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 that new skills ought to be developed in the context of previous foundations." View More

Andrew Merrell

Team Leader
"I enjoy sharing my SAT and ACT expertise with students seeking to improve their scores." View More

Alanna Simao

Test Prep 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
"My tutoring centers around the discovery of an approach that works best for each student." View More

Michael Yan

Test Prep and Academic Tutor
"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
"I am proud to share my experience with other tutors by serving as a team leader here at AJ." View More

Aly Malak

Team Leader
"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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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?

Back to School 2017

Now that school has started, our academic tutors are here to help your student begin the year well. AJ Tutoring’s academic tutoring program goes beyond homework help by incorporating study skills and previewing difficult material in your student’s class.”

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Seniors: It’s not too late!

Did you know that you can still take the SAT, ACT, and SAT subject tests throughout the fall of your senior year? Most colleges accept test dates through October for early admission and through November or December for regular college admission.

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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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