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Official Blog by SchoolTutoring

Nov 18

Learning a Second Language

Learning a Second Language

Introduction Learning a second language has had an immense impact on my life as a student, an employee and on the day to day interactions I have. It’s an experience and a skill that can be beneficial to any life. It’s not easy to learn a language, but it’s a culturally enriching and rewarding experience.…

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Nov 4

Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Mostly Advantageous With High School starting to pick up after the first month and midterm season starting in most Post-Secondary institutions, it’s as good a time as any to start talking about tests. Love them or hate them, good test taker or otherwise, they’re a large part of the marking scheme for students in their later…

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Oct 27

Science myths on the big screen

Science myths on the big screen

Education is important. Not just to get a good job, but also to understand the world around you.  Knowledge and understanding help us put things into perspective.  It helps us make sense of our surroundings and stops us from being tricked by false information.  People always say “don’t believe everything you see on TV”, and…

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Oct 12

10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

Transitioning from high school into university can be daunting at first. A student has to deal with making new friends, learning to survive without their parents, the stress of an education system that demands more from them, the anxiety of the future and much more. So it isn’t too hard to believe that many students…

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Sep 22

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

I remember how scary the first day of high school was. High school was different than my first days at other schools. There were lots of other new kids but the school was also so much bigger, and the students seemed so much older! It was all very intimidating. On top of that, I felt…

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Aug 31

1st Annual SchoolTutoring Scholarship Essay Winner – Alyssa Forbes

1st Annual SchoolTutoring Scholarship Essay Winner – Alyssa Forbes

Alyss Forbes was the recipient of the SchoolTutoring $500 Annual College Student Scholarship. We wish her every success as she pursues her education at Savannah College of Art and Design to become character designer for video games. Tell us about yourself. I grew up in a small town in southern Georgia, and I have a very…

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Mar 1

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Although the idea of reading for fun may cause some people to laugh aloud and exclaim “in what world is reading fun?”, for many people reading is actually considered to be a very enjoyable and relaxing activity.  If you have not found reading to be an enjoyable activity in the past, that doesn’t mean that…

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Feb 9

Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

The beginning of a student’s first year at University is usually a very busy time, and often students end up feeling overwhelmed. One of the most effective ways to ensure that you feel in control during this busy time is to develop strong time management skills, and learn how to prioritize the different tasks that…

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Oct 1

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

It is that time of year again: students all across the continent are going back to school! Some students look forward to returning to the school routine, while other students dread it; in either case, it is always best to be as prepared as you can be, both mentally and physically. Here are some things…

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Sep 9

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

Many students across North America are starting to realize that it takes more than just good grades in high school to be successful after high school. Extracurricular activities are almost necessary nowadays when it comes to being accepted into colleges, and knowing important skills and facts that school cannot necessarily teach you is essential to…

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