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Whether it’s just a case of sweaty palms and butterflies or it’s a debilitating panic attack, exams cause stress and anxiety that can really affect your child’s performance. Exams play a vital role in determining your child’s grade and that can determine their future prospects, so learning to deal with exam stress is every bit Read More
The summer is a great time for students to take a rest from their busy schedules. And while this is good for them, their lack of learning over the summer leads to a phenomenon known as the summer slide. The National Summer Learning Association at Johns Hopkins University found that students lose as much as Read More
A screen can be too much. Screens are ubiquitous and when you add up the time your child spends on computers, phones, tablets and TVs, you may be surprised at just how many hours a day they spend on screens. Limiting screen time opens up space and energy for interactions with family and friends, time Read More
Spring means SAT time and as students prepare for the tests on March 5th, May 7th or June 4th, they need to know exactly how to study. The SAT has undergone a few changes that should make it more accessible for students, but this can also affect the way the test is taken. Here are Read More
The ACT test offers students a chance to show off their skills and get into the school that best suits their academic career. This pivotal test can be stressful and many students don’t perform well because of ACT test anxiety. Being prepared will not only mean you are confident, it will also reduce your stress Read More
Just beyond the joy of Christmas and with the promise of spring in the air lies the day that every student dreads—Ivy Day. As college letters go out, many students will have to face the rejection of not being accepted into the school of their dreams.
“Tutor Doctor is awesome!” says Blake who was moved from a French immersion school in grade 4. Blake couldn’t read in English, but in just eight months, Blake’s in-home tutor, Tyler, has him reading at grade level.
All children have trouble learning a language, but when difficulties persist, consider consulting a speech therapist for an expert option. Catching speech problems early on will mean that you give your child the very best opportunity for normal development. Speech problems can be overcome or improved with the ministrations of a speech therapist so your child’s confidence won’t have to suffer.
The Tutor Doctor magic match system works to find a one-on-one tutor who isn’t just a subject-expert, but a tutor whose personality and interests resonates with those of your child. That’s because we understand the incredible difference that a mentor can make in a child’s life and we would like our tutors to mentors too.
The New Year poses an interesting opportunity for new beginnings and a clean slate. If your child is struggling, if homework is a daily battle and if you don’t think your child is fulfilling their potential, then these resolutions will help you and your family to turn over a new leaf.