For the New 2016 SAT - The SAT will be undergoing a major revision
in the spring of 2016. Learn
In 2015, we will be running classes for both the current and new SAT. Classes that prepare for the new SAT are titled "New SAT" in the class lists below.
Boston SAT Courses
Near: Cambridge, Middlesex, Somerville, Arlington, Belmont, Watertown
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 Boston 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)
20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
* Unless otherwise noted, all classes run during calendar holiday
For SAT/ACT, we also offer private tutoring.
Ivy Global Boston
Le Meridien Cambridge
20 Sidney Street
Room name will be emailed 2 weeks
before the start of class.
||Other SAT Prep Programs
Tailored to the unique needs of individual students
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
Inauthentic test questions
Unapproved, untested questions written by companies not affiliated
with the SAT
Class Descriptions (2015)
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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There are two formats to the regular course: (a) 4-hour classes lasting eight
sessions; and (b) 2-hour classes lasting sixteen sessions. 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
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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
Current SAT course: Each student will receive a personal
copy of the following books during their SAT course.
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 best guide with which to practice and
prepare for the test. All of the materials in this book are authentic
SAT questions and tests.
Barron's guide provides a thorough, straightforward overview of the
concepts tested for each of the three sections of the SAT. We supplement
the College Board test questions with comprehensive review of tricky
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. It also provides
a complete vocabulary list, including basic and challenging word lists,
and the 500 Most Important Words.
New SAT course: Each student will receive a personal copy of the following
books during their SAT course.
SAT Guide by Ivy Global
This study guide for the new SAT is a comprehensive, in-depth look
at the new test in 2016. At 942 pages, the New SAT Guide contains extensive
explanations and practice material on every concept covered on the SAT.
- 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
Our Program (FAQ)
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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