In-Person One-on-One Tutoring

For students who work best in an individualized environment and require flexible scheduling

Work with Prime Learning Center's top tutors, graduates of top colleges and experts in their subjects. We offer Subject tutoring and Test Prep tutoring for students of all ages-from elementary school to Advanced Placement to college level instruction.

When you buy minimum of 10 hours per block (5 sessions) of One-on-One Tutoring, you're free to use them on any subject, with any tutor.


Subject Tutoring Test Prep Tutoring
AP Subject SAT Prep / ACT Prep
Math TJHSST Admission Essay Prep / SSAT Prep
Science IOWA Algebra Aptitude Test (IAAT)
English TOEFL
many more GRE

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

One-on-One Tutoring: SAT Prep

In-Person One-on-One classes allow for more personalized instruction for your student's needs. These classes are ideal for students who prefer private tutorng or whose schedules are too complicated for standard classes.

Why Choose Prime Learning Center?

  • Flexible Approach: PLC tutors realize that not every student learns the same way. Tutors account for the student’s unique needs and consider multiple perspectives when preparing and executing lessons.
  • First-hand Experience: Our tutors have achieved excellent scores in the SAT subjects they tutor. They have in-depth knowledge about not only the content of the test but also effective test-taking strategies, making them more qualified than other teachers.
  • Tutoring Material: These days, students can easily be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of resources that are available to them--from countless name-brand study guides to online programs. We have reviewed a wide variety of SAT materials and use what students and tutors have found work. We create comprehensive custom syllabi and lesson plans to make sure students get the most out of their courses.
  • Guided Practice: Students are taught precisely what skills they need and given guided practice. Homework is an important part of our curriculum, as continual reinforcement is vital to improving one's score.
  • Essays: Many other test prep programs do not offer students personalized writing help, but PLC's writing tutors take the time to give frequent, personalized corrections and suggestions for improvement.

One-on-one tutoring consists of 20 hours. This package includes six 3-hour sessions with the tutor, in addition to a diagnostic test and simulation test.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutors

  • Anna DurdenTJ Graduate, College of William and Mary
  • Alexandra Nguyen — University of Virginia, National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $1,920 for 20 hours Enroll Now

ACT Prep: Live Online One-on-One Tutoring only

Live Online One-on-One classes allow for more personalized instruction for your student's needs. These classes are ideal for students who prefer private tutorng or whose schedules are too complicated for standard classes.

Why Choose Prime Learning Center?

  • Flexible Approach: PLC tutors realize that not every student learns the same way. Tutors account for the student’s unique needs and consider multiple perspectives when preparing and executing lessons.
  • First-hand Experience: Our tutors have achieved excellent scores in the ACT subjects they tutor. They have in-depth knowledge about not only the content of the test but also effective test-taking strategies, making them more qualified than other teachers.
  • Tutoring Material: These days, students can easily be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of resources that are available to them--from countless name-brand study guides to online programs. We have reviewed a wide variety of ACT materials and use what students and tutors have found work. We create comprehensive custom syllabi and lesson plans to make sure students get the most out of their courses.
  • Guided Practice: Students are taught precisely what skills they need and given guided practice. Homework is an important part of our curriculum, as continual reinforcement is vital to improving one's score.
  • Essays: Many other test prep programs do not offer students personalized writing help, but PLC's writing tutors take the time to give frequent, personalized corrections and suggestions for improvement.

One-on-one tutoring consists of 20 hours. This package includes six 3-hour sessions with the tutor, in addition to a diagnostic test and simulation test.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutors

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $1,920 for 20 hours Enroll Now

Live Online One-on-One Tutoring: SAT Subject Test Prep

SAT Subject Tests are one-hour long exams that give students the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and showcase achievement.

SAT Subject Tests are not connected to specific textbooks or teaching methods, but instead reflect what is taught in typical high school courses. For most subjects, students should consider taking the test at the end of the course.

