Top Study Tip #5: Getting Organized!

We recommend that students get organized at any point.  As the buddhist monk Pema Chodron, start where you are.  It is never too late or too early to get organized. 

USE A THREE RING BINDER

We recommend using a 3 ring binder for your subjects.  You can label the dividers and keep each class organized.  We recommend dividing according to: 1) Notes, 2) Homework, 3) Handouts, 4) Quizzes, 5) Tests. 

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An ACT Success Story: Jake K

Jake started with a composite score of 19 on his initial diagnostic.  A junior at a competitive private school in the Los Angeles area, he struggled with math fundamentals and he self-identified as “bad at reading”.  He also worried that he “was never taught any grammar in school.” Jake was concerned that he would not get into a competitive college with his initial score yet was ambivalent about the ACT Prep process.  

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