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How Tutoring May Be Harming Our Students

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 06.05.2011 | Education
Brian Harke Ed.D.

This shift toward hyper-focusing only on academic growth -- "over-tutoring" -- versus the growth of the whole student comes at a great cost to students.

Score Choice Doesn't Matter

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.29.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Since the College Board's policy change, the admission-conscious public has consistently cried foul play, claiming Score Choice allows the wealthy to pay for unlimited tests.

Tutoring Is A Dirty Word

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Spending huge sums of money on a tutor can never guarantee a straight-A transcript or top standardized test scores

SAT vs. ACT: Choose Wisely

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

It's not difficult to understand why the ACT has managed to gain popularity. Plain and simple, it's a more straightforward test than the SAT, less intimidating than its more established counterpart.

The Real Reason Private Schools Drop APs

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Advanced Placement not only restricts curricula that is vastly superior when decided by teachers in the classroom, but is also a hindrance to submitting a top-notch college application.