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Practicing Deliberately for the SAT and ACT

Every SAT or ACT tutor is familiar with this request, which can come from students or their parents: “Can we take extra practice tests? I can come in every weekend between now and the test. Can you give me more tests to take at home?” This question comes from a good place - the student ... Read More

 

3 Test Prep Material Updates Designed to Get You Results!

Here at AJ Tutoring, we are always striving to keep our test prep materials as up-to-date as possible in order to better serve and prepare our students. In order to do this, we continually audit and update our materials to make them as effective as possible. Here’s what we’re working on right ... Read More

 

Common Core Reading

Do you have questions about reading and the Common Core? We have answers.   The Common Core requires students to read more than ever, but the type of reading - and how they are assessed on that reading - can seem pretty different from how most of us learned to read. Instead of reading ... Read More

 

Second Harvest Volunteer Days

In November, nearly 30 AJ team members volunteered at Second Harvest in San Jose and San Carlos to help provide food for those in need before the holidays. Our team sorted produce and boxed food items in the organization’s warehouses during the morning sort shift. Second Harvest serves 250,000 ... Read More

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