WHAT STUDENTS AND PARENTS
ARE SAYING ABOUT US

"To my friends at OpenBook: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!"

Mark

Hamilton, VA

"Shawn helped me brainstorm great ideas for all of my admissions essays that really helped tell my story. There is no doubt it's what helped me get into school." 

Kim

Leesburg, VA

"With their admissions help, I got into my top five schools: Virginia, Georgetown, William and Mary, George Washington, and Pepperdine." 

Michael

Great Falls, VA

"Thank you for making my last two years of high school so much more manageable. I couldn't have done it without you!"

Ramesh

Woodbridge, VA

"Ms. Shawn was instrumental in our son's academic progress over the last four years. She taught him how to get organized and how to study. Today, he is a better student because of it."

Yosh

Fairfax, VA

"OpenBook helped prepare me for my SAT and worked with me on my college essays, both of which helped me get into Cornell.  I couldn't have done without you!

Sahithi

Ashburn, VA

"We had a great experience with their one-on-one SAT and ACT programs. They were very accommodating with scheduling times that worked for us and were very thorough in my daughter's prep."

Art

Leesburg, VA

"Both my son and daughter have been working with OpenBook for the past three years and have come away with better scores, better grades, and a new outlook on school. We couldn't be happier."

Catherine

Lansdowne, VA

"Shawn, Seb -- I can't thank you enough for everything you have done for Andrew. He has come so far in such a short period of time because of you and your hard work. You both are life-savers!"

Kim

Ashburn, VA

"Just wanted to let you know that Randi got into all nine schools that she applied to! I know that your help on the essays made all the difference. They were fabulous!"

Jeff

Ashburn, VA

"We so appreciate all your help with SAT prep and have referred you to all of our friends and neighbors. Thank you again."

Karen

Aldie, VA

"Ms. Shawn has been my tutor since 5th grade and I am now a transfer student on my way to UVA. She was there every year for me and without her encouragement, I wouldn't be where I am."

Sanjana

South Riding, VA

"I needed help to get through my AP World history class. There was so much information and I was really overwhelmed and studying the wrong things. OpenBook fixed that and got me on track."

Trent

Ashburn, VA

"OpenBook helps me with homework, projects, and papers. I call them whenever I need help. We get it done quickly and I get great grades.” 

Visal

South Riding, VA

"Brian had D's and F's when he first came to you six months ago. With your help every week, his turnaround has been remarkable -- he is ending his year with all A's and B's."

Becky

Ashburn, VA

"OB has helped my child with his math, science, and English classes this year and he's going to get all A's for the very first time. These people are really good."

Laura

Leesburg, VA

"Without Shawn's help, my test scores wouldn't have been nearly as good as they were. English doesn't come easily to me but she explained everything in a way that made sense." 

Shira

Lansdowne, VA

"I wish I would have found you sooner -- thank you for all your dedicated help."

Sammy

Broadlands, VA

"I spent two years with OB doing homework, studying for tests and quizzes, getting writing help, doing SAT prep, and eventually getting help with my college essays. And there's no way I could have done it alone. Thank you again!"

Billy

Ashburn, VA

"My two sons worked with both Seb and Shawn for academic help, SAT/ACT prep, and college admissions and I could not be more grateful to have had their help and guidance. Thank you again so much!"

Christine

Leesburg, VA

"Clark is super smart and helpful. I ask a ton of questions and he doesn't make me feel embarrassed like my teacher does. He has helped me so much in Chemistry this year."

Maggie

Leesburg, VA

"We used OpenBook for help with our daughter's college planning. Shawn sat down with all three of us and mapped out a plan for us that worked. Thank you!"

Sheri

Middleburg, VA

"Seb is a good dude and really helped me with my English SAT prep. I'd highly recommend him."

Matty

Ashburn, VA

"Before I was in class, I had no idea what I was doing on the SAT. They taught me so much in a short period and gave me so much confidence that I raised my score over 200 points."

Brenda

Broadlands, VA

"I spent a lot of time studying with Seb for my SAT. He was so patient and really helped me get the score I needed to get into JMU. I would highly recommend him for test prep and college admissions essays."

Elizabeth

Ashburn, VA

"I was dreading getting started with my applications but once I got direction from OpenBook, it all became so much easier. They walked me through the entire process and helped get me into school."

Brad

Purcellville, VA

"Thanks again for all of your hard work and for getting me into school!" 

Sean

Richmond, VA

"Shawn got my English ACT score up from a 25 to a 32 in three months. She told me what to look for and how to see the clues. I also learned proper grammar!"

Ram

Brambleton, VA

"I was referred to OpenBook by a friend and am so happy that I was. My boys both prepped with OpenBook and ended up doing so much better because of the help they received."

Jenny

Ashburn, VA

"I started working with OpenBook when I was in seventh grade and have been with them ever since. They are wonderful instructors and great people. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone." 

Christopher

Arlington, VA

"I studied with Seb twice a week for a year and a half for my SAT and it was so worth it. Thanks for helping to get me into William & Mary!"

Monica

Lansdowne, VA

"Ms. Sell helped me prepare for my SATs, raised my score, worked with me on my applications, and got me into UCLA."

Katie

Ashburn, VA

"With Shawn's guidance, my son not only raised his GPA but also improved his ACT and SAT scores."

Wendy

Sterling, VA

"In my opinion, there is no one more more helpful with college admissions in our area -- Shawn is simply the best."

Jordan

Leesburg, VA

"Shawn is an invaluable college admissions resource and was instrumental in getting both of my children in Virginia Tech. I can't say enough good things about her and what she has to offer."

Mary

Ashburn, VA

"After struggling for years with reading and writing, my daughter finally got someone who could teach her how to do it. Shawn was amazing."

Lindsay

Round Hill, VA

"Shawn is a miracle-worker when it comes to college essays and we are so grateful for all of her help. Thank you again!"

Kurt

Tyson's Corner, VA

"Both my son and daughter prepped for their SATs with OpenBook via their in-home program. Sebastian and Clark were very flexible with their schedules to accommodate our family's busy schedule. They made it so easy." 

Madelyn

Leesburg, VA

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ABOUT

OpenBook© is a private educational company in Northern Virginia that specializes in customized academic services including K-12 tutoring, SAT/ACT test prep and college admissions counseling. 

 

We are tight-knit group of professional educators who are dedicated to developing the mind to further the self.

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Leesburg, Virginia 20175

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