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When tutoring kids in Hindi, I try to focus on the strengths of the language. Hindi is a language where if you can read the alphabet, you can read just about anything. So I introduce my students to the alphabet, quickly forming words out of the letters and telling them their meaning.   Second, I encourage them by praising their efforts. Everyone loves kudos.   Third,... read more

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Give as much information and be as detailed as possible about what you need help with. By supplying this specific information tutors are better equipped to immediately evaluate how their particular area of expertise matches with your particular area of need. Once you do pick a tutor they can immediately begin addressing the issues from the very first lesson. The subject and grade level often do... read more

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Most students show up for a study session not really knowing what to expect. A tutor should ask you what you are having trouble with specifically, but if you don't know then neither will they.  The more you and your tutor know about what the problem is the better prepared the tutor will be to help you. Here are some tips for your first study session:   1. Bring everything... read more

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Summer is winding down. School is getting ready to start again.   Here’s my advice for finishing summer break and starting the school year:   1) Take time to reflect. 2) Set goals for the future. 3) Build new relationships with influencers. 4) Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.   1) There’s gold in your past experiences. Grab some... read more