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Are You Thinking about Taking the New August SAT?

If you're a high school student, the parent of a high school student, or otherwise plugged into the world of standardized testing, you've probably heard about the new August SAT that will be administered this year. Bowing to popular demand, the College Board has finally decided to give students ... Read More

 

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

 

Helping Your Student Learn to Read the Common Core Way

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 only fiction, our students are being pushed to branch out and read nonfiction earlier ... Read More

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