Improving Academic Performance

Five Private High School Application Mistakes

Posted by David Mainiero, InGenius Prep on Fri, Jan 03, 2020 @ 11:56 AM

If you’re applying to private high schools soon, you need to plan the months you’ve got ahead of you. The admissions process is very competitive, and you have to make sure you’re on top of your game every step of the way. While there are definite protocols to follow such as reading the application instructions carefully and going through multiple drafts of your essays, there are also some don’ts to keep in mind. Take a look at 5 mistakes to stray away from throughout your private high school application journey.

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Physical Wellness: An Underappreciated Key to Improving Performance on Tests

Posted by Dr. Kenya Grooms, MacCormac College on Fri, Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:38 AM

No matter how confident you may feel, final exams can still cause a great deal of anxiety. For many students, the pressure builds even if the understanding of the material is thorough. In more extreme cases, you might begin to doubt yourself, lose sleep and fail to remember the information you studied so hard to learn.

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How to Improve Performance in High School & College: 5 Basic Strategies

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 11:55 AM

We are a tutoring company, and as such parents and students tend to seek us out when they realize some extra 1-1 help is needed to perform well in an academic class or on a standardized test. However, using a private tutor is just one way to improve your academic performance. In this article, we’ll explore other, perhaps sometimes obvious yet too often ignored or neglected, strategies to try before investing in private tutoring.

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The Motivation to Learn: What Inspires It?

Posted by Stephanie Ingraham on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 @ 12:06 PM

Have you ever wondered what motivates students to learn something new, especially when the subject or material might be rather complex or difficult? What helps students stay focused, engaged, excited, and diligent? According to data gathered from various schools and grade levels, there are three major areas that impact a student’s likelihood to stay motivated and tackle complicated subject matter.

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