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Book Recommendations for Winter Break!

Just in time for the holiday season, we crowd-sourced a list of book recommendations from leaders and veteran tutors at AJ Tutoring. 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 school reading ... Read More


Getting Ahead Over Winter Break

The most crucial purpose of winter break is relaxation. You’ve worked hard all semester long and deserve some time off. Of course, it is possible to relax without completely turning off your brain. You can enter 2021 feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and prepared. Here are a few great uses ... Read More


Educational Link Round-Up 13

The Big Miss in Education Reform: Fiction “Kids who are given time and permission to consider what they might do next, in terms of reading and learning, take charge of their own learning in new and authentic ways. Scripted assessments leave little room for kids to think about what next ... Read More


Comparing the SAT Subject and AP Biology Exams

Navigating the college admissions world, especially when it comes to standardized testing, can be challenging for students. Knowing which courses best prepare you for these tests and what to expect in terms of additional preparation is key to success. Luckily, our biology experts know the ... Read More

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