New York, NY, January 15, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Introducing Advice from a Harvard Mom, a guide to making the best academic decisions. Taking you along the path through preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school, revealing the pitfalls and helping you put your student in the best possible position for acceptance to the Ivy League universities and the nation's other top colleges.
Academic tips and advice from a teacher/tutor of 18 years, who currently has a daughter attending Harvard.
Do not pay for a SAT tutor or college counseling before reading this book!
Advice from a Harvard Mom covers:
Goals before kindergarten: How much should your child know before he or she enters kindergarten?
What the best private elementary and middle schools tell their students to do during the summer.
What your child should master before 6th grade in order to excel in middle school, and what your child needs to enter high school with the most solid foundation.
The top 400 SSAT vocabulary words your child should know before high school, compiled by one of the best private elementary schools in the country. How and when to prepare for the SSAT exam for admission to a private high school.
What your child needs to accomplish for an Ivy League resume.
Public or Private: does it matter? Should you send your child to the most academic, private high school he or she can get into? Make sure your child has an edge in either public or private school.
Learn from other students: what worked and what failed. Examples of students who went to some of the best private schools in the country and why there were left disappointed with their college options.
How I prepared my daughter for the SAT’s, the SAT 2 exams, and the AP exams without paying a dime in tutoring! When to prepare for the SAT or ACT exam in high school. Tips on how to get the most out of a tutor, the questions to ask, and how to prepare for the tutor.
The course load for high school students and the pitfalls to avoid.
The foreign language your child should study in middle school and high school to give them an edge on the reading comprehension of the SAT exam.
Is your child a Division 1 athlete who wants to play in the Ivy League? This book will tell you not only the minimum academic requirements, but also how to balance her academic career to enhance her application so she makes the cut.
Home schooling your high school student? Avoid the many academic pitfalls and ensure your child has every opportunity open to them for college.
How to ace the SAT, SAT II, and AP exams:
Tips on the math for the SAT, with math problems and answers explained, and formulas you need to know that the study guides don’t tell you. Plus, advice on the writing section of the SAT exam from an SAT grader.
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