Test Prep

Standardized test prep should be efficient and effective. Signet's process is tailored both to the test and your unique needs.

Though the tests may be standardized, students are not! Signet can help you identify and tackle your own personal testing obstacles. Contact us for a free initial consultation.


Studying for standardized tests can feel like a slog: overwhelming, never-ending, and even irrelevant. But testing still plays a key role in the college admissions process, which means students need to do their best. Our tutors help you focus your efforts and set concrete goals so that you spend exactly as much time studying as you need to — no more and no less.


Tests

We provide test prep services for just about any standardized test you might take in high school and beyond.

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Method

Minimize your stress and optimize your results. Signet's test prep experts will show you the right way to approach the specific exam you're taking.

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Results

Set and reach targets that align with your goals. Our students have a proven track record of success.

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Tutors

Your tutor's deep understanding of the test and mastery of teaching lets them create a study program just for you.

Meet our Tutors

Tests We Tutor

    • SSAT & ISEE
    • MCAT
    • TOEFL iBT
    • ACT
    • SAT
    • Advanced Placement (AP)

    The Signet Method

    1

    Discover

    Your tutor will begin by getting to know your goals, strengths, and weaknesses. They will help you identify what you're struggling with - study skills, content, anxiety, or something else.

    2

    Plan

    Unlike big test prep “factories” that use the same approach for every student, we tailor a study plan just for you and your learning style. You’ll work with the best study materials for your needs, including Signet’s proprietary tools and other materials.

    3

    Work

    Your tutor will track your progress, give you feedback, and adapt your study plan to move you up the score ladder step-by-step. Realistic practice experiences will make you 100% ready. Your tutor will stick with you until you’ve met your goals.

    Results

    SAT

    Jonah increased his SAT I score by
    250
    points
    GRE

    Victoria increased her GRE score by
    +23
    points
    Algebra

    Jenny increased her SSAT percentile score by
    23%

    My son had aspirations of attending a top tier university, but his preliminary SAT assessment indicated he had to improve his test-taking skills if he were to reach this goal. Signet customized a lesson plan for him. His tutor correctly assessed his areas for improvement and worked with him one-on-one to strengthen those skills he needed to do well on the SAT. All of my son's hard work paid off in the end: He improved his combined SAT scores by 250 points which helped him gain acceptance into a top 5 nationally ranked university.”

    — H. A., Parent

    Individual results may vary.

    Our Test Prep Tutors

    Sheila A. - SAT Prep in Cambridge
    Sheila A.
    Harvard College
    Sheila is Signet's President & COO and our resident admissions and test prep expert. She has been preparing students for the SAT, ACT, and GRE for over ten years in both one-on-one and in classroom settings; she is quite experienced in tailoring standardized-test material to her students' particular needs. In tutoring, she draws from... read more...
    Tutors in SAT Prep
    Richard T. - LSAT Prep in Cambridge
    Richard T.
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Richard holds a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University in Behavioral Decision Research and a BS in Psychology from Harvard University. He currently works at Google as a Quantitative UX Researcher on their Maps team. A leading tutor at Signet, Richard has more than a decade of experience, guiding students of all ages and learning... read more...
    Tutors in LSAT Prep
    Brittany K. - ACT Prep in Cambridge
    Brittany K.
    Princeton University
    Brittany graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, where she initially focused upon a pre-med track and ultimately received her BA in U.S. history and African American studies. There, her research on the civil rights movement earned her the Ruth Bates Thesis Prize, and her writing on radical feminism was also nominated for...
    Tutors in ACT Prep
    Allison H. - MCAT Prep in Cambridge
    Allison H.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Allison is an MD-PhD student studying neuroscience at Harvard Medical School. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from MIT with degrees in biology and chemistry in 2012 with a perfect 5.0 GPA and was awarded the Burchard Scholarship for excellence in the arts and humanities. Allison has tutored general chemistry, organic chemistry and... read more...
    Tutors in MCAT Prep
    Matthew E. - GRE Prep in Cambridge
    Matthew E.
    Bowdoin College
    Matthew holds an M.S. from Tufts in Chemistry and a BA from Bowdoin College, where he majored in chemistry and minored in economics. In addition, he completed a host of math, physics, and biology courses. While at Bowdoin, he was selected by the faculty to tutor chemistry and quantitative skills and led group study sessions and tutored...
    Tutors in GRE Prep

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