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Online One-On-One SAT Test Prep Tutoring Los Altos, CA

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 Los Altos, 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.



My daughter has had pretty bad test anxiety in the past. In her sophomore year of high school I started looking at SAT test prep options. There are many here in Fremont – they are basically factories where they make students take tests over and over for a two week period in rooms filled with dozens of kids. I knew this wasn’t going to work for my daughter. That is when I heard about Michael.

Michael has a method that worked perfectly for my daughter. It was over a longer period of time which helped her build her test taking skills and confidence. He taught her meditation techniques that not only helped with her SAT but with all testing.

In that period of time, my daughter’s SAT score went up 300 points. My daughter was accepted to 9 of the 14 schools she applied to including her #1 choice. We are so grateful for Michael. If you are a parent like me with a child who needs more holistic work, it is worth driving over the bridge (or any distance) to work with him. Tell him I sent you!
Deanna Kosaraju
Fremont, Ca
American High School 2020
University of Oregon 2024

My son’s ACT score improved by 7 points and SAT score by 200 points directly from Mr Test Prep’s tutoring. These new scores are absolute game changers for my son’s college list. We looked at other tutors in Menlo Park and Palo Alto and ultimately chose Michael Romano because of his smart and unique approach. These are the three things that make his approach different from others and much more effective:

  1. Individualized tutoring according to the student’s learning style
  2. Immediate feedback & answers to practice tests
  3. Understanding of how the tests are written, how to identify the “trick” questions, and ability to explain these to students

Michael Romano is the best at what he does.
Laura Vaughan
Parent of Bellarmine College Prep Student
Class of 2019


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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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