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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year Program

We would like to take some time today to speak about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Student of the Year program, an exciting leadership development and philanthropy program in which high school students participate in a fundraising competition to benefit LLS. For motivated high school students, this program ensures they stand out among their peers when engaging with colleges and/or future employers. Through guidance and mentoring from experienced professionals at LLS they will make…

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ACT Test Dates 2017

Are you looking to schedule your child for the ACT this fall? For your convenience, here are the ACT test dates for the 2017-2018 school year.  To register for a test date, please use the link below. ACT Registration ACT Test Dates 2017-2018 September 9th, 2017 October 28th, 2017 December 9th, 2017 February 10th, 2018 April 14th, 2018 June 9th, 2018 July 14th, 2018

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SAT Test Dates 2017

Are you looking to schedule your child for the SAT this fall? For your convenience, here are the SAT test dates for the 2017-2018 school year.  To register for a test date, please use the link below. SAT Registration SAT Test Dates 2017-2018 August 26th, 2017 October 7th, 2017 November 4th, 2017 December 2nd, 2017 March 10th, 2018 May 5th, 2018 June 2nd, 2018

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Improve Your Test Scores: SAT Test Dates for 2017-2018

Spring SAT scores are out and if your child’s scores were not what you had hoped, it can be easy to become worried. However, most students take the test more than once and there is still time to improve scores by taking Fall SAT tests. The 2017-2018 test dates are as follows: Test Date Regular Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline August 26, 2017 July 28, 2017 August 15, 2017 October 7, 2017 September 8, 2017…

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Books That Teach Empathy to Children

In my previous post, I stressed the importance of teaching empathy to children in school and at home in an effort to prevent bullying. Empathy, as opposed to sympathy or compassion, is a starting point for understanding both ourselves and other people from the inside out. In that vein, here are some wonderful books that can help teach your child about empathy.  Wonder by R.J. Palacio. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that,…

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Nature’s Classroom

One of my favorite memories from elementary school was the week long trip I took to Nature’s Classroom in Ocean Park, Maine. For those who have not heard of it, Nature’s Classroom is an outdoor learning facility that offers residential programs for schools and large groups in the New England area. During the time spent here, student get to learn about a variety of topics through hands on experience in nature. I fondly remember dissecting…

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April Vacation 2017 Activities

April vacation is almost there and we know how challenging it can be to find fun events and activities to fill up the week. In our monthly newsletter which can be found here, we highlighted a few of the many events going on in and around Boston. However, since there are so many, we decided to feature other events that will be happening on the week of April 17th. Read below to find out more!…

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Is Your College Student Struggling With English Composition?

Many students struggle with College English Composition coursework. Whether your child is a freshman or a senior, there are always new challenges when it comes to writing. Students will be required to write essays, term papers, theses, senior/final projects, and case studies. Along the way they may struggle with: Writing skills (basic punctuation/capitalization, sentence structure, syntax, etc.) Structuring essays Organizing large projects Brainstorming appropriate topics and outlining supporting arguments Strengthening and developing thesis statements Managing…

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Goodreads: Making Reading Social

If you love to read, chances are you will love using Goodreads, an innovative, interactive, and enchanting website for book lovers. One of the primary uses of Goodreads is to keep track of what you’ve read, are reading, and want to read. You will automatically have those three lists on your account to which you can add your books. You can also make lists according to anything you want (genre, character type, a book club,…

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