July 2, 2019

The Best Books to Help Avoid the “Summer Slide”

For most kids, summer is a well-deserved break, after a year of hard work, where, amid camps, vacations and summer jobs, school is happily forgotten. However, […]
July 2, 2019

Differences in College Exams

When it comes to the college exams, standardized tests are not one size fits all. It’s important for students to take an exam that highlights their […]
January 1, 2018

How High Schoolers Can Take Advantage of Winter Break: A 7 Step Guide

December 7, 2017

The Whole Versus the Individual

The Whole Versus the Individual Author: Tonianne Bellomo There’s always a question over whether or not private tutoring is worth it. It can cost more than […]
November 2, 2017

The Fundamentals of Private Tutoring

Today, we know that not all students learn in the same manner or at the same pace. The typical classroom setting is, more often than not, […]
September 15, 2017
SAT/ACT Guides

Strategies for the Renaissance Teen

Author: Tonianne Bellomo ACT and SAT prep can be daunting. You have the books, the homework, the SAT practice tests, the ACT practice tests. Students often […]
August 15, 2017
Top Ten Things Colleges Look For

How to Be a College Freshman: The Exclusive 7 Step Guide

Author: Stefano C. It’s the end of summer; you rocked the SAT/ACT, submitted a great application with that essay that took weeks to grind out and […]
July 15, 2017
SAT/ACT Guides

The Importance of Reading

Author: Tonianne Bellomo Reading is Pre-Season Training Even as recent as three years ago, parents would insist that their children take Latin in high school or […]
July 1, 2017

5 Helpful Tips for the ACT Science Section

Author: Rebecca Walsh The best way to approach the science section of the ACT is as not as a test of your general science knowledge but […]
June 15, 2017

The College Essay

Author: Tonianne B. The college essay has always been a daunting task, a shadow looming over the whole college process that most students would rather avoid. […]
June 1, 2017

Reading Comprehension Tips

Author: Tonianne B. Is there enough time? During ACT or SAT Prep, my students are always concerned about the reading section: will they get it done […]
September 28, 2016
Tutoring Open on Saturdays

Testing Open on Saturdays!

Practice Exams and Diagnostic Testing now available on Saturdays!   Due to high demand, Jump Start Tutoring will now be doing testing on both Saturdays and Sundays. RSVP is required […]