test-prep

Test Prep

SAT, ACT, PSAT, Subject Tests, AP Exams, ISEE, and SSAT

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Counseling

College and private school admission counseling

general-tutoring

Academic Tutoring

Homework help in all subjects for grades 6-12

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Practice Tests

Free proctored exams including our SAT/ACT Comparison Test

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Ready to get started? Call us at (617) 559-9931 to learn more about which program is the best fit for your current academic needs.

Find us at 858 Walnut Street, Newton, MA.

Livius in Newton

Our roots in Newton are deep—it’s where we got our start over three decades ago. Currently, Newton serves as our largest center and headquarters for Livius, and we’re proud to have a strong presence in this community. Whether you’re looking for private tutoring, small-group sessions, or comprehensive prep classes, our time-tested programs are accessible, supportive, and results-driven.

At Livius Newton, our expert tutors have matriculated from some of New England’s top colleges and universities, and they understand the unique pressures and challenges students face as they complete high school and prepare for post-secondary degrees. Livius instructors take their role as student advocates and academic liaisons seriously, and we recognize that a key factor in successful tutoring includes the connections we foster with our students and families.

Our Tutors

Our programs and practices have been honed over more than 35 years to meet students’ evolving needs as the academic landscape continues to shift. And while exam content or admission criteria might change year to year, our focus on supporting students throughout their unique academic journeys never wavers. This includes not only how or what students study, but where they study, too. With this in mind, each Livius location has been designed as an inviting, safe, and focused learning environment.

Livius Programs

Our Newton center serves students from high schools across the community, including Newton North, Newton South, Newton Country Day, Fessenden, and Solomon Schechter, as well as students from surrounding schools in Needham, Brookline, and the greater Boston
area.

Prepare for Spring 2020 SAT and ACT Exams

FREE

SAT/ACT Comparison Test

3.5 HOUR, ACTUAL-CONDITIONS EXAM

  • Start your test prep journey with a FREE SAT/ACT Comparison Test
  • Exam can be completed in-center or online
  • Results include an 8-page score report identifying test-taking tendencies and which test is best
  • After the test, participate in a free counseling session (available in person or online) to review test results and build your personalized college prep timeline

AS LOW AS
$699
When you register before 1/31

Mastering the SAT & ACT

18 HOUR CLASS, MEETS WEEKLY

  • Results-driven program utilizing our Livius 8+ Methodology for Score Improvement
  • Prep for the SAT or ACT with this comprehensive program, including a workshop on managing test anxiety
  • Core Program: 18 hours of classroom instruction
  • Elite Program: 18 hours of classroom instruction + 6 hours of private 1:1 tutoring (with student-score guarantee)
  • Includes all practice exams, books, and materials

AS LOW AS
$99/hr
When you register before 1/31

College Counseling

ONLINE OR IN-PERSON SESSIONS

  • Meet with a skilled college counselor to develop a custom timeline and plan with Livius 2×7 Methodology for College Fit
  • Available by the hour or choose a 5, 10, or 20-hour package for tailored admission guidance
  • Includes personalized timeline and support through each step of the admission process
  • $99/hr rate is the starting price for online sessions

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What our clients are saying about the Livius experience

"Best tutoring service we've experienced in the Greater Boston area. Very responsive staff and excellent communication with parents regarding tutoring sessions, scheduling, planning. Excellent tutors and lots of flexibility. For us, they stepped into a difficult, time-constrained situation and made everything work."

Monica, Livius Tutoring Parent

"My daughter started working on ACT literally 3 weeks before the exam date. She was at score 30-33 level but she wanted to stay at a stable 35 level. Sandy was extremely helpful in just two weeks and made it happen. The two weeks of intensive training with Sandy were definitely worth the tuition we have paid. Thank you, Sandy!"

Renny, Livius ACT Parent

"They look at your child as an individual. Specifically tailoring a program and tutor to their needs. I like that they can see every kid/family is unique."

Jenn, Livius Tutoring Parent

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call us today

(617) 559-9931