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It's Time To Choose: The ACT or SAT?
  • Posted on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Some colleges may no longer require standardized test scores, but for most high-school students, test-taking is still a reality. Here's some advice that might help you decide which test is best suited to you.

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Get Ready: The SAT vs. The ACT
  • Posted on Sat, Sep 26, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

 

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The testing season has begun. Juniors are getting ready for the ACT and SAT's right now.

 

They should also be thinking about which SAT Subjects Tests they will be preparing for as well. Seniors, and some underclassman, are in the moving along in the AP classes, preparing for the exams in May.

With so many tests on the horizon. We thought we could help make sense of them for you.

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Great Tips When Writing Your ACT Essay
  • Posted on Wed, Sep 23, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

With school here, tests are probably the last thing on your mind.

 

However, if you're going to be a college-bound junior in the Windy City, you should start thinking about any college tests you may have to take, such as the ACT.

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How To Make Your High School Freshman Year Great
  • Posted on Mon, Sep 21, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

So what's high school really like?

 

Is there more work? More stress? Will it be difficult going from being one of the oldest middle school students to one of the youngest high schoolers?

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What Your High School Junior Year GPA Means and What Helps If You're Falling Behind
  • Posted on Sun, Sep 20, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Two years is a long time in the perspective of a sixteen-year-old, but as you very well know, two years fly by like nothing.

 

Your child's first day of high school jitters are probably still fresh in your memory.

And just think, in another two years, you'll be shipping off your young one to college. Wow. "Time flying" doesn't do it justice: Time rockets forward! 

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How Talking To Your Child About Homework Expectation Makes A Big Difference
  • Posted on Fri, Sep 18, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Homework is an important part of the learning process that every student must take part in.

 

Going back to school can be a hectic time, but if you establish routines and expectations for your child early on, he/she will begin to take responsibility for and ownership of his/her own education.

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9 Simple Steps Parents Can Use To Help Prepare Their Child for Exams.
  • Posted on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

You totally don’t want to think about it right now, but  your child's exams are just around the corner.

That means you can add studying for them to your already vast to-do list.

Here are some helpful hints on how to prepare for your exams and get everything else done.

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How to Give Your Child The Learning Skills They Need To Be Successful Using Personalized Tutoring.
  • Posted on Mon, Sep 14, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Modeling Study Skills Can Greatly Improve Your Student's Executive Functioning.

Executive functioning, at its core, is simply a fancy way of labeling the way a brain organizes, accesses and harnesses information.

We often take these skills for granted, and as such, forget that they are skills that are learned. For instance, imagine watching a toddler quietly organizing his toy trucks in a line.

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10 Reasons How Tutoring Can Increase Your Child's Learning Capabilities
  • Posted on Mon, Sep 14, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

 


There are many benefits to private tutoring...

 

Besides the obvious better grades at school example, we'll list here our top 10 reasons to find your child a private tutor: 

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How Personalized Tutoring Can Greatly Impact Your Child's Learning
  • Posted on Sat, Sep 12, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

In the education world, there is an ongoing conversation about closing the “achievement gaps” between students of different groups.

 

There is a mountain of research analyzing the academic progress of different socioeconomic, cultural, and racial cohorts of students.

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What To Know If Your Child Needs A Tutor
  • Posted on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Every parent wants their children to do well in school.

 

They want the best for them, and many will do whatever they can in order to get good results for their kids.

This can include signing them up for private tutoring in order to give them a bit of help if they seem to be lagging behind their classmates or not doing as well as they might like them to be.

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School Is Back: How to Plan With You’re Child An Early Admission To College
  • Posted on Wed, Sep 09, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

A Look at Early Admission

The college application process can be a stressful experience for both students and their parents, especially when early admission is factored in.

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How Extra-Curricular Activities In High School Helps You In College
  • Posted on Mon, Sep 07, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

Don't Forget Extra-Curricular Activities!

As a parent, you want the best for your children. This includes the best health and education.

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Starting the Year Right: Simple Tips to Help Your Child Engage Homework
  • Posted on Sat, Sep 05, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

 

There are children who come home from school, grab a snack, and immediately take out their agendas and start diligently working on homework without being prompted by their parents.

If this is your child, congratulations.

If you are like the rest of us and homework is a struggle, then this article is for you.

 

Learn About Our Homework Helpers

 

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Boost Your ACT Score With Personalized Test Prep
  • Posted on Fri, Sep 04, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

High school students spend about 5500 hours in class and 1500 hours on extracurricular activities.

 

These two categories reflect 50% and 25% of the college admission picture. The other 25% of a student's application is the ACT exam.

The ACT is a standardized test used to measure the success of the student with high school academics and gauge him or her for admission to college. As little as 20 hours of ACT test prep instruction can dramatically improve this quarter of a college application.

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Great Advices on How to Write Your College Essays From Professionals
  • Posted on Wed, Sep 02, 2015 @ 17:09 PM
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