$95 for a Skills Assessment and Tutoring Sessions with State Test Prep at Sylvan Learning ($711 Value)

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The Deal

  • $95 for a skills assessment and six tutoring sessions with state test-prep training ($711 value)

During in-person one-hour tutoring sessions, instructors tailor curricula for kindergarten to 12th-grade students in order to accelerate their academic success. They use an iPad with SylvanSync software for reading and math courses, and use adaptive techniques that place students within a learning progression that increases the difficulty of skills taught based on mastery, or assign prerequisite skills as needed.

The skills assessment includes standardized testing, diagnostic tools such as Rorschach hammers, and personal interviews to help staff members determine the best course of book-cracking action. The state test-prep training teaches students useful test-taking strategies to manage their nerves and ways to approach different test formats. Students must qualify for test prep either at or above grade level, otherwise foundational skills and content will be the focus of the tutoring sessions. Parents may monitor their children's progress online through the MySylvan website.

Sylvan Learning

At more than 900 learning centers across the world, Sylvan Learning offers kids a leg up through personalized programs prescribed by an in-depth skills assessment. Students build on past lessons to learn progressively, and sessions may hone in on different disciplines, granting kids the confidence to interpret literature and the rhetorical skills needed to negotiate a later bedtime. The positive mindset of personable, invested instructors helps to inspire kids to greater academic feats, as does a prize program that rewards hard work with CDs and gift cards.

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    New York City - West Side Manhattan

    175 W 72nd St.

    New York, New York 10023


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    163-15 Northern Blvd.

    Flushing, New York 11358


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    Brooklyn Heights

    189 Montague St., Floor 3

    Brooklyn, New York 11201


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In a Nutshell

Students get personal, detailed help with math, writing, reading, or study skills during in-person tutoring sessions

The Fine Print

Expires May 31st, 2014. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per student. Appointment required for assessment. 24hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Valid at listed locations only. New customers only. No cash value. Not valid with any other offers, specials, or coupons. 6 sessions must be scheduled to be completed in no more than 3 weeks. Minimum of 2 hrs per week. Does not apply to SAT, ACT, SHSAT, TACHS, or Regents preparation. All appointments are subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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