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#WIIS - What If It Sucks? My GPA

In our three-part series about what college admissions officers looked at, we explored the importance of grades in admissions decisions. College admissions officers consistently rank grades as the most important factor in admissions decisions,…
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Five Tips to Help You Prep for Finals

It’s time to prep for finals, and you need a win to finish the semester strong. So to help you, we’ve put together some tips to make sure you get the most out of your studying and preparation before the big test day. And don’t just take…
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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…
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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…
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Creating the Perfect Study Environment

Midterms are coming, and finals will be here before you know it. Students everywhere are biting their nails and doodling nervously in their notebooks, hoping they’ll do well. But how do you turn your hopes into reality? With good study…
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Why Is Math So Darned Hard?

In a recent New York Times Magazine article, Elizabeth Green, author of Building a Better Teacher, explores the question, "Why do Americans stink at math?" That American students -- and, by extension, American adults -- stink at math is…