Our first Instagram contest – win a trip to Burke Williams spa!
Win a relaxing getaway to your nearest Burke Williams in our first Instagram contest! $50 gift certificate up for grabs. All it takes is one photo! Moms/Dads, we all know that tutoring can help your kids perform better in school, but an hour of tutoring also means you get a free hour to relax! And [...]Learn More
ISEE 2013-2014 Test Dates
The ISEE test his here once again! The ISEE, or Independent School Entrance Exam, is a multiple-choice format test with an essay that takes stock of a student’s ability to apply what they’ve learned in school. The scores from this test are used by admissions boards for private schools around the country. Now, the 2013-2014 [...]Learn More
College Applications – Are you Putting Your Best Foot Forward?
It’s that time of year when college admissions boards receive an influx of incoming mail from hopeful students around the country hoping to gain a higher education. These boards hold your academic future in their hands, and applying to schools can be a daunting task, and waiting to find out if you’ve been accepted or [...]Learn More
HSPT vs. ISEE – How do They Differ, and Which One Should You Take?
Here’s the skinny – if you want to attend private school in California, you are going to have to take one of a range of standardized tests that are used to gauge your ability to apply what you’ve learned in school. Private schools use these test results during the admissions process to get a more [...]Learn More
Never Leave the Bubble Blank: Why SAT Guessing Works Statistically
One of the most frequent questions we’re asked when tutoring SAT is, “Should I leave answers blank on the SAT since I get penalized by 1/4 point for each question answered wrong?” In short, the answer is no. You should not leave an answer blank. The odds are that you’ll get a higher score if [...]Learn More
Revamp Your Goals – Goal Setting for Success!
There’s no doubt about it, goal-setting is one of the tried and true paths to success. You create a mission for yourself and work to achieve it. The most successful people in the world attribute their success to goal-setting. The question is, are the goals you’re setting the right ones? For example, I was at [...]Learn More
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