Our History

Established in 1998, DISCOVERY ACADEMY has been preparing students to maximize their score results on standardized tests and providing a comprehensive set of services for students at every level.

Discovery’s test prep curriculum is geared to turning any ordinary student into a successful test taker. We provide proven test taking strategies such as problem-solving strategies as well as techniques for quickly and efficiently improving your test scores.

In addition to the test preparation courses designed to cater for students of all levels, our academic consulting and college admissions services will guide you through all phases of the college admissions process from building standout credentials at school to making a right fit list of colleges and producing standout applications. We provide a fully customized strategy to help you present the most outstanding application package possible, which will maximize your chances of getting into the school of your choice.

Who might benefit from working with DISCOVERY ACADEMY FOR EDUCATIONAL PLANNING

  • High School students planning for college
  • Students seeking post-high school vocational options
  • Students exploring transfer options
  • Students interested in graduate school
  • Students planning to apply to independent day or boarding school
  • International students seeking U.S. placement
  • Students in need of constructive/creative time-off options
  • Students seeking additional academic challenge
  • Capable students who don’t perform well on standardized tests
  • Families unable to reach consensus on educational decisions

We have been establishing close personal contacts among students, instructors, and employees in order to accommodate your unique, individual needs.

Cherish your visions and your dreams! We will help you get where you want to go.


Chulkyu Hwang

Founder & CEO

Why Discovery?

Higher Scores Guaranteed

Since 1998, Discovery Academy has earned a reputation for offering quality test preparation products with our decades of experience. The proof is in the Discovery Score Improvement Guarantee. Take the Discovery course, score higher than you thought possible – it’s that simple. Depending on the test, our score increase guarantees are up to 50% more than our competitors. Thousands of highly satisfied students cannot be wrong. Read more details about the Discovery Score Improvement Guarantee for each test.

Dynamic Teaching

How do Discovery students achieve such high scores? The secret is superior teaching. Unlike our competitors, Discovery teachers not only know the test, they are experts in the particular topic they are teaching. Discovery teachers not only love to teach, they love what they are teaching. Our engaging, lively, fun presentations are the hallmark of any Discovery course.

Outstanding Course Materials

With Discovery, learning continues outside of the classroom with our one-of-a-kind course materials. Years of development using real exam materials have led to the creation of Study Guides that form the foundation of Discovery instruction. All Discovery prep courses come with all the materials you need already included.

Unique Strategies

What makes our Course Materials the best? Discovery experts have spent years distilling their knowledge into easy-to-use strategies to help any student master any test. Check out Discovery Study guide and Books to learn more.

Learn Your Way

With our classroom, online, private 1-on-1, and custom group courses, choose the learning style that fits you best. Need more help? Additional tutoring is available for areas that require extra focus. Choose your Discovery course and let’s get started on your journey to exam and academic success!
Want to learn more? Start your path to a higher score by:

  • Contacting Discovery Academy online or
  • Calling 1-201-750-1113

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