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One-On-One Customized ITBS Tutoring

For Elementary and Middle School Students


Helping Students Achieve Their Personal Best

Program is based on 25+ years of standardized test and ITBS tutoring expertise
Curriculum is one-on-one and customized for each ITBS student
Virtual tutoring is identical to in-person and results in the same level of score increases
All tutors use time-tested strategies to tackle each question type
We add value by teaching targeted test-taking skills and filling in academic gaps
The results are increased scores and improved grades

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Our primary goals are reducing stress and helping students achieve their best on the ITBS

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Students begin by taking a proctored, full diagnostic ITBS
Our Process
Diagnostic ITBS identifies strengths and weaknesses, enabling customized, individualized programs
Our Process
Diagnostics are scored and analyzed, tutor is assigned and tutoring begins
Our Process

Student Assessment and Data Insight

Check icon Method provides diagnostic data, yielding customized programs that meet individual needs
Check icon Students have multiple opportunities to practice learned skills in sessions and on homework
Check icon Periodic practice tests provide on-going diagnostic insight to further customize curriculum

What is the ITBS?

The ITBS (Iowa Test of Basic Skills) is administered in-school to students in grades K-8 to qualify for in-school gifted programs or identify academic weaknesses

The ITBS test is administered at 2 levels:
• Iowa Test levels 5-8 – Grades K-2
• Iowa Test levels 9-14 – Grades 3-8
• ITBS is typically administered in the fall and winter

Meet Some of Our ITBS Tutors

All tutors score in the 99th percentile on any standardized test this tutor and are subject matter experts in other areas. They are all trained by founder and veteran tutor Charles Mendels in content and strategy.

Micha Mullen

Micha has been with Access since 2015 and has been tutoring since 2010. They are known for their patient, supportive tutoring style, which aims to boost a student’s confidence. They excel in a wide range of subjects, including ACT and SAT prep, mathematics, chemistry, and physics. Most recently, Micha served as an evaluative consultant and test taker for Educational Testing Service (ETS), providing feedback on the question design and content of the new SAT.
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Female Student PSAT

The Access Test Prep Difference

Mike has been great. My daughter feels that he is very helpful, and he is good at keeping her calm. She comes home from tutoring in a good mood, which says a lot.
Male Student MCAT

The Access Test Prep Difference

Our tutor was greatly helpful for the short time he and Sammy worked together. Sammy’s scores were excellent!
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One-On-One Customized ITBS Tutoring

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