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7 Habits of Ineffective Students

We all develop habits in life. Some of these habits put us on a trajectory towards success, and other habits put us on a trajectory towards stress, burn out, and poor grades.  The start of the school year is the time to make good decisions and develop good habits. Think of the decisions at the… Continue reading

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Reasons to Take the SAT Subject Exams, Even if the School’s You’re Applying for Don’t Require Them

For a lot of students, skipping the SAT subject exams seems like an easy choice. You’re busy, you’re burnt out, and you’re tired of taking standardized tests. Plus, you don’t have to take them, right? So, why bother? Turns out there are plenty of reasons for you to take the SAT subject exams, even if… Continue reading

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Tips for Tackling the Biology Subject Test

(1)         The test is 60 minutes, 80 questions and is scored on a 200-800 point scale.  You receive plus one point for a correct answer, zero points for a blank, and minus ¼ a point for each incorrect answer. (2)         The Biology Subject Test covers cell and molecular biology, ecology, classical genetics, organismal biology, and… Continue reading

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The Basics of Writing Well – Part 2

Good writing does not come from complicated word choice or dazzling literary technique. Simple and precise writing with rich, original examples will excite your audience and entice them to come back for more. The ability to write simply is the a common trait that all of our favorite writers share. The following tips will help… Continue reading

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