National Merit Scholarship: What Is It and How Can I Win It?

The National Merit Scholarship is a competition that allows students who score highly on the PSAT (the practice SAT) to be considered for a $2,500 scholarship. So how does it work? Let’s break down the steps!

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Programming

  • How to Choose the Right Backpack for Your Child

    Is your student going to need a new backpack for school? Tutor Doctor has some great tips on how to choose the right backpack for your child!

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  • Rebuilding Your Child's Confidence

    Students may feel a decrease in confidence after dealing with a bad experience at school (like a disappointing exam score). Whatever the reason may be, as parents we can help our kids to get through and overcome these challenges. Here are Tutor Doctor's tips for rebuilding your child's confidence.

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  • What Are Learning Gaps, and How Can Tutor Doctor Help?

    When a student begins to struggle or fall behind with their academic progression, we often refer to learning gaps as a reason why they are having trouble understanding the material. But what exactly are learning gaps, and how do they form? More importantly, how can we help close these gaps and get students back on track?

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  • Our Top Picks for Books to Read This Summer

    Students may experience a decrease in reading and math scores after a long vacation, which we refer to as the “summer slide.” Reading is a great way to keep young minds active during a break, and is an excellent option for students of all ages! Here are Tutor Doctor’s top picks for books to read this summer for every age group.

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  • Interesting Career Paths for Your Student to Consider

    It's not uncommon for college students to feel unsure of their future career choice. In fact, 30% of all undergraduate students change their major at least once within the first 3 years of enrollment. If your student is researching options, here are some interesting career paths for them to consider.

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  • How to Choose a College That's Right For You

    From traditional on-campus learning to online classes, there's a number of options for prospective students to consider. Here are Tutor Doctor's tips to help choose a college that's right for you!

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