Get a perfect SAT or ACT score with 1-on-1 sessions from verified test prep experts
We specialize in helping students improve their SAT. ACT. ISEE, HSPT, GED, and GRE scores with private tutoring sessions from experts who've helped hundreds of students achieve their goals.
Best tutoring & test prep in OC
Why Strive to Learn students scores increase 2.7x more
than other leading test prep companies
Let’s face it: getting a good SAT or ACT score opens doors. However, we believe that preparing for these tests is about so much more than just improving your score: it’s about finding your own approach to studying mindfully and effectively.
It’s about ownership.
We personalize our entire approach to fit your unique learning needs by matching you to your own dedicated tutoring expert who gets your learning style, fosters self-confidence, and gives you the tools to finally master effective study strategies that will carry you far beyond just this test.
Our 3-step method to
How to get started
1. Establish your baseline "score"
Take a free diagnostic SAT and ACT practice test on your own or join our Zoom proctored practice tests on Saturdays.
2. Book a free evaluation
3. Develop a customized study plan
During our evaluation, we'll review your score reports, dive into what each section means, and help you identify which test naturally aligns with your academic strengths.
Come up with a customized test prep study plan based on your goal scores and your time commitments.
How we make standardized tests easier
Build confidence with private tutoring
Our test prep tutors are amazing at what they do because they are hand-picked by our founder for their expertise in tutoring and are then extensively trained through our 3-step approach where they master student learning.
from test prep experts who know how to teach.
We believe that your test prep program should fit the way you need to learn, not the other way around! With in-person or online programs, you can comfortably learn with a tutor by your side in your living room, on zoom, or even meet them at a coffee shop, at whatever time works for you.
Online or in-person
test prep sessions Monday - Sunday, for however long you need.
Watch their scores skyrocket
with our online learning platform
Strive to Learn is the only small test prep company in Orange County that uses big company tools proven to increase learning and retention. Now with over 100's of videos, question banks, and more, students will reinforce what they've learned in session on their own.
Standardized Test Prep programs
100% customized to you
SAT, ACT, GRE, ISEE, HSPT, CBEST and more
Cut out the busy work with our customized curricula that only focuses on exactly what you need to learn.
Different learning styles
We teach in the way that you naturally learn and make content sticky.
We match students to tutors that match their areas of need and personality.
Our tutors will walk you thorugh problems step by step until you get it.
Unlimited practice tests
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Parents are kept in the loop with;lesson notes that are sent to the parent.
Download our free 19-page survival guide, "Everything You Need to Know about the SAT & ACT in 2022" for high school students (and their parents) with timelines, study tips, checklists and more like:
Not sure when (or if) you should start studying?
What are the differences between the SAT and ACT
Which test should you take?
Questions you NEED to ask before hiring a tutor.
Sample study timelines.
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Student & Parent Testimonials
Newport Beach, CA
I have only ever felt empowered and encouraged by the whole team. I could talk forever about the value of their services, or the amazing community outreach, or the fact that my ACT composite score went from a 26 to a 32 with their help.