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Overcoming Obstacles

Many of us struggle in one way or another, with focus, with procrastinating, or with physical challenges. Our own Co-Founder Nicole Oringer understands first-hand what it's like to have to persevere and show resilience during the difficult teenage years. Her experience is one of the reasons she is a strong woman today, and why she [...]

July 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Ivy Educational Services Navigates ACT Changes for You

With all the commotion regarding the Redesigned PSAT and SAT, it's easy to forget about the evolving nature of the ACT.  Several "enhancements" have slowly made their way into the test since the ACT folks in Iowa announced changes in 2013. The enhancements are not a dramatic overhaul like the Redesigned SAT: score ranges will be the same; [...]

July 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Procrastinate Less and Enjoy Getting More Done

The height of summer, with its long lazy days in the sun, is a fine time to think about the age-old problem of procrastination. In Latin, procrastinate means "do it tomorrow instead." Most, if not all of us, know what it feels like to procrastinate, and some of us habitually fall into what I call [...]

July 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

An ACT Story—This is our Test Prep Goal

We could not be more filled with pride when we receive a letter like this; proud of our students, teachers and especially pleased when our program does even more than improve academic performance. Dear Jon and Bob, Thank you for the time and energy you put into tutoring Jacob for the ACTs. With your help, Jacob accomplished [...]

July 1st, 2015|0 Comments