Unlocking Your Digital SAT Success: Get an Early Start Now!
Getting an early start has always been important when preparing for standardized tests. Since Academic Approach was founded in 2001, our data has shown that students who begin regularly working with us 6-9 months ahead of their test dates have the greatest score growth. In a year of change to the SAT, planning ahead for [...]
New Year Resolution: Achieve Your Goals with Academic Tutoring
January is a time of new beginnings. Whether you’ve made resolutions for yourself, for your family, or for your student, it’s always important to consider how goals will be achieved. Most students begin their second semester with the best of intentions, but without a plan or additional resources, old habits can take hold by the [...]
AP Classes: What Are They, and Why Should You Take Them?
As you start planning for college, you might be encouraged to register for AP classes. With a more rigorous curriculum than the average high school class, AP classes help you stand out during college admissions and earn you college credits before even setting foot on campus. So what exactly are AP classes, and why [...]
Delayed not Lost: ACT Research Indicates Delays in Academic Growth
Since March 2020, there has been much speculation about “COVID slide,” the adverse impact of interrupted, remote, and hybrid learning on student achievement. Research-based not-for-profit assessment organization NWEA indicated after spring 2020 school closures that students could return to the classroom in fall 2020 with less than 50% of the gains in math compared with a [...]
What Are College Credits, and Why Do They Matter?
Before and during your college journey, it’s essential to understand how college credits relate to your coursework and your progress toward college graduation. You may already know a bit about the college credit system if you’re taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes since passing scores on end-of-year AP exams could qualify you for college credits. But [...]