July 2017

Getting a Head Start on Next Year’s Curriculum with Summer Courses for High School Students

By APlus on 17 April 19 Blog

As parents might already know, college admissions have become increasingly competitive, with many top schools reporting more selective rates of admission than ever before. In order to secure a spot at one of their top choices, today’s students need to spend their high school years building a robust application to show off their skills, aptitudes,…

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How Summer Advanced Learning Programs Can Help Build Students’ Critical Thinking Skills

By APlus on 16 April 19 Blog

Critical thinking skills are important to succeeding in almost every domain, from math to science to English literature. They’re essential for conducting research, as they allow students to evaluate and synthesize varied sources of information, and for writing essays, as they help students clearly organize and express their thoughts. This means that by sharpening these…

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Every Point Counts: Why Intensive SAT Prep Classes Could Make the Difference For College Admissions

By APlus on 22 March 19 Blog

A good college education from a reputable school can set graduates up for a lifetime of success, providing them with all of the skills, qualities, and connections they’ll need to build a successful career and thrive in their chosen field. College admissions are more competitive than ever, though, and students need every advantage they can…

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How Learning Debate and Presentation Skills Helps English Enrichment Program Students Succeed

By APlus on 12 March 19 Blog

The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills that children can develop, which helps them navigate a variety of areas throughout their life. While they may excel at communicating themselves through writing or one-on-one conversations, it can be difficult when elements of public speaking are involved. Public speaking can be intimidating,…

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The SAT Test Day is Coming Soon! Here’s How Our Intensive SAT Prep Classes Can Give Your Child the Advantage

By APlus on 22 February 19 Blog

The SAT is a test used by colleges and universities to determine whether a student meets their admission standards. It can significantly influence a school’s decision during the admission process, which is why it’s important to make sure your child is prepared to take the test and earn a top score. It can be difficult…

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