By Wes Carroll, founder of Wes Carroll Tutoring and Consulting
“Dr. Po-Shen Loh has discovered a new way to solve quadratics.”
Well, yes and no. Dr. Loh is a great coach, educator, and evangelist, and I admire and respect him. If he says he was “dumbfounded,” then there’s something there.
“Should I Tell Colleges I’m Asian-American?”…and Other Questions About College Applications
By David Montesano, Admissions Strategist and Founder of College Match
As America’s leading admission strategist, when I speak with parents about admission to “super-reach” colleges like Harvard and Princeton, I am often asked, “should my Asian-American student indicate his or her racial identity as an Asian American on their college applications? Will it hurt their chances of admission to Harvard?” I always say, “Yes, they should indicate their racial identity” and give my students the following advice to help themselves to stand out from even the most crowded and competitive college application pools.
The Nuts and Bolts of Test Anxiety
By John Neville, Founder of Mindful Test Taking
According to the American Test Anxieties Association, at least 33% of students struggle with moderate to acute test anxiety.
Physical tension is always a contributing factor to (if not the cause of) test anxiety: you cannot experience stress without tensing yourself up. Releasing this tension is the foundation for becoming a calmer test taker.
The Secret to Mindfulness: Progressive Relaxation
The ability to relax is a skill that you can learn, develop & improve at over time. It is also the core principle of mindfulness.
We hope you enjoy this collection of blog entries from our members. Please note that each entry represents the views of its individual author, and may not represent the views of other members or of BATS as a whole.