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Why do I tutor? Tonight, I had a great online tutoring session. It reminded me that I got into tutoring to help students. I don't want to just help them learn how to get over the current challenge. I want to enable students to understand the concepts and build skills. I want them to increase their confidence and unlock their true potential.   I was well-prepared for tonight's career... read more

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Hello to all those in the middle of finals or gearing up for them. I feel your pain. The question? How much do I have to study? Here's a few quick tips: 1. Study as much as you need to until you feel comfortable with the material. 2. Change the way you are studying every hour or so. Studying is like a mental workout, so just as you would do when you work out your physical muscles, you... read more

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If you are like most students, you are hard working. You find yourself with very little extra time for more studying, between going to classes, completing your homework assignments and papers, and of course, saving some time to relax and have fun. So, at this time of the year, you have precious little time leftover when it comes to trying to cram for an exam. The question on every student's mind... read more

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It's just about that time of year again...final exams. Whether you are in middle school, high school, college, law school, or other type of school, this time of year brings with it added stress and nerves. Here are some tips to keep in mind to help you manage that stress: 1. If you have been studying the material for your exam throughout the semester/school year, there's no need to get extra... read more

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Each week I see my students grow. Maybe it is understanding a new concept. Maybe its figuring out a nuance they didn't previously perceive. Sometimes it's just feeling more comfortable with the material so they can more quickly dispatch the questions they are assigned. At times, students and tutors can become complacent with this gradual progress -- for any progress is a positive thing. However,... read more

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Instructors all have different approaches on the methods they find most helpful for their students, and the case is no different when it comes to measuring progress. I am of the school of thought that one size does not fit all when it comes to measuring students' progress and providing them with meaningful feedback about their progress. Every student is different: each has his or her own... read more