Posts in Standardized Testing

TEST PREP: Help improve students’ learning skills at the start of school

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TEST PREP: Help improve students’ learning skills at the start of school By Melissa Erickson If your child suffers from test anxiety — butterflies in the stomach, gnawing on the pencil, feeling shaky or sweaty — it’s a good idea to start the school year with a test-taking strategy in place. “Many children struggle with test-taking,” said psychologist Blythe Grossberg, author of Test Success. While some children […] read full post >>

Low Cost SAT/ACT Tutoring

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Low Cost SAT/ACT Tutoring Themba Tutors, a company of NYC learning specialists, believes all students, regardless of family income, should have the opportunity to benefit from our professional learning support services. Thema Tutors is offering an opportunity for a student to receive 10 sessions of low-cost SAT or ACT tutoring in the fall of 2013. To take advantage of […] read full post >>

How to Hire a Tutor

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How to Hire a Tutor While there are many tutors offering their services to students in New York City, they are not all created equal. Some tutors are mainly focused on content to get students through a specific course, while others look at how a student can improve his or her skills and become a better student in the long […] read full post >>

How to Become a Better Writer

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How to Become a Better Writer Private and many public college-preparatory schools emphasize writing and reading in their curricula. Learning to write well is a critical task, particularly in high school. Writing efficiently and clearly is important in part because so many exams and papers ask students to write concise, correct, and convincing essays. In addition, college entrance exams such as […] read full post >>

How Important are ISEE and SSAT Scores?

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How Important are ISEE and SSAT Scores? While students and parents often worry about how well their children will perform on the ISEE or SSAT when applying to private schools, the reality is that admissions committees use a range of factors when deciding which students to admit to their schools. For example, admissions committees look at the student’s recent grades and consider […] read full post >>