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Don’t Worry about Vosotros

Have you ever come across a student who is inquisitive about every aspect of the Spanish language? I know I have come across students who want to know more about the etymology of a certain word. Sometimes as tutors we may not know directly off the top of our heads how a word came to be, but we ... Read More


The LSAT: Everything You Need to Know

For better or for worse, a student’s Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score is the most important factor law schools consider when making admissions decisions. Other aspects of a student’s application are considered as well, such as undergraduate GPA, letters of recommendation, work ... Read More


Quality Childcare

We can all agree that childcare is important, but what constitutes quality child care? According to Sanders and Howes (2006), it’s a winning combination of structural aspects and process features. Let’s break that down. Structural Indicators Structural indicators can be measured ... Read More


Chemistry and Context

Three months, or even one month prior to our last session, discussing that gallium could dissolve in water would have probably bored my student. However, learning that a gallium spoon in the presence of water could “disappear” engendered the perfect vehicle to learn: sincere curiosity.; ... Read More

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