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The SAT is a test that can be prepared for, studied for, and beaten. TutoringBoston teaches both content and strategy, so students can be in the best possible position for success.
Serving students online and in person in the Greater Boston area: Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Brookline, Cambridge, Concord, Lexington, Needham, Newton, Wayland, Wellesley, Weston, and Winchester.

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SAT Math Content                 
Students can expect to see multiple choice and grid in questions testing knowledge on K-12 Academic Math including Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry. Problems test a student's ability to understand word problems, and solve for missing variables.             
SAT Math Strategy               
To beat the test, TutoringBoston not only teaches the content, but also offers
SAT specific strategies such as 
"Plugging in the Answers" and "Picking Your Own Number." In addition, we teach students how to effectively use the calculator on the SAT to save time.

Private 1-1 SAT Instruction

Content and Strategy

Individualized Lesson Planning

Time Management

All Sections

Tips, Tricks, Techniques

SAT Reading Content                 
The SAT Reading section tests a student's ability to synthesize and understand information presented in reading excerpts. Questions are based on evidence from the passages, and can include analysis on the main idea, tone, and 
specific facts as stated in the selections.
SAT Reading Strategy                 
The key to scoring high on the SAT Reading section is to understand that the questions are evidence based, and must be supported  by the passage. This requires a mind shift from typical high school English exams, so we teach strategies specific to the SAT.

- April K, Parent

Leo is the absolute best...from my daughter's first lesson he has been responsive, professional, and most importantly, effective, in every interaction. He's taught her both content and strategies that have made math easier to understand. He really connects with his students and is very friendly and encouraging. I was blown away when she scored a 1400 on her first practice test with him after a couple sessions. This was a 300 point increase from her PSAT scores. I will definitely be using Leo for my freshman and have recommended him to all my friends.


SAT Writing Content                 
The SAT Writing section tests English grammar rules, conventions, and writing standards. Students may see questions on punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph organization. For this reason, we teach proper English grammar and writing best practices. 
SAT Writing Strategy                 
We show students how to identify which
grammar rules are being tested, and how to select the best answer choice. We work on techniques including "Vertical Scanning," and help students with time management to optimize every minute of the test.

- Vanesa B, Parent

Leo was an excellent SAT tutor for my daughter. She got a perfect 800 on Math! Leo immediately connected with my daughter, was very encouraging and kept her engaged throughout the study process. He developed a reasonable weekly study plan that worked great for her. He is very knowledgeable on what material and resources to use and in providing effective exam and study strategies. He was very flexible, easy to reach and sent me weekly updates on the study progress. Great experience, I highly recommend him.


Personalized SAT tutoring - let TutoringBoston design a customized SAT prep program just for you
The SAT test is designed to be tricky and confusing on purpose - it is not like a typical high school exam. It is its own test, and needs to be prepared for in a very specific way. If you are preparing for an Algebra test, you need to specifically study Algebra. If you are preparing for a Grammar test, you need to specifically study Grammar. If you are preparing for the SAT, you need to specifically study for the SAT
The scores on the non essay sections are calculated only based on the number of questions answered correctly. There is no partial credit, no penalty for guessing, and incorrect answers do not reduce the score. The only factor is how many questions a student answers correctly.  Since it is irrelevant how a student arrives at the correct answer,  TutoringBoston teaches specific strategies for the SAT that are not usually taught in K-12 academic settings.
Many students approach the SAT like a standard high school exam - unfortunately, they end up running out of time, choosing incorrect answers, and falling for SAT traps. For this reason, we show students shortcuts, tips, tricks, and techniques specific to the SAT that can help increase scores. 
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