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What Michael Jordan can teach you about tutors

Michael Jordan is arguably the greatest basketball player of all time. With 6 NBA championships, 6 NBA Finals MVPs, and 5 NBA League MVP awards, he’s the equivalent of a straight-A student with perfect scores on everything. But with all his championships and accolades, do you think that he’s the best person to coach a… Continue reading

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Technology in the Classroom

It is common knowledge that technology has grown and developed exponentially over the last several decades. Slide rules have been replaced by pocket-sized calculators, televisions are thinner than picture frames and hang on the wall, and you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t own a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or e-reader. But one place technology… Continue reading

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Should You Tutor Your Own Child?

The simple answer to this is maybe.   There are several factors to consider – your ability, your availability, you and your child’s personality type and rapport, your budget, and your desire.  If you are considering being your child’s tutor, ask yourself the following questions: (1)  Do you have personal expertise in this subject?  If your… Continue reading

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A better learning environment for the students of Alliance College-Ready Schools

More than 125 Revolutionaries and 80 students, the administration and Board Members from Alliance College-Ready Public Schools rolled up our sleeves and shared a lot of pride in what we accomplished together. We had 10 teams designated to projects all over campus.  Read an overview from each team leader and check out the video that… Continue reading

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Revolutionaries Blast Off @826 Boston

Revolution’s New England team welcomed in the summer by spending an afternoon helping out at 826 Boston’s summer camp.  826 is a national, non-profit organization of centers that help students with expository and creative writing while also providing homework help and in-school programs during the school year – all free of charge.  826 is also… Continue reading

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Welcome to the Revolution

For those of you who are new Revolutionaries or just folks who happened to stumble upon us, welcome to the official Revolution Prep blog! Future posts will focus on SAT and ACT prep help, study tips, college admissions advice and education trends, but let me take a moment to catch you up on who we… Continue reading

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