Test Preparation

Looking to prepare for a standardized test? Click on the test below that you need help with and find out what you need to know about that test!

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our Tutors

Meet the Learning Edge tutors!

To send a message to a specific tutor, just click on the green CONTACT button below that tutor's description and a message will be sent directly to that tutor.

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    Amanda Currently an assistant professor of chemistry at a local Connecticut University, Amanda strengthens analytical thinking and cultivates lasting independence...
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    Mark A Yale graduate ('97), Mark began tutoring students in preparation for standardized tests in 2000 and has never looked back.
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    Annick SAT, ACT, Subject Tests (Math 1, Math 2, Literature, Biology), Classroom subjects, AP exams After graduating with a bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology...
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    Cynthia A former English and history teacher, High School Principal and Princeton University administrator, Cynthia guides students to become confident and competent...


The Learning Edge tutors can work with you privately one-on-one in our Westport or Hamden offices, privately one-on-one via Skype online, or in a group course in our Westport of Hamden offices. Click on the buttons below to find out more information about each mode of tutorial!

  • Private

    When working with a Learning Edge tutor privately, you will typically meet for one hour each week in either the Hamden or the Westport office. If working with a tutor in preparation for the SAT or ACT, you will typically meet for 10 - 12 weeks ahead of your first test date. 

    Private Tutoring Information

    The Learning Edge group courses (ACT and SAT) consist of eleven 90-minute class sessions as well as three full-length proctored practice tests. These courses are capped at 10 students and take place in both our Hamden and Westport offices.

    The Learning Edge also offers group courses for subject tests. Please contact Mark Anestis if you would like more information on these courses.

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  • Online

    When working with a Learning Edge tutor privately via Skype, the only difference from the in-person tutorial is that you will not be in the same room as the tutor. 

    You will still typically meet for one hour each week and if you are preparing for the SAT or ACT, you will typically meet for 10 - 12 weeks ahead of your first test date. 

Word of the Day

Vocab is the hardest part of the preparation for the SAT because it requires the most discipline. Starting off with a word a day is a good way to get your feet wet, and then you want to dive in and try to learn 3-4 new words each day. Start by following along with our word of the day on this site. Then step it up and download our vocabulary app THE DAILY WORD to really build up your vocabulary. The link for the app can be found near the bottom of this home page.

Belie (verb) - to give a false impression of

Janie's lack of date for the prom belies the fact that she is the most popular girl in school.



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    Parent of Hopkins Student Class of 2014 My son had been through several tutors and standardized testing programs before we found out about Mark. Mark was absolutely the best! He actually... 2015
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    Brian - Class of 2016 Student - Amity High " I just want to thank you again for all of your help and expertise. Brian really benefited from your review class. He has embraced the challenge and has... 2015
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    Lynn T Woodbridge CT As a professional mom, the concept of needing to prepare for the SAT was completely surprising to me. Mark made the SAT process easy and understandable;... 2015

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our Apps

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    The Daily Word The Daily Word was created to try and make the painful SAT vocabulary review process easier and more enjoyable. We do not expect you to prefer vocabulary review... Download on iTunes
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    Perfect Score Play your way to your Perfect Score on the SAT with The Learning Edge's new SAT test prep game! Download on iTunes

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