Advantage Testing of Washington DC provides exceptional private tutoring, test preparation, and academic counseling to clients throughout Washington, DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Our highly skilled tutors design individualized programs to meet the educational needs for students from grade school through graduate school and beyond.

  • President & Founder Arun Alagappan on Bloomberg Television

  • “Perhaps the City’s premier tutoring service.”

    - The New York Times

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  • Tutor David Riessen on Defining Success

  • “The Institute for Advanced Study of tutoring services.”

    - The New Yorker

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  • Tutor and Director Gus Mattammal on Education and Diversity

  • “Advantage Testing has fostered intellectual growth and academic success amongst the future business, artistic, and civic leaders who will shape our City and our world.”

    - Mayor Michael Bloomberg

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  • Tutor Michael McNabb on Tutoring Science and Math

  • “In the end, [Advantage Testing] is simply bringing to the SAT the same qualities we value in any teacher—passion, patience, clarity, inspiration.”

    - The New York Times Magazine

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  • Tutor Theresa Marie Russo on Teaching

  • “A pioneer in instituting the scrupulous standards that have elevated tutoring to the respected profession it has become.”

    - The London Evening Standard

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Our Locations

Advantage Testing provides outstanding private tutoring and testing preparation across the United States and in Paris and London. Our instructors also offer one-on-one and semiprivate tutoring to students across the globe via our distance tutoring program.

If you don’t see a location near you, contact us to inquire about how we can address your academic needs.

One-on-One Tutoring

One-on-One Tutoring

The hallmark of Advantage Testing is our private tutoring because one-on-one instruction offers the most powerful mode of learning. In private meetings, a tutor and student develop a strong bond as they work together to maximize the student's potential.

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Rigorous, Long-Term Test Preparation

Rigorous, Long-Term Test Preparation

In any tutoring or test preparation program, we teach and reinforce core academic skills and concepts. We approach standardized tests as powerful opportunities to learn and to achieve.

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Tutoring with Outstanding Results

Tutoring with Outstanding Results

We help students set and reach their highest goals. Our student evaluations demonstrate that the vast majority of our students (approximately 99%) are overwhelmingly happy with their tutors, their learning experience, and the results they achieve.

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Test Preparation

We help prepare students to achieve their best performance on The SAT, ACT, LSAT, GMAT, and other standardized entrance exams.

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Academic Tutoring

Advantage Testing is a tutoring group comprising professional educators who provide short- and long-term tutoring programs for a wide range of academic subjects.

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Our Tutors

Our faculty consists mostly of high honors graduates of leading colleges and universities who specialize in providing professional individualized tutoring.

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Email or call us to speak with a Program Consultant right away and begin planning how our professional tutors can help you reach all your academic goals.

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The Advantage Testing Foundation seeks to advance the aspirations of students of every socioeconomic background by expanding their educational opportunities. In pursuit of our mission, we offer pro bono tutoring, financial aid, scholarship funds, and continue to forge pioneering partnerships with both public service organizations and some of America’s top universities, including:.

  • TRIALS: Training and Recruitment Initiative for Admissions to Leading Law Schools Harvard and New York University
  • Math Prize for Girls: MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • LEDA: Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America - Princeton
  • PUPP: Princeton University Preparatory Program

“Advantage Testing's commitment to excellence and social responsibility truly represents the very best our great City has to offer.”

Former NYC Mayor,
Michael Bloomberg