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Get the Most from SAT and ACT Prep

Besides the obvious ways to maximize SAT and ACT prep (such as doing consistent prep, doing the homework so a tutor can target areas of weakness, etc), there are two important steps to making the best use of this specialized tutoring.

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Remedy for Testing Burnout

If it is between mid-junior year and beginning of senior year, it’s possible you have a teen who is burnt out from SAT and/or ACT testing.  If so, here’s how to throw ice on the burn.

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Avoiding Test Burnout

If a student has quality preparation and works hard, then burnout is more-or-less the only factor that could keep them from their goals.  But, just like we have control over receiving quality prep and working hard, we similarly have great control over avoiding test burnout.  If we know how to

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Tips for Taking the SAT

When I walked into the testing room and handed my admissions ticket to the proctor, there was an immediate chorus of laughter.  No surprise: I am old (at least to a high schooler), and I am taking the SAT.  Why?  I could say it’s because I own a tutoring company

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The ACT Watch

One of the most difficult aspects of taking the ACT is timing, particularly on the Reading and Science sections. In order to improve on these sections, students need a lot of practice (preferably from the real tests), the right strategies (skim for key terms on the reading and science, when

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What Should I Eat On Test Day

Perfection, even if never fully attainable, is worth striving for. As such, I aim to prepare students holistically: academically, personally, and, in this case, nutritionally. Thus, not just with the content and process of standardized testing and how this fits into college admissions. And not even just through increasing confidence,

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