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Steps to Work on Your Professional Goals

Being professionally successful needs to have a strong foundation. You need to be prepared for all the challenges ahead to reach your goals. You should be equipped mentally, physically, and emotionally to face all the problems that may seem to be far-fetched. You need...

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Scholarships:  Finding Funding

Scholarships: Finding Funding

Harvard University has gone need-blind.  They will not consider student or parent contributions or financing in their admission process. Twenty percent of admitted applicants (mind you only 7-8% of those apply are accepted) will pay nothing.  Surely, there are major...

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Making a difference with your examination results.

Whether you are taking the SAT or ACT, test preparations are quite difficult, especially when there are a lot of distractions at hand. Anxiety can have a tremendous effect on your performance and impact your scores. One way to beat it is to have an adequate...

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How To Overcome Exam Anxiety

Experiencing a certain level of exam anxiety is normal and should not be a cause for alarm except when it negatively affects the performance. One of the ways to reduce test anxiety is adequate preparation. PVP Test Prep in Palos Verdes, CA provides comprehensive test...

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How to Choose the Right Test Preparation Course

Finding the best test preparation and tutoring could be as challenging as the actual examination. The top three things to consider are the cost, individual’s learning style and size of the group. A flexible and excellent study plan is possible with the help of PVP...

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The New 2015 PSAT Scores

The New 2015 PSAT Scores

Valerie Strauss at the Washington Post is trying to address the confusion you may be facing regarding the delayed access of the PSAT scores and the new scoring criteria. She lays out the reasons for the confusion and possible solutions in her article, Scores for new...

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How to Perk Up Your Brain When Reviewing

Exams are exams. You need to prep up and review in order to pass. Unpreparedness, mental block, and forgetfulness are the worst things that could happen when you’re at your desk, holding the test papers. When you review, you flex your brain muscles. You visualize and...

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GET READY TO EXCEL!

Have you known the satisfaction of taking a test and acing it? You don’t even need to wait to see your grade to know that you did a great job! There is more than just subject knowledge required to do well on a test. There is an actual skill to taking tests and...

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ARE YOU READY TO ACE YOUR TEST?

ARE YOU READY TO ACE YOUR TEST? Taking tests and getting good scores is both an art and science. One way to really improve your chances is to get the customized instruction you receive when you visit PVP Test Prep. Folks in the Palos Verdes Peninsula and South Bay are...

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Old SAT vs. New SAT vs. ACT

Old SAT vs. New SAT vs. ACT

The debate continues to rage over whether students (especially current Juniors and Sophomores) will have better luck with the Old SAT vs. the New SAT vs the ACT and Dr. Gary Gruber addresses some of the vital differences between the tests in his article for the...

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New SAT Class Starting March 6th

New SAT Class Starting March 6th

We have just added a new class for the May 7th SAT Date.  Our classes have a maximum of 6 students and the curriculum is adjusted according to the students diagnostic test results.  The diagnostic tests will give you a clear insight to your strengths and weaknesses...

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PVP TEST PREPARATION AND TUTORING

Is your child’s performance at school dwindling? Do you worry that his or her grades do not meet your expectations as a parent or guardian? Then it is high time you stop by at PVP Test Preparation and Tutoring to discuss the direction of your child’s...

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Providing the Palos Verdes Peninsula and South Bay Area

Providing the Palos Verdes Peninsula and South Bay Area At PVP we strive to assure parents that your children will receive the highest quality of test preparation and/or tutoring. Whether your child is in need of SAT or ACT classes, private test preparation, online...

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September 12th ACT Results Are In, With New Scores!

September 12th ACT Results Are In, With New Scores!

For those of you who took the September 12th, 2015 ACT go ahead and check your scores by logging in through actstudent.org. Several of our students have gotten their scores already. If your scores are not updated, do not worry. It is not uncommon for the ACT to...

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Tips & Test Reminders – 2

Tips & Test Reminders – 2

Tips For Our September 12th ACT Test Takers The morning of the test: Eat a healthy breakfast – but not too big, especially if you usually skip this meal. Wake up with enough time to really be awake by the time you arrive at the test center. Don’t overdue the coffee or...

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Tips and Test Reminders – 1

Tips and Test Reminders – 1

My Tutors and the whole team at PVP Test Prep & Tutoring would like to wish all of our students taking the September 12th ACT good luck!  We know that our students have dedicated a good portion of their summer preparing for this exam and improving their...

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New PSAT Diagnostic Test

New PSAT Diagnostic Test

If you are curious about how you will do on the New PSAT on October 14th or October 28th give us a call.  We have a new 6 page diagnostic PSAT report that can tell you the New PSAT scores.  The New PSAT Diagnostic test report will also tell you: How well you did on...

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ACT Seats Are Filling Up

ACT Seats Are Filling Up

Even though the first deadline for the September 12th 2015 ACT has passed you can still sign up for the exam.  With all of the changes happening to the SAT, it seems that the ACT is becoming quite popular.  One of our local public high schools has already filled all...

