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AP Exams: Do They Matter?

In 6 weeks, AP exams will start (first day of testing is May 1st). If your teen is not sure how they will likely score, then I highly recommend that they take a practice test to check their progress.

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Summer Advantage

As we approach summer, I am optimistic. A gradual return to normalcy. Travel. Beach. BBQ. The physical embrace of family members not seen for over a year. Lazy summer evenings by the fire pit. Relaxed weekend afternoons at a vineyard. The sunshine after a storm is more welcome than before

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Win At Working From Home

Success is much more easily achieved with the right tools. If you set your mind to it, you will be able to drive a nail into a block of wood without a hammer (you’ll get a rock, a crowbar, etc), but it will be immensely easier and faster to use

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Quarantine: An Advantage for Some

To benefit and gain an advantage at a time of crisis might seem heartless, but there is no sense in not making the best of a difficult situation. You, your family, and the world will be better off.

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The Best Investment

For your long-term prosperity and that of your family, invest directly into yourself and your family. There are four primary ways to do so:

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Gap Between Grades and SAT/ACT Scores

Instead of writing a typical post, I am providing a link to a podcast in which Brian Eufinger, co-founder of Edison Prep in Atlanta, GA, breaks down how and why some students can get seemingly good grades and then get surprisingly low SAT or ACT scores.

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Focus on School Grades or the SAT/ACT?

We are constantly faced with choices and trade-offs. Interact on social media or study?  Watch TV or go to the gym?  Leave a note that you accidentally scratched someone’s car or drive away?  Whether we choose to follow the right course or not, we usually know the productive, healthy, and

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