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Consider Taking the ACT!

1. Study for Both Tests at the Same Time Most students we work with take both the SAT and ACT because of the content overlap between the two tests. By learning the grammar rules and math strategies for the SAT, you’ve also learned them for the ACT.  As a contrast, the ACT has no fill in ... Read More

 

Updates to the AP Physics 1 Curriculum

The College Board’s AP Physics 1 Course and Exam Description was updated in the fall of 2021 to reflect that the AP Physics 1 exam will no longer test what were previously units 8, 9 and 10 (electric force and field, DC circuits, and mechanical waves and sound). The College Board explained the ... Read More

 

Updates to the AP Biology Curriculum

For the 2019-2020 academic year, CollegeBoard made several revisions to the AP Biology Course and Exam. The reasoning was that many educators had complained that the scope of Biology was too wide to fit into an AP course, so both the number of questions on the exam and the breadth of material ... Read More

 

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

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