The Secret to Ending Homework Wars

The dreaded homework wars can look different in every house. See if any of these common scenarios sound familiar and then picture the peace descending on your house when you call in an expert. Your child decides studying isn’t worth it because his efforts don’t result in improved grades.  Nothing breeds self-confidence like success in […]

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How Many Colleges To Apply To This Fall

If you have a senior at home furiously completing college applications, there’s no doubt you’ve had “the talk”.  And no we don’t mean about how to manage the party scene during their freshman year.  How many colleges to apply to has become a hot topic. We’ve all heard about students applying to 10 or more schools. […]

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PSAT Scores

What Your PSAT Scores Mean

The PSAT test is more important than most people think – most notably, it is how National Merit Scholars are determined. But it has another important purpose – and that is to help kids see how they will do on the SAT – and what they need to focus on to improve their score. Your […]

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Three Reasons the PSAT Matters

On October 15 and 18, high school students across the country will be sitting for the PSAT. Many people consider it a “practice test” since colleges won’t consider your PSAT scores for admission and don’t spend much time worrying about it. But the PSAT counts for more than you would think. Here are three major […]

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The Only SAT Strategy You Need

The SAT is coming…and we often hear the same questions from parents about what the best SAT strategy is. We thought we’d do a quick FAQ to give you the 411 on the SAT – stat. How do I prepare for the SAT? We’ve got you covered on this one – our tutors are ready […]

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