Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We discussed overall test strategy and specific mathematics strategies. We went through the fundamentals of algebra and geometry."
"We continued to go over practice questions. Topics discussed include functions, systems of equations, and dealing with 3 dimensional objects. The student is making significant progress. Since the exam is coming up soon, I will continue to assign homework problems. This will help him fully internalize the concepts and strategies he has learned."
"We worked mostly on critical reading today. He has consistently been doing very well in his writing and his math. Right now, the only thing he can do to really up his game is improve his vocabulary. I have asked him to finish a full test, proctored and timed, while at a table, so that he understands what taking the SAT in one sitting really means in terms of stamina. His mother will be timing him. I believe he is on his way to doing very well on the SAT."
"Today the student and I went over the second practice SAT. I was pleased to find that although some students' scores decline after the first test (because it's noticeably easier), her scores were consistent or slightly higher. Although reading is still behind the other sections, she showed some signs of improvement. I assigned some work for next week."
"Today the student and I went over two SAT Math sections. Her primary weaknesses based on the results of the two are factoring trinomials and coming up with equations for lines given two points, both of which we practiced extensively during our session. She is now able to easily come up with an equation for a line given two points and is much better at factoring. For homework, she must view the assigned math videos and read over notes that I will email over this evening."
"Today the student and I were able to work through two Reading passages of the SAT. He answered all the questions of the first passage correctly but had some difficulties with the second passage. This was primarily due to the subject matter and the fact that the passage was written in the 1930s. I was able to explain any answer he didn't understand, and we were able to finish before the library closed. We will continue to work on getting better and better as the sessions go on."