How do you prepare for Common Entrance tests?

By |April 18th, 2018|

How do you prepare for these terrifying common entrance exams? So, once again the dreaded common entrance tests are coming up and students are frantically trying to get ready. Everything is so competitive these days and it’s a sad reality that children are having to be put through their paces at such an early age. Regency […]

My thoughts on tutoring, from a tutor!

By |April 4th, 2018|

As a recent History graduate with experience of working in the British and Canadian Houses of Parliament, I am well aware of the benefits of a good education. Good teaching has enabled me to study at University College London, and afforded me excellent career opportunities in the world of politics.

I believe education should be focused […]

Why are Common Entrance exams important?

By |March 20th, 2018|

Any educational admissions process is a stressful and often difficult experience for pupils and parents alike. Common Entrance is no exception: a varied set of examinations across all subjects, requiring an all-round performance in order to gain admission to a preferred school.

Common Entrance certainly has its critics: how effective is it? Is preparatory education overly […]

Common Entrance Papers

By |March 14th, 2018|

Your Common Entrance exams are the first set of academic tests that are of major significance. This is why practice is crucial; mock papers papers from the top schools are an absolute must.

Forget “French vocab” tests on a Tuesday morning, and “Spelling and Grammar” on a Thursday; these are the first tests whose results count […]

What are we really doing here?

By |March 6th, 2018|

According to Woody Allen, eighty per cent of life is showing up. The same is true for tutors. It’s the last twenty percent that distinguishes excellent tutors, separating the wheat from the chaff. As tutors, we have to take advantage of the fact that we have the luxury to focus on a single student.

In […]

The importance of tutoring – from a tutor!!

By |February 25th, 2018|

Private tuition can play a crucial role in a child’s education. Not only does it iron out deficiencies in the child’s knowledge and understanding of a particular subject but it allows for the creation of a distinct learning environment. This learning environment has numerous advantages when compared with more traditional forms of learning to which […]

Language Education

By |May 18th, 2017|

By: Keir Pearson

There’s a lot of furore over language teaching at the moment. In general, language instruction has long been undergoing a cutback in favour of ostensibly more “useful” subjects, particularly the sciences. As a young boy at secondary school, I was forced to choose between my two great loves – science and languages. […]

A guidance to to discovering things themselves

By |May 10th, 2017|

by: Tim Pfefferle

According to Woody Allen, eighty percent of life is showing up. The same is true for tutors. It’s the last twenty percent that distinguishes excellent tutors, separating the wheat from the chaff. As tutors, we have to take advantage of the fact that we have the luxury to […]

Why hire a tutor?

By |April 12th, 2017|

Why hire a tutor for your child? This question would seem to have an obvious answer: to improve their academic performance, thereby helping them on their way to a happy and successful adult life. Who wouldn͛t want to ensure this for their child? But there are other options available to parents who want to help […]

My Personal experience in Tutoring – Dzuliana Tarane

By |April 7th, 2017|

My personal experience of tutoring I started tutoring Russian as a foreign language over 5 years ago and it still excites and gratifies me to see my student’s progress, watching them enjoying their academic journey and reaping the results of their efforts in the end. Through the years, my tutoring has evolved in many ways […]