  • Tutors will provide the best test taking strategies, the best test preparation strategies, and help students with any problem areas.
  • One-on-One classes allow for more personalized instruction for your student's needs. These classes are ideal for students who prefer private tutoring or whose schedules are too complicated for standard classes.

SAT Subject Tutor Background
Math Level 1 and Level 2 Alexandra Nguyen University of Virginia
National Merit Scholarship Finalist, 2008
Physics Alexandra Nguyen University of Virginia
National Merit Scholarship Finalist, 2008
Biology E/M Alexandra Nguyen University of Virginia
National Merit Scholarship Finalist, 2008

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $960 for 10 hours per each subject. Enroll Now

Upcoming SAT Subject Test Dates

Click here: http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-subject-test-dates

One-on-One Tutoring: AP Subject Enrichment

Whether your student is ahead in their AP class or needs help catching up, we will create an individualized curriculum.

We can help your student understand the material, work on home work issues, and get a head start on preparing for the AP test.

Prime Learning Center(PLC) tutors realize that not every student learns the same way. Our tutors are able to teach from several viewpoints and find methods that work of the individual student.

Our tutors are graduates of top universities who are experts in their subject areas and have extensive experience teaching.

One-on-One tutoring for AP Subjects offers the most flexibility: When you buy minimum of 10 hours per block (5 sessions) of One-on-One Tutoring, you're free to use them on any subject, with any tutor.

AP Subject Tutor Background
Calculus AB/BC Alexandra Nguyen University of Virginia
National Merit Scholarship Finalist, 2008
AP Chemistry (Live Online Only) Lan-Anh Tran University of Virginia
Physics Alexandra Nguyen University of Virginia
National Merit Scholarship Finalist, 2008
Biology Alexandra Nguyen University of Virginia
National Merit Scholarship Finalist, 2008
AP Computer Science Kevin Dodd TJ Graduate
Lehigh University

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

AP Suject: $960 for 10 hours Enroll Now

In-Person One-on-One Tutoring: TJ Test Prep

One-on-One classes allow for more personalized instruction for your student's needs. These classes are ideal for students who prefer private tutorng or whose schedules are too complicated for TJ Admission Test.
TJHSST has announced a new admissions policy for the class of 2025 (2020/21 Freshman Round). Two key components are a “student portrait sheet” and a "problem-solving essay"..

TJHSST Admission Eligibility Requirements:


  • New Requirements : Enrolled in both math and science honors courses. Enrolled in one additional honors course or identified as a Young Scholar*. (*Information regarding potential waivers will be forthcoming.)
  • Math Requirements: Applicants to the freshman class at TJHSST must be taking a full-year of Honors Algebra 1 for high school credit or a higher level math course in grade 8 to apply to TJHSST. Algebra 1, Part A does not satisfy the math prerequisite for freshman application. Your school must verify the math course you are enrolled in for grade 8 on the application form.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA): All applicants to TJHSST, at the completion of 7th grade, must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in order to be eligible to apply.

Dates To Remember

  • Monday, February 1 - Application Available Online - 8:00 am
  • Friday, February 26 - Application Submission Deadline - 4:00 pm
  • Monday, March 15 - Student Portrait Sheet and Essay (Virtual Timed Administration) - AM (Exact Time TBD)
  • Monday, April 12 - Student Portrait Sheet and Essay (Virtual Timed Administration) - AM (Exact Time TBD): Accommodations & Make-Up (Sick) Date Only

  • Click here for "Steps to Complete the Application"

TJHSST Freshman Application Key Components:

Students will be evaluated on their grade point average (GPA); a portrait sheet where they will be asked to demonstrate Portrait of a Graduate attributes and 21st centaury skills; a problem-solving essay; and experience factors.

  • Complete the Student Portrait Sheet: Students will demonstrate Portrait of a Graduate attributes and 21st Century Skills.
  • Problem-Solving Essay: May include math and/or science, but will most likely be a test mainly of the students’ ability to organize and communicate conclusions about a complex topic.

