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Studying for Finals

Brainstorm: Studying for Finals

Don’t study individual words, study clusters of connected words and focus on relationships Multi-sensory studying: use visuals, recreate diagrams, watch videos and use google image search, re-write concepts or handwrite

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SSAT FAQs

SSAT FAQs

As families begin the often confusing process of applying to private high school, we hear a variety of questions about the SSAT. Here are answers to those we hear most

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Midterm

10 Tips For Midterm Exams

Midterms are right around the corner. Although most students consider them a tough hurdle, they are also an opportunity. A strong score on a midterm can improve a semester grade.

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Summer Programs

EPIIC Summer Programs

Has your middle or high schooler found something creatively and/or intellectually enriching for the summer? If not, don’t despair. Many programs and camps in the Boston area still have openings.

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Our son did well in his math PSAT but wanted to boost his scores on the language sections. A general test prep class would have meant spending a lot of time in areas where he didn't need to focus. His tutor focused their time together on the specific topics where our son was weakest, giving him great results for the time spent, and his score increased dramatically.
- Acton-Boxborough Parent
Our son did well in his math PSAT but wanted to boost his scores on the language sections. A general test prep class would have meant spending a lot of time in areas where he didn't need to focus. His tutor focused their time together on the specific topics where our son was weakest, giving him great results for the time spent, and his score increased dramatically.
- Acton-Boxborough Parent