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Register Early for the ACT

Register Early for the ACT

For those planning on taking the September 12th ACT, make sure to register by August 7th.  People who register after the 7th will have to pay the late fee. Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required) September 12, 2015 August 7, 2015 August 8–21, 2015...

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Getting Over Exam Nerves

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Getting Over Exam Nerves Words like “ACT” and “SAT” often strike fear into the hearts of many high school students. Many people feel that such examinations are more or less a single huge, deciding factor in their future careers. In addition to the pressure that school can generally put on young people, it only helps to add to the stress. However, when it comes to achieving education goals one thing is important: preparation. Yes, you can sit and study for the SATs and get all the advice you want. However, having a tutor is not necessarily a...

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Test Preparation

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Test Preparation Moving on from high school to college or even from college to grad school is a big step. Some students start getting prepared for the upcoming tests really early, taking the time to plan out how much time they will need to get themselves into the position they want. This is extremely important, no matter whether you have a clear idea of where you are headed or not. There are also students who don’t find it so easy to plan ahead and this shouldn’t be a problem as long as they are willing to commit to doing what has to be done,...

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The Advantages of Using a Test Prep and Tutoring Service

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The Advantages of Using a Test Prep and Tutoring Service Success in any endeavor depends on the level of preparation one has put in; this is true for everything, especially when preparing for exams. Nobody wants to go into an exam room knowing they could have done more. When preparing for a test, nothing beats the rigor and effectiveness of test prep and tutoring services. Test-taking Tips Success in a test, especially high profile ones like the SAT and ACT is much more than the simple mastery of content. Test prep and tutoring services offer...

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Tips and Strategies To Ace Your Qualifying Exams

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Tips and Strategies To Ace Your Qualifying Exams To ace your qualifying exams, you have to be prepared. Preparedness means being both physically and mentally ready as the situation can be stressful. One way to dealing with the situation is being relaxed during the process and understanding every instruction so you can adequately answer what is being asked. Aside from being collected during your exams, there are crucial steps you can do prior to the date of the assessment. Known as the “Five Golden Rules” putting them to heart and being...

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How to Prepare for A Test

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How to Prepare for A Test Studying for a test can prove to be very stressful if you have no idea where to start from. Of course, the test is not the only thing on your daily schedule as you need to do some chores, work part time or even spend quality time with your loved one. What to do? Here are some tips for exam preparation. Start Early It is cliché to say that the early bird catches the worm but truth be told; you must prepare the way for that test. When the semester begins, ensure you make good notes and ask on subjects that you do not...

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Distractions When Studying For Tests

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Distractions When Studying For Tests As a widely known test preparation facility in Palos Verdes Peninsula and the Bay Area in California, PVP Test Prep has proven its abilities in ACT and SAT test preparation for the past seven years! Here you can get a high-quality assistance to ensure you perform at the greatest level possible. These test scores can greatly affect your life goals, so the last thing you need is any more distractions than you already have. Speaking of distractions, how are you affected by distractions while studying? Some...

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A Secret to Getting Good Grades and Acing Your Test Scores

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A Secret to Getting Good Grades and Acing Your Test Scores Let’s all face it. When it comes to exams and getting good grades, it can be like targeting an apple on someone’s head. Without the right skills and getting the right instructions, you will not be able to target the apple or worse be careless enough to shoot someone right in the head. When you want to improve your child’s grades or want them to ace their entrance exams, it is best to seek help from professionals who knows how to enforce certain strategies and prepare your kids for...

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Presidents, Colleges, and How They Got There

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12 presidents did not graduate from college (note all but one before the late 19th century). However, in the early inception of the American education system, two of these 12 founded and established facilities for formal education. Wilson was the only one to attain a Ph.D. Harrison was the only M.D. 15 attended ivy leagues in some form of undergraduate studies. JFK was the only to study abroad at the London school of economics. Four have attended Military colleges or academies. Harvard has the most presidential alumni. Statistically, a US...

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Learn How Test Prep Can Increase Student’s Scores

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Learn How Test Prep Can Increase Student’s Scores From the ACT to SAT’s, there are many tests that teens as well as younger school age children are subject to. It is important for the child do well on such tests, including the ACT and SAT as they age in order to earn scholarships as well as gain entry into the college of their choice. With test prep, kids have an advantage. Kids are able to raise their score over time which can lead to more money for college as well as entrance into an Ivy League school. Preparing for the Test Test prep means...

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A Mom’s Testimonial

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Anna went through several ACT prep courses but her scores kept dropping. She was feeling very disappointed and frustrated. After she joined PVP Test prep and tutoring her scores improved dramatically. They give individual attention to each student and helped them identify their strengths and work on their weak areas. She got into several prestigious colleges in the country. We are glad we chose PVP tutoring. Anna is now a student at UC...

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