Monthly Archives: November 2010

Parent’s Guide to SAT and ACT Test Prep: Part 1

Let’s start with a reality check:  college admissions officers say that college entrance exams like the SAT test or the ACT test are only one consideration among many when reviewing a student’s application. We also firmly believe that a student’s … Continue reading

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Parent’s Guide to SAT and ACT Test Prep: Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1 of this series, both the SAT and the ACT are widely accepted, and only one part of a larger picture when your child’s application is being considered.  High school grades, the rigor of your child’s … Continue reading

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Study Skills and Organization Tips to Help Your Student

We are assembling a list of study tips.  Here are a few to start off (please add your favorites in the comments , and we will update the list as new ones are added!): Planning Ahead: Buy an agenda with … Continue reading

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Learning Disability Bias, and the Search for A Website Picture

If you’ve been a client of Hoffman Education, you may have noticed that we redesigned our website.  What does that have to do with learning disability bias? Let me share a recent experience. While searching a popular online photo library … Continue reading

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Building Math Skills: Resource Round-Up

Many people…adults and kids…say that they just aren’t good at math. We hate hearing that! We can help young kids develop math literacy from an early age, by using everyday situations to teach the most elementary concepts…money (financial literacy), cooking … Continue reading

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Study Skills Tip: Try A Change of Scenery

A Change of Scenery Might be Just the Study Skill Your Student Needs to Excel: There was an interesting article in The New York Times recently about study skills and misconceptions on what kind of study habits works best.  Bottom … Continue reading

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