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The Forgetting Curve

I have an awful memory. Seriously! I can barely recall what I had for breakfast yesterday. While my memory is probably below average, I’m not alone in my struggles with recollection. As humans, our minds are not designed to store and retain every piece of data that enters through our senses. ... Read More

 

Economics: How do you teach it when even experts disagree?

Economics is an increasingly popular subject for students at AJ Tutoring, both at the high school and college levels. It’s also one of the most interesting—and challenging—to tutor because so little of it is scientifically testable the way chemistry or physics are. President Truman ... Read More

 

6 Tips to Increase Your Accuracy in Math

Frequently at AJ Tutoring, students come in who express a familiarity with key math concepts but don’t score as well as they’d imagined on quizzes and tests. A common source of missed questions is inaccuracy. It can be frustrating because such errors happen even if you have mastered the ... Read More

 

How to Succeed in any Math Class

A challenging math class is a veritable rite of passage for students across the world. Working on problem sets late into the night can be frustrating, but most of us who have been through the gauntlet can recall moments of triumph when a particularly tricky concept is understood at last. Here ... Read More

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