Standardized Tests

Proven Strategies for Success

I understand that one size does not fit all when it comes to maximizing a student’s performance on standardized tests. While there are some generic tips and tricks students can use to improve their results, the key to maximizing performance is identifying a student’s unique strengths and weaknesses early on, and then carefully tailoring their prep plan accordingly.

I’ll patiently guide test takers through the techniques they need to optimize their scores, regardless of their abilities. With a curriculum customized just for them, and an upbeat, encouraging partner in learning, students go into their tests with the confidence and knowledge they need to succeed.

  • SAT
        Expert guidance on all sections of English and Math
  • ACT
  • SAT Subject Exams
        Spanish, French, World History
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
        Spanish Language and Culture, French Language and Culture,
        English Language, English Literature, Human Geography
  • Elementary School Tests in ELA and Math – All Grades
  • NY State Exams – All Grades
  • Regents


  • Stacey A., parent, Manhattan

    "Seamus was invaluable with every aspect of SAT prep and the admissions process. He is very thorough and makes sure students grasp every concept."
  • Nika K., freshman, Wellesley, Ma.

    "Everything I found hard, Seamus made easier. He helped me master even the most difficult topics."
  • Margaret M., parent, Westchester

    "Seamus has provided invaluable support to our son as he started middle school—A.L. is now much more confident and his scores have improved significantly."
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