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Finals: Finish Fabulously

Finals are just around the corner for students, and before we know it, another school year will be over. This may come as a relief to some students, but before summer snoozing can begin, you have to get through finals. How can you ensure that you finish the year with a bang? Well here...

Meet Your Tutors: Bethany

We are back with another round of "Meet your Tutors!" This time, we talked with Bethany, one of our English and Reading tutors here at Learning Ascent. Here's what she had to say: What area of study do you specialize in here at LA? I specialize in English, Language Arts, Reading, Writing for kindergarten to college.  I...

Read Out Loud: Not Just for Kids

Studies have shown that when parents read out loud to their children, the child's reading skills improve greatly. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of these read alouds: Go beyond simply reading Involve your child in the process—if they are young, ask what colors appear on the page. Ask them...

Sleep to Success

For most students, getting enough sleep is as difficult as getting all their homework done. While we at Learning Ascent can help with the homework, it is up to you and your teen to make sure they get the recommended 9-9.5 hours of sleep each night. Here are a few tips to make this...

Meet Your Tutors: Zach

Here at Learning Ascent, we have tutors for every subject. As we continue our series, "Meet your Tutors," we wanted to highlight one of our favorite math tutors here, Zach! Zach, our math extraordinaire!   We asked Zach to tell us a little more about himself. This is what he said: 1. What area of study do you...

New Semester: No Worries

First Semester is coming to an end for many high school students in the next week or so. For some, this is a sigh of relief, but worry for the new semester ahead. Here are 5 easy tips (plus a bonus tip!) to make your second semester even better than your first: Study Time does not equal...

Wait Time- Awkward Silences Lead to Awesome Successes

We’ve all been there. We ask our child a question and they stare blankly back at us, and we wonder if they heard what we said. So we repeat ourselves. They might mutter an “um” or “uh,” and our impatience grows. Finally, we give up and either tell them the answer or move on,...