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Here Comes the PSAT!

The PSAT is a version of the SAT given to millions of juniors each year. Unlike with the SAT, colleges don't generally consider PSAT scores as part of the admissions process. That said, many students find it helpful to be familiar with the format and basic content of the test before they take it ... Read More


Is Your Middle Schooler Confidently Writing Essays?

Middle school essay writing can be a challenging task for many students. However, with the right guidance and support, students can develop the skills they need to become successful writers. 1:1 tutoring is an effective way to provide students with the personalized attention they need to improve ... Read More


Let’s Talk Percentages!

Let’s be honest, word problems can be confusing, even more so when they ask about percents! We know what it means to say “what is 42% of 100,” but it’s less straightforward to say “42 is 76% of what number.” Many students, whether they’re in 5th grade or 10th grade, struggle to ... Read More

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