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Three Ways to Use Science to Make More Efficient Use of Study Time

No matter how hard you study, no matter how many hours you spend poring over the test prep review materials, no matter how smart you may already be, you won't do well on the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) if you don't study the right way. Instead of straining yourself, use these science-backed tips to study [...]

October 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Three Ways to Conquer Tough Test Anxiety

Standardized tests are stressful for most students, especially when they affect college scholarships and admissions. Considering the fact that the average SAT score is 1379 in Washington D.C., 1466 in New York, and 1511 in California, students who are already under a lot of pressure feel the need to perform as well as they can [...]

September 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Three Ways to Study More Efficiently, According to Science!

The new school year has officially kicked off, which means that high school juniors and seniors will soon be under a lot of pressure to do well on the SAT. After all, higher scores can influence college admission and scholarship decisions. As a way to measure your progress, according to College Board, the 1.6 million [...]

September 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Introducing Ivy Ed’s FlexSchool: Fostering intellectual curiosity & creativity

Ivy Ed Introduces FlexSchool: Fostering intellectual curiosity & creativity through experiential learning Fanwood, NJ Does your child love to write stories but avoid language arts homework? Build structures but dislike the physics textbook? Struggle because the bell rings as soon as he gets into a project? Beginning in September of 2014, our homeschool students will [...]

April 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Perspective on college admission 2014

As colleges announce their decisions at the end of March, our April Newsletter always comes out right on the heels of senior year intensity. If you are on social media, you will see thousands of posts about college admission acceptances, rejections and wait lists. There is confusion about the process, comparisons among students, and endless [...]

April 5th, 2014|0 Comments

New SAT for Class of 2017 Announced Today!

Dear Ivy Ed families, David Coleman, president of The College Board, announced a c today in a webinar. The new SAT sounds very similar to the current ACT, and it will focus more on the academic material students learn in the classroom than on trickiness. This is good for students! These changes only affect current [...]

March 6th, 2014|0 Comments

Parents: Take the SAT/ACT Challenge!

I keep a box of tissues on the table where I tutor because I listen to high school juniors and seniors who are so overwhelmed by college pressure that they begin to cry. Not just girls. Not just Ivy League aspirants. High school students are always convinced that their parents don't understand them. This time [...]

February 13th, 2014|0 Comments