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


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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.

Breakaway Test Prep has the distinction of being the exclusive provider of test prep services to many of Minnesota’s leading schools and school districts including the Blake School, the Breck School, Minnehaha Academy, Providence Academy, St. Thomas Academy, the Visitation School, Shattuck-St. Mary’s, the Bloomington School District, South Washington County Schools, and Heritage Academy and Washburn High School of Minneapolis Public Schools.

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 summer test prep? Think Breakaway!

Now in our 12th year, Breakaway Test Prep is Minnesota’s leading ACT, SAT and PSAT test prep and tutoring organization.  We offer in-person private instruction at any of our four offices across the Metro Area, along with online instruction via Zoom anywhere in the world.  Breakaway provides our students with unmatched prep opportunities, including access to full-length proctored practice exams offered every weekend.  We believe that our combination of experienced instructors and proven approach to prep for the ACT, SAT and/or PSAT creates an unbeatable advantage for our students.  Call 612-216-5133 or complete an inquiry form and a Breakaway education director will get in touch right away!

Private instruction and small group prep, in-person or online, all summer long!

Breakaway Test Prep is pleased to offer live, in-person ACT and SAT test prep and a wide range of academic tutoring at any of our four offices in the Metro Area.  With offices in Edina, Eden Prairie, St. Paul and Plymouth, Breakaway’s instruction and convenience is unbeatable!  Along with Minnesota’s best private instruction for the ACT or SAT as well as personalized tutoring services for a wide range of high school math and science classes, Breakaway is pleased to offer a number of small group prep classes for the September 10th ACT; click here to learn more!

Want to talk to us?  Please complete an inquiry form and a Breakaway education director will get in touch right away!

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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]