## One-on-One Tutoring for The **SAT** AND **ACT**

The first step is to take a **real diagnostic exam**. Within a few days of taking the exam, you will receive a full score report that indicates exactly what types of problems you answered correctly, incorrectly and, most importantly, the steps you need to take to boost your score.

## Any score is possible!

I recognize that each student has a unique style of learning. Therefore, I utilize a vareity of techniques to cater to each individual student. I will change my approach until my client understands a concept.

I firmly believe that any score is possible given the correct preparation and guidance.

## Reading comprehension

My approach for the reading comprehension section is a two-pronged attack.

**1. Becoming A Better Reader**

Successfully navigating the reading comprehension section is all about becoming a more effective reader. Students must be comfortable reading and interpreting COMPLICATED passages because the ACT and SAT typically includes college level passages.

I will read challenging works of literature with my students, analyze and discuss them. Students will read AT LEAST 30 minutes a day when they are not with me.

**2. Strategies, Tricks and Tips**

I also have a toolbox of reading comprehension STRATEGIES. For example, I teach my students to think of the reading comprehension as if it were an OPEN BOOK test. All of the answers are right there in the passage!

## For Math and Grammar, I OFFER AN EXTENSIVE CATALOGUE OF PROBLEMS ARRANGED BY PROBLEM TYPE

We will begin studying for the math and grammar sections by doing a short content review. I value the power of specificity – of providing targeted test practice. I target each SPECIFIC type of question a student can expect to see on the exam, such as:

**Functions**

Problem Type 11: Composite functions

Problem Type 12: Shifting functions

Problem Type 13: Graphing functions

Problem Type 14: Functions with weird symbols

**Liner equations **

Problem Type 16: solving linear equations

Problem Type 17: finding x intercepts (roots, solutions)

Problem Type 18: finding y intercepts

Problem Type 19: shifting linear equations

It is my policy to cover thirty problems in each problem type before moving on to the next so that I can ensure that each type is mastered.