We believe test preparation is a critical opportunity to hone core academic skills. We develop meaningful relationships with our students, families, and school partnerships. We strive to grow with our students through effort, reflection, and connection.
We offer meaningful guaranteed score increases to all students who register for 10, 20, or 30 hour private tutoring packages. If you do not reach the guaranteed score increase, we will work with you at no charge for the next test.
Guarantees are as follows:
|Package||ACT Guaranteed Increase||SAT Guaranteed Increase|
Improvement Hall of Fame:
Emilia Ruzicka: 35 on ACT (36 on Science)
Stephen Dallara: 8 point ACT improvement
Cole Moore: 35 English, 36 Science
Talia Kaptanoglu: 6 point ACT improvement
Parker Novak: 35 English
Andrew Defigueredo: 36 Reading
John Turlington: 35 English, 35 Science
Michael Fei: 35 ACT Composite (7 point improvement!)
Jackson Kennedy: 35 Math, 35 Reading, 36 English ACT
Kristen Weatherley: 35 ACT Composite
Ana Covington: 35 ACT Composite
Ivan Zaytsev: 36 on ACT Composite
Spencer Gagnon: 6 point ACT improvement
Katherine Woodrow: 7 point ACT improvement (35 Reading, 36 on Science)
Schools where we teach test-prep classes:
Taking a Mindspire™ Prep Class offers powerful and effective preparation in a group setting. Classes are scheduled in Durham, Cary, North Raleigh, and online. Classes are small (maximum 8 students), with experienced teachers who can all score in the 99th percentile. We use a proven curriculum that results in average score increases of 3 points on the ACT and 90 points on the SAT with a 30 hour course.
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FREE MOCK TESTS:
Mock tests are an integral aspect of comprehensive test preparation.
Your first SAT and ACT mock tests are totally free. If you want to take additional mock tests, the cost is $40 per test.
If you register for any of our classes or tutoring, you get unlimited free mock tests for the rest of your life.
All Mock Tests include a detailed score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses.
The most effective and flexible method of test preparation. Fully customized sessions, targeting exactly what you need, using the most powerful teaching methods anywhere. We'll match you with the perfect tutor. Available in Durham, Raleigh, or on Skype -- anywhere in the world.
We are very confident in our process. Private tutoring packages of 10, 20, or 30 hours all come with guaranteed score increases of 2-5 points on the ACT, or 6-150 points on the SAT, depending on number of hours and the experience level of your tutor.
Test Prep Timeline
We're often asked when students should begin prep for the ACT or SAT. Here's an infographic we created with what we think represents an ideal timeline. This might not be right for everyone, but it reflects our experience that starting earlier means less stress in your junior year and better ultimate test scores.