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A Fresh Take on Test Prep

SAT & ACT specialists with a passion for helping students.

We have a unique, content-based approach to the SAT & ACT


 Simple & Efficient Strategies



Industry-Leading Insight

Our proven methods lead to amazing results


*Increase calculated from 20 hours of private tutoring

Average ACT Score Increase*

Average SAT Score Increase*


Ivy League Acceptances

Largest ACT Score Increase

Largest SAT Score Increase

Number of Countries with Gradeful Students

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Here's what students and parents have to say about Gradeful

"I cannot express how thankful I am that I found Gradeful, and my mom cannot express how grateful her wallet is. My tutor helped me so much in increasing my knowledge of the content tested, as well as the nuts and bolts of the actual test. Overall, I would highly recommend Gradeful to anyone who wants their scores to boost them up to the next level."


—  Meg from Dallas

Gradeful's college acceptances


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We understand how difficult (and expensive) finding the right tutor can be.


That's why we offer students their first private lesson for free.

  • Pick your test (PSAT, SAT or ACT)

  • Select a date and time for your lesson

  • Experience our world-class tutoring and decide if it's right for you!

No risk. No strings attached. 

Just expert tutoring from our SAT & ACT specialists.



Gradeful was founded by Yale graduates Alex Torres '01 (left) and Patrick Spano '17 (right). Combined, they have spent thousands of hours preparing students for standardized tests for over a decade.

They are both extremely passionate about helping young people achieve their dreams. Through Gradeful, they are able to do so every day by offering high-quality instruction at a reasonable price.