A Trusted Resource for Educational Consultants

At Summit, we pride ourselves on our ability to customize our one-on-one tutoring programs to best meet the needs of every student. Our goals are simple: reduce anxiety, increase clarity, build confidence, and help students reach their potential.

For over 30 years, Summit Educational Group has been a trusted resource for educational consultants, providing best-in-class one-on-one test preparation, academic tutoring, accelerated math and writing programs. With our industry expertise, and cutting-edge information about the college and independent school testing landscape we are your single source for answers about the tests.

Educational consultants have been referring their clients to us for decades because we dedicate the same personalized, responsive care to our students and families. Explore our resources and contact us to begin the partnership.

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Why Choose Summit

We’re proud that over 85% of our students are referred by educational consultants, school counselors, and friends. Why? Because we’re passionate about what we do, dedicated to our partnerships, and measure our success in that of our students…and it shows.

By referring to Summit, you are partnering with an industry expert who provides responsive service and results. Your Summit contact ensures that you and your families are handled with care.

We’re ready to help your students achieve academic and test prep success.

Meet Your Partner Team

Excellence in Client Care

We understand that you’re putting your trust in us to support your students. That’s why our customer service revolves around personalized attention. Our team — from the dedicated program directors who guide families to their best-fit tutor and program design, to the caring tutors who have years of experience engaging youth and customizing lessons to individual strengths and needs — won’t let your families down.

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Proven Teaching Approach

We recognize that every student is unique — in personality, learning style, and goals. That’s why we customize every single one of our programs to fit the individual. Our programs take place one-on-one, in-home or online, and are tailored to the student’s pace, strengths, and areas for improvement. Our continual process of assessment and customization is the key, guaranteeing that the content is always serving the student’s needs, helping to build confidence, and improve scores and grades. Learn more about our approach.

Our Approach

Free Practice Tests

Summit offers free proctored practice tests to serve as a diagnostic tool and help inform test prep planning. We make it easy and convenient for your students to take practice tests by offering options for online and in-person proctored practice tests. Much like a scrimmage or dress rehearsal, practice tests remove the mystery of the test, reduce test anxiety, and increase confidence. Students take practice tests throughout their one-on-one tutoring program.

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Meet Your Partner Team

Whitney Longworth

Whitney Longworth

Director of Business Development

Whitney graduated cum laude from Connecticut College where she was a selected scholar for the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy. Her early career focused on client relations in the retail and entertainment fields. Whitney enjoys collaborating with our school and counselor partners in her role at Summit. She is an expert panelist and frequent guest speaker at industry conferences. Outside of work, she enjoys planning elaborate events.

Drew Heilpern

Drew Heilpern

Chief Brand Ambassador

Drew graduated cum laude from Duke University with degrees in Biology and Elementary Education. He then completed his PhD in Immunology from Tufts Medical School. After completing his postdoctoral fellowship, Drew began tutoring for Summit where his passion as an educator quickly made him one of Summit’s most requested tutors. Outside of Summit, Drew is busy with his two girls both under the age of two, his two cats, and talking shop with his wife, Carol, who is also a Summit tutor.

Michael Dean

Michael Dean

Executive Director

Michael received a BA in Film from Emerson College and MA in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. He has held several different management positions during his 10+ years at Summit, and his customer service focus and integrity make him well-suited to his latest role managing Summit’s Massachusetts office. Michael is highly-regarded among school and independent counselors throughout New England and New York as a trusted test prep partner who does all he can on behalf of his clients.

Lisa Houtzeel

Lisa Houtzeel

Priority Relationship Manager

Lisa joined Summit in 2008 as an SAT, SSAT and ISEE tutor. In her current role as Senior Program Director, Lisa enjoys building relationships with families and drawing on her experiences as both a tutor and as a parent, to design and personalize Summit’s programs for each individual student. Lisa graduated from University of Massachusetts in Amherst with dual degree in Sociology and Journalism and a minor in Psychology.
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“Our students and parents were quite pleased with the program. Your teachers were very well-prepared and clearly enjoy what they are doing. Michael, you and your staff are a pleasure to work with. We are looking forward to continuing our relationship with Summit this coming fall.”

Joan Perrault

“I wanted to tell you about my SAT score which went up by more than 200 points. Total 2220!!!! Thank you so much for your help”

Julian D.

“Summit is not a machine. They are willing to design a program to fit our schedule and suited to our students. We cannot be more pleased with our choice to use Summit. Summit has delivered a program that has worked well for our students. We hope to continue the partnership for years to come.”

Cornelia B.

“We were extremely pleased with their professionalism and with the score improvement of our girls. I have worked with several test prep companies and have been most satisfied with Summit.”

Clarissa B.

“You have helped me look good at what I do. And you have helped our students produce strong applications to colleges.”

Kate C.

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