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"An engaging and informative presentation."
- Mary C.
Director of Guidance @
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Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy

You ever wake up in the morning thinking about the Pythagorean Theorem? After a hard day do you relax with friends and debate the uncommon uses of semi-colons? And end your evening curling up with the latest research report on SAT psychometrics? It sounds like a great day, right? OK, we understand that digging into the nuances of the SAT and ACT doesn't quite spark everyone's interest like it does ours. But at Tried & True, we're sort of test prep geeks who enjoy sharing our insights to impact students. Those insights coupled with our dedication to engaging expert instruction help us produce the celebrated results for which we're known.

With decades of experience raising student achievement, Tried & True’s team is committed to serving you and your students with the most impactful instruction available. We are driven to be student-centric, responsive to students’ needs to be college and career ready. We wear our passion on our sleeve and promise to serve you and your community with integrity and commitment. Thousands of families can attest to our dedication and success. We’re proud of our services and look forward to supporting your mission and goals.

And if you reach out to us, we promise not to quiz you on your semi-colon opinions.

Our Instructors

Our Instructors

We take pride in our instructors!

Our team of dedicated educators successfully complete a rigorous screening, assessment, and training process to ensure we have the best and the brightest for our one-on-one, classroom, and online programs.

Our instructors are committed to impacting students.  To raising scores.  To personalizing instruction.  To helping students get the most from our services.  It is this commitment that separates Tried & True from the rest.

Our Leadership

Our Leadership

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Jonathan Mallaley


"A graduate of Emerson College, I began my career in education working in high school special education classrooms, teaching math and science.

"In 2006, I found my niche when I began tutoring SAT & ACT.  Since then, I have personally prepared thousands of students for the SAT & ACT, both in the classroom and one-on-one.  I have taken numerous official SAT and ACT exams and scored perfectly many times, but I take the greatest satisfaction knowing that I have played some small part in helping many students achieve their dreams.

"Tried & True is the ultimate extension of that.  Our mission is to help students of all income and achievement levels attain their college aspirations!"

Questions?  We'd love to talk!

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