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Tips to Help Children Become Better Writers

May. 02, 2018

Writing is one of the most important skills a child will acquire as a student—and also one of the most difficult to master.

What Parents Need to Know About AP Classes

Apr. 23, 2018

If you’re the parent of a high school student planning to go to college, you’ve probably heard about Advanced Placement (AP) classes and exams. But what do you need to know about these classes other than they will help your teen stand out to colleges and universities and might allow them to earn college credits? Here are the essentials for parents:

3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Child With Algebra

Mar. 26, 2018

Algebra is a challenging subject for many students. Yet algebra is not as difficult as some students 
believe – it may just take more time and attention for some students to learn the basic concepts of algebra 1 and/or algebra 2. Here’s how you can provide algebra help to your child. 

FIVE SIGNS YOUR CHILD NEEDS TUTORING

Mar. 05, 2018

It’s easy to tell that a child needs tutoring when he or she continues to receive one poor report card after the next, but there are a number of other less obvious signs that parents shouldn’t ignore. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center says that parents can look for clues in a number of places. “Stressful study sessions and bad grades are the tangible evidence of a child’s school struggles, but there are several other indicators to watch for,” says Huntington. “The sooner you recognize school problems, the faster you can help your child overcome any issues and boost his or her confidence.”

4 Review Techniques to Get You Ready for Any Exam

Mar. 02, 2018

How ready are you for your upcoming exams? Honing your test taking skills will prepare you for exams in your high school courses as well as any achievement exams you will take this year. Focusing now on your test taking skills will pay off in the long run as you approach each exam with confidence in your abilities.

Tips to Prepare High School Students for College-Level Reading

Feb. 09, 2018

As students mature, they learn how to study effectively and build those ever-important test-taking strategies for high school. By the time strong students begin thinking about how to study for the SAT or ACT, they’ve acquired many of the subject skills they need to perform well, but a good SAT or ACT score is not a guarantee of college success. As Eileen Huntington, CEO & Co-Founder of Huntington Learning Center explains, high-achieving high school students often struggle to adapt to the rigors of college right away—especially when it comes to reading. “College is a whole new ballgame in terms of expectations and workload, and one of the biggest differences is the way students are expected to read and study material,” he/she says. How can students prepare for college-level reading? Huntington offers these tips:

5 Tips to Write a Great College Application Essay

Jan. 25, 2018

If you’re the parent of a college-bound student, you know well all that goes into the college admissions process. From taking the SAT or ACT to the researching of colleges, there’s a lot to do in a relatively short amount of time. But what about the application essay? “If the college to which your teen is applying requires or strongly recommends that he or she write an essay, there are a number of things your teen can do to put his or her best foot forward,” says Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center. Here are five tips:

Six Best Practices for Broadening your Vocabulary

Jan. 24, 2018

It's important for students to be continually building up their vocabularies over time.

Ways a Tutor Can Help a Student De-Stress about Calculus

Jan. 21, 2018

Just mention the word calculus and you might notice that your high school student will quickly want to change the subject.

How Does Your Child Learn Best?

Jan. 14, 2018

It doesn't take an education professional to know that when it comes to learning, each person is unique.

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