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11 Things We Know About the Digital SAT

Here we go again. For the third time in less than 20 years, College Board is bringing to market, er,…

Spaced Learning

Have you ever looked at your notes from last year, last month, or last week and asked yourself, “What is…

Why Gratitude is Good for You

It may seem a dubious proposition during challenging times — of which we’ve had plenty lately — but please allow…

What Matters to You: Exploring Passions and Pastimes

There has been a great deal of loss during these recent weeks, and we are all looking for silver linings. …

Stress and Strategies for Balance

If all goes according to plan, high school will be a stressful time for you.  Wait. What? I can count…

Growing a Healthy Mindset

There are those who have a natural inclination towards music. Some can stay on perfect pitch, while others command their…

Get More Sleep: How and Why We Recharge Our Brains

We’ve all been there. It’s 12:30am on a Wednesday night, and you just want to finish your work and be…

The Lessons of Jim Fowler

June 4, 2019 I used to joke about being the “Marlon Perkins of test prep.” To better understand the experience…

When I Was Your Age

Last week, a student walked into our office looking a little down. He was less zippy than usual. No smiles…

Is Working Too Hard Holding You Back?

It’s easy to tell ourselves that we just have to study more. Work harder. That’s it. Just buckle down, put…