☞ Applicants will compose and complete the student portrait sheets and problem-solving essay themselves, but we can help the student to:


Skill Focus

  • Understand what TJHSST wants
  • Write effective essays
  • Manage their time

Student Portrait Sheet

  • Brainstorm and explain accomplishment
  • Think of activities and skills
  • Develop their personal statements

Problem-solving essay

  • Improve problem solving skills and scientific literacy
  • Learn to organize a many step explanation effectively
  • Practice technical writing to communicate the complex ideas
  • Master essay planning
  • Editing

☞ The 2021 TJHSST Admission Essay Tutoring will consist of 10 one-on-one tutoring hours (5 sessions) to help the students improve their writing. The student should bring an individual laptop to all the tutoring sessions.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" TJ Admission Essay Tutor

  • Anna DurdenTJ Graduate, College of William & Mary

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $1,920 for 20 hours Enroll Now

Apply to TJHSST and Decision Process

Click here for TJHSST Admission Exam Information

TJ Admission Essay Prep In-Person One-on-One Tutoring

TJHSST has announced a new admissions policy for the class of 2025 (2020/21 Freshman Round). Two key components are a “student portrait sheet” and a "problem-solving essay"..

TJHSST Admission Eligibility Requirements:


  • New Requirements : Enrolled in both math and science honors courses. Enrolled in one additional honors course or identified as a Young Scholar*. (*Information regarding potential waivers will be forthcoming.)
  • Math Requirements: Applicants to the freshman class at TJHSST must be taking a full-year of Honors Algebra 1 for high school credit or a higher level math course in grade 8 to apply to TJHSST. Algebra 1, Part A does not satisfy the math prerequisite for freshman application. Your school must verify the math course you are enrolled in for grade 8 on the application form.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA): All applicants to TJHSST, at the completion of 7th grade, must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in order to be eligible to apply.

Dates To Remember

  • Monday, February 1 - Application Available Online - 8:00 am
  • Friday, February 26 - Application Submission Deadline - 4:00 pm
  • Monday, March 15 - Student Portrait Sheet and Essay (Virtual Timed Administration) - AM (Exact Time TBD)
  • Monday, April 12 - Student Portrait Sheet and Essay (Virtual Timed Administration) - AM (Exact Time TBD): Accommodations & Make-Up (Sick) Date Only

  • Click here for "Steps to Complete the Application"

TJHSST Freshman Application Key Components:

Students will be evaluated on their grade point average (GPA); a portrait sheet where they will be asked to demonstrate Portrait of a Graduate attributes and 21st centaury skills; a problem-solving essay; and experience factors.

  • Complete the Student Portrait Sheet: Students will demonstrate Portrait of a Graduate attributes and 21st Century Skills.
  • Problem-Solving Essay: May include math and/or science, but will most likely be a test mainly of the students’ ability to organize and communicate conclusions about a complex topic.

☞ Applicants will compose and complete the student portrait sheets and problem-solving essay themselves, but we can help the student to:


Skill Focus

  • Understand what TJHSST wants
  • Write effective essays
  • Manage their time

Student Portrait Sheet

  • Brainstorm and explain accomplishment
  • Think of activities and skills
  • Develop their personal statements

Problem-solving essay

  • Improve problem solving skills and scientific literacy
  • Learn to organize a many step explanation effectively
  • Practice technical writing to communicate the complex ideas
  • Master essay planning
  • Editing

☞ The TJHSST Admission Essay Tutoring will consist of One-on-One tutoring 20 hours (10 sessions) to help the students improve their writing. The student should bring an individual laptop to all the tutoring sessions.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" TJ Admission Essay Tutor

  • Anna DurdenTJ Graduate, College of William & Mary

Tuition: $1,920 for 20 hours Enroll Now

Apply to TJHSST and Decision Process

Click here for TJHSST Admission Exam Information

One-on-One Tutoring: English Enrichment

Students will work with expert tutors to keep up with their school classes, to review skills that need more work, or to move ahead.

