Hello!

My name is Adam Piacente, teaching professional and founder of Marin SAT Prep, an educational service that specializes in tutoring students for college admissions exams.

Combining long experience in instructional course design with a comprehensive analysis of both the SAT & ACT, I have developed highly effective curricula that significantly improve test scores.

And your scores will improve too!

Since 2006, Marin SAT Prep has tutored some of the highest scoring students in the Bay Area, but you don’t have to be a top scorer to see the benefits of our test prep programs. Students at every level of ability typically enjoy out-sized improvement over previous scores, while those who struggle with test anxiety or learning issues often benefit most from our services.

Our success in improving scores is not just limited to students from Northern California. Over the years, Marin SAT Prep’s online tutoring services have extended our reach to students in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Jose, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Boston, Calgary, Vancouver, Sydney, Edinburgh, and London.


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CONTENT

Pinpoint content review using our exclusive online course materials and official practice questions.

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STRATEGY

Proven strategies, special guessing techniques, and efficient time management plans for each subject.

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PERFORMANCE

Timed exercises, free practice tests, and valuable tips to sharpen focus and improve endurance.


Course Content

SAT Basics

A fundamental overview of SAT test structure, timing, scoring, percentiles, and why studying for the test is so important.

Learn an easy and effective passage reading strategy that systematically targets the fundamental reasons students most often miss questions.

Students are also taught effective techniques for efficiently reading and annotating passages, answering various question types, and properly managing ‘double passage’ question sets.

Students review all grammar and structural language rules while learning valuable tips for answering each question topic.

Contextual analysis emphasized for maximum score improvement.

We cover every math topic tested while discovering how to quickly identify the most efficient solution for each type of question.

Students work progressively from easier to more difficult math questions – building confidence and developing the problem recognition and reasoning skills they need to succeed.

Students learn valuable, test day tips to improve focus and concentration while reducing test fatigue and anxiety.


About

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 lexis.com 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 2006.

Over the past 15 years, Marin SAT Prep has helped thousands of students achieve significantly higher scores on both the SAT & ACT, with Adam himself personally tutoring over 800 individual test candidates.

In addition to private tutoring, Adam also assists educational and non-profit organizations in finding innovative ways to provide college aspirants from all backgrounds access to quality, affordable test preparation.


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Contact

  • +1 415-578-5760
  • info@marinsatprep.com

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