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Self-Paced SAT Course

4.62 2,182

Self-Paced SAT Course

Our Self-Paced SAT Video Course offers students 100+ strategies developed and taught by perfect-score SAT student and Prep Expert Founder Shaan Patel. This course offers 30 hours of video content of Shaan teaching hundreds of strategies and practice problems to show students how to ace the SAT like a perfect-scorer. Students have access to the course for up to 1 year after purchase and can watch at their own pace. The course is available anytime, anywhere on any computer or mobile device with an internet connection. Many Prep Expert students have received admission into Ivy League universities, won millions in college scholarships, and some have even gotten perfect SAT scores themselves. Your child is next!

Shaan Patel

Shaan Patel attended urban public schools in the worst school district in the nation and only scored around average on his first SAT exam. But with focused preparation, Shaan was able to improve his score 640 points and achieved a perfect SAT score. Of the 100 million students who have taken the SAT, only 20,000 students have achieved a perfect score. Because of his score, Shaan was admitted into prestigious universities, received a quarter-million dollars in scholarships, was valedictorian, and even met the President of the United States! He graduated with an MD from the University of Southern California (currently pursuing dermatology residency), an MBA from Yale University, and is the creator of Prep Expert SAT & ACT prep courses.

Money-Back Score Improvement Guarantee℠

Prep Expert is so confident in our SAT prep methodology, we backup our Self-Paced Video SAT Prep Course with a simply remarkable Money-Back Score Improvement Guarantee℠. If your student’s official SAT score does not go up 10 Points from a previous official SAT score upon completion of our self-paced course, we will refund 100% of your purchase. See Terms for complete details and qualification requirements.

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  • Class Times: Anytime
  • Test Day: Anytime
  • Location: Live Online Classroom
  • Duration: 365 Days
  • Course Hours: 60
  • Instructor: Shaan Patel
  • Guarantee: Point Improvement

Upcoming SAT Exam Dates:

  • March 14, 2020
  • May 2, 2020
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Money-Back Score Improvement Guarantee℠

Prep Expert is so confident in our SAT prep methodology, we backup our Self-Paced Video SAT Prep Course with a simply remarkable Money-Back Score Improvement Guarantee℠. If your student’s official SAT score does not go up 10 Points from a previous official SAT score upon completion of our self-paced course, we will refund 100% of your purchase. See Terms for complete details and qualification requirements.

Our Tried and True SAT Prep Methods

We know, no one solution fits every students needs. That is why at Prep Expert we have a solution for every need.


After Prep Expert Founder Shaan Patel improved his own SAT score from average to perfect, he wanted to help other students improve their SAT scores.


Shaan developed 100 SAT strategies that helped him improve his own SAT score to teach other students at Prep Expert.


Over 50,000 students have used Prep Expert's SAT strategies to improve their SAT scores, gain admission into college, and win scholarships.

SAT Math SAT Reading SAT Writing SAT Essay General
1 Substitute Abstracts with Tangibles (SAT) 21 BOSS (Build Own Simple Solution) 41 Cross Out Prepositions (COP) 61 Skip The Directions 81 Use College Board SAT Questions
2 Substitute Answers in Problem (SAP) 22 Find PKP (Passage’s Key Point) 42 Avoid Singular-Plural Mismatches 62 Exploit Vocab 82 Don’t Use College Board SAT Strategies
3 Just Get Started 23 Tackle Line-Cited Questions First 43 Preserve Parallelism 63 Fill 3-4 Pages 83 Follow The 1,000 Question Rule
4 Ditch The Tech 24 Use The Chunk Approach 44 Remove Nonessential Appositives 64 Create A Plan 84 Change Habits To Change Your Score
5 Sketch A Diagram 25 Tackle Broad Questions Last 45 Prove Possessives 65 Write 5 Paragraphs 85 Motivate Yourself
6 Ace Equations 26 Annotate Paragraphs 46 Eliminate Excess 66 Thesis First 86 Make The SAT A Priority
7 Ace Inequalities 27 Fake Interest 47 Use Logical Transitions 67 POP Last 87 Keep An SAT Insight Notebook
8 Ace Expressions 28 Personify The Author 48 Improve Paragraph Cohesion 68 Repeat Thesis 88 Limit Memorization
9 Ace Exponents 29 Challenge Answer Choices 49 Check Pronoun Precision 69 Stay Active 89 Take Care Of Your Physical Health
10 Ace Data Analysis 30 Avoid Justification 50 Punctuate Appropriately 70 Link & Connect 90 Put Pencil To Paper
11 Ace Graphs 31 Capitalize On The Passage Type 51 Modify Appropriately 71 Stay Objective 91 Don’t Flip Back & Forth
12 Ace Center of Data 32 Take Everything At Face Value 52 Interpret Data 72 Find PKP (Passage’s Key Point) 92 Let Your Subconscious Work
13 Ace Unit Conversions & Rates 33 Don’t Say The Text “Could Be…” 53 Stay Active 73 First PASS – PS 93 Always Guess
14 Ace Ratios & Percentages 34 Ask “Does The Text Mention?” 54 Keep Tense Agreement 74 Second PASS – CREW SAID 94 Don’t Perfect Your Test
15 Ace Lines & Angles 35 Interpret Data 55 Compare Correctly 75 QIS Analysis 95 Take Everything At Face Value
16 Ace Triangles 36 Avoid Over-Qualified Answer Choices 56 Use Precise Word Choice 76 Introduction Template 96 Keep Calm & Test On
17 Ace Circles 37 Use a Word Microscope 57 99% Wrong 77 Body Paragraph 1-2 Templates 97 Turn Off The Tech
18 Ace 3D Figures 38 Watch Out For Verbatim Answers 58 Keep Consistent Style 78 Body Paragraph 3-4 Templates 98 Take Breaks
19 Ace Complex Numbers 39 Watch Out For Extreme Language 59 Understand The Writing Goal 79 Body Paragraph 5 Template 99 Study At The Library
20 Ace Trigonometric Functions 40 Save Time 60 Stay Organized 80 Conclusion Template 100 Study (Almost) Everyday

