Category Archives: Writing Tutoring

HOW TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD WITH YOUR COLLEGE ESSAY!

  As the owner of a tutoring center that specializes in ACT/SAT and College Prep, I have learned from years of experience that writing personal college essays isn’t every student’s strongest attribute. The process of organizing and writing a college essay can be a very stressful and sensitive time for students. They often struggle with […]

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The Science of Scholarships: 4 Application Secrets

by Zena Smith If you’re actively applying for college scholarships, you’ve already got a lot on the line. A scholarship decision can be the difference between attending college or being unable to afford it, going to a choice private university or settling on a cheaper option close to home,  or being in debt or in the black upon […]

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3 Achievement Gap Problems and How You Can Help

by Zena Smith Last week on the MASTERs Plus EduBlog, we discussed a big problem in our small community—the Achievement Gap: what it is, who it affects, and a bit about how to help. This week we’d like to delve deeper by looking at three specific problems underlying this longstanding problem. One of the most […]

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Word of the Month

Edacious (adj.): Voracious; starving. “Some days she’s an architect and maker of imagination- others, she is just an edacious artist.”

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