Vogel Prep works with high school students to help them establish high grades and test scores that make colleges notice them. A good GPA and good test scores are two important factors to get the attention of colleges and universities.
Don't let your student give up. Don't let them get frustrated. At Vogel Prep, we see change happening every day! Students have gone from C to A grades, and even A to A+ grades! It is just a matter of time and patience. With the expert guidance available at Vogel Prep, your student will see dramatic results. Tutoring at the high school level requires real expertise. Our tutors possess not only a thorough understanding of their subjects but also test-taking skills, reading skills, study skills, and the wisdom that only comes through teaching experience and having earned advanced academic degrees.
All of our tutors have master's degrees, subject expertise, and teaching experience. All of our tutors have been selected because they have interesting personalities and a commitment to excellence. The result – your student gets the tutor he or she needs, and you get the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have given your student a chance to meet and exceed his potential. Better grades are just the start. Our students average a full grade point higher after only a few months of tutoring. The increased confidence that comes from expert tutoring is absolutely priceless.
The Q-Read Program significantly improves student confidence and performance. This program has been developed based on the premise that not all materials are equal and that we need to qualify our material before approaching it. We have developed strategies that will become your student's tool kit for life. Our Q-Read experts help students become highly effective readers.
Q-READ EXPLORES A VARIETY OF READING TECHNIQUES BASED ON THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF MATERIALS:
The results of your students' scores will get them noticed because we build skills that last a lifetime. Vogel Prep provides students with the most innovative, creative, and successful test preparation regimen, taught by Vogel Prep's professional instructors. The results speak for themselves. No one in the Valley does test prep better than Vogel Prep Tutors.
Vogel Prep students have a long history of achieving outstanding results on benchmark tests. That fact can be attributed largely to our personalized approach and expertise in adopting revolutionary test preparation strategies that fit your student! Only by understanding a test's underlying characteristics can a student meet or exceed his potential. We employ a holistic approach to test preparation that includes the utilizing the best tutors, exploring test design, implementing strategic solutions, and practicing on hundreds of test questions!
At Vogel Prep, we expect to see SAT result gains of 100-300 points on average after our 24 hour package for the old SAT. We have seen higher (520 points on a recent test). We have seen ACT result gains of 3-7 points, and our record is 11 points. If a student is willing to work hard and willing to embrace our strategies, then the student will improve. We have also had perfect scores for both the SAT and the ACT.
Not sure whether the ACT or SAT is your best test? Take Vogel Prep's ACT vs. SAT Comparison Test and have the opportunity to review an in-depth document that details strengths and weaknesses on both tests and provides a summary analysis of your performance!
ACTUAL CONDITIONS PRACTICE TESTS
Practicing for major tests by taking real practice tests, under real conditions, gives students immeasurable benefits. Learning to manage sugar levels and sleep as well as coping with test fatigue, familiarity with test scoring rules, having the opportunity to see and take real tests, and fighting the anxiety that naturally comes along with standardized testing can all be powerful tools in building confidence and scores. Vogel Prep's center offers “Actual Conditions” practice tests several times per month. To register for a practice test, contact our office at (480) 990-7374, or register online.
COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAY CLASS
This one-week (ten-hour) class focuses on the college application process by assisting students with their college application essays. The class focuses on completion of the Common Application or application essays for other colleges. Strategies for choosing appropriate topics, overcoming writer's block, and editing/revising the essay will be discussed.
Students should bring a copy of the application on which they wish to work and their laptop computers. Those without portable computers may be able to use Vogel Prep computers, but computer availability is limited. Space is limited, so please RSVP soon if this is of interest to you.