SD Higher Scores

SD Higher Scores offers elite test prep for parents and students who want to reach their true potential in the SAT, ACT, and GRE. I started SD Higher Scores in 2007, when I became frustrated with limitations of the tutoring methods used by the company I worked for.

I started off helping students with their high school math and chemistry classes, and expanded into test prep for the SAT, ACT, and GRE. Since then, I have moved to Encinitas and now work with students from my office in Rancho Santa Fe. I have helped hundreds of students achieve their goals of getting the best test scores they can. While I work with many students tutoring online through Skype, mos

Operating as usual

[06/10/19]   Don't forget, June SAT MC scores are released July 10, and June ACT MC scores are released June 18!

[06/04/19]   Don't forget, the College Board will release June SAT multiple choice scores July 10th. Usually scores come out about 2 weeks after the test, but College Board is always swamped in June!


The Grauer School

I am excited to be teaching an SAT course at Grauer this summer

The Grauer School, established in 1991 and serving grades 7-12, balances college preparatory rigor with expeditionary learning and Socratic education. Learn By Discovery (TM) is the school's founding motto. 03/15/2019

Pi Day: How One Irrational Number Made Us Modern

Happy Pi Day! The famous mathematical ratio, estimated to more than 22 trillion digits (and counting), is the perfect symbol for our species’ long effort to tame infinity. 02/26/2019

How To Find the Right Private School For Your Child

The best quotes, obviously, are from me. Once you choose to send your child to a private school, your work isn’t over. The biggest challenge is yet to come: choosing the private school that best suits him or her, and your family. 02/07/2019

What Are the Pros and Cons of Private School?

Larry Bernstein just wrote a great article on the pros and cons of private school, and was kind enough to let me contribute some quotes. Check it out! Parents should consider if private school is right for their child and their family. Like any major decision, it's wise to consider the pros and cons of private school before moving forward.

Office 09/10/2018




We have moved to a new office! Students can now get expert test prep right in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe.





6119 La Granada, Suite C
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 8pm
Tuesday 9am - 3pm
Wednesday 9am - 3pm
Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday 9am - 3pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm
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