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Why Tutoring Can be the Key to ACT Success

Nov. 16, 2017

How specialized tutoring can help prepare students for success when planning to take the ACT college readiness assessment.

Tips to Improve Learning Skills & Academic Success

Nov. 07, 2017

Planning & organization are learning skills that students can implement in order to succeed & reach their potential, learn more about other skills here.

Find Out How Tutor Services Help Students Increase Their Understanding

Oct. 25, 2017

Subject tutoring and test preparation are just a few of the tutor services offered by Huntington Learning Center that prepare students for the school year.

SAT Help is a Smart Investment for Students

Oct. 19, 2017

Fall is fast approaching and with it comes a new school year for your child.

Tips and Tools for Students with ADHD

Oct. 06, 2017

Messy backpack and binder. Disorganized desk. A poor or non-existent organizational system. If your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you’ve likely dealt with one or more of these issues during the school year. It can be incredibly frustrating to see your child operating in such an inefficient, ineffective manner, but there are ways you can help him or her improve those executive functions and develop strategies to stay organized and on task. Here are several tips and tools that will help your ADHD student:

Read it and Understand: Six Strategies for Improved Reading Comprehension

Oct. 03, 2017

Implementation of reading comprehension strategies is a critical component of understanding any piece of text. Learn about these strategies here.

5 Tips to Make it a Great School Year

Sep. 29, 2017

As your child starts the new school year, it’s the best time to set the tone for positivity. As Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center says, a bit of “mental preparation” can help children and parents kick things off on a good note. “We tell families all the time that attitude has a major impact on how a child views school,” she says. “Parents who communicate with their children about school and its importance and embrace an optimistic demeanor about how to tackle challenges along the way have a tremendous influence on their children’s outlook as well.”

Freshman Year Survival Tips

Sep. 15, 2017

Goodbye, middle school; hello, high school! The adventure that is secondary education certainly comes with much excitement and trepidation. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center says that while starting high school is a big change, there are many things parents can do to help their teens make a successful transition. “This is a time when children become young adults and the school experience reflects that,” she says. “Freshman year sets the stage, so it’s important that parents help their children get off on the right foot.”

Strategies for Tackling the SAT

Sep. 14, 2017

As the school year starts, high school juniors nationwide are undoubtedly thinking of the approaching SAT college entrance exam, typically taken in the spring of a student's junior year.

5 Tips to Write a Great College Application Essay

Aug. 25, 2017

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:

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