Original post made by PalyDad, Downtown North, on Aug 18, 2013
He happens to have an index that is slightly below typical cutoff scores for the past few years. But he gets one more chance on the SAT, in about 6 weeks. He scored around 1050 (math+verbal) I think, so he has some room for improvement. Even a boost of 100 points could make the difference between acceptance and rejection.
I noticed that Ivy Tutor has a 6-week SAT class about to start. Has anyone had any experience with this company, or with SAT tutoring in general? I'm thinking that he probably can't learn a lot of math or English in 6 weeks, but perhaps he could learn test-taking techniques if he had the right sort of coaching.