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We are ACi!

We make college happen!

Since 1987, ACI Institute has been committed to helping students receive all the tools necessary to succeed in school today and get into a top-tier university tomorrow.

Our Curriculum plus

Incorporating creative lessons and ideas, we designed our curriculum to help students prepare for the most current standards and tests.

Our Instructors sign_letters_individual_red_equal

Our highly-trained teachers have tons of classroom experience and provide a fun and nurturing learning environment.

Your Success.

Whether you’re trying to get straight A’s in school, a perfect SAT score, or into the college of your dreams, success is inevitable with us. Don’t believe us? Check out our testimonials!

Team ACi

Meet the heroic faculty

Success for our students is made possible by the dedication and heroic efforts of our team.

ACi Founder & CEO
Andrew Kuo

ACi Founder & CEO

Instructor of the Month
John Perreault

Instructor of the Month – Developed ACi SAT & English Curriculum. 18+ years counseling and SAT teaching experience

Student of the Month
Lily Zhang

Student of the Month – Princeton University

J.D., Chapman University School of Law
Jamie Aviles

10+ years of teaching & counseling at ACI Institute.


Start your future today

Super awesome instructors, college campus road trips and just plain cool.

Alhambra Campus Schedules:
SAT  | Senior Application  | English | Math

Arcadia Campus Schedule
SAT  |  Senior Application  |  English  |  Math

San Marino Campus Schedule
SAT  |   Senior Application  |  English  |   Math

Temple City Campus Schedule

SAT  |  Senior Application  |  English  |  Math

Rowland Heights Campus Schedule
SAT  |  Senior Application  |  English  |  Math

Hacienda Heights Campus Schedule
SAT  |  Senior Application  |  English  |  Math

UC Students
SAT SCORE - 2400
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Want to get into a top-tier university? You came to the right place. See how ACI can help you!

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Scored 2000+ on the 0fficial SAT

Scored 2000+ on the 0fficial SAT

Improved 250 points or more on SAT score

Improved 250 points or more on SAT score

Accepted to an UC program

Accepted to an UC program

Admission to Top 20th Universities

Admission into a National Top 50 University

ACi Blog

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We are leaders in education and provide up-to-date college information.

A Response to Perceived Discrimination of Asian-American Applicants by Top Colleges

Over the past year or two, Asian-American parents and students, as well as those who have struggled ...
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What Top Undergraduate Business Schools look for in an applicant?

--Boost your financial IQ and get the attention of admissions committees-- GPA is still the King ...
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What do you do before the actual SAT Test?

For several years, I would take the last 5 minutes of my verbal class to talk the SAT test taking ex...
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Arm Yourself with Knowledge in the Academic Battle

"Where do I want to go to university? Well let’s see. I want to go to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MI...
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How to Keep Calm and Beat Senioritis

We get it. You spent countless hours applying for college, preparing for the SATs, studying for your...
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New SAT delayed to 2016

Talks about new changes to the current SAT can be stressful for both parents and students, alike. We...
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ACi Campuses

ACi Campuses

Alhambra Campus

1041 S. Garfield Ave. Suite #101

Alhambra, CA 91801

Tel: (626)-300-8352

E-Mail: alhambra@aciprep.com

Arcadia Campus

208 E. Duarte Rd.

Arcadia, CA 91006

Tel: (626)821-6525

E-Mail:  arcadia@aciprep.com

San Marino Campus

2118 Huntington Dr.

San Marino, CA 91108

Tel: (626)289-1081

E-Mail:  sanmarino@aciprep.com

Temple City Campus

5951 Temple City Blvd.

Temple City, CA 91780

Tel: (626)286-5903

E-Mail:  templecity@aciprep.com

Rowland Heights Campus

18957 Colima Rd.

Rowland Heights, CA 91748

Tel: (626)913-1242

E-Mail: rowland@aciprep.com

Hacienda Heights Campus

15906 Halliburton Rd.

Hacienda Heights, CA 91790

Tel: (626)968-1915

E-Mail: hacienda@aciprep.com

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