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Jul 18

SAT/ ACT Preparation for 2014-2015

SAT/ ACT Preparation for 2014-2015

ACT and SAT test dates are fast approaching and it is vital that students who plan to take either of these tests during the 2014-2015 school year start determining a plan for this test. It is important to know when the test are offered and register for the date that works best for you. Early…

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Jul 15

An Effective Method for Solving Problems

An Effective Method for Solving Problems

Many students struggle with developing an effective method for solving problems. The aim of this blog is to discuss a problem solving model, which may prove effective for students who struggle in this area. This model should be treated as a guideline, or starting place for struggling students, as students usually possess the necessary skills…

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Jul 14

Process of Elimination Strategy for SAT/ ACT Style Questions

Process of Elimination Strategy for SAT/ ACT Style Questions

Sometimes students will encounter a question that they do not know how to handle.  When this happens, it is that students know how to handle this situation as this one question could make the difference of being admitted to the post-secondary school of choice. In order to master this skill, the following points should be…

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Jul 10

How Important is a Minor in College?

How Important is a Minor in College?

Whether you’re going into university knowing exactly what you want to do for a career or you’re going into university still filled with confusion, it is important to consider a minor. University is much different than secondary school in a lot of ways. One of them being that your university program will be much more…

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Jul 10

Tips for Writing a Great SAT Essay

Tips for Writing a Great SAT Essay

Many students dread and struggle with the essay portion of the SAT, but it doesn’t have to be this way! The best way to tackle the essay portion of the test is to know what to expect, have a plan going in, and sticking to a few simple rules. Below you’ll find some tips on…

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Jul 7

The Importance of Choosing the Right Friends

The Importance of Choosing the Right Friends

The idea of consciously picking and choosing your friends – rather than just letting it happen naturally – can seem callous. But when you think about it, your friends are a very important part of your life and can make a huge difference in the decisions you make and who you become. Who you spend…

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Jul 4

The Importance of Critical Thinking

The Importance of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is very important for students. It enables them to think on their own, and examine their study from a higher level of understanding. Critical thinking is the principle of open-minded, evaluative, and objective thinking. It allows students to understand academic concepts through multiple lenses, from multiple perspectives. This allows students to develop insights,…

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Jul 4

What To Do After You Take the PSAT

What To Do After You Take the PSAT

By this time, you may have already taken the PSAT and are just waiting to hear back on your results. Taking the PSAT is a great way to prepare yourself and possibly predict how you will perform on the actual SAT. A huge benefit of taking the PSAT is simply to familiarize yourself with the…

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Jul 3

Preparing for the PSAT

Preparing for the PSAT

So, you’re a few weeks into your junior year of high school now. This year may prove to be one of the busiest years of your academic career.  This year you should be scoping out colleges and preparing for the SAT. If you’re nervous about taking the SAT, one of the best ways to prepare…

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Jun 27

How to Prepare for ACT and SAT Math Tests

How to Prepare for ACT and SAT Math Tests

The math portion of the ACT and SAT tests is one of the more overwhelming sections for students. The test requires a lot of planning and strategy to complete it. The math section tests students on their problem solving and critical thinking skills. Still, in order to perform well on the exam students must know…

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