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Preparing for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT as a Sophomore

As a test prep tutor, I work with many juniors every year, and as an academic history and English tutor, I work with many sophomores. Many of my sophomore students and their parents have heard from friends and elder siblings that junior year is hectic, so they understandably want to get started ... Read More


AJ GoodReads Part 2: More Book Recommendations from Team AJ

This is How You Lose the Time War Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone Recommender: Jessica Embrey Our two protagonists, Red and Blue, are rival agents who travel through time to ensure the future success of their faction. Each chapter describes a mission that is ... Read More


AJ GoodReads: Book Recommendations from Team AJ

The 13 Clocks James Thurber Recommender: Lee Miller This short children's novel is pure pleasure, and not of the guilty sort, given its author's literary bona fides. Thurber's prose borders on poetry, and his love of the beauty and weirdness of the English ... Read More

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