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The Four Stages of Competence: Math Edition

We all like to think of ourselves as active participants in our lives. We make decisions from sun-up to sun-down: when to wake up, what to eat for breakfast, what email to answer first, what podcast to listen to on the drive home. However, the uncomfortable truth is that our behavior is more ... Read More

 

Practicing Deliberately for the SAT and ACT

Every SAT or ACT tutor is familiar with this request, which can come from students or their parents: “Can we take extra practice tests? I can come in every weekend between now and the test. Can you give me more tests to take at home?” This question comes from a good place - the student ... Read More

 

3 Test Prep Material Updates Designed to Get You Results!

Here at AJ Tutoring, we are always striving to keep our test prep materials as up-to-date as possible in order to better serve and prepare our students. In order to do this, we continually audit and update our materials to make them as effective as possible. Here’s what we’re working on right ... Read More

 

Changes to ACT essay scores are coming in September

2016 has been a year of change for the college admission testing landscape with the introduction of the new SAT in March, and that change appears poised to continue with a revision of the ACT essay’s scoring structure set to debut in September. The ACT unwittingly ignited controversy with its ... Read More

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