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What is College for, Anyway?

Explore different perspectives on the purpose of a college education and how it relates to career choice. Read More

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All About Academic Coaching

Learn what academic coaching is and how it can benefit students beyond improving test scores or GPA. Read More

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The Happy B Student

Students struggling with perfectionism and the need to get Straight As will benefit from these tips on learning to be a "Happy B Student." Read more

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What Are Executive Functions?

Signet CEO Jay Bacrania had the pleasure of speaking with Rebecca Shafir, an executive functions coach in the greater Boston area. The conversation from Feb 2018 covered managing executive functions (and dysfunctions) in students, but also topics such as mindful communication, personal responsibility, and the life lessons that will help students thrive well into adulthood. Read more

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The Benefits of Taking Breaks

This post is for the students who don’t stop working or experience guilt anytime they close their books. Read on to learn why taking breaks can help high-achieving students reach their fullest potential. Read more

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What if I don’t know what field to pursue in college?

The choices of what to study in college and what subsequent career path to pursue are big decisions, and not to be taken lightly. This blog post is for students who aren’t quite sure of the next step in their journey. Not knowing what you want to do is actually a beautiful thing. Read more

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Your Brain’s Secret Weapon

Reflection is transformative—a single skill so powerful that it could transform your life. Read on for how and why. Read more

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How Holistic Learning Makes You Happier

It’s easy for parents and students alike to focus on academic results (grades, test scores, etc.) as evidence of successful learning. But we’d like to present a different way of thinking.  Read more

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Routines: The Secret to Academic Success

Humans are capable of extraordinary feats. We have climbed Mt. Everest, completed Iron Man triathlons, built computers, flown into deep space, and more. But the most difficult part of these accomplishments isn’t scaling the mountain or piloting the space shuttle, but rather consistently making the everyday decisions that help move one closer to these major goals. We explore how to establish routines around the various skills required to be successful in school, as well as in life. Read more

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Mental Health Check-In

When is the last time you had a discussion with your peers and family about mental health?  Read more

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The Signet Method for Studying for Finals

The Signet Method for Studying for Finals Read more

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Study Like a Valedictorian

What is the best approach to studying effectively? Read on to learn best practices from our very own top-notch tutors! Read more

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Tips and Tools to Avoid the High School Whirlpool

The high school whirlpool is one of the biggest dangers high schooler face. What do we mean by that? Briefly, the whirlpool means getting sucked into pursuing a high school education that’s focused on the expectations of others rather than what is best for you and your family. Read on to learn more about what it means and how to avoid getting sucked in.  Read more

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How to Manage Your Homework Deadlines

At Signet, we use a couple of mantras that we’ve found to be really powerful for students at all levels and stages of the academic process. One of our favorites is “plan your work, work your plan.” It sounds simple, but applied well, it helps with focus, time management, and productivity. Read on to learn more. Read more

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Career Exploration Tools for High Schoolers

In the latter half of senior year and over the summer, students are under less academic pressure but still have access to a lot of people and resources. It’s a perfect time for career exploration that maintains a sense of freedom and ease, and a great way to gain some clarity before you become a freshman all over again! Read more

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Signet is Here to be Your Academic Partner

Signet's goal is to be the best academic partner possible for our students and their families. Here's how to make the most of our services. Read more

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Your Essential Guide to Junior Year

We give you an overview of your entire junior year of high school, including a month-by-month checklist. Let's get productive! Read more

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A High School Road Map for Freshmen

​You wouldn’t drive across the country without a map. Why would you head toward your future without one? Read more

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Signet Education’s Values

Signet is a values-driven company, and we’ve worked hard to distill specific values that really make us tick.  Read more

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What To Do With Your Senior Summer

Make the most of your summer before college! Read more

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How We Pair Clients and Tutors

What is it that makes Signet unlike any other tutoring company? Read more

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How to Choose a Tutoring Company

Once you’ve decided that you need a tutor, coach, or admissions consultant, you'll have many options to choose from. Here are some things to consider as you’re shopping around. Read more

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Where Does Signet Volunteer?

An introduction to the various community service initiatives Signet tutors are involved with.  Read more

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We Changed Our Name!

Veritas Tutors became Signet Education on June 3rd, 2013. Same great company, brand new name and look. Read more

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Where Have Signet Students Been Accepted?

A master list of the schools where Signet students have earned acceptance. Read more

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Signet Undergraduate Admissions Results

A master list of colleges and universities that have sent Signet students acceptance letters. Read more

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Signet Graduate Admissions Results

A comprehensive list of the graduate schools and programs where Signet students have gained acceptance. Read more

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