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Summer SAT Updates

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The SAT has released new documents related to the upcoming format change. The educational world, including families of students testing after the change, has been watching the unfolding of the upcoming SAT change. With the beginning of the summer season, the SAT has given us some updates, so we are able to report the new…

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Study Skills and Habits for Academic Success

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When many people think of “studying,” they think about preparing for tests. Study skills, however, include a lot more than just test preparation. All of these skills are necessary to “study” effectively: Focusing and maximizing learning during class Effectively taking notes Completing and comprehending the assigned reading Efficiently managing time Completing Homework Staying organized Effectively…

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How to Keep Your Kid Busy and Learning Over the Summer: 10 Questions with Jackie P.

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1. What are some ways you incorporate academics into Arianna and Samantha’s summer schedule? I believe in collaboration with my children in exploring their academic interests. Over the summer, we pick one academic area they would like to dive deeper into to prepare them for the next school year or a fun program related to…

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Interview with an Admissions Consultant : Personal Statements and Private School Applications with Priya Nambiar

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What is the most important thing you wish you could tell all applicants? Do you think your advice differs for younger or older students? For older applicants (those who are applying to 6th grade and above), I always remind them to look for a school that is the best match – academically, athletically, socially. Try…

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