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Sep 25

How Proper Note-Taking Can Save You Time

How Proper Note-Taking Can Save You Time

In order to perform well on any examination, students must fully understand the course material. Often times, students have the potential to understand such material, but they lack the necessary tools to do so. This is why it is very important for students to strengthen their familiarity with the learning skills and tools they have…

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Aug 22

SAT Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

SAT Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with documented disabilities have the ability to write the SAT with special accommodations. Such accommodations typically include but are not limited to: extended time, extra/longer breaks between sections, computer accommodations, seeing accommodations (such as brail, larger font test booklet etc.) and/or hearing accommodations (such as audiocassettes, auditory amplifications etc.). Eligible students are encouraged to…

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Aug 22

Managing Classes for Students with Learning Disabilities

Managing Classes for Students with Learning Disabilities

Every child deserves to learn. Children with learning disabilities should benefit from their education just as general education student do. The only difference with learning disabled students is that they need to develop the skills that they require to adapt their learning. This means that they should be provided with the type of support and attention…

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Aug 19

The Importance of One on One Preparation

The Importance of One on One Preparation

Students can prepare for their ACT/SAT examination in a variety of ways. Some students study alone, others enroll in general courses, others seek private one on one tutoring. Evidently, this wide array of choice varies in effectiveness. To optimize their score, the student should aim to utilize the most beneficial method.  More specifically, the student…

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Aug 12

Why Doing Homework Can Save Your Grade

Why Doing Homework Can Save Your Grade

Students are often under the misconception that the learning process is restricted to the classroom. Although it is true that a large portion of the learning happens in the classroom, the belief that ALL the learning is found in the classroom is absolutely false. The overlooked aspect of the learning process is actually found at…

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Aug 7

SAT Subject Tests: Determining Which is Right for You

SAT Subject Tests: Determining Which is Right for You

In addition to the general SAT test, students are given the chance to write a more specific test on a desired subject. These tests are called SAT Subject Tests and there are 20 of them which cover the 5 following categories: English, Math, Science, Foreign Language and History. SAT Subject Tests give the student a…

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Jul 30

Active Studying Tips

Active Studying Tips

Active studying is a very important skill to have because it will significantly increase a student’s ability to retain information. If used properly, active studying will drastically decrease the amount of time a student needs to spend studying. Students often spend long hours studying but feel that they can only absorb a small amount of…

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Jul 24

Seeking Assistance in School

Seeking Assistance in School

Students are often under the misconception that asking for help is a sign of weakness. This is common because many students think that this act will de-legitimize their grade. Often, the result is that the student will fall behind in their studies and fail. Do not fall for this misconception! Learning is an ambiguous process…

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Jul 23

SAT & ACT Essay Writing Tips

SAT & ACT Essay Writing Tips

Frequently, the student will be required to write an essay for their ACT/SAT test. It must be noted that the student is only given 30 minutes to write the essay in the ACT and only 25 minutes to write it in the SAT. Evidently this is not a proper amount of time to write a life changing essay;…

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Jul 18

Proper Use of Study Groups

Proper Use of Study Groups

Everyone has their own learning style. Some students prefer to study alone without any distractions while others prefer to study in a group. Every student must understand his own learning style in order to maximize their study time. A serious study group is a one of the best techniques to improve your studying. While everyone…

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