☞ English Enrichment Tutoring

English Enrichment classes focus on four vital language areas: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Mechanics, and Composition. These classes assist middle school and high school students who are catching up on skills they have missed or who are looking for greater challenges. Levels are determined by a diagnostic test.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutors

  • Sidy ToureTJ Graduate, University of Virginia
  • Anna DurdenTJ Graduate, College of William & Mary, Columbia University
  • Alexandra Nguyen — National Merit Scholarship Finalist, University of Virginia
  • Lan-Anh Tran — University of Virginia

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $960 for 10 hours Enroll Now

One-on-One Tutoring: Math & Science Enrichment

In-Person individual lessons will reinforce vital concepts and offer extensive practice.

Students will work with expert tutors to keep up with their school classes, to review skills that need more work, or to move ahead

Prime Learning Center(PLC) offers your student the chance to learn at his or her own pace. Math & Science Enrichment tutoring will build essential skills at any level. Working one-on-one ensures personalized attention and plenty of practice with tough problems.

One-on-One tutoring for Math & Science Subjects offers the most flexibility: When you buy minimum of 10 hours per block (5 sessions) of One-on-One Tutoring, you're free to use them on any subject, with any tutor.

Pre Algebra · Algebra I · Geometry · TJHSST Statistics · Algebra II · Pre-Calculus · Calculus
Chemistry (Live Online Only) · Biology · Physics · AP Chemistry (Live Online Only) · AP Biology · AP Physics
TJHSST All Mathes· TJHSST Research Statistics· Post TJHSST AP Calculus
TJHSST Sciences (AP Biology· AP Physics)
TJHSST Computer Sciences (AP Computer Science · Artificial Intelligence · Machine Learning)

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutors

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

One-on-one tutoring tuition
Suject: $960 for 10 hours, TJHSST Post AP Subject: $1,250 for 10 hours
Enroll Now

One-on-One Tutoring: SSAT Prep

Give your student the best chance for admission through expert instruction and the best available practice exams.

This course covers the Math, Verbal, Reading, and Essay portions SSAT. Time will be focused on learning skills to develop the student's vocabulary, essay composition skills, math test taking skills, and reading test taking skills. Students will be taught how to best prepare themselves for the test and given strategies for test taking.

At Prime Learning Center (PLC), we offer a wide variety of tutoring materials so that students may become as familiar and comfortable as possible with the exam's content and format. Our simulation tests help students learn how to effectively manage their time on the real test.

The SSAT is administered on the two levels:

Current Grade Test Level
Grade 5-7 SSAT Lower Level Test
Grade 8-11 SSAT Upper Level Test

It consists of two parts: a brief unscored writing sample and a multiple choice section that tests Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, and Verbal skills.Our tutors will give your student individualized attention and work with your student in conquering any weaknesses he or she may have in these topics, at any academic level.

Although the essay does not directly impact the SSAT score, it is still reviewed by schools and is an important aspect of the admission process. Our tutors will give frequent, personalized advice to help students polish their writing and composition skills.

Our tutors are able to teach from several different viewpoints, helping students find methods they can truly understand. Whether your student is struggling with mathematics, reading comprehension, or verbal skills, our tutors will cover everything the student needs to know and offer guided practice to reinforce lessons.

At Prime Learning Center, we offer a wide variety of tutoring materials so that students may become as familiar and comfortable as possible with the exam's content and format. Our simulation tests help students learn how to effectively manage their time on the real test.

