Pre-program Practice SAT/ACT Test
Most test prep programs waste students’ time by reviewing content that students already know. The Livius mastery-based test prep program begins with a diagnostic pre-program practice test that helps our expert instructors identify exactly what topics students need to review. We can then target those areas rather than use the scattershot approach of our competitors
8 Live, Online, Weekly Classes
Livius instruction complements that mastery-based approach to the content on the SAT & ACT with a deep dive into the test-taking and critical thinking skills essential to not only improved performance on standardized tests, but success at the college level. 2 Livius Prep SAT/ACT textbook PDFs will be provided as supplemental material.
Info Session and Q&A Following Test Date
After classes are completed and following the official SAT on March 11th or the official ACT on February 11th, Livius will be hosting an online info session and Q&A with our Academic Director and a Livius Prep College Counselor. Parents and students are welcome.
SAT Class Options
ACT Class Options
Meet the Tutors
Dana brings a tremendous amount of teaching and tutoring experience to Livius. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of South Florida, her career led her from the Department of Energy to Harris Semiconductor, and finally to Hewlett-Packard. Later, she launched her own web design company. Before joining Livius Dana tutored math and English at the high school level in Oregon public schools and taught math and essay writing online. She is well-suited to tutor students in all areas of ACT and SAT test prep as well as in Mathematics, English, Homework Help, Study Skills, and Public Speaking. She works well with students and is especially good at breaking down complex subjects into essential parts. She believes in the tremendous potential of her students, and in addition to teaching them what to learn, she teaches them how to learn. Dana and her family live in Eastern Oregon where she enjoys kayaking, gardening, and hiking.
Devin Smith is driven by a passion to assist students overcome barriers and reach their fullest academic potential. Devin has been an educator for 22 years, during which time she was an instructor at Alamance Community College. Devin has also worked as an ESL instructor for the Kansas City Royals, an instructor at Piedmont Community College, and a private tutor. In addition to direct instruction Devin has experience developing new curriculum, assessment, and modifying curriculum to fit students’ needs. Devin is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina Greensboro, earning a degree in Mathematics. She has taught an array of subjects from English, ESL, adult high school, testing techniques, and mathematics.
Richard has been working in education for 13 years. He has taught and tutored students in grades 5 – 12 in both math and science. Richard graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences, after which he began to teach for Baltimore City Public Schools while simultaneously working on his master’s degree in teaching. Richard has taught in both public and private schools in Maryland, New York and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In addition to teaching, Richard has a passion for athletics and fitness and has played many sports, including playing cornerback for the Johns Hopkins Football team. He has coached CrossFit, football, and track and field. Richard’s diverse teaching experience coupled with his athletic background enable him to form strong connections with his students, as well as differentiate material and motivate students to achieve their goals. At Livius, Richard tutors in all sides of the SAT and ACT.
Lisa Liard is a public school teacher with 16 years of teaching experience. She graduated in 2006 from The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth with a major in History and a minor in Secondary Education and has been teaching ever since. A native Massachusetts resident, Lisa has worked in schools all over New England, and currently teaches 5th grade Math and Science at Webster Middle School in Webster, MA. Lisa loves trivia and board games, cooking, audiobooks, and Boston professional sports. (She is a HUGE Patriots fan.) Coming from an elementary teaching background, Lisa is a patient, positive, and upbeat tutor who believes in using lots of visual models and technology to explain concepts. She is also very good at finding the way a student learns best and meeting their needs as a learner.
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