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5 Things Schools Expect You To Know When You Apply The landscape for applications in the greater Los Angeles area shifts rapidly and it seems that every year, parents and students face new challenges. Limited spaces, difficult testing expectations, vague answers from admissions advisors and conflicting information from other parents converge into a complicated grab...
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10 Ways To Make The Most Of Your SAT Prep Summer prep time is here! Most of our SAT students have their sights set on the October SAT with the goal of spending their summer with their books on hand to review their math, dive deep into grammar and explore the deep layers of symbolism...
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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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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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