Thinking About Taking the New SAT? Read This First.

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For many high school juniors, taking the new SAT (also called the Revised SAT) for the first time this spring may seem like a rite of passage. After all, most students take a college entrance exam a couple of times in the spring of their junior year and often again in the fall of their senior year. But 2016 is going to be full of changes when it comes to standardized testing.

Click here for more information on the  new SAT

Upcoming Mock Tests: The ACT, New SAT and Current SAT

A mock test is a great way for students to gain confidence, practice in a simulated environment, and ultimately, boost scores. We are proctoring mock tests on the following dates.

Saturday, October 17th at 9:00 am in Fairfax
Current SAT and ACT

Saturday, November 14th at 9:00 am in Fairfax
New SAT and ACT

The Current SAT: Not the Best Option for all Juniors

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It's standardized test prep season and there are currently three options for high school juniors and seniors to consider.            

Many options are usually great, but in this case...BEWARE. 


Read more here to see what option is best for your child.

Unclear about the differences and similarities among the 3 tests? 
We have answers! Our simple comparison chart helps you easily understand the nuances.

Saturday, October 17th, 2015:
ADHD Connections Conference (over 40 speakers) - Use code EDCONNECT20 for a 20% discount
8:00am-1:30pm - Argosy University - Arlington, VA 

Free and Open to the Public:
Friday, October 23rd, 2015: 
Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools, and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework 
9:00am-10:30pm - Spring Hill Elementary - McLean, VA

Friday, October 23rd, 2015: 
Fidgety, Forgetful, and Unfocused: How to Help Your Child Focus and Finish
12:00pm-1:30pm - FCPS Parent Resource Center - Dunn Loring, VA

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015:
Fidgety, Forgetful and Unfocused: How to Get Your Child to Focus and Finish
7:00pm-8:30pm - Thoreau Middle School - Vienna, VA

Visit our website for a full list of upcoming events!

Drum Roll Please! Our October Tutor of the Month is...
Christine Rosenfeld! Over the last nine years, Christine has tutored students of all ages in Spanish, math, writing, reading comprehension and ESL. We love Christine's strong work ethic, care for her students, and ability to create a space for her students to excel. 

Christine has a knack for making the mundane seem fun, even with the most resistant students. Read on to find out how she thinks kids can learn vocabulary words in the shower (yes, it's true!) and become better proofreaders and editors by reading out loud.

If we can help your child by providing a great tutor like Christine, 
Educational Connections In-home Tutoring
Serving Northern VA, DC, and MD