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The Davidson Tutoring “Tutorless” Approach to the SAT There are three types of students who don’t get tutoring for the SAT. That’s right. This tutoring company is going to talk about how to not get tutoring for the SAT. Why? Because we know that the path to reducing stress for test prep can sometimes include...
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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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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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Writing Topics Draw Fire from Saturday’s SAT The latest March SAT is drawing criticism for its essay topic picks.  A college confidential student laments, “My jaw dropped and hand started shaking when I read it.”  The complaint is that the essay prompt — “Choose a position on whether reality television is beneficial or detrimental to...
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College Financial Aid – the MTV Challenge Yes, tax time!! Deduct, itemize, calculate and sign. If only submitting your family’s 1040 meant completion of the your annual paperwork drudgery, but there is more!!! Get in line, college applicants and parents, for the FAFSA! That’s right, you get to fill out the Free Application for Student...
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Individual Instruction for Study Skills & Group Tutoring for the SSAT, ISEE, SAT, ERB Frequently, when we speak with parents, they know that their child needs individual tutoring. The reasons range from a child’s tendency to tune out to their need for specific attention in certain portions of Math, Science or a Foreign Language. We’ve...
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An Academic New Year Final Exams and Prep for the Final Semester The New Year has us thinking about the best way to change study habits and rethink our students’ attitude about their homework. Are they happy with the way they approach their workload? Do they turn in their projects and homework with a sense...
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