What Does Academic Success Look Like? Academic success often measures a student’s performance on standardized tests and report cards. However, this view doesn’t consider the individuality of each student. Many gifted children excel on standardized tests and easily achieve all A’s on their report cards despite being unmotivated and disengaged in their courses. Other children … Continue reading Strategies for Academic Success

## The 5 Most Common Geometry Mistakes, and How to Never Make Them Again

1. Not knowing your reference angle when using S.O.H.C.A.H.T.O.A. S.O.H.C.A.H.T.O.A. is an acronym for three important equations: sinθ = opp/hyp, cosθ = adjacent/hyp, and tanθ = opp/adj. Note that opposite and adjacent refer to an angle in a triangle. This could be any of the three possible angles in a triangle. One of the most common … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Geometry Mistakes, and How to Never Make Them Again

## How Do Tutors Help Students?

Maximize Academic Performance With Each Tutoring Session When your child receives subject matter tutoring in areas they struggle with, they can return to school and achieve better grades. A private tutor can use learning methods that resonate with your child, allowing them to grasp concepts they didn’t understand in class. Tutoring programs can also teach … Continue reading How Do Tutors Help Students?

## How To Study for Exams at Home

1. Create an Organized Study Space An organized study space is your “home base” for exam prep. If you sit down to study only to find that you don’t have something you need, it’s all too easy to get off track when you start searching for supplies. You want to spend your productive time studying, … Continue reading How To Study for Exams at Home

## How To Improve an SAT Math Score

1. Pinpoint What Areas and Formulas You Need To Study the Most Before you can improve, you need to determine your baseline score by taking a practice test. The SAT changes periodically, so make sure your practice test is based on the most current edition of the SAT. You don’t want to waste time learning … Continue reading How To Improve an SAT Math Score