Discover How We Help Students Thrive

From tutoring to test prep, we provide the services needed most by students from kindergarten through college. Each tutor and market director is carefully selected through an extensive hiring process and receives ongoing professional development to ensure our families get the best support and, ultimately, the best results.

All Services Include

  • Performance Prep

    Our coaches are trained in a holistic approach targeted toward the development of skills critical to performing under pressure.

  • Customized Tools

    Our online database keeps our family connected and our curated curriculum uses the latest in education research to meet each student’s individual academic needs.

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    Team Approach

    Our team works together to share field notes and the latest in modern educational approaches. We are all invested in getting excellent results for students.

  • College Test Prep

    While college admissions is a challenging and ever-changing process, standardized testing is a benchmark we can help students prepare for with confidence, practice, and time-tested techniques.

    • ACT
    • SAT
    • SAT Subject Tests
  • Secondary School Test Prep

    Applying for independent schools often requires standardized tests. Our highly qualified and trained tutors first test your child to assess strengths and weaknesses before creating a customized test prep plan tailored to their level, personal goals, and learning styles.

    • ISEE
    • SSAT
    • SHSAT
    • Other Entrance Exams
  • Subject Tutoring

    Subject tutoring is a unique opportunity to supplement the classroom in a personalized, private setting where learning moves at the pace of the student. We use fresh and creative ways to deepen understanding of class material, which can have a profound impact on a student’s ability to thrive at school and beyond.

    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Sciences
    • English Language Arts
    • Foreign Languages
    • And Many More
  • College Admissions

    Our college admissions approach is driven by the individual student: we help them identify and get into the schools best suited to their personal goals and ambitions. Our coaches work collaboratively to stay ahead of trends in the constantly shifting admissions world so that we can advise families accordingly.

    • College list creation and visit planning
    • Crafting a meaningful personal statement and supplemental essays
    • Understanding the application process including strategies for Early Decision/Action
    • Navigating standardized test strategy and timeline
    • And Much More
  • Elementary Services

    Elementary school is the best time to encourage a love of learning and to solidify academic building blocks through the natural curiosity of young children. Our tutors help establish foundational reading, writing, and math skills, with approaches designed to set students up for success at an early age. Our approach is public, private, and home-school friendly and can be adapted to learners of all types. Our services are also now available online as well.

  • Academic Skills Coaching

    We take a holistic approach to unlocking academic and personal success by teaching the soft skills needed to thrive, not just succeed. Through our academic skills coaching, whether it’s coaching through college transitions or developing a personalized time management plan, your child can learn useful executive functioning skills they’ll keep for life.

    • Executive Functioning
    • Academic Transitions
    • College Transitions
    • Productivity Focus
  • The Coding Space

    In 2019, Private Prep acquired NYC’s top coding enrichment program, The Coding Space. These after-school coding classes foster intellectual confidence, a growth mindset, and computational thinking skills through coding.

    • Beginner Coding in Scratch
    • Intermediate Coding in WoofJS
    • Advanced Coding in HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • For Camps, Schools, and Partners

    We offers services for camps and schools, bringing education programs directly to their students and families.

    • After-school test prep courses
    • Diagnostic tests for ACT and SAT
    • College admissions programs
    • On-site information sessions
    • Online and in-person tutoring
    • Referral-base fundraising contributions
  • Common Questions

    We understand that navigating your child’s educational journey can be difficult. We are here to help answer your most common questions and put you on the fastest track to success. Learn more in our Common Questions.

    Fees and Billing

    Our rates vary by coach, subject and location. We are priced competitively. Read more of our commonly asked Fees and Billing questions.

    Student Questions

    Answers to students’ most common questions from homework to what to bring. Learn more.

    Parent Questions

    Find answers to parents’ most pressing questions from how to support your child to working with your tutor. Learn more

    ACT Questions

    We answer your ACT questions including the difference between the ACT and SAT, how our diagnostic process works, and when to begin preparing for the test. Learn more.

    SAT Questions

    Answers to your SAT questions such as the composition of the test,  how our diagnostic process works, and when the test should be taken. Learn more about the SAT and test prep process here.

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