College and SAT/ACT Test Prep



Application guidance for students interested in filmmaking, digital media production, and music


Official prep books and practice tests


Small group classes or one-to-one programs


Free Drop-in-Tutoring


Referals to our partners for resume and interview plap, financial aid planning, and college admissions


Introductions to industry professionals for career discovery


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Dawn Rusalov

Mother, Redondo Beach, CA

"My only regret about hiring Initia Education is I WAITED TOO LATE! I had no idea students can actually be taught how to take and do better on standardized tests. My daughter had used an online prep program recommended by our college counseling firm, but she didn't achieve high enough scores. After working with Victor, she steadily improved. He taught her more than just what she needed to know for taking the tests, though. He helped her build self-confidence, stay calm and focused during the test, and think positively. In addition, he was always available to us and never nickel-and-dimed us. Yes, you can find an affordable tutor who does an amazing job for your student. I won't wait to bring Victor on when it's time for my younger daughter to take those tests!"


Kirana Rao

Mother, Torrance, CA

"I had been looking for an SAT tutoring service in and around Torrance for my daughter, and after visiting many which I found to be too eager to get me to sign expensive contracts without regard to what I needed or was comfortable with, I stumbled onto Initia Education (founded by Victor Solis) which has a whole new approach to tutoring!

Victor is a treasure trove of information for college admission and has teamed up with amazing and caring career counselors/ college admission specialists to make it a smooth and less stressful journey to college.

Victor's dedication to helping others, his excellence in tutoring, and the generosity of his heart, have distinguished Initia Education form the rest of the tutoring services in Torrance. I am grateful for his continued support for my other kids as well. I highly recommend his services for anyoe looking for a pleasant and smooth experience to an otherwise stressful college admission process."

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Nikko Obel

Stanford University '17

"Meetings with Victor Solis to prepare for the SAT were always very productive and helpful. His calm and focused approach to the test shaped my own attitude toward the test and gave me the clarity of mind necessary for success"