Creating a good study environment can make the difference between studying that sticks... or doesn't.

Creating the Perfect Study Environment

Study environments can have a profound affect on students. Your surroundings — whether you’re in a small or large room, a loud or a quiet one, even a blue or a red one — can change your emotions, thoughts and focus. That means that surrounding…
Hoping to use the ACT for admission to your dream college? Visit your local C2 for a free ACT math consultation.

5 ACT Math Tips to Achieve High Scores

Love it or hate it, there’s no escaping math. Students hoping to use the ACT for admission to a dream college need to build the math chops for top ACT scores. ACT math questions are roughly ordered from easiest to hardest. Understanding this…
C2 Downers Grove is now open and providing test prep, tutoring, and college admissions counseling to local students.

C2 Education Downers Grove now serving the community

C2 Education Downers Grove is now open! Our newest center in Downers Grove, IL is now open and ready to provide students with the expert help they need to succeed! For over 20 years, we’ve been working with students on their journey towards…
Studying for the ACT can be challenging without a plan. Contact your local C2 and get a free ACT prep consultation!

ACT Study Guide - A Simple Step-by-Step Approach

After much deliberation (or perhaps none at all?), you’ve decided to take the ACT. Now what? We’ve put together a simple step-by-step ACT study guide to help maximize your score on test day. Step One: Get to Know the Test Sun Tzu said,…
Figuring out the right extracurricular activities can be challenging. Contact C2 Education for a free high school planning session today!

The Truth about High School Extracurricular Activities

Colleges don’t just admit students—they admit people. What you do outside the classroom can have a huge impact on your college applications, so in addition to grades, course rigor, test scores, and college essays, it’s important to consider…
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5 Tips for ACT Reading: Dealing with BORING Passages

On both the ACT and the SAT, reading passages can pose a challenge. It’s almost guaranteed that you’ll see at least one passage on any given test that you think is Just. Plain. Boring. Boring passages are hard to read—you zone out,…
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4 Steps to a High PSAT Score

So you’ve decided to take the PSAT. Awesome! There are tons of great reasons to take the PSAT. (We wrote about some of them here in our Complete PSAT Guide.) Now it’s time to prep for the PSAT. Lucky for you, we’ve got a plan for a high…
Working on college applications is a long and challenging process. Contact C2 today for a free college counseling session!

Everything You Want to Know about College Applications

When it’s time to start applying to college, there are a lot of moving parts to keep track of. This is your one stop shop for all things college app related. Different Applications Let’s talk about applications. Almost every college has…
The college admissions process is long and complex. Let C2 help you with your high school planning.

The College Admissions Process from Start to Finish

When you apply to college, colleges review your entire high school experience, which means that the college admissions process starts much earlier than many people realize. Everything a student does starting on the first day of high school becomes…