# Math & Science Tips

## Free Online Math Tutoring

Some families may not have it in their budget to get tutoring help come to their home. Or maybe their child’s schedule is so packed it is hard to set aside time. But everyone can benefit from this amazing free resource! Many have already heard about the free online math tutoring tool called The Khan …

## 8 Things You Won’t See on the SAT Math Section

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. The SAT Math section of the exam covers topics from algebra and geometry. It is designed to test your reasoning and evaluative skills but is not necessarily trying to test everything you may have learned in high school …

## What is on the SAT?

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. A quick overview of what is on the SAT test Who decides what is on the SAT exam? There is a group called the SAT Test Development Committee. Composed of college professors and high school teachers, this committee …

## SAT and ACT

Disclaimer: This article is for the 2005 SAT. Click here to learn about the new, 2016 SAT. What are the differences between the SAT and ACT exams? Parents and students ask the Student-Tutor advisors and me all the time: “What is the difference between the SAT and ACT?” “When should my kid take them?“ “What is …

## Happy Pi Day! 3/14

Pi Day = 3/14 = March 14th “Pi day” only comes once a year and for cool nerds like us, it is fun to have a little fun with it!  Do you know any interesting facts about pi? For one, it is irrational. It never stops and never repeats in a consistent pattern. What else …

## Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

From California and Arizona on the west coast to Chicago and Texas to New York and Florida on the east coast, parents want to know how to help their kids prepare to do well on their state’s standardized exams. So what are some ways you can help your students prepare for state examples? Let’s look …

## How to Learn Multiplication Tables

Why are multiplication tables important? Kids start learning multiplication in 3rd grade and need to master it quickly. Every other subsequent year in math and science rely on using multiplication skills without error or taking lots of time to think about  it. Even in my high school Honors math courses, the kids who struggled often …

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