Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We focused on passage based questions, including specific question types and various rules to solve them. The student is improving. Vocabulary question strategy has been learned well."
"We went over a practice test - the student did very well! We then went over some reading comprehension problems. We'll be doing another practice test for next time and also focusing on some of the number theory problems."
"Today we drilled for the math and writing sections. We discussed topics in the writing section including parallelism, pronouns, and idioms. The student is sowing improvement in writing."
"The students and I prepared for their SAT test on Saturday. We reviewed major strategies for each section, and concentrated on retaining important info. I have high hopes for their test on Saturday, and I can't wait to see how they do."
"The student did pretty well today. We came up with a work/break/reward system: for every five problems she completed, she got to draw five animals. It helped her stay motivated and move through a lot of problems!"
"SAT reading tests and strategies. He struggles most with the "attractive distractive" answers on the test. I am working to show him how to spot these, which helps then find the real answer. We are meeting again tomorrow."
"It's getting down to crunch time for the SAT. We reviewed a lot of critical reading and I left him with a text and a vocab list. His main hurdle right now is vocabulary, but he's made excellent progress."
"The student and I worked through a series of math problems (the most difficult we could find) in order to ensure she feels fully prepared for the test. I believe she will be in a good place on Saturday and wish her the best of luck."
"We concentrated on working with exponents/radicals and how best to approach the essay. We also discussed how to approach the day before and morning of the test. The student did great. She was receptive and responsive."
"We went through one practice test for critical reading, which went well. There were a few missed answers, and we talked through some of the ambiguities. We also started a practice test in math."
"Yesterday we went over SAT 1 from the prep book, and then we reviewed strategies for solving problems involving slope. The student has made significant progress in her ability to work through word problems."
"The student is taking her exam for her final time tomorrow morning. We went over math questions and some general last minute review."