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Why Students Must Keep a Journal

In this unprecedented era of isolation, students are urged to keep a journal for several reasons: Writing down your thoughts is relaxing and inspirational Writing regularly makes you a better
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A Brutally Honest Post

Hundreds of times I have heard the following from parents, “My child has a 90 plus average in High School, but she performs horribly on the SAT.  She is just
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Tricks, Tips & Secrets…………..

Whenever a new parent calls me about tutoring, he or she inevitably asks “What tips and tricks are you going to teach my child to master the test?” My response,
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Summer Reading Club

On our Facebook Page we will be posting several articles each week from the NY Times and other publications on a variety of topics.  Everyone is invited to read these
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Servers Who Refuse to Write Down Your Order

How many times has this happened to you?  At a family function 6 to 10 of you are sitting at a round table when the server comes over to take
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Math Problems With Only Two Outcomes

Recognizing when there are only two possible outcomes to an SAT Math Problem will save time and the potential for errors in calculation. For example, if 30% of books are
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Back to School

Summer is winding down and for most High School Seniors this means revving up ACT Prep (for late Sept) , SAT Prep (for early Oct) working on your first essay
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What You Should Be Doing Now

High School Juniors registered for the March SAT should be completing one practice test per week until test day.  There are 2 weeks left–  So, a minimum of two practice
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Thinking Fast and Slow

As I was reading Thinking Fast and Slow by Princeton Professor and Nobel Prize recipient Daniel Kahneman, I came across the following mental exercise on p. 44 A bat and ball
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