How Many Hours of Tutoring Do I Need?

There’s no single, sure-fire way to succeed when it comes to entrance exams like the SAT, PSAT, ACT, GRE, or LSAT. The best way to prepare is to give yourself plenty of time to study and take advantage of available resources. You’re not reinventing the wheel — there are well-developed methods in place for preparing…

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Tutoring as a Valuable Resource for Diverse Learners

High school is meant to prepare you for college, imparting the foundational knowledge that will help you move into a major course of study and launch your career. However, even accomplished high school students may struggle when it comes to exams — especially high-stakes entrance exams that can impact admission to their top schools.  Students…

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A Look at the Return of the SAT & ACT at Top Universities

Recently, Harvard University joined several other leading educational institutions and reversed its ACT/SAT test-optional policy for undergraduate admissions.  When access to testing became complicated during the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. relaxed their policies on including ACT/SAT test scores as part of the admittance requirements.  Harvard joins Yale, Brown, Dartmouth,…

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Best Tips for Making the Most of Tutoring

If you need the extra support of a tutor to succeed in class or to pass an important test, you may wonder how to get the most from your tutoring sessions. There are things a student can do to help ensure the money and time spent on tutoring will provide the positive results everyone is…

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Tutoring: Finding the Right Fit for Your Needs

Schooling is meant to prepare students for testing, higher education, the job market, and life as an adult in general. Parents also contribute to this equation, often helping kids with homework, monitoring grades, and getting them ready to leave the nest.  That said, there may come a time when both parents and the education system…

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GRE vs. GMAT: Which Test Is Right for You?

If you’re nearing completion of your bachelor’s program and considering additional degrees, you may find that testing is required before you’ll be considered for certain schools and/or programs. You’re already familiar with the SATs, so you have some idea of what to expect and how to prepare.  What you might not know is which tests…

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GRE Quantitative Reasoning Section

The Graduate Records Examination (GRE) is a standardized test required to gain entry to some graduate schools in the U.S. While it is not required by every school or for every field of study, it may be a requirement for business and law students, among other graduate-level programs.  It’s important to find out whether schools…

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Section

The GRE is a widely accepted exam that plays an important role in how graduate programs choose their candidates. This test determines competence for grad school in many different ways, and one of the sections is centered around a concept known as verbal reasoning.  As with any part of an exam, it’s important to make…

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Digital SAT Practice and Preparation

Taking the SAT digitally is a great way to complete this essential exam using your own approved device or one of your school’s devices.  Want to make sure you’re following all the guidelines and setting yourself up for success with your digital SAT? Read on to learn more about how to prepare and what materials…

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GRE From Home: The Requirements for 2024

If graduate school is in your plans, you probably know how important your GRE score is for your application prospects. In 2020, the GRE became available in an at-home format for the first time due to the restrictions of the pandemic.  Even though most testing centers have long since reopened in 2024, some grad school…

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