What is Jump Start Tutoring?
Jump Start Tutoring specializes in one-on-one preparation for standardized tests such as the SAT, ACT and SAT II Subject Tests. We also provide subject tutoring for elementary, middle, and high school students. We also provide subject tutoring for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Why is Jump Start Tutoring the best choice?
Our team is experienced in working with all types of students with various needs and we work with not only the students, but with their teachers and parents, in order to create an optimal learning experience.
Who are the tutors and what are their qualifications? Will high school students be tutoring my child?
Our tutors are highly experienced top university graduates and teachers. SAT/ACT tutors specialize in the math or verbal parts of the exams to ensure the student receives the best instruction in each area. Our tutors are experts at identifying students’ weaknesses, teaching key strategies, and giving students the specialized tools they need to maximize their test scores. Visit our tutor profiles, found here.
Why does JST use Diagnostic Exams to determine a program for incoming students?
Full length, timed, diagnostic exams is the best way to formulate a plan and begin the preparation process for each student.
My child already got a good score the first time he/she took the SAT/ACT. What can Jump Start do?
Jump Start’s specialized program helps target students exam weaknesses, however small or large. Although your child may have scored well the first time around, our professional tutors have a proven track record of improving scores.
When should a student start preparing for the SAT or ACT?
Ideally, a student should begin preparing for the SAT/ACT at the end of the 10th grade and continue preparation throughout the summer and 11th grade, until the test date. Most students take the SAT/ACT two or three times, depending on their scores. The tests are offered throughout the school year. Please check our test dates here
If I cancel a session last minute or if I miss a scheduled session, what is the cancellation policy?
See our policies page here.
What are the hours of operation for Jump Start?
Our offices are open every day of the year and appointments are made by the students and tutors, so there are no set office hours. This allows maximum scheduling flexibility.
Is tutoring provided throughout the summer?
Yes! Tutoring is available all summer for SAT/ACT as well as k-12 subject areas.
How do I pay my tutor?
There are several options for payment:
  1. Full payment, prior to the first tutoring session.
  2. Two payments. One upon the first tutoring session, the other at the midway point of the package.
  3. A check for each individual hour, which needs to be provided at the start of the session.
  4. We accepts cash, credit cards or checks.
What is the difference between a Master tutor and a Senior Tutor?
Master tutors have over 5,000 logged tutoring hours and at least five years of experience.