SAT Instructors

Sarah P.
Alexandra T.
Keith R.
Jason P.



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SAT Courses

Our SAT courses have been uniquely designed to build key skills and effective strategies to crack the SAT. All of our sessions are taught by highly qualified instructors who have scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT or higher and are experts on preparing students for the exam.

Each of our courses is carefully designed, taking into account all of the best instructional and practice materials available. Our classes balance interactive lecture, cooperative discussion, and realistic mock test situations. We offer the following classes:

Intensive Course (60 hours) | Regular Course (32 hours) | Crash Course (20 hours)


Class Schedule

New York, NY Long Island, NY White Plains, NY New Rochelle, NY Northern Jersey, NJ Princeton, NJ Stamford, CT Norwalk, CT Boston, MA Philadelphia, PA Washington, DC Chicago, IL Atlanta, GA Dallas, TX Silicon Valley, CA
Upcoming Classes
Atlanta, GA
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Boston, MA
7 Classes
$650 - $1600
Chicago, IL
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Dallas, TX
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Long Island, NY
4 Classes
$1000 - $1600
New Rochelle, NY
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
New York, NY
17 Classes
$650 - $1600
Northern Jersey, NJ
2 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Norwalk, CT
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Philadelphia, PA
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Princeton, NJ
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Silicon Valley, CA
2 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Stamford, CT
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
Washington, DC
5 Classes
$1000 - $1600
White Plains, NY
8 Classes
$650 - $1600
* Unless otherwise noted, all classes run during calendar holiday dates.

For SAT/ACT, we also offer private tutoring.


Our Advantage

Ivy Global Other SAT Prep Programs
Small Classes
Tailored to the unique needs of individual students

Large Classes
Fail to recognize individual students’ strengths and weaknesses

Top quality instructors
Talented young teachers handpicked from the best schools

Unreliable teacher quality
Weak instructors hired through an undiscerning process
Only the best explanatory texts
Chosen from the full range of SAT materials available

Limited instructional tools
Ineffective strategies taken from a single source

Real practice tests
Actual practice questions and mock exams from the writers of the SAT

Inauthentic test questions
Unapproved, untested questions written by companies not affiliated with the SAT

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Class Descriptions (2014)

Intensive Course
(60 Hours)

Our intensive course provides thorough coverage of both substantive and strategic SAT preparation. Students are given ample opportunities to practice their new knowledge. Daily homework assignments are given, with flexible options provided to students with less free time. There are typically 5-10 students per class. Classes will focus on developing the best test-taking strategies while also reinforcing concepts in mathematics, critical reading, and writing. In addition, the course offers students frequent opportunities to practice under test conditions. Most of the Intensive courses are held during summer break.

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Regular Course
(32 hours)

There are two formats to the eight-week course: (a) 4-hour classes every Saturday; and (b) 2-hour classes twice weekly. The course seeks to provide a general overview of both test content and strategy. In order to maximize the effectiveness of class time, students are given homework assignments at the end of each class. Additional optional homework assignments are also provided.

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Crash Course
(20 hours)

The Crash Course provides a condensed overview of test content and strategy. The class will review the math, reading, and grammar concepts tested by the SAT. Students will also be introduced to the most effective and best test-taking methods. Guided by the instructor, students will discuss and develop longer-term study schedules to structure their test preparation after the end of the course.

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SAT Course Material

Each student will receive a personal copy of the following books:

The Official SAT Study Guide by College Board

This book includes 10 official practice tests from the College Board, the maker of the SATs. It is the only guide on the market that has real SAT questions and is, in our opinion, the best guide with which to practice and prepare for the test. Other companies claim to have their own proprietary prep material. This is purely a marketing ploy as those questions have neither been rigorously tested nor designed by the official test makers.


Barron's SAT

Barron's guide provides a thorough, straightforward overview of the concepts tested for each of the three sections of the SAT. While we rely on practice tests from the true testmakers, we supplement those test questions with comprehensive review of tricky test material.


SAT Study Guide by Ivy Global

Our study guide, developed by our most experienced instructors, provides valuable supplemental SAT preparation material including effective strategies and sample questions for every section of the SAT. Math and writing skills sections are thoroughly reviewed. It also provides a complete vocabulary list, including basic and challenging word lists, and the 500 Most Important Words.

In addition to the materials above, the instructors will provide customized materials for each course to provide advanced tips and strategies for each section of the SAT. Feel free to call us at 1-888-588-7955 regarding any questions about our SAT courses.

What else?

  • Full diagnostic tests, with detailed score reporting and essay feedback
  • Proctored practice tests
  • Customized lectures and group activities
  • Concept reinforcement and test-taking strategies
  • SAT student manuals
  • Daily homework and study schedule
  • Roadmap for SAT prep
  • Vocabulary building strategy

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Registration & Cancellation Policy

Full payment must be received within 5 business days of your online registration. We accept credit card payment online or by phone to 1-888-588-7955.

We offer partial refunds for cancellations made at least 1 week prior to the class start. For refunds involving any of our services, a 5% administration fee will be applied. View Full Policy


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