3 Keys to Success

  1. Form a strong bond with an expert tutor
  2. Practice and master our proven techniques
  3. Take the right set of tests to maximize your score

An average gain of 226 on SAT total

  • "My son enjoyed working with Pinnacle Prep because he was able to focus on very specific material to review in preparation for the Subject Tests. The tutors were specialists, and the material was excellent. He led an incredibly busy high school life and his tutor was willing to meet with him on campus in between his co-curricular activities. Pinnacle Prep checked in with me regularly and followed up with my son. It always seemed to me that Pinnacle Prep sincerely cared about his skill base, mindset, and outcome."

    — Parent of Stanford student

  • "You helped Alex tremendously. Due to the fantastic scores he achieved on the May SAT he was recruited by both Brown and Penn to be on their squash teams. Alex worked incredibly hard to achieve the results he did but you provided calm, reasoned, encouraging advice that made him more competent and confident — the winning combination!"

    — Jenny, parent

  • "Pinnacle Prep is THE BEST tutoring firm in NYC! And the proof is in the scores. My son Greg’s Verbal went up 170 points, and his Math went up 180! The owner, David Gordon, is a true professional and sets very high standards for all his tutors. They not only do a fantastic job with the SAT, but their tutoring for all subjects is outstanding."

    — Celine, parent of UVA student

  • "Kaylee had an excellent acceptance rate! We are so proud and grateful for your help. She went from a 1080 on the PSAT to a 32 on the ACT - comparable to an 11 point overall increase! Our tutor was so wonderful with Kaylee and her test performance anxiety as well. Thank you!"

    — Kristen, parent

The best
In a recent hiring cycle of nearly 200 applicants, just 50 were invited to take a diagnostic exam, and of those, only 12 were invited to training. In the end, only 3 successfully completed training and became Pinnacle Prep tutors. Our students are in great hands.
We know testing
We have analyzed hundreds of published tests to get a thorough understanding of question types and content. This expertise is the foundation of our proprietary instructional materials and targeted practice problems (totalling over 400 pages!).Every session is customized to your child’s needs, prioritizing the topics that will make the biggest difference in their score. Our tutors select practice questions and homework to help your student gain the most points most efficiently.

our students average a 7 point gain on ACT composite

Conducting systematic studies of tests is the cornerstone of our approach. We bring that mindset to analyzing student performance and test planning strategies. We have partnered with schools and college counselors to conduct our research, and we are honored to have had the opportunity to present our findings at schools and conferences.
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Here for you
Our office staff is here for you! The Academic Advisors are always available to talk with you about your child’s progress. Our in-depth analyses of student performance give us valuable insight into effective, efficient test plans that help students reach their best performance. Throughout the test-prep process, we will work with you to help your student reach their goals.