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The Benefits and Challenges of Studying History

Studying history can work wonders in helping students develop critical thinking skills. It does not matter what subject in history one is studying, or what level; they all help students learn to look at a variety of issues from different points of view. Because at some level we know the outcome of ... Read More

 

Are You Prepared for the SAT Physics Subject Test?

The SAT physics subject test is an hour-long algebra-based physics exam with 75 multiple-choice questions. It covers a broad range of topics, primarily: Mechanics Electricity Magnetism Waves Optics Thermodynamics Modern physics If you want to take the SAT physics ... Read More

 

Zines as Study Tools

I tend to fidget. I fiddle with my pens, bounce my knees, and doodle while listening. When I was in school, I resisted my fidgets as much as I could. In fact, the only times my fidgeting really got me into trouble was when I would get caught playing with beeswax under my desk or drawing in the ... Read More

 

Good Reads: Book Recommendations for High School Students from AJ Tutoring Leaders

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

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