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Does your child need to improve his or her standardized SAT or ACT test scores?

Are you looking for a master SAT/ACT test tutor in the Northern California Bay area who requires no homework and guarantees results?

I can help. Having worked with high school students for 25 years, I developed a philosophy supported by skills and techniques proven to result in superb SAT Tutoring and ACT test results.
We all move through the world with a self-image that sets what we believe we are capable of. This self-image often under serves our potential because it has been formed by a hodge-podge of experiences, some encouraging and affirming, others anything but. The sense of self is malleable particularly in young people.
I work to expose their doubts and fears as more imagined than real and to convince them that they are much more capable than they realize. This serves the all-important self-image in a very powerful way. It not only results in vastly improved standardized scores but also recalibrates the belief in what’s possible.
As I work with my students, I never lose sight of my real objective. I may be helping them ace their standardized tests, but ultimately I am elevating more than just a score.

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My program is not a traditional “one on one” tutoring situation. I have learned from my more than two decades of experience that there is a better and less painful way to prepare kids for these tests. Over the course of each 2-hour session, students meet with me for three private, one-on-one conferences (totaling about 20 minutes per student, each session),
The value of each 2 hour session is multi-faceted:

  • Self-timed sections in a group environment similar to the actual testing environment
  • Immediate correction of mistakes and tutoring to specific content or errors
  • Test taking strategies given as they arise during test taking, making them more relevant and easier to remember and apply
  • Confidence building with every interaction
  • Session by session readjustment of areas of focus based on observable progress

Investments of time and money vary from student to student. Regardless of ability, students that complete the number of sessions we agree to upfront have a great chance of meeting or surpassing their test prep objectives.

Best results with our online SAT and ACT test prep sessions in Palo Alto, CA

In March 2020, we had to switch our SAT and ACT test prep sessions to an online format and we have seen our best results since. Because of that, test prep classes continue to be offered online, as well. See further down on this page for more information about how our online format works.



We were referred to Michael from a friend. The time my son spent with Michael was invaluable. After just two sessions with Michael, my son took the ACT for the first time- scoring a composite of 32 (scoring 35/36 in every subject except English). The next few sessions with Michael were spent mostly on English. The second time my son took the ACT he scored a composite of 35 with a 12 on the writing portion. Michael understands how to communicate with this age group and connect with the kids as individuals. He teaches techniques, strategies, and how to lower anxiety, all on an individualized basis. My son felt so confident before the second test. He said he knew exactly what he needed to do to succeed. My son also scored 790 and 800 on two SAT Subject Tests, which he worked on in one session with Michael. Our daughter will be going to Michael in a few years. Highly recommend.
The numbers don’t lie.
Katie B
LAHS 2020 (parent)
Michael Romano was exceptional at helping me build confidence with the test. After working with him I was able to walk into my test knowing I would be increasing my score significantly. He was great at addressing personal areas I needed to improve on along with giving overall strategic advice. I looked forward to going to my appointment to see my progress each week and talk to him as he is very genuine. I highly recommend him for SAT/ACT tutoring.
Elena Palacios
Mountain View High ‘2018
University of Hawaii at Manoa ‘2022


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Score Satisfaction Guarantee – Online ACT Test Prep Courses Palo Alto, CA

I stand behind the fact that the Mr. Test Prep program can help almost any student achieve the score increase he or she is looking for. I am so confident that I offer my students a score satisfaction guarantee, which allows them to continue to attend Mr. Test Prep, free of charge, if they aren’t fully satisfied with the results.

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SAT/ACT Test Prep Sessions Online – How does it work?


  • Instead of working in a group setting, he or she will work from home. Instead of sitting with me in person, he or she will meet with me online.
  • Sessions will continue to be scheduled the same way at http://www.mrtestprep.acuityscheduling.com
  • Your online SAT/ACT test prep session appointment confirmation notices will have the zoom meeting info.
  • When practice tests are recommended, they will be taken at home and reviewed in our test prep sessions.
  • You will be billed via email.



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Trial Sessions Online
Our free trial sessions will be conducted online, as well.
For the trial session, we will be connecting via Zoom. The student will need a place to work where he or she will be undisturbed for two hours.
When you register for your free trial session, the Zoom link and instructions will be provided.
I will be in touch within the first 15 minutes of our session.

After The Trial Session
A parent and I will have a follow-up call to discuss my test prep recommendations.
If your trial session is on Saturday, I will call you between 6 pm and 8 pm on the following Monday. If your trial session is on Sunday, I will call you between 6 pm and 8 pm on the following Tuesday.
Let me know if we need to make other arrangements or if you have any questions.
If you would like to schedule a call to discuss, you can do so by clicking here.

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