ACADEMIC FIRST AID NEEDED?

Is your son or daughter having trouble with STEM related courses? Had trouble with Math (Math I, II,III or Pre-calc), Physics, Biology or Chemistry? Trust us they are not alone. Seems our country as a whole does not do well preparing high school students for careers...

RISING SENIORS DID YOU HIT ACT CCRG BENCHMARKS ?

  By now NC CCRG (Career- and College-Ready Graduates) Program  (House Bill 97, 2015 Session) is hopefully on your radar. Implementation of this legislation is underway and, as currently written, will be fully implemented by Fall of 2018. Please Note: CCRG...

PURPOSE + DISCIPLINE = SUCCESS

    Goals matter – whether we reach them or not. They provide purpose and help set plans in motion for change. They can propel us forward when we would otherwise remain stagnant. Even small improvements count. When it comes to preparing for the SAT and ACT,...

The New Year Means New Plans, Ideas, and (hopefully) Habits.  

The new year means new plans, ideas, and (hopefully) habits.  It is no different for academics as for diet and exercise.  Practice and attention to detail are the keys to attaining the goal. The College Board added a national August test date this school year which...
Why You Should Never Stop Being So Critical

Why You Should Never Stop Being So Critical

You should always be extremely critical. That is, when considering what are the most important skills to develop to gain a mastery of the SAT, ACT, GRE, or any class assignment or standardized exam. More specifically, improving your critical reading, listening and...
Prose and Khan of Studying

Prose and Khan of Studying

“Break learning into shorter sessions with manageable gaps between each session.” How do you learn best? What medium should you use to retain the most information? Are we getting better at learning? Is there any one “best practice” when it comes to, well, practice?...
Bootcamp!? I Ain’t Doing Pushups

Bootcamp!? I Ain’t Doing Pushups

“Experts nationwide have used BootCamps to help students increase chances for their best scores.” Atten-tion! This is your reveille call. Not to head out for a zero-dark-thirty PT run. Nor to drop and give anyone 20 pushups. No, this is about test prep BootCamp....
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