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Myths of Tutoring

At Ivy Bound, we are dedicated to test preparation and academic tutoring. Our tutors have worked with students of all ages and skill levels to improve their college entrance exam scores and high school report cards. We know that tutoring can be beneficial to almost anyone, but there are many myths that give it a…

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Continue Learning Through the Summer

When students close their books on the last day of school before three months of summer vacation, what happens to all of that year’s learning? While students do deserve a break, it can be detrimental to their development to shut off learning for so long. In the fall, teachers are forced to re-teach last year’s…

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Why We Recommend the ACT

The format of the SAT dramatically changed in early 2016. On the contrary, the ACT has changed very little over the years. As a result, the tried-and-true materials that Ivy Bound licenses for all its students are far more abundant for the ACT than the SAT. Unfortunately, the SAT has almost no tried-and-true materials to…

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Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom

Technology is not going away any time soon. In fact, it continues to consume What once was a fun pastime is now a necessity in our everyday lives. Our kids never get a break from it, not even during school hours. Textbooks have been replaced by e-books on tablets, more courses are becoming virtual and…

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Helping the SAT Help Students

The test prep professionals at Ivy Bound would like to see a better SAT administered by The College Board. When administered well, the SAT provides a decent standard for colleges to assess potential applicants, which encourages students to aspire to master it. As owners of an AP monopoly and half owners of an SAT/ACT duopoly,…

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