Using Mindfulness To Combat Test Anxiety

April 12, 2014, by

Since 2004, Nitin Sawhney has successfully used meditation and breathing exercises to help his students overcome test anxiety. All details in the story below are true. To protect privacy, the student’s name and biographical information have been changed. Mariana is a wonderfully warm, hard working student, with a sparkling curiosity about the world and a… Read more »


Ready to Prepare for the new SAT?

March 14, 2014, by

The New SAT! Probably the biggest question we’ve received in past days is how to prepare for this new SAT. For us, the answer is to focus on core skills in reading, math, and science. 1. Read! : Because the SAT will become more of a reading-based test, just doing crash courses on vocabulary won’t… Read more »


First Take on The New SAT

March 14, 2014, by

As you know, the College Board is attempting a true reinvention of the SAT. For all the news stories printed and broadcast on this topic, many are bombastic, few are comprehensive, and none provide adequate guidance to parents and students. Below, I outline the major changes. And on my next post, I suggest a simple a four-step… Read more »


What People Say

October 15, 2012, by

The following are comments from students and parents who have used our tutoring and test preparation services. We offer tutoring in most academic subjects and prepare students for the SSAT, ISEE, HSPT, PSAT, SAT and Subject Tests, and the ACT. We also prepare students for graduate school standardized tests. Our clients come from the Washington,… Read more »