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Best ACT & SAT Prep In DFW

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Getting ready to send your child to college? Preparatory tests are very important when getting selected for the right college or university. Here are the five best prep classes and tutoring available in the DFW area.

Southern Methodist University
P.O. Box 750275
Dallas, TX  75275-0275
(214) 768-2000

Where better to find a prep course for exams to help you get into college than a university? Southern Methodist University has test prep solutions for you and your college student-to-be. SMU is lucky enough to have former writers of these standardized tests available to offer professional instruction. Test preparation materials will be supplied and practice test opportunities will be available. Let the experts take the wheel and steer your educational wizard towards success.

KD College Prep
5211 Forest Lane, Suite 108
Dallas, TX 75244
(214) 866-0220

Karen Dillard's College Prep has been used by over 27,000 students for standardized testing preparation for college. With locations in Colleyville, Frisco, Plano and Dallas, this preparation program is convenient for everyone. With individual tutoring as well as classroom face-to-face instruction available, there is something to fit the needs of the individual. This company prides itself in a 150- to 500-point increase with the use of the program. So, don't let your future college student go unprepared. Call KD today.

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C2 Education
4709 W. Parker Road, Suite 490
Plano, TX 75093
(972) 943-9500

With locations conveniently located throughout the DFW area, C2 Education offers a variety of test prep classes for the soon-to-be college student. It offers on-line registration for a free consultation. Learn to strengthen your reading, writing and math skills while learning important study habits. Strengthen reasoning and critical thinking abilities. These life-long skills will stay with your child forever. C2 believes that everyone learns differently, so it takes a personalized approach to learning with a small-group tutoring environment. Each instructor will be in the top 5th percentile of what they teach and participate in continuous training to stay up to date with the latest techniques. See to it that you check C2 out.

Victory Step Test Prep
15950 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75248
(214) 447-0706

If you're looking for a more personal touch, Victory Step offers one-on-one in-home tutoring or classroom preparation for these challenging exams, depending upon your needs. It offers free consultations to make sure it picks the right approach for your child. Victory Step believes that each student is unique with the qualities that they possess, and it pride itself in bringing out the strengths needed to get optimal results. So take a step towards victory and get prepped.

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Sylvan of North Dallas
10455 N. Central Expressway, Suite 111
Dallas, TX  75231
(214) 342-3305

The Sylvan Learning Center has a reputation for helping troubled students improve their skills. Now it offers a few programs to help prep your student to take the SATs and ACTs to get the finest results for their future. Sylvan offers three programs from which to choose. is an online solution to your troubles. With video tutorials and access to the site for a complete year, the convenience can't be beat. It also offers Test Prep Plus and Test Prep Premium, which are all geared at meeting the various needs of different learners. Going to a name you can trust certainly has its advantages. See Sylvan today and get started right away.

Judy Serrano writes romantic thrillers at She graduated from Texas A&M Commerce with a BA in English. She is also a freelance writer for She lives in Texas with her husband, four boys and five dogs.
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