A Plus Tutoring
Academic services for K - adult
Based in Melrose, Mass., just north of Boston, A Plus Tutoring serves students and adults in the surrounding communities, including Saugus,
Malden, Medford, Winchester, Stoneham, Reading, Wakefield and Lynnfield. We can also make arrangements to provide services in other
Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
The Graduate Record Exam is a standardized test that is required for admission to many graduate
schools in the United States, other English-speaking countries, and for English-taught graduate and
business programs around the world.
Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT)
The PSAT is designed to help students practice for the SAT and is used to determine eligibility for the
National Merit scholarship and other potential scholarships. According to the College Board, students
in the Class of 2011 who took the PSAT scored 145 points higher on the SAT than those who did not
take the PSAT.
American College Testing (ACT)
Used by some colleges use it as a secondary admissions tool and for awarding merit-based scholarships
or loans, the ACT predicts a student's success in college. It tests English, Math, Reading and Science.
Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)
Required by many independent schools, the SSAT is used as an admissions and placement tool and
predicts how well students will perform.
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)
Based on the learning standards contained in the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, MCAS
evaluates basic academic skills. Minimum MCAS scores are required for high school graduation. Content
areas include English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science & Technology/Engineering and
SAT preparation classes are group
sessions, with individualized attention
available from the instructor.
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Standardized tests can be difficult, sometimes
frightening, for students of all ages. At A Plus Tutoring,
we give students the tools and confidence to do their
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)
Used extensively by college admissions officers, the SAT
predicts how students will perform academically as college
freshmen. The SAT has three math sections (Arithmetic,
Algebra and Geometry) and three verbal sections.
In many cases, just knowing what to expect from a
particular test relieves anxiety and improves results.
Working one-on-one, A Plus tutors teach proven
test-taking tips, strategies and organizational skills that