"Amy has been a tremendous asset in improving Ben’s writing and organization of his thoughts. I wish I had thought of having a tutor for him a few years ago. Regarding the SAT prep Amy did with Nick and Ben, a lot was covered during the 6 or so weeks that she worked with the [...]
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"As a junior in high school I can tell you about stress. Sure, it's not heart surgery or rocket science, but with a combination of school work, extra-curriculars and sports, life can make even the calmest student tense up. The SAT's and ACT's were the largest source of tension for me, I worried almost constantly [...]
Transcript (PDF) Full Word-for-Word Transcription Hi, we first met Alexis in 2002 when we approached him to help our son study for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth exam. Alexis is above all, an educator. That's the defining characteristic that sets him apart, I think, from others in the test prep business. He truly [...]
“I just wanted to let you know I got a 2120 on my S.A.T.’s with a 700 in math and 700 in writing and 720 in reading! That’s a 340 point increase from my PSAT score. Thank you for everything!”
"We highly recommend Prepped & Polished. My daughter Emily was having a difficult time with the math portion of her SATs having spent months with a different tutoring service. She spent about six weeks with an incredible tutor at Prepped & Polished and learned some incredibly useful techniques, strategies and study habits. She was very [...]
"A friend of mine whose children had worked with Prepped and Polished recommended Alexis to me when my daughter was looking for some "fine-tuning" on her test scores. Alexis worked with my daughter during the summer, not just on math problems but also on general test preparation and strategy. Her scores improved; she will be [...]
“Alexis has helped our son (who just finished his junior year at high school) focus on the college application process, not only identifying promising schools but also thinking about how he will present himself in the application process. Alexis established an instant rapport and was able to maintain interest and focus, which we would have [...]
“As someone who worked with clients of Alexis, I know that he always made certain that I was as well prepared as I could be to deliver the best tutoring services possible. His tutors reflect his level of organization, dedication, and excellence.”