K-12 Resources for At-Home & Online Learning

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As many students are continuing their school work from home this month, we want to share a few great resources to help with this transition to online learning. Below are a few organizations that offer reputable content. Scholastic Learn at Home Subjects covered: K-12 academic subjects Zearn Subjects covered: K-5 math CommonLit Subjects covered: K-12…

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ACT & SAT 2019-2020 Test Dates

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It’s that time of year again! College Board and ACT have officially released their 2019-2020 test dates and we’ve compiled both below for your reference. Check out our downloadable and print-friendly PDF here: SAT & ACT Test Dates 2019-2020 And while you’re here, stop over to our Tutoring Resources page for infographics, comparison charts, and…

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Free and Low Cost Resources for Raising Your SAT and ACT Scores

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In the wake of the college admissions scandal involving the Key World Wide Foundation and dozens of parents who resorted to bribery as a means of raising their children’s test scores and securing admission to universities I, along with the entire team at LA Tutors, feel called to say: there are so many ethical and…

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Scholarship Winner!

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Matthew Kaplan, Tesseract School We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship (awarded monthly) for students…

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The SAT Writing Section Overview

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What does it test? The SAT Writing section tests your ability to identify errors in sentences, your knowledge of grammar and usage, and your essay writing skills. What types of questions does it include? The Writing section includes one 25-minute essay and 49 multiple-choice questions. The Essay accounts for 30% of the writing score, while…

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The SAT Mathematics Section Overview

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What does it test? According to the College Board’s website, the SAT Mathematics section includes questions on arithmetic operations, Algebra 1, Geometry, Statistics, and Probability. It does not test concepts from Algebra 2, Pre-calculus, Calculus, or AP Statistics classes. The good news is that once you’ve mastered high school algebra and geometry, you should know all…

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The GRE Verbal Section Overview

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According to the ETS Web site, the Verbal Reasoning section of the GRE General Test “measures your ability to analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyze relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among words and concepts.” To put it in simpler terms, it measures your verbal reasoning,…

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