Strategies for Successful Online Learning
By Gina Bellisario

This past March, students across the United States were introduced to the concept of online learning. Althoughhigh schools and colleges have offered online courses for a number of years, many students found themselvesimmersed in a brand-new experience, with every one of their subjects being taught in a completely remotefashion.Online learning, as with any experience, comes… Continue reading

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Strategies for Managing Executive Function Disorder
By Gina Bellisario

Does your student procrastinate often? Misplace materials for school? Have multiple late assignments? Thesemay be signs of a condition called executive function disorder (EFD). EFD inhibits one’s executive functioningskills, which include the ability to: (1) organize information; and (2) regulate behavior in order to appropriatelyrespond to that information.Consider the following scenario as an illustration:Student A… Continue reading

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Students and Cell Phones

Cell phones are a very important aspect in a teenagers life. Teenagers use cell phones for communication purposes with their friends and family. They can also use them as a support for homework or research. One thing that has caught most parents minds is the fact that teenagers are always on their cell phones; even… Continue reading

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Students Interested in Pre-Medicine: How to Get Started Early

Many students interested in the pre-medical field are unsure of how to get started and what they can do in high school to prep them for the journey ahead. In this blog post, we will be discussing some ways you can get started now to make yourself a successful candidate for a future career in… Continue reading

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Applying to Colleges: how to get started, what to keep in mind, and how to simplify the process

College applications – everyone’s worst nightmare! Applying to colleges is a stressful time without a doubt. There are so many different factors to keep in mind when deciding which colleges to apply to. Not only that, but the application process itself can be somewhat confusing. Here are several tips to help make your college application… Continue reading

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Parents: How to be Involved in Your Child’s Learning

Let’s face it – your child’s education is important to help them build a stable career and sometimes, children are too immature to realize it. So how can you be involved in your child’s education without being an annoyance? Start Early. Try to be involved from the beginning of their education – as early as… Continue reading

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New Year’s Goals for School

A new year brings so much promise and hope for many people; especially for students. Teaching students about goal setting helps not only their foundations for when they grow up, but their academic and work histories for their future. Teaching goals early not only helps build self-esteem, but gains confidence and understanding. Taking simple goal… Continue reading

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7 Steps to Effective Studying

Step 1: Start as early as possible Starting early is the best thing you can do for yourself. It gives you ample time to prepare for any new information. Studying should consist of revisiting topics you have already been taught so this is the time to get familiar and catch up with anything you’ve missed.… Continue reading

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Recipe for Success in School

School days can be both exciting and hard at the same time; especially in today’s 21st century. Students today have to have so many different items during the day and they also learn a lot during the school year. Having a good recipe for success is a wise solution in keeping pace with the fast… Continue reading

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5 Keys to LSAT Studying (That Have Nothing to do With Practice Problems)

Any test prep service, pre-law advisor, or professional psychic will tell you that your LSAT score comes down to how many practice problems you do. While they are not wrong (seriously, DO MANY PRACTICE PROBLEMS), the fact remains that the human mind isn’t built to drill through infinite practice problems. Recognizing this makes the difference… Continue reading

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