Archive for August 2017

How to Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

How to Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey   “Amidst such devastation, we are so grateful to report that our Enrichery family is safe and sound. While formal academic coaching sessions have been canceled, we can use this time to reflect on one valuable life lesson. Keep your priorities straight. There is nothing like a…

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Finding Your "Study Style": Silence or Sounds?

Finding Your “Study Style”: Silence or Sounds? Fall is upon us and school is starting up, which means you’re likely dusting the cobwebs off a brain that took full advantage of summer vacation. To help you as you start hitting the books yet again, I wanted to discuss finding your individual “study style” – specifically…

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Pass on Passive Voice In Your College Essay

Pass on Passive Voice In Your College Essay    This enlightening blog was written by me. I wrote this enlightening blog. Which sentence sounds better to you? If you chose the second sentence, we’re on the same page already. The first sentence is in passive voice, while the second sentence is in active voice. While…

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Sealing the Deal: Standing Out With the Ultimate College Essay

Sealing the Deal: Standing Out With the Ultimate College Essay Congratulations! You’ve done everything you’ve needed to do. You’re at the top of your class, you’ve made straight A’s, and you even got a perfect score on your SAT or ACT. It’s time to apply to college, and you’re feeling good – Ivy League good. But…

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Strengthening Your Study Skills

Strengthening Your Study Skills   “When it comes to smarts, adolescents … have plenty. What they lack, however, are some of the brain-based skills that we all need to plan and direct activities, to regulate behavior, and to make efficient and effective use of these smarts. The trouble does not show up in math or…

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