Mar 10 2016
Doubling up sounds like a wrestling maneuver. But in my line of work doubling up refers to when a student chooses to take two courses in the same subject matter at the same time.
Very rarely is this done by anyone but an ambitious student who has their sights set on something much bigger and grander […]
Mar 04 2016
Recently the 10th grade class parents at the school where I work approached me about leading a discussion on the college process.
I didn’t hesitate. I jumped at the opportunity because any chance I have to communicate how the process works in advance of a student’s junior year is hugely beneficial for the student and family. […]
May 19 2015
I recently read this interesting Letter to the Editor in the Boston Globe from the perspective of an SAT tutor and college instructor and it got me thinking…
I remember the exact moment when I realized that the biggest intellectual surprises and accomplishments in college sometimes come from students who did rather modestly on standardized tests but […]