Find out why Breakaway Test Prep is the leader in ACT prep in Minnesota


Whether you’re thinking about the PSAT or the SAT, Breakaway can help


Breakaway offers Minnesota’s only ACT test prep for students with LDs

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Welcome to Breakaway Test Prep

Thank you for visiting Breakaway Test Prep! Breakaway Test Prep is Minnesota’s leading provider of private, one-on-one instruction for high school students who aspire to attend any of the nation’s more than 2,000 colleges and universities.  We provide individualized, comprehensive test preparation for the ACT, SAT, PSAT and SSAT, as well as high-impact academic tutoring to students throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, western Wisconsin, northern Iowa, or anywhere in the world online.  We earn our reputation through the consistent success our students achieve on their tests.

We invite you to explore our website and learn more about our innovative approach to prep and the array of services we offer.  Since 2011, Breakaway has been helping our remarkable students achieve remarkable results.


Thinking ACT or SAT test prep? Think Breakaway!

Now in our 11th year, Breakaway Test Prep is Minnesota’s leading ACT, SAT and PSAT test prep and tutoring organization.  With nearly 50 instructors across the Metro Area, Breakaway is ready to help your student as soon as you need us.  Breakaway offers private one-on-one instruction throughout the year, along with full-length proctored practice exams every weekend.  We believe that our combination of experienced instructors, proven prep programs for the ACT, SAT and/or PSAT, and an unmatched schedule of weekend practice tests creates an unbeatable advantage for our students.  Learn more about prep for the ACT, SAT or PSAT, or complete an inquiry form and a Breakaway education director will get in touch right away!

Interested in small group prep? Breakaway has you covered!

Breakaway Test Prep is pleased to offer an online ACT prep class targeting the December 11th ACT.  For the first time ever, Breakaway will offer a four-week, nine-session ACT prep class leading up to the December test.  If you are looking to give your student a thorough introduction to the ACT, including reviews of frequently tested strategies, insights about key test-taking techniques, and guidance on time management, Breakaway’s online prep class is the answer!   Register by October 15 to save $50. Click here to learn more!  Would you prefer instruction for just one section of the ACT?  Try a Breakaway bootcamp!  Click here to learn more!

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Get started on your ACT or SAT prep!

Ready to get started? Breakaway’s innovative approach to test prep is unrivaled.  Our test prep process typically begins by having students complete a full-length practice test, the results of which can be used to develop a customized program of instruction.  Breakaway offers proctored practice tests every weekend of the year. Due to the Covid-19 crisis, Breakaway is offering online proctoring of its practice exams.  Students test from home but log into a Zoom session through which we provide live, online proctoring of the ACT and the SAT – every weekend!  Click here to register for a test!

Or, if you’d prefer to arrange a call to discuss your student and how Breakaway could help, please click here to complete an inquiry form, or contact Ron Michalak, Breakaway’s founder, at 612-216-5133 or [email protected]