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

"My students succeed because I explain abstruse concepts clearly." View More

Christina Ha

SAT Tutor and Academic Tutor
"I have years of experience teaching group classes and tutoring on an individual level." View More

Brian Pines

Test Prep and Academic English Tutor
"I strive to inspire interest in academics by building skills to create life-long learners." View More

Darcey Pancoast

Test Prep and Academic Tutor
"I help students exceed their test prep goals by teaching organizational skills" View More

Matt Furman

Test Prep and K-8 Tutor
"I love learning and I hope to spread that enthusiasm to students!" View More

John Garvin

Academic Tutor
"I deeply enjoy helping my students at AJ achieve their academic goals." View More

Joselyn Bowab

Test Prep and Academic Tutor
"Rather than memorizing formulas, I encourage students to develop an intuition science" View More

Padraic Robinson

Test Prep and Academic Tutor
"I love helping my students reach their academic goals." View More

Ian Hovander

Academic Tutor
"I find the study of the past to be particularly enthralling." View More

Alexandra Wells

Academic 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?

Get Ready for the Spring Testing Season

We recommend that you have a full round of testing (whatever tests you need for college applications) done by the end of the junior year. You can then use your senior year to retake exams.

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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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Which test should your student take: the SAT or the ACT? While most students score equally on both tests, some students do much better on one test. Call us to discuss your student’s plan!

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