How to Engage Your Child in Reading Comprehension

Many children enjoy reading books, magazines, and online material. However, very few of them take the time to think about what they read, analyze it, or discuss it. Reading comprehension is a crucial part of school curricula, standardized testing, and preparation for college. A great way to encourage your…

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Tried and True Tips to Excel on Finals

Finals. If there’s one dreaded word in the vocabulary of most students, “finals” is probably it. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are some easy-to-implement tips to help your child excel in those finals.

Reading Aloud – That’s right. It’s a good idea to try…

How to help your Child Succeed in Math

Many children struggle with their focus and mechanics on math tests and assignments. However, there are a number things that can help children overcome these issues and improve their mathematical performance. Here are five recommendations that can help your child succeed in math: Write big and neatly It’s important…

Simple Tips to Improve Your Child’s Ability to Focus

4–6 hours a day. That’s the amount of time most students are in their seats every school day. It’s hard to stay focused when you are sitting for long stretches of time, and if you can’t focus, it may be difficult to learn. We know it’s ineffective to merely…

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How to Get Your Child to Listen

You’ve probably grappled with this topic for years. Fortunately, there are a number of educational principles that you can apply to improve your child’s attentiveness.

How to Build Math Confidence

For decades, math has proven to be a difficult and dreaded subject for many students, but this really shouldn’t be the case. There are many things that your child can do to improve math confidence and performance. Here are five things you can do to help build your child’s…

Helping Your Child Manage Time Effectively 101

There’s little question that it’s hard to manage the busy schedules of children effectively. That is, unless you have a plan. Managing time is all about planning ahead. You have to take control, and maximize your child’s time. If not, external factors will certainly take control! Here are five…


The BEST place to do Homework is…..

Our homes are full of distractions. Clutter, noises, electronics – the list goes on and on. With so many things competing for your child’s attention, it can be difficult to fully engage and focus on his/her homework. Therefore, the best place to do homework is somewhere that minimizes visual…

Making Your College Visits Successful

We believe that informed decisions are always the most productive, and a college visit is well worth your time. Before your child sets his or her sights on a particular school, it’s important to get a feel for the campus and its social environment. We encourage you and your…


Comparing the SAT and ACT

This informative chart highlights the similarities and differences between the SAT and the ACT.