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 …

10 No-Calculator Tips for SAT Math

Co-authored by Renae Hintze You’re sitting in class when your teacher asks “What is 168 divided by 34?” In a matter of seconds a couple students whip out their handy calculators… it’s almost a race. But you have the upper hand! Your calculator is sitting right on top of your desk. Before anyone else can, …

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? …