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How to Study Science: The Art of Understanding Tough Topics

We were all students once, so we all remember the much-dreaded or much-anticipated “science class.” The suffixes “-ology” and “-istry” still haunt some of us to this day. You may have blocked them out, but remember these conversations? “Did you cram for that terminology quiz? ... Read More

 

Math Tips from a Calculus Tutor

Today we welcome Cory Sweet, veteran math tutor and South Bay calculus department head, to our blog! Cory is sharing his top three math tips for success in any math class, from algebra 1 all the way up through AP calculus and beyond.     Math Tip #1: Show your work! (No mental! ... Read More

 

The First Tutoring Session

What Tutors, Parents, and Students Can Do to Make it Successful First impressions are everything! Just like with any interaction, you might feel nervous going to your first tutoring session, whether you're a student or a parent. Still, the first session is the cornerstone for success—it sets ... Read More

 

The 5 Steps of Successful Academic Habits

Fall semester is the ideal time to consider how developing new habits can promote academic success. For many students, just getting started on assignments or test preparation can feel daunting. We're likely to spend more time and energy dreading a task than the time and energy needed to complete! ... Read More

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