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A master teacher can change a child’s life. Many would think that this statement is an exaggeration but research has proven otherwise. So what does a master teacher look like and how do I know if my child has one? A master teacher is one who not only knows their ... Read More
You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. ~Clay P. Bedford Learning is a lifelong journey, and it should be an exciting one! Can you remember ... Read More
On June 12, 2023, Brad Hoffman and Faya Hoffman -- both College Counselors and Board Certified Educational Planners -- met with high school families and faculty at TASIS Portugal to explore the college application process at English-speaking universities or colleges with English undergraduate programs spanning the United States, the United ... Read More
Starting during the pandemic, we have seen a revolution in college admissions with many colleges and universities making ACT or SAT testing optional. This optionality has actually created confusion and often more anxiety for students and families over how to interpret each college’s policy. It’s worth remembering that The ACT ... Read More
Over the last several years, in response to the pandemic and DEI initiatives, many colleges have implemented test-optional policies for admissions. But have you read the fine print? What does test-optional really mean for you? Our advice to all of our students and families – plan to test and submit ... Read More