Education

 

4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Hiring A Tutor

4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Hiring A Tutor

Maybe you’ve picked up on the growing trend of parents hiring exclusive tutors for their kids. At some point you might’ve asked yourself what the big fuss is all about anyway. Or maybe you’re not so concerned about what other parents are doing. But you’ve come to the conclusion that your child stands to benefit […]
Access to education is transformed by Virtual Schooling

Access to education is transformed by Virtual Schooling

Wealthy people and foundations have the possibility to take risks with their money that governments can’t. And when the these risks are related to positive social impact, these bold and brave approaches are worth it. Some philanthropists are bravely taking  this bold approaches in order to change the way we see education. Around the world, […]
Why do celebrities homeschool their kids?

Why do celebrities homeschool their kids?

Educating our kids is very important, specially in todays super competitive environment. But sometimes, the traditional education system can be overwhelming and even unreliable. That’s why many celebrities prefer to educate their children at home. From Kim & Kanye to Brad and Angelina , homeschooling kids is a growing trend among celebrities, and it probably has […]
4 Steps To The Perfect Study Break

4 Steps To The Perfect Study Break

It’s the worst feeling looking back at day 1 of class when your teacher told, right off the bat, the date of your final exam, then proceeded to warn you time and time again throughout the semester, only for it to somehow evade your schedule all the way up until the night before. You told […]
Make Reading Homework Manageable

Make Reading Homework Manageable

It’s 3:30 pm on a Monday. Your kid has successfully made it through the first day of the week. Sat through every class. Listened to pretty much everything each teacher had to say and didn’t complain about it once. Great. So has he or she earned the right to go out and hang with friends […]
NYC Community Colleges Investing In Their Students

NYC Community Colleges Investing In Their Students

The United States boasts about having exceptional higher education, even in its community colleges, but at what cost? A striking number of university students finish their education with crippling amounts of debt. For others, expenses get so high that they cannot even make it to graduation. There’s a disproportionate number of young adults who consider higher education […]
Chicago Twins Accepted To Nearly 60 Colleges

Chicago Twins Accepted To Nearly 60 Colleges

College application season is coming to a close. Decision time is here and as far as news is concerned, it has not disappointed. Just last month, a girl from Long Island was accepted to every single Ivy league university in the country. Now, the latest story comes from Chicago, where a twin brother and sister […]
ACT Vs SAT In 2016

ACT Vs SAT In 2016

The times have changed quite a bit over the years in the college application process. More than a decade has passed since the Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT) was switched from 1,600 to 2,400 points due to the addition of an obligatory essay writing section at the end. As of this year, the exam is once […]
NYC Education Sees Unprecedented Growth

NYC Education Sees Unprecedented Growth

A report from the New York City Economic Development Corporation was recently released, showing that the private sector in New York City has just witnessed its largest growth ever over a two year period. From January of 2014 to December of 2015, some 249,000 jobs were added, while unemployment dropped to just over 5% from […]
New Secretary of Education Confirmed

New Secretary of Education Confirmed

John B. King Jr., who has been the acting Secretary of Education since December 2015, was officially confirmed on Monday following a 49 to 40 vote by the Senate, according to the New York Times. Until now, he was acting as a replacement for Arne Duncan, who stepped down in December. His influence will likely […]