Ease Test Anxiety

“Other tutors gave my daughter a lot of work. We thought if she just kept practicing the test questions she would improve, but she didn’t. We switched to Kyo Standard where they taught my daughter to really understand the test content. Her test taking anxiety dropped and her scored improved by 8 points.”

– Vincent, Daughter Brown class of 2022
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Build Your Confidence

“I started working with a Kyo Standard tutor after working with another tutor for several months without results. (The tutor) and the (academic adviser) immediately made changes to the way I approached the sections. They came up with strategies to work smarter and build my confidence. I achieved my target from 27 composite score to a 36.”

– Emily Stanford Class of 2023

Improve Your Score

“Kyo Standard has truly phenomenal tutors. My son’s confidence, skill, and speed increased due to their strategies. His score improved by 7 points from the initial test.”

– Lee, Son USC Class of 2023

Kyo Standard Ratings

Kyo Standard got 5 out of 5 ratings based on 6 Google Business reviews

Kyo Standard
5.0
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Anh Lue
Anh Lue
21:52 15 Jun 21
Kyo Standard helped my son score a 36 on his ACT. Going into the test prep session, we didn’t know anything beyond SATs... because that’s what we grew up studying for. Patrick, the founder, had my son take a practice ACT and a practice SAT exam. He assessed the test results with my son and that was when the both of them concluded that ACT was a better fit for my son’s style of exam processing. I never would’ve realized this to help my son. Patrick set up a practice schedule for my son. Transparently, your kid has to commit to putting in the work that is assigned. Patrick would then go over the homework, strategy with my son. They committed and invested the summer between my son’s sophomore and junior year. Patrick was firm and coached with a voice that a child could hear—certainly, a parental voice would’ve been drowned out by my teenager. Patrick was also very invested in the coaching/mentoring relationship. He encouraged my son, helped rally him when it was needed, and pushed him like a coach would—no sugar coating. As a result, my son scored a 36. As an aside, despite not spending too much time studying for the psat (time was spent on the ACT), the skill set my son picked up from Patrick earned him a National Merit Commended Scholar award. My son got into all the UCs he applied to, including Berkeley. Ultimately, got into his first choice, Brown, and will be attending Brown. We will have our daughter train with Patrick when she’s ready.read more
Ju Hyun Lee
Ju Hyun Lee
01:05 08 Nov 20
My daughter goes to school in Brazil. We were looking for an SAT tutoring company to work with. My friend in Korea... recommended Kyo Standard. They did a wonderful work. My daughter loved her tutor. Her score went from a 1230 to 1540. We did everything by online.read more
John Moscatello
John Moscatello
00:46 08 Nov 20
We've had three of our children go through Kyo Standard. Phenomenal results. Our son is now a sophomore at MIT. The... tutors are consummate professionals. I highly recommend them.read more
Harry Chang
Harry Chang
21:15 27 Dec 19
My son scored a 29 on his practice test with Kyo Standard. Sandra got his score up to a 34. Communication was easy and... Sandra made sure my son did the work.read more
Katherine Nguyen
Katherine Nguyen
21:30 05 Dec 19
My daughter spent the summer with another tutoring company. They gave her a lot of homework and she spent a lot of time... studying. She took the test on October and she scored a 25. A friend told me to call Patrick. He set me up with one of his tutors. The tutor was very good. He worked hard with my daughter and made the work fun. The tutor alway email me and talk to me so I know how my daughter was doing. Her second test official score was a 33!read more
Peter Shun
Peter Shun
21:15 05 Dec 19
My son studied for the SAT on his own. He took a lot of tests and went over what he missed. His first official score... was a 1380. He wanted a higher score. One of his friends from band worked with Kyo Standard so my son decided to call them. His second official test was a 1490! My son is happy with his score.read more
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When you choose Kyo Standard, you can expect to receive guidance and support backed by a team of experienced educators. Kyo is a Chinese character meaning wisdom. Founder Patrick Choi has helped thousands of students from all over the world exceed their target test scores on admissions tests for over 20 years. Patrick worked in research and development at one of the world’s leading test prep companies where he developed curriculum, wrote practice questions and edited Princeton Review college prep workbooks.

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