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Gearing Up for Finals Season

The end of the school year is near! Both parents and students know what this means–final exams are on the horizon. Regardless of your child’s grade level, teachers often assign a cumulative exam, project or essay that requires your young one to apply all of the knowledge they have learned throughout the semester at once. […]

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Enrich Your Middle School Child’s Education

Want to enrich your child’s education, but unsure of how to engage? Fear not! Valuable academic lessons do not require hours of painstaking prep and a formal classroom setting to pull off. We’ve compiled three engaging ways for parents to reinforce fundamental middle school concepts with their children in an hour or less. BAKE A […]

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ACT versus SAT?

Standardized tests are a cornerstone of the college application process. Parents devote ample time and energy to preparing the prospective college freshmen in their homes for success with Kaplan courses and Princeton Review guidebooks. But in the last two years, both the American College Test (ACT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) have been redesigned. So […]

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Choosing the Right Tutor

Tutors can be an excellent asset in your child’s education. Finding the perfect tutor could boost your child’s confidence, shrink his or her test anxiety and encourage your little one to ask for help more often. However, not all tutors are suited to assist all children, even if they are masters of the academic material. […]

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Last Minute Tips on College Prep

The fall semester of senior year comes with a particular significance–college application time. Usually at this point in the high school experience, students have completed their last rounds of standardized testing and are polishing off the remaining personal statements. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, applying to college can often seem like an […]

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Fun Educational Technology for Kids

Today’s youth share a unique bond with technology. They have grown up around Apple products, mastered finding wifi and HotSpots, and most never think twice about using words like “Google” or “Facebook” as verbs. For adult generations, however, this fluency with technology is not as second-nature. In fact, parents may feel conflicted about the seemingly […]

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Deciding Your Child’s Future May Not Be As Clear-Cut As You Thought

Gearing up for SAT and ACT season? Countless families are shifting from summer mode to college prep mode as the application deadlines for most major universities draws near. Not surprisingly, many high school juniors and seniors have thought only of where they will attend college. In fact, not many been of these students have been […]

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Elite’s Back-to-School Survival Guide

Happy 2017-2018 school year! Many families all across the nation spent the past month getting their children back into the school week routine. That includes hunting for bargains during school supplies shopping, picking out the trendiest backpack for your child to wear, and making sure that class schedules are up to par. In the midst […]

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Two Concepts Every Child Should Master

It is no secret that the educational landscape of the United States is a highly varied one. Families have seemingly unlimited options to choose how they educate their children. These options include public and private schools, montessori facilities and homeschooling and more. Not to mention, every of one these institutions can be subdivided by curriculum. Some schools […]

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Fidget Spinners: Help or Hindrance?

In the past year, fidget spinners won the hearts of children all over the nation. As coined by Varda Epstein of Kars4Kids Education Blog, a fidget spinner is “like small propeller attached to ball-bearings” that rotates freely while generating a soothing vibration in one’s fingertips. Advertisers claim fidget spinners to be the newest solution to […]

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The New SAT Test (And Why It Changed)

The New SAT made its debut in March 2016 and impacts the students in the class of 2017 or younger. In 2005, the SAT changed and a score of 2400 or higher became the magic number to get. Before that the magic number was 1600. This year the SAT test is changing again and the […]

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Are You Ready To Take Your ACTs?

As you are preparing for college you may ask yourself if you are ready to take your ACTs or when most students take them? There are many things to consider when deciding when to take ACTs. It is not uncommon to see students take their ACT 2 or 3 times to try and improve their […]

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Is Your Child Showing Symptoms of Depression?

A common mistake that many adults make is thinking that only adults suffer from depression. The truth is even children can suffer from depression. As many as 1 in every 33 children may have depression. In teenagers, the number can be as high as 1 in 8. If you are questioning whether your child is […]

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Top 5 Tips To Help Study For Any Exam

Exams can be stressful and studying for them can be just as tough. Knowing how to properly prepare for them can be very helpful. Here are the top 5 tips to help you study for any exam. Be sure to understand your study topics in your own words. It does not matter how many times […]

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How To Find The Right Tutor For Your Student

Finding the right tutor for your child can be a frustrating process. You may wonder what to look for in the right tutor or what questions to ask a tutor to find out if they are a good fit. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to tutoring. A lot of it depends on your […]

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Why We Love Flashcards (And You Should Too)

  There are many different reasons to love flash cards. Maybe you haven’t found your reason to love flashcards yet and think they are very boring. Here are some of the reasons that we love flashcards and thing that you should too. Let’s start off with why flashcards are important. There are tons of articles […]

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7 Signs Your High School Student Needs A Tutor

Being a teenager has its pitfalls, which can include overwhelming pressure and stress with school and grades. Classes become more difficult and teachers often demand a tremendous amount of general homework, projects, and reports to be completed. As a parent, it is imperative that you be there for your high school student to make sure your […]

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5 Symptoms That Your Child Is Struggling With Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a problem is a learning disability that is undiagnosed in children, even though they struggle in school.There are many symptoms that your child is struggling with dyslexia. Some of them depend on the age of your child and how severe they have it. Dyslexia is most noticeable in children. It can affect your […]

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Participating In Your Child’s Education

Studies have shown time and time again that children with parents who are involved in their education have more success than children without parental support. Children are found to have better behavior, have higher grades, and better all around attitude towards education that results in a more successful life. Getting involved with your child’s education begins […]

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The Importance of Tutoring For Kids

You may find yourself wondering why tutoring is important for kids or when it is needed. There are many reasons that tutoring is important for kids, more than could ever be explained in a single blog post, but we did our best collecting information on why children need tutoring and what tutoring can do for […]

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