Sy was a huge help in preparing for the ACT. She was flexible with meeting times and made sure to cover every subject I struggled on. She even brought me cookies! I would highly recommend her services to any other students preparing for standardized tests.
— Reed S., ACT Perfect Scorer

Philosophy & Approach

Every student is different, so I treat them as such. My sessions are tailored to each student's strengths, weaknesses, learning styles, and goals. Students will learn both strategies and content needed to be successful on the test of their choice.

The first step is a free consultation that includes a review of the student’s grades and past test scores to help me understand the student’s needs create a roadmap for his/her prep.


Results are not guaranteed, as they are dependent on student timeline, starting scores, goals, and commitment to assignments and practice, but my students are currently seeing average score increases of:

  • 5 points on the ACT

  • 150 points on the SAT


  • SAT

  • ACT

  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Literature

    • Math I

    • Math II

  • SSAT

  • ISEE

  • HSPT

I got into my dream school, Johns Hopkins, and my ACT score was one of the stronger parts of my application. I wouldn’t have been able to do it without Sy. She even helped me with my college essay in her free time. That really meant a lot to me. Thank you, Sy!
— Adam A., Class of 2017