Prayag Patel Excel’s Latest Perfect Scorer

Published Monday, August 13, 2018 by Mariah

An incoming senior at Cupertino High School, Prayag scored a perfect 36 on the February 2018 ACT exam. In his preliminary perfect score questionnaire, Prayag explained all the ways that Excel’s classes and supplemental services helped make his perfect score possible. He admits early on to being unfamiliar with the college admissions exams, and he initially chose to take a course simply to get a feel for how they actually work. “I liked the balance between practice and teaching,” he notes when describing what he likes best about Excel’s approach. “I do not believe that… Continue Reading

Excel Test student Harini Adivikolanu is one of Excel’s latest perfect scorers

Published Thursday, July 12, 2018 by Mariah

A junior at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon, Harini scored a perfect 36 on the February 2018 ACT exam. During her recent perfect score interview with Excel, she detailed all the ways Excel’s classroom experience and post-course support contributed to her success. Harini noted that she chose to take a prep course specifically to benefit from learning tips and tricks from instructors who have taken the ACT – help she knew she couldn’t receive from a prep book alone. “The [Excel Test] teachers’ lessons are of high quality because they have taken the… Continue Reading

Congratulations To Our Winners!

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Adam

We here at Excel would like to congratulate the three most recent Excel students to have claimed our $1,000 scholarship for receiving perfect scores on the SAT and ACT! Sameehita Mohan achieves a Perfect SAT score! Sameehita Mohan, a student at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, scored a perfect 2400 on the January SAT. She hopes that the score will help her get into top-notch programs for the subjects she loves: computer science and business. “I’ve always been really interested in technology,” she said. “My dad’s a computer engineer, too. As far as business, I’ve been in the… Continue Reading

Congratulations Vineet Kosaraju!

Published Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by Adam

Congratulations to Vineet Kosaraju, who received a perfect score on the SAT after taking Excel’s classes and practice tests! Hailing from The Harker School, Vineet is heavily involved with the campus newspaper. “Last year I was a copy editor, which meant that I reviewed most of the articles before they went into print,” he said. “This year I moved to the online publication, where I’m one of the assistant tech editors. I review all of the articles that are based on science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, and sometimes business as well.” In addition to his… Continue Reading

Congratulations Vrinda Vasavada and Rishi Veerapaneni!

Published Monday, February 9, 2015 by Adam

Congratulations to Rishi Veerapaneni and Vrinda Vasavada, two Excel students who have recently received perfect scores on the SAT! Rishi scored a perfect 2400 on the October SAT and says he was initially bewildered by the results. “When I saw the score, I thought that was just the default value, so I thought, ‘Okay, they’ll add my score later.’ I didn’t quite believe it at first,” he said. “The next day…I go back and look at the same number, like, ‘They can’t be that slow.’ I was happy-ish, I don’t know. I was kind of… Continue Reading


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