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Getting Ready for AP Exams and SAT Subject Test

SAT prep, SAT Subject Test Prep, AP Test

All though optional, taking AP Test and SAT Subject Test (depending upon what colleges you are applying to), may provide the much needed advantage on your college application and financial relief on your college tuition bill. Offered by the same

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New Year’s Resolutions for High School Students

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New Year’s resolution for high school students – from freshmen to seniors, there are worthwhile strategies that students can employ in 2017 that will vastly improve the college admissions process ahead. With the clean slate of the New Year upon

Writing to Manage Test Anxiety

Writing to manage anxiety

Doing well on tests is as much about “Game Day Attitude” as it is about “Proper Preparation”. Unfortunately, when it comes to standardized tests, the majority of students experience some level of test anxiety. Despite having the skills, some students

Learn About How Your Child Learns

Know how you learn

Our partnership with Mindprint Learning, gives families insight about students’ reasoning, memory, speed and executive functioning skills, including attention. Mindprint evaluation gives families information about students’ learning strengths and needs, helping them to maximize their strengths while supporting weaknesses.  This assessment

Does Handwriting Really Matter?


Throughout history, civilizations have devised ways to mark their ideas down for posterity.    Cave paintings dating to prehistoric times provide early evidence of man’s desire to document his surroundings. More than oral history, writing has provided us a much better

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Avoid a Springtime Slump

Avoid a Springtime Slump!  Tips for Studying Smartly To Finish the High School Year Strong When it comes to college admissions, good grades are paramount to receiving that coveted letter of acceptance to the College or University you’re dreaming of

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Axios Student of the Year 2015-16

Last year we created our ‘Wall of Fame‘ to recognize students with stellar academic or testing achievements. This year, as we continue to add new names to the wall, we are taking it a step further by celebrating one student

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Online Tutoring – Pass or Fail?

As internet services become increasingly available, families look to technology to solve problems and to make life more efficient. Many of us use Nest to regulate our thermostat, track our bills with Mint, and coordinate family schedules with Cozi. But

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Learning Disabilities and Transition to College

The transition to college is an overwhelming process for the student and the family alike. It gets compounded when there is a student who has differentiated learning needs. As you begin your college admissions process, bear these things in mind

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