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Unleashing the Power of High-Intensity Tutoring: Maximizing Learning Potential

In today's fast-paced educational landscape, high-intensity tutoring has emerged as a powerful tool …

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How to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation to Prepare for the SAT

As summer vacation rolls around, students have a unique opportunity to dedicate their time and energ…

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How to Secure High School Internships During the Summer

Finding and securing a high school internship can sometimes be a challenging task. In this blog post…

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A Comprehensive Guide: How to Prepare for the SHSAT During Summertime

While many students choose to study during the academic year, summer can be an ideal time to intensi…

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The Marvelous Arianna

As an infant, a mere 3 weeks after birth, I knew Arianna was exceptional. She was forever alert, alw…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Study For The SAT Reading Section

Preparing for the SAT can be an overwhelming task, especially when it comes to the reading portion. …

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Autism FAQ

Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD is a constellation of traits characterized by challenges in social i…

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Autism Signs & Symptoms with Steps to Obtain an Evaluation in New York City

Naveed is in 2nd grade and has been having a challenging time in school. While his teacher goes thro…

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Is Bronx Science Better Than Stuyvesant?

Comparing Bronx Science and Stuyvesant is a challenging task, as both schools are highly regarded an…

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Should you give a shot at Stuyvesant High School? 5 Reasons That Stuyvesant Is Worth Preparing For!

Stuyvesant High School is one of the eight specialized high schools in New York City and is widely r…

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5 Reasons Why the SHSAT is Important

The Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) is an exam that determines admission to eight s…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Take The SAT

The SAT, or Scholastic Aptitude Test, is a standardized test that is widely used in the United State…

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The Advantages of Attending a NYC Specialized High School

Attending New York City’s Specialized High Schools provides students with exceptional academics and …

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What Are The Common Core State Standards?

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a set of academic standards for English language arts (EL…

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The Extraordinary Ian

Let me wax poetic about my extraordinary son Ian. Now 7 years old, Ian is a prolific reader of books…

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My Childhood With Undiagnosed ADHD

“Mrs. Khan, your son Ivan is hyperactive.” It was the second time in just a few years that my immigr…

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SAT vs. ACT: Which Test Works For You?

Almost everyone is familiar with the SAT, however, schools offer another option, also known as the A…

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Mental Health Resources for Students Impacted by the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many of our lives in an unpredictable way. Many adolescents have n…

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Why Students Should Start Scholarship Applications In Junior Year

It can get difficult for students to complete all their scholarship applications in senior year as t…

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2022 COVID Response in NYC Schools

There has been a massive concern amongst parents, teachers, and school administration on the Departm…

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How Does Tutoring Benefit Students?

Tutoring is a complementary process along with the education students receive in school. Many parent…

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What Is The Common Core?

The words “common core” seem to be a very common term nowadays. It seems every grade has some sort o…

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How To Keep Your Child Academically Engaged Over The Summer Break

It’s a no-brainer that students tend to forget what they learn during the school year when they go o…

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The Five Fs for Choosing The Right College

This week millions of 12th graders across the country are finding out which colleges have accepted t…

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3 Ways To Help Your Child Keep Their Momentum In School

As the public school system still remains in remote learning protocols, our children stay at home an…

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When Is The Next SAT?

The next SAT is scheduled for May 8, 2021. Registration ends on April 8, 2021. Late registration dea…

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Setting Goals = Maximum Productivity

By now, most students, having to go to school from home, have manifested a workflow for getting thei…

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Why Communication and Writing are Key Mathematics Skills

It is no surprise that common core mathematics topics require students to effectively explain their …

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How To Take an Effective Break While Studying

Everyone takes breaks in between studying. But are you taking the most effective break possible? The…

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How to Improve Your SHSAT Math Section Scores

An all-inclusive guide on how to properly navigate the SHSAT Math section and maximize your efforts …

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