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How Our Busy Students Prepare for the PSAT

One of the challenges that juniors face is having to prepare for standardized tests despite the barrage of other commitments that students need to keep up: the year is jam-packed with challenging classes, extracurricular activities, and, of course, standardized tests. At AJ Tutoring, our ... Read More

 

Thinking Ahead to SAT/ACT Preparation (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

 

What the College Board’s Recent Decisions Mean for Students

On Tuesday, the College Board announced that SAT subject exams are cancelled going forward and that, effective June 2021, the SAT will no longer feature its optional essay. What does this mean? The elimination of subject tests heralds a shift to AP exams as the premier tests of specialized ... Read More

 

Take a free, virtually proctored SAT through AJ Tutoring!

Calling all sophomores and juniors! Now that local high schools are cancelling their January 2021 PSAT plans, AJ Tutoring is offering a free, virtually-proctored exam for sophomores and juniors to give them some exposure to the format and question types on the PSAT and SAT.  When is? ... Read More

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