get your test prep on with these act practice tests

Get Your Test Prep on with these ACT Practice Tests

ACT Practice TestFor many students, taking the ACT is a key step in the college admissions process. The ACT covers Math, Science, Reading, and English. That’s a lot of subjects to study for at one time! Luckily, there are lots of great resources, both online and IRL, that can help you get ready to crush it on test day. Read more

how to solve quadratic equations without melting your brain

How to Solve Quadratic Equations Without Melting Your Brain

quadratic equationsAlgebraic equations can look pretty puzzling, especially if you don’t consider yourself a math person or if it has been a long time since you worked one out for yourself. If you’re struggling with quadratic equations, or need a quick review, we put this guide together to go over the basics of solving these equations and help you memorize the formulas that you need to know. Read more

Do You Miss Reading Rainbow? There’s an App for That.

Kids of the 80’s and 90’s, remember Reading Rainbow??? No big deal, just the awesome show where LeVar Burton taught you that books can take you on magical journeys and made hanging out at libraries seem pretty cool. Guest appearances from celebrities and field trips to cool places didn’t hurt either.

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6 “Extra Credit” Results You Get With Tutoring

tutoring benefitsWorking with a private tutor can help you improve your grades and develop your study skills – that’s a given. So when you’re measuring the success of a tutoring program, academic performance is the easiest sign to track. Do you have a better understanding of the material? Have your test scores or overall grades improved? Are you catching on to new material quicker? These are all telltale signs that you’ve chosen a great tutor, and the program is working for you.

However, there are also additional benefits and results that most students see – “extra credit,” you might say! Here are some of the most common:

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test taking strategies your guide to a stress free finals week

Test Taking Strategies: Your Guide to a Stress-Free Finals Week

Test Taking TipsMany students feel stressed and overwhelmed at the end of each term when finals week is upon us. As with many things in life, your attitude will directly affect your ability to succeed in school. If you start to feel stressed with final exams looming, keep these test taking strategies in mind to keep calm, get confident, and make the grades you want. Read more

a plus tips how to write an essay

A+ Tips: How to Write an Essay

how to write an essayDoes your stomach drop every time you hear the words “writing assignment”? It is quite common for students to stress over writing papers, but once you learn more about how to write an essay, you will find that there is a method to the madness. Keep calm and get good grades, by following these six easy steps to writing an essay. Read more