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Getting an outstanding score on the PSAT, what does it take?.A common belief among most students is that being anxious, studying for hours, and having sleepless nights is a must.Employing TutorNerds will increase your PSAT scores by creating a strategic test prep plan in coordination with a PSAT specialist. Matching you with an appropriate tutor helps you master all sections of the PSAT by working privately and focusing on the areas you need the most help withTo avoid pitfalls from the exam writers, your tutor will be explaining the exam content and strategies through the prep processThis is why our test prep improves scores but keeps busy students free of stress.
Stressed about earning the right score for college admissions?
Enrolling in most colleges requires students to score well on SATs or ACTs. Although several schools have made the SAT optional, ambitious students will take the SAT regardlessYou'll need a high score to stand outGetting an elite SAT ranking, on the other hand, requires far more than sitting up late reading practice material.Top students prepare for exams by studying test material such as grammar, algebra, vocabulary, and literacy skillsThat being said, they also prepare for typical SAT tricks A good teacher will show you how to prepare for both material and exam strategies most efficiently and practically
Why our test prep produces results
Most students put off learning for far too long – even until the last minute before the exam Learning is exhaustingDetermining where to begin can be hard to figure outAnd if you attempt to understand the subject, it might be boring and stressful. That is where an SAT teacher from TutorNerds will make all a world of differenceWe will connect you with an extremely knowledgeable and professional SAT tutorAfter establishing a benchmark for you, your coach will prioritize most critical areas of development. You will work together to execute a clear study plan that will help you to achieve results without working too hard or burning outAlong the process, the tutor will explain how and why the SAT intends to mislead you – and how to minimize falling for such gimmicks during the real exam.
How our test prep works
DETERMINE BASELINE & GOALS
First we establish your baseline score, either through a prior test or a new practice test. We’ll also discuss your admissions plan and timeline.
ESTABLISH A PLAN AND START PREPARING
Next, we’ll create a plan and your tutor will implement it with you. Sessions will occur regularly (with the same tutor) that take the stress out of the prep process while boosting your score.
MAKE SURE YOU’RE ON TRACK:
Once every few weeks we will reevaluate your progress and refine the study plan and tutoring to improve weak areas.
A Typical Test Prep session
Your tutor will review any prior “homework” with you, noting any errors so you recognize and avoid them in the future.
Your tutor will teach you the academic concepts covered by the exam. These might include math, science, reading comprehension, grammar, writing, etc.
It’s not enough to just learn content. Successful students understand how to recognize “patterns” in questions and avoid getting tricked.
You’ll learn how to combine content and strategy to tackle any question on the exam.
Your tutor will assign specific sections of the exam based on your session, and full-length exams (less often) to make you familiar with the test-taking environment.
Online and In-Person Tutoring
Online tutoring occurs via our convenient online lesson space. This is private tutoring (in real-time) just like having an in-person session—but it occurs remotely! Our online lesson space is easy to use and requires NO extra software. All the tools and features you need are built in: a virtual whiteboard, a text editor, a code editor, screen sharing, file sharing, and more. Both you and your tutor can use the tools simultaneously in real time, so it's just like you were sitting together at a desk!
Our in-person tutoring occurs at your home or at a convenient location. You can choose any productive study space near you such as a library or coffee shop. We'll schedule a session at a time and place that's ideal for you, and your tutor will commute to you! No more driving to a test prep center just to do a bunch of boring worksheets!
Common Challenges with the PSAT
The PreACT, also known as PLAN, is similar to but less common than the PreSAT exam. The PLAN is taken in 10th grade to prepare for the ACT, which is taken in 11th or 12th grade. The PLAN exam is very similar to the ACT which can be more difficult for high school students as this is their first time doing a test of this size with a college-level curriculum. The PLAN assesses students' abilities in English, Math, Reading, and Science, so proper knowledge of all four dimensions is needed. TutorNerds professors will assist you in mastering all PLAN dimensions, allowing you to achieve excellent results on your ACTs.
How to get the best PSAT tutor near you
With young students who take PSAT, it's important to partner with a tutor who can explain these concepts in a way students can understand. The tutor needs to know the material, but also has to have experience working with young students in particular. It all comes down to experience: Has the tutor produced good results with PSAT students before. That's why students get results from TutorNerd: Our tutors make difficult concepts easy to understand (check out all our five-star reviews). The way we ensure the success of our students is that we individually hire our PSAT tutors. That's why we guarantee our services: If you don't love your PSAT tutor, you don't pay.
Our Online Tutoring Subjects
PSAT Topics Tutored:
- Heart of Algebra
- Problem solving and data analysis
- Passport to advanced Math
- Data interpretation, statistics, probability
- U.S. or world literature, U.S. founding document
- Social science (economics, psychology, sociology)
- Science (Earth science, biology, chemistry, physics)
- Careers passages (trends, medicine, technology, business)
- Command of evidence
- Words in context and specific subject area analysis
- Expression of idea and standard English conventions