C2 Education is Now Open in Mount Kisco!

Students in the Mount Kisco, New York, area have an exciting new academic resource right in their neighborhood. C2 Education is open and our expert tutors are ready to help you succeed! For the past two decades, we’ve been working with students as they prepare for some of the biggest tests of their lives. Our elementary, junior high and high school tutoring programs cons…

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Posted September 18th, 2017

College Admission News Roundup: February, 2017

  Whether your college applications are still months or years away, or whether you’re scrambling to meet a looming application deadline, here are two great articles about college admissions to check out: What the People Who Read Your College Application Really Think, NPR NPR looks behind the curtain at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachuset…

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Posted February 24th, 2017

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

The Common Core: Will It Affect You?

Last month, we hosted a webinar called "What the New SAT Means for You" (watch it on demand here), during which we discussed the link between the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the new SAT (learn more about the new SAT here). During the Q&A period of the event, we discovered a common question: Will the Common Core affect students in states that don't use the C…

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Posted August 5th, 2014

Tests Make You Smarter

A recent article from The New York Times discusses research about the role of tests in developing memory. It turns out that tests actually make us smarter by helping to embed information into our memories. This phenomenon, called the retrieval practice effect, provides insight that could help students to learn more efficiently, thereby improving grades and test scores.…

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Posted July 26th, 2014