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Next Step Test Preparation LLC

Phone: (888) 530-6398 Fax: (888) 481-6689 4246 N Ravenswood Ave STE 303, Chicago, IL 60613 View Additional Email Addresses

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Next Step Test Preparation, LLC, is a tutoring company which provides training and test preparation services for individuals who are preparing for high school and graduate school entry tests. Located in Chicago, IL, this company serves downtown Chicago, including the neighborhoods of Ravenswood, Uptown, Lincoln Square, Lake View, North Center, Lincoln Park, Avondale, Albany Park, North Park, West Ridge, Edgewater, Logan Square, Hermosa, Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Belmont Cragin, Wicker Park, Humboldt Park, Near North Side, Ukrainian Village, West Town, Streeterville, and Greektown. The company has been in business since 2009.

This school provides one-on-one test preparation for students who are studying for various tests, including the LSAT, GRE, MCAT, and GMAT. One-on-one preparation allows students to receive extra help in the areas in which they are struggling the most, which would be infeasible were they receiving instruction in a large test preparation class of 20 or 30 students. The company's tutors have all taken the tests and received scores in the 98th to 99th percentile, and have years of teaching experience, as well as a record of helping students achieve high scores on the test which they are trying to pass. The tutor will help the student identify their strengths and weaknesses and then work with them to create a personalized learning plan in order to further their skills and help them master the test so that they will be able to gain entrance into the program of their choice.

Visit the website for Next Step Test Preparation, LLC, to learn more about the company, read tutor biographies, and contact the company to enroll in test preparation.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that affect the rating for Next Step Test Preparation LLC include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Next Step Test Preparation LLC
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: October 04, 2010 Business started: 07/01/2009 in IL Business started locally: 07/01/2009 Business incorporated 10/21/2009 in IL
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. John Rood, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. John Rood, Owner
Business Category

Tutoring Scholastic Prep Courses, Books & Materials Educational Consultants Exam Preparation and Tutoring (NAICS: 611691)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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