Want some interesting reading for the summer? We took a poll of our tutors for their literary suggestions, and came up with the following, all deemed appropriate for a...

Read moreThe Revision Cycle Written by Jocelyn. Jocelyn is available for private tutoring! Most students don’t actually know how to revise. They re-read their notes and recognize the content,...

Read moreHi All, This is a bit of a “mini blog” but looks at a topic many of us have some questions about. We will update it as we learn...

Read moreWordymathphobia Written by Marizza Illustrations by Sabrina @binathewitch Wordymathphobia: (noun) An abnormal or pathological fear of seeing words in your math Many students seem to be under the impression...

Read moreDan Koshland, the Berkeley biochemistry professor whose work yielded major contributions to studies of enzyme structure and function, was fond of repeating a student review turned in at the...

Read moreAs we have done for the last several years after the AP results are in, we have catalogued tweets from Trevor Packer, the College Board’s Head of AP, as...

Read moreSome misconceptions about science, and scientists One of the surprises gleamed from our years of tutoring high school students is the misconceptions about what a scientist does, the creativity...

Read moreWritten by Giuseppe Introductory Physics classes will typically cover three important conservation laws: conservation of energy, conservation of momentum and conservation of angular momentum. In this blog post, we...

Read moreThis blog is written by Jason, who is available for private tutoring. As in the other sections of the BMAT test, speed and accuracy are essential for the...

Read moreWritten by Andy Coordinate Proofs Writing proofs is an essential part of any high school geometry course. Consider, for instance, the triangle midsegment theorem, which states “A midsegment of...

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