Top Guided Meditation App for High School Students

There are a lot of apps out there for guided meditation these days, but 1 app in particular is MY personal favorite. It’s also used by other staff members at Student-Tutor to keep our heads clear, focus and reduce general stress! First, we need to talk about the need behind guided meditation for high school …

6 Myths of Online Learning Debunked

When I toured the University of Arizona Med School this year, the students leading the tour explained that lectures were recorded in real-time so students who didn’t attend could view them later. A parent in the audience was alarmed by this notion. “The students don’t come to class?” She was visibly concerned that the students were …

Stay focused when you study: 10 apps

Co-Authored by Renae Hintze IF you stopped to read this first sentence here, it probably took you around 4-6 seconds. What’re you doing now? Did you open another tab on your computer? Did you check your phone? Did you look at something else in the room, or start a conversation with your roommate? According to …

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Top 7 Ways to Help Your Teen Prepare for the SAT

Have you heard? The SAT got a makeover in March of 2016. Hello, “New SAT”! Parents and students are asking us questions all the time like: – How important is the SAT? – What’s a good SAT score now?  [It’s out of 1600 again, by the way] – Can I get into Berkeley with a 1200? …

How to Find the Best Major

When I received a rejection letter from the ASU Visual Communication program, the first thing I did was make plans to reapply the following year. I bought nearly $400 worth of supplies to that effect. But about 1 month into my “temporary” Design Management major, I realized something — Visual Communication was only 1 part …

Top 6 Money-Making Majors

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Small talk for most people means talking about the weather, last night’s sports game, or insert-most-current-pop-culture-event-here, for example: “Can you BELIEVE it took Leonardo DiCaprio 20 years to get an Oscar??” But when you’re a junior or senior in high school, you’ll soon notice that the easiest thing for people to …