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The Manigault Institute takes special pride in the success of our SAT students.  We have had many exceptional success stories, including seven students who have achieved a score of 800 on one or more sections of the SAT in the recent past.  Most recently, we also are seeing a number of our students raising their scores from the 600s to the 700s. This is a testament to their commitment and to ours.
WILLIAM S., for a perfect score of 800 in math and a total score of 2200
GARY S.,  for  a  perfect  score  of  800  in  math and acceptance to Yale
TIMOTHY R., for a perfect score of 800 in critical reading
KRISTIN A., for a perfect score of 800 in writing and a total of 2370
MAREN H., for perfect scores of 800 in critical reading and writing and acceptance to William and Mary
DANIEL RUGGERIO, for a perfect score of 800 in math. Daniel's story appeared in the Free Lance Star Newspaper on June 29, 2009
JASON RAYMOND, for a perfect score of 800 in math and a total score of 1570.
September  2019
Yale University
Brown University
The College of William and Mary
The University of Notre Dame
The University of Virginia
Virginia Technical University
Syracuse University
James Madison University
The University of Richmond
The University of Miami
West Point Academy
The U.S. Naval Academy
Princeton University
Johns Hopkins University
New York University
The University of Tennessee
Spelman College
Davidson College

"I am writing to inform you that my son, Jason Raymond, performed quite well on the August 2018 SAT.  He earned a 720 score on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section and a 760 on the Math section.  Much of his achievement in this regard was due to the fantastic SAT preparation course you provided.  He is a high school sophomore, and his goal is to achieve an overall score in the 1,500s, so he will will definitely be taking it again.  Thank you so much for the effort you and your team put forth to teach Jason about the SAT material."
Kind Regards,
Dave Raymond

"As you know, I took your comprehensive 36-hour SAT prep course twice.  Although the homework was intense, at this point, I am certain that without your tutelage, I would not have been able to attain the SAT score(s) that I did.  Mrs. Kirkconnell's guidance enabled me to increase my score in the evidence-based reading and writing portion by 50 points (720 to 770).  As well, Mrs. and Mr. Manigault's focused instruction allowed me to increase my math score by 40 points (760 to 800).  I also must note that my original scores were the result of my first experience with the Manigault Institute.  Certainly, the SAT is not the only criteria that college admissions offices review, but having a highly competitive score is always a good thing. In my opinion, every high school student in the Stafford area should consider taking your SAT prep course, particularly if he or she has aspirations of attending an ultra competitive university.  Thank you so much for helping me pave the road to achieving my American dream!" (September 2019)
Jason Raymond  

Good evening Mr. and Mrs. Manigault,
A few weeks ago, I ran into Mrs. Manigault at Panera Bread. I just wanted to let you know that I was accepted into Harvard today. Thank you very much for your support and encouragement!
I cannot overstate how important your support in helping me raise my SAT scores were to my development as a student and a person. I now have the ability to decide between Princeton, Harvard, Air Force Academy, and UVA. (March 2018)
Thank you,
Nicole Martin

Mr. & Ms. Manigault,
Words cannot express how grateful we are 
to the Manigault Institute for all the encouragement, countless hours of instruction, and love you provided to our son Tyler in preparation for his SAT exam. When Tyler received his SAT results of 1370 for his math and reading and 18 on his SAT Essay, we were ecstatic to say the least. A lot of colleges have requested his transcript from his school counselor and have been waiting for his SAT results. Because of all the support and great teaching he received from the Manigault Institute, Tyler is thrilled to submit his SAT scores to them.

We highly recommend the Manigault Institute to all parents and students
who are planning to take the SAT because it really does take a village to raise a child and Tyler is very blessed to have you both and Ms. Kirkconnell in his village and on this college recruiting journey with him.
Have a blessed Day! (March 2018)
Ken, Sharon, & Tyler Haskins

"After taking the SAT review course through Manigault Institute at the beginning of his junior year, our son was able to earn a 1450 on his SAT and a 20 on the essay portion. This was his first time taking the test. The concentrated course included one weekend in August, one weekend in September, and one weekend in October just before the SAT exam. He was able to get through this with little disruption to his school work. The timing of the course and high quality of teaching was a great combination. They also offer other options for taking the course as well as one on one tutoring in various subjects. The Manigaults are a dynamic duo who have a true dedication to helping students achieve their best. Their interest expands beyond just teaching the class. Their commitment to education and helping students is long term and so genuine. We so appreciate having this wonderful resource in our area. Thanks for all you do!"  (Spring 2017)
Mrs. P. Holmes

"I just wanted to thank you once again
for helping my son Brennan with his SAT preparation in 2010. He went on to attend the University of Notre Dame and just graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering ...We could not have done it without you. Thank you kindly."  (Spring 2015)
Mrs. K.P. 

"I am reaching out to you to inform you of the scores on the SAT I took on May 2, 2015. My combined score is now 2220 with a 780 in math, 770 in reading, and 660 in writing ...Thank you for helping me to achieve my goals and raise my score by 180 points."  (Spring 2015)
Sincerely, Rex S.

The Manigault Institute was the difference
between being a possible candidate for the colleges I was interested in and being a competitive applicant. After taking the 6-week one-on-one tutoring sessions and completing the homework assignments, I scored a 700 Math and 750 Critical Reading. This was a huge improvement as I originally scored 650 on both of the main tests. Not only did Mrs. Manigault provide me with the strategies and knowledge necessary to score in the 700 range, but she empowered me with a confidence in myself and the knowledge that was already present. I cannot help but encourage my fellow high school students to take advantage of the wonderful program The Manigault Institute has in place. Due to the help I received, I have many more opportunities to succeed in my future. Thank you so much!
Colleen W.  

"Thank you so much for your love and support.
 There are so many lessons you have taught me, whether they were for SAT preparation or just advice for school..."   R.A.

"I wanted to thank you for your excellent tutelage
in preparing me for the SAT. I also feel more prepared for college because of your course."  M.H.

"We are so thankful for the countless hours you spent with us to ensure that we can have a successful future.  We owe much of our academic prosperity to you."  C.M. and S. M.

"You two have been very helpful
in my college hunting experience and I am truly grateful."  D.R.

"I am very happy with my results.
I had been hoping to break 1350 (in critical reading and math) and I achieved 1380!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!!"  E. K.

The following comments are from some of our SAT graduates