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Summer at AJ: Test Prep Tutoring

Whether you are a rising 8th grader looking ahead to a fall or winter ISEE, SSAT, or HSPT; or you are a rising junior looking ahead to a first go-around at the PSAT, SAT, and ACT, the summer is an excellent time to get a head start on test prep. At AJ Tutoring, we’ve worked with thousands ... Read More

 

Using the Pomodoro Technique for Effective Studying

Do you struggle with focusing on a single task for a long period of time? Do you find yourself getting distracted when working on a calculus problem set, crafting a literature essay, or reviewing for a history exam? We all do! Welcome to the club. Understanding how your mind focuses and works ... Read More

 

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

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