What Is The Structure Of Your SAT & ACT Classes?

Our 6-Week Flagship Courses meet for 6 hours of class twice per week, with a 4-hour exam each week. A total of 60 course hours. 4-hour exams are intended to simulate test-day conditions in order to help students build the stamina they need for the actual exam. In addition, homework is assigned throughout the course for students to complete at home between classes.

How Much Are Your Courses?

Our 6-Week Flagship Courses typically start at $1,099, which works out to $18 per hour for course time. Please note that we do have dynamic prices, and they may rise due to demand and start date; therefore, we recommend enrolling as early as possible to get the lowest price!

What If My Child Misses Class?

We understand that students occasionally miss a couple of classes or tests during our 6-week course, or even start the course a week late. There is no reason to worry because we hold makeup and review sessions at the end of the course that cover any material your student would have missed. In addition, students in our online courses can view recordings of the classes they missed. Please note that a certain amount of missed class time may void the guarantee associated with your course. To learn more, please visit our Terms.

When Should My Child Take An SAT/ACT Course?

The answer to this question is as soon as possible. We find that students who take our classes as freshmen or sophomores typically get the highest SAT/ACT scores, go to the best colleges, and win the most scholarships. It’s also beneficial to take an SAT course before October of your child’s junior year so that they score high on the PSAT in order to become a National Merit Finalist (equivalent to $100,000+ in college scholarships). In addition, our courses not only teach students how to become better at the SAT/ACT, but also how to become better standardized test-takers in general. The strategies students learn in our courses will help them on the SAT, ACT, PSAT, AP Exams, SAT Subject Exams, State High School Standardized Exams, GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, etc.

Who Are Your Instructors?

Shaan Patel, Founder of Prep Expert and Perfect SAT Scorer, only teaches an occasional course given his current dermatology residency at Temple University. However, we have hand-selected a small group of highly qualified instructors who have mastery teaching Prep Expert strategies. With the excpetion of certain TAs, all instructors must verify their 99th percentile score on the SAT, ACT, or GMAT, whichever they are selected to instruct. Our instructors also need to have significant previous teaching and/or tutoring experience and be very gifted teachers. We “audition” them by asking them to teach a lesson, so that we can verify their talent in communicating difficult material. Accolades of our instructor group include having degrees from Harvard, Yale, and MIT, achieving perfect SAT scores, and having advanced graduate degrees (PhDs, MDs, MBAs, etc.). Our instructors have been doing this for a long time and generate incredible results for students resulting in us being able to provide score improvement guarantees of 200 and 4 points on the SAT and ACT, respectively.

Where Are Your Locations?

We conduct SAT and ACT prep courses both online and in several in-person locations across the United States. To see if there are any Prep Expert courses running in locations near you, please select "Locations" on the applicable SAT or ACT search pages.

Should my child take the SAT or ACT?

Traditionally, students better at problem-solving and critical thinking should take the SAT and students better at learning content should take the ACT. However, with the redesign of the SAT in March of 2016, both the SAT and ACT are more similar than ever. Therefore, it does not matter which exam your student takes. Colleges and universities do not prefer one exam over the other. One advantage to preparing for the SAT is that it will also prepare students for the PSAT that is administered in October of their junior year, which can qualify them for National Merit scholarships!

What Kind Of Guarantee Do You Offer?

We offer some of the the best score guarantees in the industry. If your child’s SAT score does not go up by at least 200 points after fully completing a 6-Week Flagship SAT Prep Course, or if your child's ACT score does not up by at least 4 points after fully completing a 6-Week Flagship ACT Prep Course, we will refund 100% of your money! Please see our terms for full details.

How Do Online Classes Work?

Our online classes are taught in a virtual classroom program that is live over the internet. The instructor and a whiteboard are visible. The students will view a lesson that is identical to a regular classroom with a teacher at the front of the room drawing on the board. Students can use the chat box to interact with the instructor and other students. In addition, the entire class is recorded and for future viewing if students cannot attend a session or need additional review.