  • One-Time Class Material Pick-Up: We will provide our full course material packets before classes start. Please pick up these materials at our Fairfax branch (Address below) between 9-12pm on every Saturday: If you cannot make those dates/times, please email to set an appointment.
  • Live Online Classes held on Zoom: Our classes will be held on Zoom, and live meetings will have a link and password shared via email the morning of each class. If your student has not already, please have him or her sign up for a Zoom account.
  • At-home Full-length Diagnostic Tests and Simulation Tests: To comply with social distancing guidelines, students will take all full-length diagnostic and simulation tests at home, self-proctored. These tests will be given with the full course material packets in a labeled envelope. Answers will be provided in a pdf via email the evening of test days.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutors

  • Alexandra Nguyen — National Merit Scholarship Finalist, University of Virginia
  • Lan-Anh Tran — University of Virginia
  • Anna DurdenTJ Graduate, College of William & Mary, Columbia University

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $1,920 for 20 hours Enroll Now

Upcoming SSAT Test Dates

Click here: http://www.ssat.org/test/registration/fees-deadlines

One-on-One Tutoring: TOEFL Prep

Boost english language skills and build a foundation for future academic success.

Work with an experienced tutor to improve your fundamental understanding of the English language and to effectively prepare for the Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing portions of the exam.

Our tutors use university-level materials to prepare students for reading and writing in an academic setting, allowing them to understand and respond to a variety of topics and situations that may appear on the TOEFL.

Verbal communication is often the most difficult aspect of learning a new language. Students will work with our tutors to improve their speaking and listening skills naturally and organically.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutors

  • Alexandra Nguyen — National Merit Scholarship Finalist, University of Virginia
  • Anna DurdenTJ Graduate, College of William & Mary, Columbia University

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $960 for 10 hours Enroll Now

One-on-One Tutoring: GRE Prep

Prepare yourself for graduate school admission with counseling and test preparation.

Work with an experienced tutor on your graduate school applications, from creating a personal timeline to honing the problem-solving skills necessary to scoring your best. Learn about how to approach the challenging GRE General test.

Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutor

  • Alexandra Nguyen — National Merit Scholarship Finalist, University of Virginia

Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

One-on-one tutoring tuition: $1,250 for 10 hours Enroll Now

One-on-One Tutoring: IOWA Algebra Aptitude Test (IAAT)

Give your student the best chance for IOWA Algebra Aptitude Test through expert instruction and the best available practice exams.

The IAAT (Iowa Algebra Aptitude Test) is a timed test. The actual testing time is 40 minutes. Additional time is required for completing the identifying information on the answer sheet, hearing directions, etc. So actual time in the testing room is approximately 70 minutes.

Description of the Iowa Algebra Aptitude Test: The IAAT is a timed test consisting of 60 items divided evenly into four subtests. The time limit for each subtest is 10 minutes. The four subtests are:

  • Pre-Algebraic Number Skills and Concepts: The items on this subtest measure a student’s computational skills, understanding of mathematical concepts and the ability to solve mathematics problems.

  • Interpreting Mathematical Information: The items on this part are based upon information presented in graphs or upon definitions of mathematical terms or operations. The items assess how well a student can learn new material presented in graphs or text.

  • Representing Relationships: For each of the exercises in this part of the test, the student must find the rule that represents the given numerical relationship. Some of the items present the relationship in table form while others present the relationship in verbal form.

  • Using Symbols: The last part measure how well students understand some of the important symbols of algebra and how they are used.

  • Top 1% "Experienced and Highly Qualified" Tutors

    • Alexandra Nguyen — National Merit Scholarship Finalist, University of Virginia
    • Lan-Anh Tran — University of Virginia
    • Anna DurdenTJ Graduate, College of William & Mary, Columbia University

    Important Information Regarding Covid-related School Closures:

    PLC will conform to state and FCPS policy regarding in-person classes. If FCPS schools shut down and transition to remote learning, then PLC will follow suit and change all in-person classes to live-online instruction. We are committed to offering our students the same quality of education while preserving the community’s health and safety.

    Before registering for our classes, please be aware that in the event of a switch to live-online instruction we will not offer refunds for purchased tutoring hours.

    One-on-one tutoring tuition: $960 for 10 hours Enroll Now
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