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College Essay Examples: Effective Techniques

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When writing college application essays it’s easy to FREAK OUT. So how do you summarize your life for a board of admission? How do you finish your last year on a high note while simultaneously writing 20 supplemental college essays? 1. ORGANIZE Take it from the high school senior who didn’t…don’t miss a deadline for…

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ISEE Test Prep for Parents: How should you prepare for your child’s ISEE test

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1. Breathe You’ve made it this far. You have decided that your child deserves a great education. Now the work begins. Ideally, you’ve been anticipating this test preparation for a while. If you’re one of the many families that has not been expecting this your entire life, then you’re with the crowd. Most parents make…

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ISEE/SSAT Testing Policy Updates in Response to COVID-19

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For those of you who are contemplating applications to private schools, you are well aware that under normal circumstances there is a testing requirement. And that requirement often strikes terror in the hearts of students and parents alike. The ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) is one of the tests that private schools may require. Parochial…

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Announcing TWO New Test Prep Scholarships for LA County Students

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Great news for Los Angeles County K-12 students preparing for standardized tests this year! We at LA Tutors are offering two new scholarships to help our community as they prepare for upcoming standardized tests. First is our Independent School Test Prep scholarship which will award three students with free ISEE tutoring, and second is our…

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