What are the advantages of Seacoast Test Prep’s SAT course curriculum?
Our SAT prep classes come complete with a proprietary suite of workbooks and an advanced online system that tracks homework progress, analyzes practice test results, and offers 1250+ online problems with 40+ hours of video. The resources we offer and the technology we utilize rival the big national brands, but at an affordable rate. Our classes are small, capped at 12 students, so to offer more personalized instruction in a comfortable group setting.
How long have you been in business?
Seacoast Test Prep was formed in February 2016, when Jared Rand, Founder of the Knowledge Roundtable, transferred the administration of the SAT class component of the company to Paul and Stephanie, both of whom, respectively, were the math and verbal instructors of the Knowledge Roundtable’s SAT group classes since the summer of 2013. Rand’s course of study and graduation from Harvard’s MBA program in the spring of 2016, led to the decision to transfer the operation of the Exeter-based classes to his instructors. Seacoast Test Prep aims to retain the same high quality instructional methods and principles for coaching students to raise their scores for the new SAT.
Is your pricing competitive?
Yes, affordable yet premium quality test prep is at the heart of Seacoast Test Prep’s operating principle. Our rates are substantially lower than several national brands, without compromising classroom hours or workbook suite quality. For a detailed comparison with national test prep brands click here.
How do I register?
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Where are the classes and diagnostic exams held?
Classes are held at the Chamber Loft in Exeter located on the fourth floor of the Major Blake Hotel.
What do I need to bring to class?
The workbooks, pens/pencil, paper, and a snack. Ideally bring your laptop/tablet or charger for the review sessions; it is not necessary for the diagnostic tests. (The course software is not supported on SmartPhones, iPhones, phablets, etc., as it requires an Adobe Flash Plug-in.) Blank index cards for vocabulary building are highly encouraged. Water, coffee, and tea are available. A refrigerator and microwave are on the premises should you want to heat up a snack during the session’s midpoint break.
What if I am absent?
Make-up classes are not included in the course fee, though make-up diagnostic tests can be arranged.
Do you advise on college admissions and the college search?
We do not offer this service on a formal basis at this time. We do though highly recommend Sharon Harris, Independent Educational Consultant (IECA), and International Coaching Federation (ICF), of Partnered Success (Exeter, NH) for college admissions and/or life skills coaching.
Are private standardized test lessons available?
Yes, at-home and library-based private tutoring is available for the SAT as well as the ACT. Paul is an experienced tutor in general math and science-related subjects as well. Stephanie does private tutoring for the verbal sections of the SAT, ACT, and GRE as well as general reading and writing from middle to graduate school. Stephanie is available for consults for the Common Application essay as well as college admissions supplemental essays.