July 20, 2018

The Benefits of Regular Tutoring

At the start of the new school year, it seems worthwhile to list our typical replies to some typical questions parents ask. “When should we start tutoring?” Regular tutoring from the start of the school year is best.  Your child will need fewer sessions, and there will be less stress than if you wait for […]

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July 20, 2018

In-Home Tutors Nashville’s Guide to the New SAT

Attention all seniors: whether you are loquacious or taciturn, punctilious or lackadaisical, you no longer need to know what those words mean. The College Board has deposed vocabulary as the chief gatekeeper to a good SAT score. That’s just one change in the new SAT which rolled out in March 2016. Before you buckle down […]

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July 20, 2018

Should I take both the ACT and SAT? Yes!

For about 50 years, the SAT dominated the ACT as the go-to standardized test for high schoolers. This held true until 2012, when the ACT finally pulled ahead by about 1,500 test-takers. The tests have ranked neck-and-neck in popularity since then, and students have had to ask some serious questions: Which test to take? Better […]

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July 20, 2018

How to Make the Most of Your Private NashvilleTutor

Kids aren’t born knowing how to blow their noses. I realized this when my daughter’s teacher sent home a handout on teaching kids how to be independent. It had never occurred to me that I needed to teach her this skill; it wouldn’t just come to her. This simple idea applies to so many aspects […]

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July 20, 2018

Helping your student prepare for final exams

Here are some helpful tips to help your child prepare for final exams: Make a study plan three or four weeks before finals start. Sit down with your student(s) and make a list of which finals they have and how much studying they think they need for each subject. Then, in an organized way, make a […]

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