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College Recruitment Seminar 10/15

Next College Recruitment Seminar with Aspire Soccer Consulting is scheduled for Sunday, October 15th from 7- 8pm Location: Learning Ascent Tutoring House at 2020 Dean Street, Unit N, St Charles, IL. Please call 630-587-2795 to reserve you seat. Space limited. Did you know colleges give more Scholastic Scholarships than Athletic Scholarships? Want to know how...

Word Wonder

Teaching a new word to your child can seem difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Here are 10 tips to help: Try not to overdo it.Don’t expect your child to learn 10 new words a day. One or two a day is more than enough and it will be more likely to stick. ...

Powerful Parenting Phrases

Parenting is hard. Saying the right things to help your child become a good person is even harder. How can you help your child see that you not only love them, but that you respect them? Here are a few phrases that can help: “I like you.” This is different from “I love you.”...

Test Tumult

Every year, juniors across the country take either the ACT or SAT test to prepare for college entrance. But which would should you take? There are differences between the two, so it is important what to expect in each. Here is a breakdown of the two tests: ACT There is a science section to the...

AP Awareness

If you are a junior or senior in high school, you may be taking an Advanced Placement (AP) class in hopes of getting some college credit. These classes are a terrific way to get ahead in college, but not just because of the possibility of skipping a freshman level class or two. The skills...

Prep Course Tips from a Senior Who Knows

SAT. ACT. Those three little letters can bring up so many emotions. How can three letters hold so much power? The score you receive on these tests could set the framework for your future, and where you will go in life. Sounds scary, right? Don’t worry, it doesn’t have to be. Last year, I was...

Study (De-)Stress

Finals season is here, and so is the stress that comes with studying for them! But don't worry, there's no need to freak out over finals. In fact, here are some ways to get rid of your stress and go into your exams with confidence! Make a list of all the exams and things you...

Conference Questions

It's that time of year for Parent-Teacher Conferences, and some parents may be wondering exactly how they should handle them. You want to know how your child is doing, but you're worried the teacher may reveal the worst. Here are a few questions you can ask your child, the teacher, and yourself to help...

Making Meaning

For most parents, they understand how important reading is for children, especially at a young age. As they grow older though, it can be more difficult to gauge whether they understand the meaning of what they are reading. Here are a few ways you as a parent can help you child find meaning in what...

Saving Scores

When students take the ACT, they have the option to send their scores to up to four colleges where they are looking at applying. This is a free option during registration for the ACT, however, you might want to hold off on sending those scores right away. Here's why: Each time a student takes the...