One on One Tutoring – How to Choose a Private Tutor for Your Child

By A+ Staff on 4 October 16 Blog
private tutor helping middle school student with Math

There’s no doubt that in certain circumstances, one on one tutoring can be a great way to help boost a student’s test scores.  Personal tutors allow for deep individualized work, particularly on certain specific subjects where the student needs extra help and guidance.  A personal tutor can go the extra mile, and give specialized attention…

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How Education Enrichment Programs Based in Singapore Math Improve Students’ Math Skills

By A+ Staff on 24 September 16 Blog
Elementary school student learning Singapore Math

For many students, no subject causes them more trouble than mathematics.  In fact, it’s so common for certain students to struggle with math that it’s led to a widespread perception in American classrooms that some students just can’t do math. What a self-defeating idea that is!  A student told that they “just can’t do math”…

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Tips for ISEE Math Preparation

By A+ Staff on 15 September 16 Blog
isee math preparation

If your student is on an academic track for success, few milestones are more important – or more stressful – than their ISEE exam. The Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) is the standard used by private academies, such as Boston Latin, to determine who they accept as students. For many students, mathematics is the sticking point.…

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What Matters Most in SAT Test Preparation

By A+ Staff on 28 August 16 Blog
SAT Test Preparation

Nobody walks into the SAT test “cold” and aces it. In fact, there’s no better way to guarantee poor performance. Those who do well on the SAT are those who engage in intensive SAT test preparation ahead of time! Top Four Tips for SAT Test Preparation Take practice tests! There really is no better way to prepare for…

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Tips for Writing a Standout College Application Essay

By A+ Staff on 21 August 16 Blog
College Application Essay

Of all the aspects of applying to colleges, the college application essay stands out as one of the more difficult — and important — parts. When test scores and other criteria are comparable among applicants, college admission specialists turn to the essay to determine the best matches for the institution. Here are some tips to help develop…

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