We help students unlock their academic potential.

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Our tutors deliver results.


Score Improvements

The majority of our students improve over 150 points on the SAT and 3 points on the ACT.


Academic Success

Most academic tutoring students improve at least one letter grade.


Confidence Building

It’s not just grades and scores that go up. Our students gain confidence and a sense of accomplishment.


Looking for a 1-on-1 tutoring program that really makes a difference?

Test Prep

We are the Bay Area’s SAT and ACT leader. Our private and small group SAT, ACT, PSAT, and SAT subject test tutoring is efficient, effective, and customized for each student.

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Academic Tutoring

Our 1-on-1 academic tutoring goes beyond homework help. We inspire and engage students, improving grades and study skills in the process.

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Our tutoring team

"I believe students can understand and appreciate a subject if it is presented in an engaging way." View More

Carmel Richard

Test Prep and Academic Tutor
"I try to bring that sense of curiosity of what the world can teach us to each of my sessions." View More

Sara Button

Academic Tutor
"I work to meet the learning needs of each individual student and help them to meet their goals." View More

Annie Pappenhagen

Team Leader
"I believe that success is determined by two factors: hard work and ingenuity." View More

Magen Aucoin

Team Leader
"I love learning and I hope to spread that enthusiasm to students!" View More

John Garvin

Academic Tutor
"I love figuring out how others think and how to nurture and sustain engaging dialogue." View More

Zoe Perot

Test Prep and Academic Tutor
"I enjoy sharing my love of math and helping others develop problem solving skills." View More

Eric Millington

Test Prep and Academic Tutor
"My tutoring philosophy is based on the idea that no two learners are the same." View More

Robin Stevens

Test Prep Tutor
"My approach is based on the idea that every student has the ability to succeed." View More

Alec Hogan

Test Prep Tutor
"My academic journey and love of learning culminated in a Ph.D." View More

Jacob Schott

Test Prep and Academic Tutor

98% of our students highly recommend us.

 AJ Tutoring has proved themselves time and time again with their professionalism and amazing tutors. I highly recommend AJ Tutoring! 
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Let's discuss your student's needs.

We’ll help you navigate the test taking maze, share our experience with your local school, and inspire your student.

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What's new at AJ Tutoring?

NEW August SAT Testing Date

This year the College Board will debut an August SAT date. Students will now have the opportunity to use the summer to prep for a retake of the SAT prior to the start of the school year. Our 1-on-1 SAT prep can help you prepare students for the August exam.

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Free Proctored Tests

Does your student have a hard time completing practice tests at home? AJ Tutoring offers free proctored practice SAT, ACT, and AP tests for current clients at our Palo Alto, San Jose, Saratoga, and Menlo Park offices.

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Test Prep Tutoring with a Social Mission

We care about our community and are committed to helping all students. Last year, our social outreach program provided free or low-cost SAT test preparation to over 700 students.

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