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Minimize Stress With Our Study Tips

Oct 26,2018 | Posted in Study Skills, Study Tips, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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As an elementary and high school student, I vividly remember disliking tests. I remember feeling anxious and sometimes sick to my stomach leading up to the test. As I work with students many of them describe “feeling nervous or feeling … Read More

Do You Understand The Different Types of Tutoring?

Mar 20,2018 | Posted in Homework, Note Taking Techniques, Organization, Study Skills, Study Tips, Test Prep, Testing, Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Is your child struggling in school? Is your child unmotivated to do homework? Are your child’s grades slipping? Does your child have a difficult time planning and getting started on tasks or projects? If you have answered YES to any … Read More

MidTerm Study Tips for Success

Jan 07,2018 | Posted in MidTerm Tests, Test Prep, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Are you in the midst of midterm mania? If you answered yes, do not worry!  We put together 6 tips to make this time less stressful. Use them all or pick a few. Good luck and let us which study … Read More

Current SAT vs Redesigned SAT

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May 12,2015 | Posted in SAT Prep, Test Prep, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Will your child be taking the Redesigned SAT next Spring? College Board will be releasing a redesigned SAT in the Spring of 2016. Do you understand the differences between the current SAT and the Redesigned SAT? We have outlined the two … Read More

Why Are Assessments Important?

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Apr 20,2015 | Posted in Academic Subjects, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

  Why are diagnostic assessments so important? Why do you offer them?  Diagnostic assessments are essential tools that we use in our tutoring firm. They are used to diagnose  and outline a student’s strengths and needs within a particular subject. These tools … Read More

Testing Tips for PSSA and TerraNova

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Mar 03,2014 | Posted in Reading, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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As we approach the PSSA and TerraNova testing season, many students will feel a sense of worry and stress. There is a lot of pressure that is associated with these tests however if students are taught test taking strategies much … Read More

Did You KNOW the SAT/ACT Are Optional In Some Colleges?

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Mar 04,2013 | Posted in ACT, College Admissions, SAT Prep, Test Prep, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

There is a growing list of colleges and universities that are NOT using the standardized tests in order to make the admissions process decisions. Some schools use a student’s grade point average or class rank which in these cases they … Read More

Reduce Test Anxiety

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Feb 27,2013 | Posted in MidTerm Tests, Study Tips, Test Prep, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Most students experience some level of stress when taking tests. However for some students the anxiety that comes with taking tests is so severe that it can impede their performance. Anxiety can make focusing and recalling information very difficult for … Read More

A FUN Study Tip!

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Jan 17,2013 | Posted in Homework, Learning Resources, Study Tips, Teaching, Teaching Games, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Do you sometimes run out of ideas when it comes to helping your child study? Here is a fun and easy tip that you can incorporate today when helping your child study. This fun tip incorporates a little bit of … Read More

Math Strategy: Plugging In

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May 03,2012 | Posted in Math, SAT Prep, Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Math sections on the SAT or ACT can be a bit overwhelming at first, however plugging in the multiple choice answers can help!  Here’s a hint: the multiple choice answers are always in hierarchical order, therefore it is important to … Read More


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