Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship – Scholarships.com

Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship Scholarship – Maximum Amount: $1,000 – Application Deadline: August 15, 2018 – This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate college students with a 3.0 or higher GPA who are bettering themselves through education. The application includes an essay section to tell us about your academicContinue reading “Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship – Scholarships.com”

Beat Test Anxiety

Test anxiety symptoms are real and overwhelming when they are out of control. You recognize the signs of sweaty palms, headaches, stomach pains, dizziness, and many other physical indicators. Even when you prepared for the test, you were calm and ready to tackle any situation – except test anxiety. The pressure to perform well for […]Continue reading “Beat Test Anxiety”

When Should I Take the ACT? — link private tutoring

Sophomore year? Junior year? Students and parents are always asking me when a college-bound student should take the ACT or the SAT for the first time. The answer in most cases is the September or October administration of a student’s junior year. This allows her to have a baseline to help create a study plan […]Continue reading “When Should I Take the ACT? — link private tutoring”

ACT and SAT scores not only predictor of college success

For admissions offices that are strapped for time, test scores can provide a place to start to identify whether or not a student will be successful, but da Silva also said there has to be a commitment to reviewing each application and reading the students’ stories as well. “At the end of the day, that’sContinue reading “ACT and SAT scores not only predictor of college success”

Free ACT Practice Tests

Preparing for the 2017-2018 ACT — Official ACT Book ( ACT.org) Preparing for the 2007-2008 ACT — Official ACT Book ( PowerScore.com) Preparing for the 2005-2006 ACT — Official ACT Book (PowerScore.com) Preparing for the 2009-2010 ACT — Official ACT Book ( PowerScore.com) ACT Practice Questions (ACT.org) Preparing for the ACT Test with Writing (ACT.org) English Section Practice Questions (ACT.org) Math SectionContinue reading “Free ACT Practice Tests”

Teachers Note Top Factors in Math Success

“1. Top 3 success factors Teachers said the top three success factors for high math performance are: working hard to understand math concepts and knowing when to apply them versus simply memorizing formulas (75 percent); having the desire, initiative, and motivation to succeed (63 percent); and having confidence in their abilities and believing they canContinue reading “Teachers Note Top Factors in Math Success”

Meditation App for Teens

Headspace is not specifically for test anxiety, but it can be a great addition to any teen’s study skills toolbox. Most teens I teach or tutor have never meditate d. That’s not surprising. What does surprise me, however, is that few teens have even one coping mechanism for stress. Deep breathing, exercise, journaling, and otherContinue reading “Meditation App for Teens”