Round 2: SIS/Essay Prep

SIS/Essay Prep Course

We offer a comprehensive course that includes several instructional videos, guides, practice prompts, and more that detail exactly how to approach the SIS/Essay portion of the exam. This content is delivered through Google Classroom in an easy-to-follow, self-paced format for the student. With the individualized feedback package, we also provide a line-by-line analysis of a few practice prompts, so you can understand how your responses will be reviewed by admissions officers.


We offer 2 main packages:

Core Package


10+ Instructional Videos and Guides

  • Introduction Video
  • SIS Planning Parts 1 & 2

  • SIS Structure Parts 1 & 2

  • SIS Writing Tips and Language

  • Essay Planning

  • Essay Structure

  • Essay Problems Worked Out

  • Time Management


2 SIS/Essay Full-Length Tests

  • Diagnostic
  • 1 Final SIS Test
  • 1 Final Essay Test


Additional Prompts: 15+ SIS, 10+ Essay

  • Prompts include SIS and essay prompts from the past 4 years 
  • Designed to be in the same format as they appear on test day

Core Package + Feedback


Individualized feedback

Our instructors, current TJ students who have been through the admissions process themselves and reviewed over 400 SIS/Essay prompts thus far, will provide individualized feedback on up to 6 SIS Prompts and 2 Essay Prompts. These are typically on the baseline diagnostic and end-of-course exam. This package includes all the components of the core package in addition to personalized feedback.

We offer 2 additional packages:

Additional Feedback


Additional individualized feedback


We will provide individualized feedback on up to 3 SIS Prompts and 1 Essay Prompt. This service is independent of course packages, but we recommend students use this package in addition to one of the core packages.


1-on-1 SIS/Essay tutoring

Looking for a different package or 1-on-1 tutoring? Email us at and we will work with you to put together a package that best meets your student's needs.

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Contact us at or call us at (703)-662-1220 for more information.

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