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Reasons to Book a Tutor for Your Child This Summer

From help in English, math, science, and history to SAT prep, a tutor can provide your child with invaluable assistance. The school year may be just about over, but your student does not have to stop learning. Tutors can provide a different approach to learning or help your children get ahead in their classes. There…

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How to Keep Your Children Learning During the Summer

Your child has worked hard all school year, but forgoing learning throughout the summer can set their reading and math skills back three months.1 Keeping them on track doesn’t mean taking away the fun. Whether it’s general subject tutoring or SAT prep, your students can retain their skills and excel with an hour or two…

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Overcoming Test Anxiety: Real Advice for a Real Problem

So, it’s finally here. Test day! You’ve been studying hard for this exam while maintaining your grades, keeping up with school related activities or a part time job, and still managing your chores. Your friends and family all have high expectations and you have those same expectations of yourself. You look around and everyone seems a bit nervous, which…

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5 Key Reasons to Hire a Tutor

As a parent, you want your child to thrive in school and develop a love of learning. Sometimes students need a helping hand to reach these goals, and in these cases, a tutor can provide the help your child needs. Whether they’re struggling with study habits or one subject in particular, private tutors will put them back on the…

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When Should Students Begin SAT Prep?

If you’re helping your child with their SAT prep, you may be unsure how much time they need to learn the material. From what they should cover to how frequently they need to study, it’s critical to develop a strategy to ensure your child gets the most from their preparation. Timing is one of the most crucial factors…

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4 secrets collegeboard doesn't want you to know

4 Secrets CollegeBoard Doesn’t Want You To Know

Getting ready for the SAT can be a stressful and overwhelming time. While you may be nervous about taking the exam, you should be confident that your SAT prep will yield positive results. An effective SAT prep course should cover the most efficient ways to take the exam. Here are the secrets that no one wants you to…

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Pre-College Programs for High School Students: 10 Best Summer Programs

Not many parents are informed about the benefits of “Pre-College” Summer Programs offered at top tier universities. Although we strongly believe our students must rest in order to succeed in their academics, students should not avoid additional opportunities, which could potentially alter their chances to be accepted into their “dream school.” Summer programs not only…

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What if there is no SHSAT

What if there’s no SHSAT?

For those unfamiliar with the SHSAT, it is essentially an exam that will allow a student to gain admission into one of the illustrious “specialized” high schools in New York City. The exam has traditionally tested specific concepts that will determine the student’s overall aptitude and ability to keep up with the fast-paced, demanding curriculum…

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Outsmarting High School

Outsmarting High School Picking the right classes, the right teachers and making a schedule so that you can still have a social life…   As students are frantically trying to pick out the coolest binder or the trendiest pencil case or the backpack that will catch their friends attention; they are forgetting about the choices…

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Took the June 2018 SAT and Not Happy with Your Score? Find out your next steps here…

Posted by Izanna Levintova on July 31st 2018 As the June 1018 SAT scores rolled in on July 11th, countless students sat there staring at the computer screen, frantically scrolling through the details of their score reports and wondering what went wrong. It is well known that this standardized exam is graded on, what the…

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