Comprehensive, targeted review with official questions and professional materials.


Proven strategies, question tips, and time management plans that maximize scores.


Effective test day techniques
to sharpen focus
and relieve anxiety.

SAT & ACT Private Tutoring

Our private tutors are dedicated educators well versed in all test subjects and adept at tailoring lesson plans to each student’s individual needs.

Online tutoring with advanced screen sharing and interactive whiteboard technology helps students learn more effectively while also limiting unnecessary exposure.

Private tutoring students receive complementary PDF copies of our 200+ page course guides along with full access to our exclusive SAT & ACT online courseware (coming Fall 2020).


Founder of Marin SAT Prep, Adam Piacente is a retired attorney who designed and taught some of the very first law school courses in online legal research. He is the author of a number of textbooks on the subject as well as author and co-publisher, with Lexis Publishing, of the official launch guide for the legal research service.

After deciding to transition from law but continue teaching, Adam took a position as a private test prep tutor and soon began developing new methodologies that proved so effective, Adam started his own education company.

In addition to private tutoring, Adam teaches classes to students in the Huckleberry Wellness Academy and at San Rafael High School. He also speaks on admissions testing at Terra Linda and Novato High Schools.  Adam is available to speak with your group. Please contact us for more details.

Adam is also a member of Marin Promise Partnership’s College Enrollment Action Team (CEAT). Committed to helping close the educational equity gap, Marin SAT Prep is proud to assist educational and non-profit organizations in finding innovative ways to provide college aspirants at all income levels access to quality, affordable test preparation.

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