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Case Study: Incomplete Homework

Case Study: Incomplete Homework

The Signet strategy for getting a smart student to hand his homework in, completed and on time ...
Case Study: Ineffective Work Habits

Case Study: Ineffective Work Habits

A Signet student does all the work, but doesn't see the results. Read more to find out what we did ...
Case Study: Learning Style Differences

Case Study: Learning Style Differences

A Signet student's story where a change in teaching style made all of the difference ...
Should I Take the SAT or ACT?

Should I Take the SAT or ACT?

A guide to deciding which exam will best represent your skills ...
What Is a Strong Extracurricular?

What Is a Strong Extracurricular?

A guide to choosing strong extracurriculars for college admissions ...
Case Study: International Admissions

Case Study: International Admissions

International applicants face unique challenges in college admissions ...
Case Study: Med-Scholars Program

Case Study: Med-Scholars Program

How one talented student set himself apart ...
Case Study: ISEE preparation

Case Study: ISEE preparation

How a Signet tutor coached a sixth grader to admission at a selective private school near Boston ...
How to Choose a Tutor

How to Choose a Tutor

Five key questions you should ask every potential tutor ...
How Do You Choose a College?

How Do You Choose a College?

A comprehensive overview of the essential questions to ask yourself when creating a college list ...