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Is Calculus the Least Difficult Math Subject?

Calculus has the reputation of being one of the hardest classes in high school or college, but it doesn't need to be. Hear me out! Math is really easy, unless you’re behind, then it's really hard. But that is not very different from many other things. Speaking a language may be easy for you, ... Read More


Planning for AP and SAT Subject Preparation: Working Backwards

At AJ Tutoring, part of our core mission is to help students navigate the test-taking process with a minimal amount of stress. Attaining this goal involves planning ahead. If you’d like to talk through your specific situation, please reach out to us. To learn more generally about the process ... Read More


Good Books I: Reading Recommendations for High School Students

“Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading.” – Lena Dunham Here are the ground rules: the only requirements were that the books be appropriate for high-school-aged readers, and that they not be books that regularly show up on high ... Read More


Educational Link Round-Up

1. Smartphones in Classrooms: A Blessing or a Curse? “Smartphones are common tools in schools around the country. But are all those screens a good thing?” 2. Using Digital Tools to Promote Social and Emotional Learning “There was just one problem: “Kids were playing together, but ... Read More

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