November Break Holiday Activities 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We hope you are able to enjoy some of these fun holiday activities with your families during the November break. Holiday Trellis Lighting When: Mon 11/19/18 Where: Christopher Columbus Park, 110 Atlantic Ave, North End Time: 5:00 PM Age: Any Cost: Free Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh in Boston to celebrate the 16th annual lighting of Christopher Columbus Park’s signature trellis. The park’s 260 feet of trellis are illuminated with 50,000 blue…

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Holiday Food Banks for Donation

With the holidays around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about people with food insecurity. People with food insecurity do not have access to sufficient amounts of food. Since it is the season of giving, please consider donating food or other resources to the following food banks. Merrimack Valley Food Bank The Merrimack Valley Food Bank is a community-supported, non-profit organization that provides nutritional food and personal care items to emergency feeding programs serving…

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Thinking of Studying Abroad in College?

For many people, the idea of studying abroad in Europe is attractive, but what about for an entire degree?  While it sounds like the domain of only the super-wealthy or geniuses, the fact is that just about anyone can study abroad in Europe for an entire degree.  Best of all, there are a number of really great advantages to doing so.  Saving Time and Money First of all, you can expect to save a lot…

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SSAT Locations November 2018

The next SSAT test date is fast approaching; Saturday, November 10th will be here before we know it. For your convenience, we have compiled a list of the SSAT locations of the October SSAT test. Note: this list applies to the Middle/Upper Level Standard SSAT test only. Applewild School 120 Prospect Street Fitchburg, MA 01420 Bancroft School 110 Shore Drive Worcester, MA 01605 Beacon Academy Simmons College Main Campus Building 300 The Fenway Boston, MA…

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The Chestnut Hill School Open House

Boston Tutoring Services is excited to share the Open House dates of local schools. Take the time to research these schools and visit the ones that seem like a good fit for your family. Open Houses are a great way to experience a day on campus and meet the staff. This week we are featuring The Chestnut Hill School located in Chestnut Hill, MA.  The Chestnut Hill School Open House date is as follows: Sunday,…

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Why I Love Teaching

Teaching is one of the most important jobs in our society. Teachers prepare the future generation of students for the world beyond the classroom. While it is often an underappreciated profession, teachers showcase their passion for their work. I have been working with children for six years, and love teaching. But why do teachers love teaching? Teaching is not like any other job. Other jobs can be uneventful; clock in, clock out. Teaching is a…

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The Benefits of Having a Job in College

College is the time when young adults learn the skills they need to ready themselves for the workforce. But how much can one learn in the classroom? Studies show that around 14 million college students work at least part-time. Holding down a job in college can offer students more than financial stability; it can prepare them for the workforce. One of the most obvious benefits of working during college is a steady paycheck. Tuition, books,…

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Parent-Teacher Communication Tips

Starting a new school year can be daunting. With all the changes to your student’s academic life, beginning a new year with a new teacher can be stressful. What do they expect of students? How will they run their classroom? Will their teaching style fit with students’ learning styles? Studies show that children do better in school when parents and teachers communicate often. Here are some tips for communication with your child’s teacher: Introduce yourself.…

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The Park School Open House

Boston Tutoring Services is excited to share the Open House dates of local schools. Take the time to research these schools and visit the ones that seem like a good fit for your family. Open Houses are a great way to experience a day on campus and meet the staff. This week we are featuring The Park School located in Brookline, MA. Read on for more information about the Park School Open House.  The Park…

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Meridian Academy Information Session

Boston Tutoring Services is excited to share the Open House dates of local schools. Take the time to research these schools and visit the ones that seem like a good fit for your family. Open Houses are a great way to experience a day on campus and meet the staff. This week we are featuring Meridian Academy located in Jamaica Plain, MA.  The Meridian Academy Information Sessions for fall 2017 are as follows: Wednesday, October…

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