Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We started by going through the answers for all of the materials I gave the student for homework. We then moved on to logic games - I had given her some advanced linear drills and games to try, as well as regular linear games. She did a great job on the regular games on her own, so we barely went over them, but she had some trouble with the advanced ones, so we spent some time going through the best set-ups for these types of games. We then moved on to a couple grouping games that she did on her own - she did a great job with these. We went through a couple questions that she missed but overall these went really well for her. We then moved on to the logical reasoning section. I told her that she might be best off trying to slow down a bit. As we went through the questions we talked about the strategies for each question type and how to get the correct answer. She will do some more sections of each before next time."
"The student and I worked on logical reasoning. She has made great improvements in logic games, and she will keep practicing on her own in that section. She is taking the test very soon, so we worked on strategies to get the most points and learn the most concepts in the time we had left. We worked on strengthen, must be true, weaken, and flaw questions to encapsulate the most amount of question types we could in the time frame. I recommended that the student practice heavily on logical reasoning for homework, but still keep in mind logic games to keep her skills sharp."
"In today's session with the student we covered a few reading comprehension passages. One particularly difficult passage involving excavation required parsing of details which we discussed in terms of synthesizing inferences from various parts of the passage which indicated the author's attitude. We also talked about the 3 possible POV's in a reading passage, and the different types of questions that could be encountered. In logic games she did great diagrams on a few games but struggled with a tough one in practice test 72. We diagrammed it and noted that once the diagram is made certain questions became automatic. She simply needs more practice diagramming different types of games, so I counseled her to make games her first priority between sessions for now. In logical reasoning we continued to cover equating in assumption questions, locating conclusions, and various other concepts which will help simplify things on the test. For homework she will work on practice test 66."