Guide for SAT Preparation

Researching colleges can be an exciting endeavor as your high-schooler decides which to apply to and what major or extracurricular activities to choose. The better their application, the more options your child will have to choose from and the more likely they will get accepted. A significant factor is the SAT score. This test is known for being challenging, so preparing for it, such as through SAT prep classes, is a must to see an increase in score.

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7 Skills Children Can Learn Today to be Successful Tomorrow

Educational goals affect which colleges students will apply to and the hard skills they will learn. However, no matter what they want for the future, they should acquire these soft skills now to achieve the most success in school and life.

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for Students and Parents

Parents can help their students stay on track next year by implementing key changes in their work and study habits. A youth enrichment program or private tutor can help with this process by encouraging long-lasting habits that may bolster high levels of academic performance. As January approaches, consider these 6 strategies to ensure a successful year.

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How Tutoring Centers Can Improve a Child's Confidence

Tutoring is usually associated with students who are struggling to keep up in school, but all children can benefit from this type of learning. The best tutoring programs help children to improve not just their studying habits but also their social skills and confidence.

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4 Common Barriers to Critical and Analytical Thinking

Critical thinking is one of the most essential soft skills a person can develop over their lifetime, as it enables individuals to come up with viable and unique solutions to common and not-so-common problems. Unfortunately, schools’ curricula today emphasize standardized testing and uniform teaching measures over critical thinking exercises. This in and of itself is a major barrier to helping individuals develop and utilize their analytical thinking skills. However, it is not the only barrier. Below are four of the most common obstacles that keep even the most intelligent individuals from exercising their thinking capabilities.

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4 Key Strategies for Keeping Kids Reading During the Holidays

The holiday break from school should be just that for children: a break. However, you do not want them to lose all of the skills that they have worked hard for during the first half of the school year. Reading comprehension skills require regular practice, so it is important to keep your child reading even when they are not attending school. This list of ideas can help you insert reading practice into your daily lives so that your budding reader still has fun but is learning at the same time.

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Ways to Turn Halloween into a Learning Opportunity

With Halloween right around the corner, parents can utilize this holiday as a fun learning opportunity with their children. Best in Class Education Center, which helps K-12 students succeed academically through customized educational programs, shared ways that parents can turn Halloween into a day that extends beyond candy by building valuable educational lessons into the holiday.

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Benefits of Test Prep Programs

The most effective test prep programs provide more than just study guides and cue cards. Practice tests can give students various benefits that even reach beyond the classroom. According to a recent study in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, practicing for tests is the most valuable studying technique. Here at Best in Class Education Center, we offer programs for Gifted Test Prep and SAT/ACT Test Prep.

Here are some ways your child may benefit from enrolling in one of our programs.

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