Names and identifiers of students are excluded for obvious reasons; however, these all represent real score increases.

 

A high-school junior (SAT)

Before tutoring:

PSAT scores: 610 (math), 600 (verbal), 1210/1520 (1250/1600 estimated SAT score)

ACT scores: E21, M27, R23, Sc22 (23/36 total score)

 

After tutoring:

SAT scores: 1430/1600, Essay 18.

 

A rising high-school junior applying for a sports scholarship (ACT)

Before tutoring:

Fall PSAT scores: 610 (Verbal; 85th percentile), and 630 (Math; 88th percentile)

Initial ACT practice test: E28, M(no grade, couldn't finish), R31, Sc25, Total 25-27 (estimated composite)

 

After tutoring:

Fall ACT: 29 (composite)

Student accepted at William & Mary on a lacrosse scholarship.

 

A post-baccalaureate student (GRE)

Before tutoring:

Unknown, but took Dr. Sissung’s course to improve their quantitative and essay scores.

 

After tutoring:

GRE score: 327 (164V, 163Q, 5W).

Student met their goals and is now highly competitive for clinical psychology programs at all major American universities.

 

A high-school sophomore applying for sports scholarships (SAT)

Before tutoring:

PSAT scores: 570 (verbal), 680 (math), 1250/1520 (total), (1310/1600 estimated SAT score)

 

After tutoring:

SAT scores: 710 (Reading/Writing), 700 (Math), 18 (Essay), 1410 (Total)

 

After an additional 3 lessons:

SAT scores: 750 (Reading/Writing), 760 (Math), 1510 (Total)

Student accepted at Columbia University with a sports scholarship.

 

A high-school sophomore who took additional lessons as a junior (ACT) 

Before tutoring:

PSAT: 1290 (composite)

SAT: 680 (Verbal), 590 (Math)

 

After initial tutoring:

SAT: 610 (Verbal), 620 (Math)

Student took additional lessons and worked very hard on her own over the summer.

 

After tutoring:

ACT Scores: E 34, M28, R36, Sc32, composite score 33

Student is highly competitive at many schools.

 

A high-school junior (SAT)

Before tutoring:

ACT scores: E24, M22, R30, Sc23

 

After tutoring:

SAT scores: 1430/1600, Essay 18.

Dr Sissung helped this student with the common application essay.

Student was accepted into the early decision program at their target school (William & Mary).

 

A high-school junior

Before tutoring:

Fall SAT scores: ~1550/1600 SAT score (800/800 math, 750/800 verbal) in practice tests, but wanted help improving the essay.

 After tutoring:

SAT scores: 790 (Verbal), 790 (Math), Essay 22/24

Student is admitted to the MIT

 

A high-school junior (SAT)

Before tutoring:

SAT scores (1350 Total): 650 (math), 700 (verbal), 37/33 (Reading/Writing).

SAT scores (1450 Total): 700 (math) 740 (verbal).

Spring ACT score: 32

 

A high-school junior (Thomas Jefferson chemistry class)

Before tutoring:

Student began lessons since he was struggling and behind in this class.

After tutoring:

He is now caught up and even pre-studying chapters before new classes begin.

A high-school junior (SAT and ACT)

Before tutoring: 

SAT (1590 Total): V (800), M (790)

After tutoring:

ACT (36 Total, a perfect score!)

SAT (1600 Total, a perfect score!), 22/24 on the essay