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The Signet Method for Studying for Finals

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Study Tips for Literature

Tips for reading a text effectively, from a Comparative Literature PhD candidate. Read More

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"My Teacher Doesn't Like Me"

Many students complain that their poor academic performance is a result of their teacher disliking them. We investigated. Read more

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When to Start Studying for Finals

If you didn't wait until the last second, but also haven't been totally on top of your game since day one, we have tips for you. Read more

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Foreign Language Learning Tips

Our resident polyglot shares her tips for learning foreign languages. Read more

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Q&A with a Math Tutor

It's cliche, but practice does make perfect (according to this math tutor). Read more

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How to Incorporate Test Prep into Math Classes

Ways to minimize the differences between standardized test math and regular high school math classes.  Read more

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How to Integrate Test Prep into English Classes

A typical English class won't teach the skills needed to achieve a top score on the writing or grammar section of a standardized test, but test-taking strategies can be incorporated with a little effort. Read more

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Q&A with a Chemistry Tutor

When it comes to chemistry, expert feels like an understatement in describing Austin. Read more

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Study Tips for History

Quick tips for successfully studying history, from one of the biggest history buffs we know. Read more

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5 Tips For Acing Multiple Midterms

How to deal when you don't have the option of taking it one test at a time. Read more

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How to Talk to a Teacher about a Grade

The best way to approach a teacher about an unfair grade. Read more

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How to Study for Midterms

One of the best kept secrets of great students is that they don’t study for midterms the way everyone else does.  Read more

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Study Tips for Algebra

We know algebra can be difficult, so we want to share some advice on how to make it easier! From learning fundamentals to being more efficient, there are lots of steps you can take to bring up your algebra game.  Read more

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How to Use a Semi-Colon

Often underused, misused, or simply feared, the semi-colon is a versatile punctuation mark that may be employed in two distinct ways. Read more

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How to Get the Most out of Tutoring

Tips on what to do during your tutoring sessions to help you maximize your tutor’s impact. Read more

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How to Deal with Challenging Subject Matter

In part one of our four-part series on diagnosing your own study habits, we're discussing challenges with the subject matter. Read more

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What Is Your Best Study Mindset?

In the second part of this four-part series, we're discussing your study mindset and how it affects your study habits. Read more

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How to Prepare for a Tutoring Session: Before Your Session

When it comes to subject tutoring, there’s a lot you can do before, during, and after your tutoring sessions to help you make the absolute most of your engagement. Read more

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What to Do after a Tutoring Session

There’s a lot you can do before, during, and after your tutoring sessions to help you extract the most possible value from your engagement with a Signet tutor.  Read more

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Case Study: Student Confidence

How using a tutor can build a student's confidence. Read more

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How to Tutor Yourself

An established tutor's guide to tutoring yourself. Read more

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Case Study: Gaps in Learning

A student's story of overcoming her lack of confidence and reaching a deeper level of academic understanding.  Read more

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Case Study: Learning Style Differences

A Signet student's story where a change in teaching style made all of the difference.  Read more

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How to Write a Paper

“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.” -Stephen King Read more

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How to Choose a Tutor

Five key questions you should ask every potential tutor. Read more

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5 Essential Study Skills

A Harvard graduate shares five easy ways to study more efficiently.  Read more

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4 Signs That You Need a Tutor

If you can identify with any of these situations, it might be time to call a tutor. Read more

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