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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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Reduce Stress by Knowing the ISEE – An Everything Guide Every year, I talk to hundreds of parents about the ISEE. This is my 8th year doing ISEE Prep and each year, families come to Davidson with questions, anxiety and specific concerns. There is a community of parents in Los Angeles who love their kids...
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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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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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ISEE – the jumpstart As the ISEE season begins, families are beginning the application process for their students to apply to private school. As you prepare, here are a few tips to help you organize. First, there are three levels of the ISEE test: Lower Level, Middle Level and Upper Level. If your students are...
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Why Teachers Help Students Cheat On State-Standardized Tests http://newsone.com/newsone-original/casey-gane-mccalla/why-teachers-cheat-schools-scandal/ Written by Casey Gane-McCalla, Lead Blogger on August 9, 2011 3:53 pm _____ For years, I worked as a teacher in the New York City school system. While I teached a bunch of young school children in the South Bronx, what I learned most about my...
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