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3 Quick Tips—and lots of opinions—on the SAT or ACT
July 15, 2016

By Rebecca Grappo Everyone seems to have a differing view on which standardized test is preferable, particularly in light of the recent changes to the SAT. Once more, locale, educational background, and command of the English language can mean that international students have additional considerations when choosing one of the two standardized tests required for…

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A Penny a Page, and Other Ways to Encourage Tween and Teen Reluctant Readers
May 13, 2014

Have you seen or heard this story today from NPR? It’s short, sweet, and worth checking out. Why Aren’t Teens Reading Like They Used To? Parents often ask me, “how do I get my child to read more?” I happen to be an expert because, not only am I a learning specialist and former school psychologist…

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How to Find a Good Tutor When You’re Living Abroad
August 10, 2011

Guest blogger Rebecca Zook writes on how to find a good tutor when living overseas. Trying to find a qualified tutor while living abroad can sometimes leave expat parents feeling lost. Whether you’re searching for a precalculus tutor in Beijing or a reading tutor in the UAE, here are some tips on how to find…

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