“Naomi Zell is the ‘go-to’ test prep person in San Francisco.  She is enthusiastic, smart, experienced, and committed.   Her students get great results from her individualized approach, and they come away feeling competent and confident.  I recommend her without qualification.”

Jon Reider, Director of College Counseling, San Francisco University High School

Every student is different

And so is every tutoring program.  While we cover the same core strategies and content with each student, we tailor prep to your student's strengths, weaknesses, learning style, goals, and timeline. 

Our philosophy 

We believe a relationship-based approach is most effective, and partner with students and parents to build and execute test prep and academic tutoring plans that help students get their best scores.  Our expert tutors help students excel on the redesigned SAT, ACT, PSAT, SAT Subject Tests, SSAT and GRE, and offer academic support in most high school subject areas.





Great prep starts with great tutors

Our tutors are among the most experienced in the Bay Area, and expert at helping students reach their goals on admissions tests and in school.  It's not their command of the material that sets them apart, but rather their genuine care for and ability to connect with and engage each student.