Why Do I Need Math?
“When will I ever use this stuff?” It seems that this question rings out in middle school & high school Math classrooms all over the country, &, honestly, it is a valid thing to ask, especially when the content is starting to overwhelm a student. So…why DO students need to learn Math? There are some […]
Wise words regarding the College Tour
“One can’t know what one wants until one sees it.” –Wise words from wise parent, Beth Kissilefff, about college planning. From identifying desired career paths to selecting the most suitable school, helping your child prepare for their future can be everything short of easy. Check out the experience and advice Beth offers about how to […]
SAT Do’s and Don’ts
‘Tis the season – that time of year when high school juniors & seniors all over the country are preparing (or are not preparing) for that momentous testing day – that Saturday when they will be sitting down to take their SAT’s. The prospect can be intimidating for students & parents alike, since the results […]
How Sylvan Equips Local High School Students for SAT/ACT Success
Jenny knew that she had to achieve a competitive score on the SAT in order to qualify her for admission to and scholarships for the school of her choice. She needed a plan of action.
10 Career Tips for Teens
Your teen’s life path can go in many different directions after high school graduation — community college, university, job training, careers, family. If you have a teenager, then life after graduation is probably something you talk about often. It’s important to talk about different options.
Why Your Child Should Take an SAT/ACT Practice Test (Sooner Then You May Think)
Eleventh grade is a tough academic year, and adding the pressure of SAT/ACT testing can be a lot for kids. By signing my daughter up for ACT “practice runs” and prep in 10th grade, she will already be used to these important college entrance exams.