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Seniors: Get Writing!

I am working with seniors now on their Common Application essays.  One boy is struggling with a topic.  He fees his life has been too normal to be of interest to anyone but himself. There is still lots to dig … Continue reading

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“I’m Bored. There is nothing to do.” – How to Prevent Summer Slide

Every June, my husband and I create a summer studies plan for each of our children.   It helps create order in our home, allows the children to practice and learn independently at their own pace and provides the feeling … Continue reading

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The College Essay: Every person does have a story to tell!

When most college applicants hear the words college essay, they are filled with angst and insecurity.  In the college essay, students are asked to take a good look at themselves and convey their true qualities, in 500 words or less, … Continue reading

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Keep Your Child’s Brain Sharp This Summer

Are you familiar with the term summer slide?  Summer slide is the decline in students’ skills over the summer break from school.  It can have repercussions for even the brightest student. Summer is a great time for outside play, physical … Continue reading

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