First quarter ends soon! Time to assess and adjust.

First quarter ends next week for our most of our local area schools.  (How does time fly by this quickly?)  Now’s the time to assess your child’s start for this school year, and make any needed adjustments.  It’s the right time to determine what’s working and what’s not working, to help your child succeed in…

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Introducing new faculty at A Step Ahead!

We admit it.  We’re very, very choosy.  We believe what makes us different at A Step Ahead is that we provide private tutoring with a personal touch.  Not only are our faculty outstanding and experienced educators, but they are also interesting, curious, vibrant people you and your children will enjoy. So let’s get started.  Here…

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6 Simple Stress Relieving Techniques for Students

Stress is the body’s reaction to a challenge and produces a physiological reaction in body. Hormones are released, which results in physical manifestations of stress. These can include accelerated breathing and heart rate, dilation of pupils and flushed skin. For students, this can be an overwhelming feeling of panic in reaction to exams, project deadlines…

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The Important Benefits of Being Organized for School

Not everyone is a neat-freak. In general, this isn’t a bad thing. There are, however, some downsides for children who tend to have trouble organizing. In many cases, disorganization leads to lower grades, completing fewer assignments, frustration, and lower self-esteem. These negatives may further contribute to other student issues such as truancy and discipline. Although…

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