At Tutor the People, we understand how important your child’s education and test scores are. College admissions are always stressful, but when you’re trying to compete for scholarships too, the pressure can feel intense. After all, the PSAT can be a huge influence on where your child goes to school, so you want them to stay competitive and do the best they possibly can.

That’s why we believe in taking a more personal approach to PSAT tutoring. We take time to work with you to understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses, so we can create a custom study plan just for them. We understand that every child is unique and that every family situation is different. That’s why we offer private PSAT tutoring at prices lower than our competitors, along with a money-back guarantee. Our goal at Tutor the People is to help your child get into the school of their dreams, which is why we do everything we can to set up our students for success.


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    Our Tutors Are Superhuman

    In recent years PSAT tutoring has become a commodity with only meager score increases and generic study plans. We hold ourselves to a different standard. We focus on individual help and customized PSAT prep strategies that are based on your child’s needs.

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    Free Introductory Hour

    A Free Introductory Hour is included with enrollment in any of our PSAT tutoring packages.

    Together with your tutor, you can use the Intro Hour to create an organized schedule and approach for the lessons to follow.

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    A Team Of Experts Dedicated To Your Success

    Our expert PSAT prep tutors know exactly what your child is going face come exam day, and they understand what it takes to ace the PSAT. Specifically trained on the ins and outs of every part of this exam, they work with your child to understand the logic behind the test in addition to answers. We know just “teaching to the test” is a short-term fix, which is why our tutors work with your child to make sure they genuinely understand the material and can apply it in their classwork as well.

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    Devin graduated from Haverford College in 2014 with a degree in religion and is currently in the midst of the medical school application process. After graduating, he self-studied for the MCAT for two months and scored a 41, placing him…

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PSAT Tutoring Study Packages

Free College Board® Official SAT Study Guide with DVD

We thinks it’s crucial that students who are preparing for the SAT practice on real SAT questions. We include an official College Board® Study Guide and DVD with every SAT study package. It includes real practice questions, a DVD, and crucial SAT preparation information.

Customized Study Plan

Your tutor will create a study plan based on your needs.

Top Scoring SAT Tutors

Our SAT tutors score within the 96th percentile or above on the exam. In addition to top scores, we vet our tutors to make sure they have a digestible didactic method.

Free Introductory Hour

We understand that learning is subjective. We provide a Free Introductory Hour with all of our SAT study packages. This way, you can meet your tutor, develop a tutoring schedule, and outline a study schedule–all before beginning your paid hours.

Payment Plans

We offer multiple extended payment options. Contact us to find out which installment plan suits your budget.

Customized Scheduling

Use your study hours as best suits your needs. Some students meet with a tutor daily, while others space it out to weekly meetings.

Success Stories
I am very thankful I worked with Laila. She helped me learn new tricks to master difficult vocabulary and strategy to read quickly and efficiently through passages. I'm glad she was able to help me based on my needs. This was the right choice for me. I hope to get into an Ivy!
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Our Approach

Step 1

When you first sign up for a PSAT test prep package, the first thing we are going to do is take some time to learn about your tutoring needs, schedule, and experience with the exam. We do this through practice tests and one-on-one interviews to understand your situation. This way we can match you with a tutor who complements your family’s specific needs and learning style.

Step 2

While other PSAT test prep programs just focus on the exam, we believe that building strong academics is a much better approach as it gives your child academic skills that they can take with them into future classes. We want to make sure that your child retains the information they learn during their PSAT tutoring, so we utilize customized study plans designed to engage with your child’s learning style.

Step 3

We don’t just want your child to memorize some facts, we want them to become comfortable with the material. Some of the questions they’ll face on test day are designed to be confusing. By incorporating practice problems and practice tests into each student’s study plan, we help familiarize them with the question styles they will encounter on the real PSAT. We’ll also work on strategies to relieve testing anxiety to help ensure that exam day is as stress-free as possible.

