Detailed assistance on all aspects of the GRE including Reading, Writing, and Math is available through Oakes Test Prep. Topics

include etymology, frequent GRE vocabulary, essay writing, and math review. Group and individual classes available by request.


​For teachers needing PRAXIS guidance, Oakes Test Prep offers detailed help with English, grammar, math, and reading for the PRAXIS examinations.

Oakes Test Prep provides assistance with the GRE and PRAXIS exams

Comprehensive help on all aspects of the SAT/ACT

Topics covered include Reading, Math, Grammar, Essays, Etymology,and Vocabulary.


Students have improved their scores by as much as 300 points on the New SAT, and have been awarded scholarships worth as much as $50,000 yearly. 99% of students have improved their SAT.


ACT improvements by as much as 10 points in individual subject areas and 7 points in composite.


Group classes weekly for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.  Individual classes by appointment.


We offer the Oakes Scholars Program for current 9th and 10th grade students to help increase test scores for Governor's School, other special programs, and to gain a competitive advantage for college.  The Oakes Scholars Program also assists students to compete in the National Merit Scholarship Competition and helps to enhance scholarship and college credentials. The last group of 14 Oakes Scholars improved by an average of 270 points from PSAT to SAT.


Virginia students from the following areas have improved their scores with Oakes Test Prep: Forest, Lynchburg, Bedford, Roanoke, Richmond, Amherst, Altavista, Appomattox, Farmville, Covington, Evington, and Campbell County.