The Best Grad School Test Prep in New Haven County

For many graduate schools, test scores play an important - if not all consuming - part of admissions.

This fact does not need to be explained to our New Haven students who are considering law and medical schools.  Top notch LSAT and MCAT scores are essential for every top school.

Graduate school for masters and doctoral programs have a greater variance in terms of test score importance. With that said, some programs have distinct cut-offs as in they will not admit students below a certain score. Some schools consider test scores as the third factor of importance (beyond grades and demonstrated interest in the area of study). And, of course, good scores can only help in all cases.

We offer the highest quality individual prep for GRE - LSAT - MCAT - and GMAT prep.

Doesn't everyone make that claim?

Think about the following: You have a choice. You can work with a franchise to prepare you for the most important test of your life. Or you can work with an elite group of teachers.

Franchises such as Kaplan or Princeton Review are corporate behemoths run by business executives in New York. They hire site managers for small cities like New Haven, CT. The goal of the site manager is simple: meet the numbers. Not the numbers that you care about for a high grad school testscore but rather the financial targets that are established at corporate headquarters and which are the sole criteria by which a site manager is judged.

What would you do as a site manager with that mandate? You would hire teachers as inexpensively as possible. Certainly, you would be delighted if you found the best teacher who would be willing to work at the lowest possible wage. But, when does that ever happen?

You would find someone who was "good enough". And, cheap enough.

You would also "maximize" student purchases. Your goal would be to get every dollar possible out of students who called you. The big course would always be the goal.

Now, think if what you would do if you ran an elite boutique. You thrive for one simple reason:

you provide something better than the more well known franchises.

Think about pizza. How do you know about Pizza Hut or Domino's? Advertising.

In comparison, how do you know about the elite pizza places in New Haven?  Word-of-mouth, excuse the pun, from delighted customers who rave that Sally's or Pepe's or Modern's pizza is THE BEST! In fact, happy clients will get in arguments over their favorite pizza. I do not recall ever seeing a TV ad for any of those restaurants.

And, in terms of providing value:

We have noticed that unlike SAT prep where class formats are vital to ensure that 17 year old students do enough work, most every 22 year old does not need to sit in a class room to take practice tests.

Most franchise programs are not only costly ($1000 plus) but also cost ineffective in that half the time (at least) is spent taking practice tests.

As many students have told us, there is no need to pay someone $500 to say "start" and "stop".

Instead, we assign top notch teachers, provide high quality instruction, and then provide students with a self-study program.

In this manner, "class time" is purely teaching time.

Practice time is your time (and free!)

Our main site: provides further detail on our company, philosophy, and background.

The Learning Consultants
(860) 510-0410