Tag: freshmen

The Value of Your Vocabulary

Congratulations! You’ve made it past middle school. For some of you, that means those pesky secondary school admissions tests are long behind you. You may also have even heard your older siblings or friends talk about the fact that there are no vocabulary questions on the SAT or ACT. Excellent! This certainly means you can […]

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School-Year Habits

The start of the school year is a rollercoaster of emotions. There are new school supplies and old friends, new classes … and the same old homework. But for most students, there is a moment sometime in the first month or so of school when they look at a clock to see how much time […]

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Study Skills to Break the Vicious Cycle

Raise your hand if you’d like to spend less time studying and get better grades. No, no, not both hands, and stop jumping up and down! Seriously, though … if you’re like most of my students, you might feel trapped in a bit of a vicious cycle right about now: you stay up late to […]

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