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SAT Test Prep


The SAT is a multiple choice standardized test which is designed to measure the student's reasoning ability.  It doesn't measure the student's intelligence!  Students can increase their SAT score by preparing for the test in just 5 weeks!


Students learn test-taking skills and techniques from our teachers that will help them tackle the SAT with confidence.  The teachers will refresh their memory of the subjects tested so they can turn their new found confidence to reach their testing goals into reality.  Students will be given practice exams in test-taking conditions to build up their speed and endurance.  


Please note:  Each student will be responsible for providing his/her own book.  Jamie thinks that students can buy their books from a large book retailer for a lesser price than she can purchase books for resale thus saving the students' money.  Students will be notified by email as to which book to purchase once they are enrolled in a test prep course.

Online Test Prep 

Test preparation should not be a "one size fits all" proposition.  Our online test prep course is an adaptive learning platform that diagnoses each student's individual strengths and weaknesses and creates a personalized study plan based on their needs and timelines.  As students progress through the course, the program adapts to them.  


Complete SAT Test Prep Courses


Jamie's SAT Prep course is the full package, providing test guidance and reinforcement of material in all SAT sections, including critical reading, math, and writing.  Our courses are offered in-house at our tutoring center only.  Click the "Enroll Now" red button to see our scheduled courses.  




If students have taken the test and have found they need to work on certain sections of the SAT, they may enroll in one of our section-specific courses. The course is broken out by Critical Reading/Writing or Math.  If you are interested in taking only one of the sections, please contact the office to register at or 304-556-4807.




Private Appointments


If you have a hectic, constantly changing schedule, or feel like you need individualized help in SAT test content, private appointments can be made with one of Jamie's tutors. Check out Jamie's appointment packages on the Fee Schedule page.




What is the SAT?


The SAT is a college entrance test. Students are given 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete the SAT which is divided into three sections: Critical Reading, Math, and Writing. The SAT has an essay that is NOT optional and students are given 25 minutes to compose an acceptable essay.  The sections can be given in any order.


What to Expect:


Critical Reasoning:

   67 questions


- Two 25 minute sections

- One 20 minute section

Reading Comprehension, Sentence Completion, and Short Reading Passages


   54 Questions


- Two 25 minute sections

- One 20 minute section

Basic Arithmetic, Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry


   49 Questions

   1 Essay


*Essay subscore 2-12

 - One 25 minute section

- One 10 minute section

- One 25 minute essay

Grammer and Essay 

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