When the time comes for your child to start their PSAT prep, some of the information we’ll need includes:

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    What year are you in high school?
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    Are you just now beginning your PSAT test prep?
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    Have you taken the PSAT or any practice tests before?
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    How did you score on each section?
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    Are you struggling with content or strategy?
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    What prep materials are you using?
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    What is your schedule like, and what days/times are you available to work with a tutor?
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    Have you registered for an upcoming PSAT test date?
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    How soon would you like to begin?
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    Are you interested in getting help with your College Board applications?

New to PSAT prep? Here’s some information about the PSAT:

The Preliminary SAT (PSAT/NMSQT) is essentially a practice standardized test to get your child ready for the SATs, however, you can earn scholarship money depending on your test scores. It is administered through College Board and can be taken once a year. Most students take the PSAT during their last two years of high school. The exam is designed to give students an idea of what they need to work on before taking the actual SATs, which makes it an extremely important part of your child’s overall SAT test prep.

This particular standardized test focuses on reading and mathematics. The entire test is administered over a period of 2 hours and 45 minutes and is broken up into 4 subsections:

  • Evidence-Based Reading
  • Writing and Language
  • Math (With a Calculator)
  • Math (With No Calculator)

PSAT/NMSQT Scholarships

The PSAT is sometimes also referred to as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). When a student takes the PSAT/NMSQT, their test scores are automatically submitted to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the National Hispanic Recognition Program, the National Scholarship Service, and the Telluride Seminar Scholarships for consideration. College Board will also work with different programs such as The Jackie Robinson Foundation to connect students with potential scholarship programs that they qualify for.

Don’t know where to start?

Our PSAT tutoring experts are here to help! In addition to helping you set up a customized study plan, your tutor will help determine what your child’s strengths and weaknesses are so you know how to plan out your prep to increase overall PSAT scores.

The Total Score
  • Reading
    47 Questions | 60 Minutes | Score Range Of 80-380
  • Writing
    44 Questions | 35 Minutes | Score Range Of 80-380
  • Math
    47 Questions | 70 Minutes | Score Range Of 160-760
Your composite score can range from 320-1520. You will also receive an individual score for each section, and a percentile rating.

We’re Here To Help

That’s why we create personalized strategies for each individual student. Your PSAT prep tutor will work one-on-one with your child to understand their learning style so they can focus on specific strategies designed to help your child succeed. Our tutoring strategies are proven to boost their test scores in each section as well as help them understand the material behind the test. At Tutor the People, our tutors instill the core principles in writing, math and critical reading which form the blueprint for each student’s academic career. We’re here to help your child every step of the way so that they’ll be prepared to crush anything the PSAT can throw at them on exam day.

More Info & Resources

Free PSAT Test Prep Resources

College Board offers free practice material to help you get started on your PSAT test prep.

For more information about PSAT scholarship options, check out College Board’s explanation page.

Khan Academy offers free, full-length PSAT practice tests so you can evaluate your progress.

Where To Sign Up

Click Here to set up an account through College Board. This will give you access to the PSAT and the SAT.

What Makes Us Different

Between school, extracurriculars, and personal time, we understand that life can be chaotic. That’s why we let you set the schedule for your tutoring sessions. Online or In-Person, we work with you to create a PSAT tutoring schedule that sets your child up for success while accommodating your busy life. Every PSAT prep plan is personally tailored to each individual student’s needs and so they’ll be ready to walk confidently into that testing room.

Expert Tutoring Shouldn’t Break The Bank

Our goal is always to fit each client’s needs and set every student on a path to success. We know this journey of SAT and PSAT prep is expensive, which is why we focus on providing expert tutoring at prices more affordable than our competitors. We also offer a money-back guarantee and extended payment plans so you can just focus on helping your child succeed.

Group Options

Do you have multiple children preparing to take the PSAT? Does your child do better in a group environment? We offer group classes! Our PSAT group classes are formed on an as-needed basis both online and in-person depending on your preferences. When you sign up for group classes, a specialized PSAT prep tutor will evaluate each individual student before assessing the group as a whole, so they can create a strategic plan that suits everybody.

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