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Posts tagged with: private tutoring

Alex In the last episode, we considered the support structures for students with IEPs, 504s, and the like in college. This episode we’ll extend the concept of support to the general student population. What are the best ways to support...
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When I was 18 my throat sealed up, covered with giant white lumps like little pebbles on the tonsils, so pronounced I couldn’t swallow without biting pain. they dosed me up on Codeine at the health center set beside Lamont...
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The steps you take now can make or break your college experience. Here’s how to get ready for college while in high school. ...
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A Note on Mission from the Founder, Alexander W. Merrill Alliance Tutoring has a unique mission in that it serves its students holistically, in both coaching and academic tutoring support. Many other services offer strictly academic support, with tutors that...
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Back to school means all the possibilities and the pitfalls occur in equal measure for parents and students alike. That's normal. healthy, and helpful. Families are right where they need to be....
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Early in my teaching career, I was stationed at a school in Stamford called King that proffered education to kids who were fairly intelligent, but really were there because they could afford the tuition. The kids typically had some “extra-curricular”...
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The term “self-advocacy” has always seemed like an awkward term to me. There’s something clunky about it, like a plumbers wrench or a tangled up kite or like a pile of shoes that need to be moved. Perhaps it’s my...
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Where did July go? It always seems to blow by as quickly as it comes, like a hot breeze in the night, arriving and fading like a firework. If you’re anything like us, we had parts of the summer meticulously...
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Selecting tutors in Greenwich, CT can be very challenging, and yet critical in providing an extra academic boost to a student at a critical time. But a poor tutor will accomplish very little with a student and may even discourage...
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By Josephine Vonarburg of Transitions College Advising Things move quickly in college. A great deal of material is covered in a short 14 to 15-week period, and there is no time to waste. This means that students need to be...
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