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Is Early Decision or Early Action Right for You?

You may be wondering whether early decision or early action is right for you. If you are going into your senior year, you’re probably feeling a lot of excitement and relief that you only have one more year until you’re off in the real world. Finally, no more high school. But there are some serious decisions you need to make very soon, and the best way to know where you’ll want to apply is to…

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The 2019-2020 SSAT Test Dates Have Been Released

The 2019-2020 SSAT test dates have been released. Your child can take the middle and upper level SSAT test up to 8 times, or the elementary level twice. It’s important to review the test dates below and make sure you register your child in time. Standard Test Date Regular Registration Starts Aug 1, 2019 & Ends: Last Day for Registration (Without Testing Accommodations) Sat, Oct 19, 2019 September 28, 2019 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Sat, Nov…

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Year in Review: Education News in 2018

In one of our first articles of the new year, we will be taking a look back at some of 2018’s biggest pieces education news. The November elections brought lots of good news. The new Democratic majority in the House might be able to hold Betsy DeVos more accountable. Three additional states voted for Medicaid expansion, which should help huge numbers of kids and their families (research has already shown the positive impact on students when they…

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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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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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The Dana Hall 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 Dana Hall School located in Wellesley, MA. The upcoming Dana Hall School Open House dates are as follows: Upper…

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How to Broach Tough Topics With Kids

With school shootings and other tough topics now commonplace in our country’s nightly news, we not only have to worry about how the students of those schools are affected, but also about the tens of millions of other children in schools across the country who have since heard about what happened and now likely struggle with their own feelings of fear, confusion, and uncertainty. Parents and teachers alike may find the following guide helpful in…

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The Muniz Academy: A Dual-Language High School

Have you heard of the Margarita Muniz Academy? As the Hispanic population in Boston continues to grow, the Boston Public School system has been seeking new ways to address issues they face. Hispanic students are both most likely to drop out of the city’s schools and least likely to enroll in college when compared with black, white, and Asian students, but as the academy enters its sixth full year, the school’s student outcomes are drawing…

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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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