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Common Core Math

Common Core Math Explained

Back in 2009, the Race to the Top competitive grants incentivized Common Core curriculum. This new initiative would provide extra funding to the states adopting the Common Core standards and methodologies. While the changes to English are understandable, Common Core...

December 3, 2019
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How to be a Successful Private Tutor

Unsurprisingly, private tutoring is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. There are many private tutors out there but few are successful private tutors. If you are a teacher or looking to work as a part-time tutor, chances are...

November 26, 2019

Stay Productive Over Winter Break!

Can’t you feel the holiday cheer? With December right around the corner, the world around us becomes a little more softer and significantly prettier with all the holiday decorations. The winter break will also mark an important part of the...

November 25, 2019
Spanish Tutor

How to Find the Best Spanish Tutor for Your Child

Due to the rise of globalization, fluency in multiple languages is becoming a highly desirable trait in the workforce. In the United States, fluency in Spanish opens many avenues in professional development and career paths. For many of us, however,...

November 8, 2019
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How to Choose Which Colleges To Apply To

While the ultimate goal is to get into college, minimal time and effort placed into each individual application may not give you the results you are hoping for. Thus, to ensure the best results, you must narrow down where you...

September 27, 2019
Types of College Applications

Types of College Applications: A Complete Guide

The burden of choosing which application system to use largely falls on you. We're here to help you make an informed decision. We'll be discussing some of the most common types of college applications in this essential guide.

September 13, 2019
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How Admissions Officers Read College Applications

To curate a great application, you will need to know how your application will be read. First, we'll go over the process by which applications are reviewed. Then, we'll give you some helpful tips in applying this newfound information.

September 9, 2019
Common Application Essay Simplified: A Strategic Guide

Common Application Essay Simplified: A Strategic Guide

Are you applying to two or more private universities across the US? If the answer is yes, the likelihood of you needing to write a Common Application essay is fairly high. Writing one common essay for all the private universities on...

August 30, 2019
UC Essays

How to Write Your UC Essays: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you applying to any University of California (UC) campus as an incoming freshman? If the answer is yes, then you probably know that you will need to include answers to four UC essay prompt in your college application. You...

August 21, 2019