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Summer Tutoring May Make The Difference

For Ivy Bound’s clients and prospects heading into grades 11 and 12, we encourage those who know they are taking the SAT or ACT in the fall to have early summer tutoring sessions, even without Help Line. June and early July are the best times to get a good chunk of the test prep out…

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Special Note for Rising Juniors (Class of 2018)

We want students to prep for the ACT, but it is especially important for rising juniors. You may want to take the SAT too, since the content greatly overlaps, but the choice is yours. No college requires the SAT if there is an ACT score in place. Ivy Bound has always recommended doing a chunk of…

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The Importance of Summer Tutoring

For students who wish to excel on the SAT or ACT, June is certainly an optimal time to begin tutoring. An early start offers an early finish. This is most important for students whose school schedules are crowded in August and September. However, even those who have an easy fall schedule might take advantage of early…

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Upcoming Summer Seminar Events With Ivy Bound

Ivy Bound / Rising Stars offers three easy-to-attend parent seminars to take full advantage of College Admissions and College Financing. We offer these on Sundays and Mondays, several options for attendance.  The Sunday afternoon seminars coincide with Practice ACTs and SATs that students can take.  Practice Tests are $50 each (no charge for Ivy Bound…

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A Guide to Adult Life

College is a transition into adulthood, as many kids leave their homes for the first time to pursue higher education. While your college years are meant to be fun, as you’re meeting new people and making lifelong memories, your academic success shapes your future. Your grades are contingent upon how you choose to manage your…

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