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SAT vs. ACT – which test should you take?

One of the most common questions I get from my students is whether they should take the SAT or the ACT.  Frankly, the answer to that question depends on each student’s strengths, weaknesses, and personal preferences. Back in the day, the tests were mostly regional: students on the coasts took ... Read More

What type of learner are you?

One of the fun features of AJ Tutoring's academic tutoring program is an assessment that we give to our students sometime in the first few sessions.  This assessment, the "VARK Questionnaire", helps us to determine what type of learner each student is.  This information is invaluable for ... Read More

What’s different about AJ Tutoring?

One of the most common questions we’re asked is what sets AJ Tutoring apart from its competitors.  Silicon Valley and the Bay Area in general are crowded with test preparation and tutoring companies, each claiming to have the best approach to the test. While I may be slightly biased, after ... Read More

SAT classes are happening at the San Jose office

AJ Tutoring is happy to announce that we're now offering SAT classes at our new San Jose office!  March SAT classes are currently underway, and May SAT classes will be starting Wednesday March 14 at 6:30 pm. Group classes are a fantastic, cost-effective way to learn AJ Tutoring's SAT strategies ... Read More

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