Teens who seek solitude may know what’s best for them, research suggests

https://news.ucsc.edu/2019/03/azmitia-solitude.html Alone time is crucial for improving on standardized tests. It's also important for figuring out relationships and what you want to do in life, but my role is to advise on tests, not those things. Students who improve the most are those who carve out time and space to discover for themselves what these … Continue reading Teens who seek solitude may know what’s best for them, research suggests

10 Things I Love About Tests

,"ests are friends, not foes. Feeling negatively toward these tests won't help you pass them. But with so much frustration, disappointment, jealousy and resentment going around regarding these tests, how can you re-frame your thinking in a more positive manner? Here are the ten reasons I love the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and LSAT. They're … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About Tests

How Tennis Has Helped Soph Become a Better Tutor

Coaching tennis and being coached in tennis have been the greatest cross-overs to tutoring, Soph explains, because they have deepened her understanding of the process of getting better. After college, Soph coached Varsity and JV high school team tennis as well as clinics and private lessons for kids, adults, and seniors. Here in San Diego, … Continue reading How Tennis Has Helped Soph Become a Better Tutor