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Public School vs Private School

As someone who has experienced public and private schools (both day and boarding) first hand as a student, teacher, administrator, private tutor, owner of a tutoring company and parent, I think I have some awareness of the stark differences between …

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Weird SAT Words & Groups of SAT Synonyms

        These are weird SAT words you need to know: dross (impurities) slag (impurities) charlatan (faker) necromancy (communication with the dead) sorcerer (someone who communicates with the dead) conflagration (big fire) palisade (row of stakes)   These …

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ORGANIZE YOUR SSAT ESSAY

        Opening Paragraph: Introduction * Put the topic in your own words. Show them you understand it. *State your opinion. Some words you can use if you’re agreeing with the topic: support, endorse, advocate, uphold, maintain, and …

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Back to the Books, Second Time Around

Praxis. A dreaded word for anyone who is looking to get licensed as a teacher in the state of CT. Doesn’t matter that you have been a teacher for over 10 years and have premanent licensing in another state( having …

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Students’ Performance on Test Day

Right now many college-bound students are in the midst of taking the SAT, ACT and other standardized “college prep” tests. As their tutor, over the past weeks and months you’ve done all you can to help them prepare. Now it’s …

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Tuesday’s Test-Taking Tip

In a multiple choice question don’t allow yourself to be mislead by an answer that looks correct, but isn’t actually supported by the text.

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