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Speed reading and the SAT

In the SAT classes I teach, our introduction to reading comprehension often begins something like this. I pose a general query to the class: “So, how many of you enjoy the reading comprehension section?” One student (out of eight) tentatively raises her hand. “Why don’t the rest ... Read More


Do Colleges Prefer the SAT or ACT? | Test Prep FAQ

One of the most common questions we get from students and parents is whether colleges prefer the SAT or the ACT.  The short answer to this question is: almost* all colleges accept both the SAT and the ACT equally for admission. The common misconception (especially in the Bay Area) is that ... Read More

Welcome back to a new semester!

Happy New Year to our AJ Tutoring family! We're getting back into the swing of things at our offices from Woodside down to San Jose.  Juniors are starting to prepare in earnest for the spring 2015 SATs and ACTs, and our academic tutoring students are building a solid foundation for the semester's ... Read More

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