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As current and former students know, we have been offering exclusively virtual lessons throughout the pandemic. After months of feedback from parents and students, it is clear that remaining online will benefit students, tutors, and parents alike. …


After a busy six weeks preparing our students for the August 28th SAT, we are proud to present the third in our three-part series of blog posts aimed at helping students develop their vocabularies. …


In last week’s blog post, we explored the different ways students can find and learn new words. As that blog post says, techniques like keeping a vocabulary journal, writing out of word banks, and reading ambitiously can help us expand our vocabularies for exams and essays of all kinds. …


Building a bigger vocabulary is often the greatest challenge students face in assessments related to English Language Arts, regardless of whether they are preparing for the SAT, or trying to get an A in AP European History. As a result, we are running a multi-part series on how students can…


When most students study for their Advanced Placement Exams, they focus on learning the material that will be on the test. To get a 5 on the AP Chem Exam, you have to understand molecular geometry. …


It can often feel like college admissions is a numbers game. The GPA, the number of AP Exams, the scores on those AP Exams, the SAT or ACT results, the number of extracurriculars — the list goes on and on. …


The Common App has released its prompts for the 2021–2022 application cycle. That means students who are currently juniors in high school can now look at some of the essay prompts they will answer in their applications due this fall and winter.

Most schools have their own specific questions and…


For the second year in a row, Princeton University will waive their SAT and ACT requirements for undergraduate applications submitted for the 2021–22 academic year, and it would not be a surprise if most colleges and universities follow their lead.

For students who have faced countless exam cancellations, and difficult…

Andrew Stoughton

Founder of Tutoring Service of New York, a group of professional educators dedicated to helping students achieve their full potentials.

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