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The recent seismic shift in education has taught us the power of intensive online classes focusing on specific aspects of testing and learning. Obviously, our SAT/ACT classes and tutoring programs provide comprehensive preparation for the tests. But some reading, grammar, and math topics can stand further review, especially in creative and focused ways. We’ve designed the series for August 2020 to address the most important, influential, and interesting topics for current, former, and new students alike. Don’t let summer end without trying a few! August 22 – Extra Help on Archaic SAT and ACT Reading Passages (Patty Camloh) August 22 – SAT Historical Documents (Patty Camloh) August 23 – Making SAT & ACT Math Flashcards (Mike Bergin) August 24 – Calculator Clinic: Are You Ready for the SAT & ACT? (Kaeti Stoss) August 25 – SAT & ACT Punctuation (Hilarie Lloyd) August 27 – Overcoming Test Anxiety (Mike Bergin) Each…

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When you want to prep for a standardized test–and you should always prep–the right class can offer the optimal mix of insight, expertise, and value. Assuming you can find a class taught by proven experts that includes both curriculum instruction and practice testing and review, you should sign up… as long as group instruction makes sense for you. Just keep in mind that even the best class should be seen not as a complete package but rather as a powerful foundation for success. What does this mean? A class is a start. When you take a cooking class, you don’t instantly master cuisine just because an instructor supervised the preparation of one easy recipe. Becoming a great chef requires the same elements mastery in every field demands: practice and coaching. The right class provides essential information and techniques for success that only become yours through additional work. Over the years,…

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Summer is here, and time is right to improve academic and executive skills, at least part of the time. The recent seismic shift in education has taught us the power of intensive online classes focusing on specific aspects of testing and learning. Obviously, our SAT/ACT classes and tutoring programs provide comprehensive preparation for the tests. But some reading, grammar, and math topics can stand further review, especially in creative and focused ways. In addition, some topics may not fit in a general class but hold serious significance for certain students. Ultimately, we’ve designed the series for July 2020 to address the most important, influential, and interesting topics for current, former, and new students alike: July 20 – SAT & ACT Punctuation (Hilarie Lloyd) July 22 – Overcoming Test Anxiety (Mike Bergin) July 23 – Extra Help on Archaic SAT and ACT Reading Passages (Patty Camloh) July 27 – Understanding Your…

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School may be letting out, but the opportunity for learning never stops. The recent seismic shift in education has taught us the power of intensive online classes focusing on specific aspects of testing and learning. Last month’s Seminar Series was outstanding, but our June Seminar Series will be even better! Why a Seminar Series? Obviously, our SAT/ACT classes and tutoring programs provide comprehensive preparation for the tests. But some reading, grammar, and math topics can stand further review, especially in creative and focused ways. In addition, some topics may not fit in a general class but hold serious significance for certain students. Ultimately, we’ve designed the series for June 2020 to address the most important, influential, and interesting topics for current, former, and new students alike: June 1 – Calculator Clinic: Are You Ready for the SAT & ACT? (Kaeti Stoss) June 4 – Understanding Your Academic Personality Profile (Mike…

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Have you gotten used to distance learning yet? After this global crash course in videoconferencing and remote instruction best practices, we are feeling really good about the efficacy of our online classes, tutoring, and practice tests. We’re feeling so good, in fact, that we’re adding a bevy of beautiful new programs as part of our May Seminar Series. Why a Seminar Series? Obviously, our SAT/ACT classes and tutoring programs provide comprehensive preparation for the tests. But some reading, grammar, and math topics can stand further review, especially in creative and focused ways. In addition, some topics may not fit in a general class but hold serious significance for certain students. Ultimately, we’ve designed the series for May 2020 to address the most important, impactful, and interesting topics for current, former, and new students alike: May 4 – Why Do The SAT & ACT Matter: Honest Talk for Teens (Mike Bergin)…

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