Monthly Archives: December 2010

Holiday Greetings, from Marc Hoffman

2010 was a year of changes for Hoffman Education, including the launch of a new website, a Facebook page, and this blog. Though we have changed some things on the surface, the essentials that guide us remain the same.  As … Continue reading

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Applying for SAT and ACT Testing Accommodations: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we examined some of the issues surrounding the application process for SAT and ACT testing accommodations. Here is a checklist: • Familiarize yourself with documentation requirements for each testing service, shown here for the … Continue reading

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Applying for SAT and ACT Testing Accommodations: Part 1

Parents of high school students with mild to moderate learning issues often ask us how to get extended time and other testing accommodations for the SAT or ACT.  Unfortunately, it can be a frustrating, arbitrary process, with many procedural roadblocks. … Continue reading

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Parent’s Guide to the PSAT Score Report

Your high school junior took the PSAT in October, and you should have your child’s results in hand by the second week in December.  (Scores are mailed directly to the school, and the school will mail them to you).  Here’s … Continue reading

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Goal for the New Year: Help Your Disorganized Student Get Organized!

Here are some signs your student might need help with organization: Papers crumbled at the bottom of backpacks? Folders and binders look like they’ve been through a wind tunnel? Assignment requirements misunderstood? Project resources lost? Assignments incomplete or late? Grades … Continue reading

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