Category Archives: Dos and Don’ts


  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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6 Simple Steps to Neutralize Test Anxiety

by Zena Smith When you’ve spent enough time in the classroom, as many of our tutors have, you begin to get the sense that things in education aren’t always as they appear, nor does everything always go as planned. This is especially true in the world of test-taking. On one hand, we have the test-makers […]

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Boost Your Grade By Forming an Academic Alliance

by Zena Smith When it comes to our children’s educations and futures, it goes without saying that good grades are always in season. The desire to improve in the classroom is perhaps as old as the classroom itself, but our understanding of how to make it happen continues to change. While traditional determiners such as note-taking skills, […]

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