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Finding A Home Away From Home School tours. Interviews. Application deadlines. The ISEE is only a piece of the entire application process. Making a decision about where you child should apply can be a source of stress for a lot of parents. You have to weigh your child’s best interests and the extra-curricular activities against...
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All About ISEE Accommodations In order to allow all students access to the ISEE test, the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) does provide accommodations for students who qualify. The path for students to qualify for testing accommodations is sometime hard to navigate, so it’s good to know what the process looks like before hand. We have...
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When should my student take the ISEE? It can be confusing deciding when and where your student should take the ISEE test. We discussed taking the test on a computer at a Prometric center vs taking it on paper at a school location in a previous blog post (click here), so now let’s discuss the...
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Where to take the ISEE? Parents often wonder what the best option is for their child to take the ISEE – a paper and pencil test offered at a school site or a computerized test offered at a Prometric center. There are pros and cons to both. We’ve outlined them below to help Davidson Tutoring...
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Spring Testing Sharpen those Number 2 pencils, dust off the TI-84s, and set your watches…Spring is a time for cleaning, shopping, and tanning for Summer, but at Davidson Tutoring, we know that test taking season is in full bloom. SATs, ACTs, ERBs, APs!!! Yes, Dr. Suess could easily make a poem of those, but our...
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GPAs vs SATs What started out as an IQ test for Army recruits in the early 1900s quickly became the most popular scholarship test for Ivy League schools. Today, the SAT is probably the most extremely useful tool in the college admissions process – something that many American high school students anxiously dread this time...
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Benefits of Individual Tutoring Large group, small group, Skype, one-on-one instruction…the options are unlimited and can get a little tough to choose between when searching for the right fit for your child and his/her tutoring needs. At Davidson Tutoring, we pride ourselves in providing top notch individual instruction. Every student has a unique learning style...
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Study Skills Pointers & How to Be Prepared for Your Mid-Terms Although it’s hard bouncing back from a winter break of relaxation and nothingness, school work has a way of catching up to us, and mid-terms are right around the corner! Use these study skills pointers to help you successfully get back into study mode...
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Tell Us a Little About Yourself… The private school application process is quite the grueling one! It entails lots of emotional ups and downs, uncertainty, nail-biting, and an admissions interview that can only be compared to a long-drawn-out job interview. We strive to make the task as smooth and low-stress as possible with our customizable...
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Common Core Standards: A Cookie Cutter Catastrophe I hate to be a Negative Nancy, but as a nation, are we really making the right choice for our children by implementing a one-size-fits-all educational outlook? Although we are only five more states away from full implementation, and the impact of the Common Core Standards on education...
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