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Betsy DeVos, President Trump, and the Future of Education

    If there is one issue on which our nation’s two major political parties can generally find some common ground, it is education. After all, while each party has vastly differing views on how best to actually go about educating students, just about everyone agrees that education is generally a good thing. And education is, undeniably, important. So …

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Posted February 10th, 2017

Testing Rights and Responsibilities

    Avoid Test Score Cancellation: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities   It’s a nightmare scenario: You diligently prepared for the ACT/SAT/AP exam, you showed up on time, you took the test, you waited for your scores…and then you were notified that your scores were invalidated. All that time and effort went down the drain, and now you’ll hav…

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Posted January 24th, 2017

ACT vs. SAT: Which Test Is Right for You?

    One of the first of many college admissions decisions that students must make is whether to take the ACT, the SAT, or both. On December 14, 2016, C2 Education will present a webinar to help students in this decision. Keep reading to see some of the differences between the tests! Test Timing One of the biggest differences between the two tests invo…

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Posted January 20th, 2017

Study Skills for Parents

    Study Skills for Parents   1. Teach your child that he controls his own success Students often come to believe that doing well in school is about being smart or being lucky. While natural intelligence can give a student an extra edge, school success is about hard work and effort. Each student has control over whether or not he succeeds because…

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Posted January 17th, 2017

Parenting Resolutions

    Parenting Resolutions 1. Meal Planning Helps…No, Really If you often find yourself at a loss as to what to make for dinner (only to end up putting a frozen pizza in the oven in sheer desperation), then you’re not alone. And if you also find yourself thinking, “Yeah, I could plan meals ahead of time, but who has time for that?” you’re als…

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Posted January 13th, 2017

What is your New Year’s Resolution?

What is your New Year’s Resolution? Lose weight? Begin a new hobby? Improve your grades? If it’s to improve grades, then you are not alone. Many students want to improve their grades, but don’t know how. I have always thought that it’s ironic that public schools don’t teach you how to study – we either develop study skills on our own or don’t devel…

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Posted January 4th, 2017

C2 Education’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Students

High school students usually have a list of gizmos, gadgets, and media that they hope to see under the tree – but how about some gifts to help teens become better students? We’ve come up with a gift guide to help your favorite student in the new year! 1. Wake up to the sunrise Perfect for the late-riser, this alarm clock brightens slowly over the course…

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Posted December 16th, 2016

Beyond the Books: 360 Degree Tutoring and Why It Works

Many people equate tutoring with standardized test prep, but at C2 Education, we practice what we like to call 360 Degree Tutoring. What Is 360 Degree Tutoring? 360 Degree Tutoring is comprehensive. At C2 Education, our tutoring programs are fully customized to suit each student’s unique needs. We know that no two students are the same, which is why C2 works wi…

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Posted December 9th, 2016

Your Total Guide to Your New SAT Score

Like the test itself, the new SAT score reports are a departure from the score reports of years past. The experts at C2 Education have broken them down in a new publication called Your Total Guide to Your New SAT Score – download your copy here! SAT scores are undeniably important in the college admissions process. SAT or ACT scores allow college admissions office…

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Posted November 25th, 2016

5 College Admissions Tips

    5 College Admissions Tips 1. Show Interest! If you have the grades, test scores, and other qualifications for admission, sometimes the thing that pushes your application over the edge is your interest in the school. Colleges are ranked in part based on how many admitted applicants actually enroll, so if you’re well qualified but you haven’t demonstr…

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Posted November 21st, 2016