SAT

5 Tips for Acing the Entrance Exam – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

I recently learned that even just discussing the SAT or ACT can bring forth a tidal wave of feelings. My daughter cried while talking about taking the test during a meeting with her high school guidance counselor. More tears were shed after her first test score showed she needed to study a lot before the next exam sitting. She was calm yet determined as she asked for a tutor to help her get a handle on the prep work. Finally,…

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SAT or ACT? Which One is Better for Your Student? – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

Sylvan Learning partnered with YourTeenMag.com for this post. Creative assets credited to Your Teen Mag. Standardized tests can play a crucial role in giving your child a boost in the college admissions process as well as put them on track for merit aid. However, the stress can begin before they even sit down for the test—as they try to decide whether they should take the SAT or the ACT (or both!) and how often. Consider this your prep for their…

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How to Make a 6-Month SAT or ACT Study Plan – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

It’s November, well into the semester for high schoolers. SATs and ACTs are a topic of importance and although the spring and summer test dates seem far away, they’re actually right around the corner. If your child is contemplating taking the SAT or ACT (or both), it’s wise to have a plan. A “6-month game plan” will be useful and build confidence for those kids who have kept up their studies, maintained a relatively decent GPA, and have taken school…

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8 Reasons Why a Tutor is One of the Best Educational Options for the Summer – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

As soon as that final school bell rings for summer break, your son or daughter will fly through those school doors with a huge smile, ready for vacation and summer activities. But you’re thinking big. You know that the best summer is a well-rounded summer … and that includes keeping up good learning habits! You have a lot of choices for educational activities over the summer. Here are 8 reasons that teaming up with a summer tutor will make all…

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