The Importance of Good Grades in High School

What is the importance of good grades in High School?  You might be surprised! 1)  Creates a number of college opportunities:  Colleges typically focus on students who have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. 2)  Get Scholarships:  The higher the  →

4 Reasons to Read Books

4 Reasons to Read Books From just starting to learn to read to old age, it never changes:  One of the best ways to grow and stimulate your mind is to read often, widely and deeply.  Here are 4 great  →

Can You Motivate Your Child?

Can You Motivate Your Child? If I could bottle and sell MOTIVATION, I would be a millionaire!  No, make that a billionaire!  Probably 50% of the students we tutor have problems with being self-motivated and the parents look to me for  →

A Longer, More Difficult SAT is Coming

A Longer and More Difficult SAT is Coming Students across the country are preparing for a new, more challenging SAT that will debut in March, the first major revision of the college admissions exam in a decade. The College Board,  →

What Are the Top Factors in College Admissions?

What Are the Top Factors in College Admissions? We all have children that want to go to college OR we wish we had children that wanted to go to college and so here it is!  The lowdown on what admission  →

Help Your Child Understand What Their Talents Are

Help Your Child Understand What Their Talents Are Everyone of us has strengths and weaknesses.  When did you start to realize what yours were?  The earlier we come to understand ourselves, the more satisfied and productive we can become.  Here  →

What Is Your Biggest Concern with Your Kids on Social Media?

What Is Your Biggest Concern with Your Kids on Social Media? I am sure that all parents by now understand that social media can be fun but you must also understand that it can be misused as well.  Now that phones can  →

How Important Is Reading?

How Important Is Reading? If you are able to read, you probably think that reading is very important.  There are others who seem to be wondering how vital reading is in our modern society.  Let’s take a look at that  →

Is Homework Time Crazy at your House?

Is Homework Time Crazy at your House? School has started and the darlings are coming home with homework already!  In a lot of homes (mine was NO exception) children cry, parents mutter four-letter words and the dog runs and hides.   →

How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn

How Parents Can Help Their Children Learn Every parent wants to help their children learn new things.  Here are some tips on how to do that! Set aside time daily for reading with your child with each of you taking  →
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