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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


How to Start Strong in the Second Semester (3 Expert Tips)

It’s 2020! We at AJ Tutoring are excited to welcome in the new year and renew our mission to provide the highest quality of education to Bay Area students. No matter how last semester ended, the great thing about the academic cycle is that you get a fresh start with the arrival of a new ... Read More


Top 4 Differences Between the SAT and ACT

One of the most common questions I get from my students is whether they should take the SAT or the ACT.  Frankly, the answer to that question depends on each student’s strengths, weaknesses, and personal preferences.  If you’d like to talk through your student’s unique situation, ... Read More


How to Get Ready for Test Day Checklist

Students often ask what they should bring with them to the testing center on SAT or ACT test day.  With tests coming up in November and December, it’s worth a reminder. You can find a complete list on the College Board’s website, but I’ll summarize it here.   You should bring: ... Read More

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