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“Linda is an unbelievable math tutor and has been for years.  When her students were in a pinch for an English tutor, her husband [Nick] would help out on the side from his regular job. He is an equally unbelievable English tutor.  He is now also helping students with their essays.  He was a savior for our daughter :).  They care so much about the kids they tutor – it has been a real goal of theirs to help these poor kids make it through the SATs.” – a mother whose children we have worked with, in an email to a friend

Linda Abelli
Linda AbelliTest prep. Math - elementary school through college.
Nick Fichter
Nick FichterTest prep. Reading, English, science, and essay writing.

We’ve helped hundreds of kids:

“……I never would have made it through the last two years without your help. I can’t thank you enough!………….”

“We so appreciate your helping Claire with her math – for many years now, and even into college. Thank you.”

“….Kelly got into two of the best grad schools in the country, and her GRE scores surely helped. Awesome!…….”

“…..We were very pleased – and frankly, surprised – by Steve’s 36 on his ACT – he was, too! Fantastic!………..”

“You helped Bill increase his SAT scores by 200 points, and that made all the difference in his getting accepted.”

Recent articles:

Ordinary U? Oh no.

I bet you know some people you like and think highly of and who appear to be reasonably happy and successful who

did not go to college
did go to college, but that college was “ordinary.”

So, maybe you and your student should ease up a […]

SAT double questions – the video

This YouTube video covers the first two essentials of handling SAT Reading new “double” questions – the ones in which the second question in the set asks, “Which of the following text references is the best evidence for the preceding question.” There are 10 pairs […]

Critical to SAT Reading: handling those double questions

The Reading part of the SAT has 52 questions. Of those, fully 20 (10 pairs) are what I call double questions. That’s roughly 40% of the available points! So, how the student handles this type of question can have a decisive score impact. What I […]