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October 22, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in Test Prep | Comments ()
October 22, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in Study Tips | Comments ()
Leaves are falling.  There is a crispness in the air.  It’s time for Homecoming games, donning autumnal garb, and, for many kids, standardized tests.  Whether you’re rooting for the Redskins or Ravens, or pulling for a...
October 21, 2015
Posted by ben | in Video, Test Anxiety, Test Prep | Comments ()
       
October 14, 2015
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“What about National Merit?” “She has a concussion, so she won’t be going to school. But, do you think we should still meet?” “I know she got a 35 on the ACT, but I only got into [Ivy League school] because of...
October 13, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in Study Tips | Comments ()
“I walk into his room, and he barely even looks up, as he’s got his head down staring into his damn phone.” Kids don’t communicate the way their parents did, and technology is often at the core of that concern.  MIT...
October 6, 2015
Posted by ben | in Colleges | Comments ()
Not all schools have high profile sports teams and big marching bands. Some just have stellar academics, and that’s true of Amherst and Williams. These are two small liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts that offer small campus intimacy and...
October 5, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in Study Tips | Comments ()
“I don’t understand why we are all getting sick.” This puzzled observation was delivered to me by one of my more sleep-deprived students. “Um…because you’re tired?!?” In a study that should...
September 10, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in ACT | Comments ()
It’s two days until your ACT.  Ideally, you have practiced or prepped and are feeling good!  But, if you haven’t and could use some advice or have and love a quick review of what helps, here are some tips.   The ACT...
September 3, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in Study Tips | Comments ()
I just had my second incident of rear-ending the car in front of me.  But, I am getting better at it. That was the thought running through my head as I cranked up the heat in my car (to pull the heat off an over-heating engine), limped it to...
August 25, 2015
Posted by Ned Johnson | in PSAT | Comments ()
1.      College Board seemingly no longer sweats geeky vocab, so you don’t have to either.  Shed a tear for no longer needed obscure words, or wax lachrymose for seemingly defunct abstruse lexicon. ...
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