2016 SAT Changes
The College Board radically changed the SAT in 2016.
- The exam reverted back to a 1600-point scale.
- Students are required to cite evidence supporting their answers in the reading and writing portions.
- SAT vocabulary words are no longer used as they once were.
- Students are not able to use calculators on some portions of the math exam.
- The essay portion of the SAT is now optional and scored very differently.
- The new SAT takes 3 hours to complete.
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