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There are 104 Days of Summer Vacation…How Will You Make the Most of it?

The longest and shortest time of the entire year is rapidly approaching! I know students everywhere wish that summer vacation could go on forever, but those of us who are parents and/or educators know better. While our students have definitely earned a break this summer, it is not the time to ... Read More


Subject Spotlight: The Hardest Part of Calculus is the Precalculus

For many high school students or first year college students, Calculus will be the apex of their mathematics career or one of the final math classes taken. The only thing more ubiquitous than the presence of Calculus is how difficult it is―AJ’s Calculus department has 72 members and it ... Read More


Springtime is Testing Time

The countdown to the end of the 2021-22 school year has officially begun and with that comes the ever looming presence of test season! Starting in March until the bell rings on the very last final in June our students are beginning the season of standardized testing. From the SAT and ACT, to AP ... Read More


Why Take the ACT at all?

The age-old question that juniors and the families of juniors face year after year centers around college admission tests: Do we sign up for the SAT or ACT? Should we take both? Should we take neither? What benefits do these tests offer in this day and age? What is the benefit of the ACT? Well AJ ... Read More

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