Over the last 10 years my only occupations have been coding and tutoring! I’ve still got a long way to go to improve my own programming skills but I’d like to include here my honest opinion about what makes a great coder. I’ve gone through a whole series of happy and sad coding stories, I’ve met and worked with hundreds of programmers and students and this is what I’ve found out about the best coders:Read More
This week we're spotlighting Zuzanna Fuchs, who joined the Cambridge Coaching team in 2013 as a writing, language, and SAT tutor. She won't jump out of an airplane, but she's definitely got an adventurous a side, and will do cool things like wiggle her ears if you ask her to! She's also a fantastic college admission coach, and has mentored many high school students to gain acceptances at their top choice colleges!Read More
Meet Mac Staben! GRE Tutor at Cambridge Coaching since 2012.Thanks to Mac's wide range of interests, Mac has had a variety of teaching experiences ranging from history to the sciences, and exams like the SAT, the MCAT, and of course, the GRE. He's great at using memorable analogies to make dificult topics accessible, and he loves getting feedback from his students. Check out what he has to say about being a GRE tutor! Read More
Self-discipline is a balancing act.
Many bright, intelligent, ambitious students have crossed my path throughout my years as a one-on-one academic tutor. Sometimes these students’ parents are confused as to why they don’t seem to be getting the grades they should be getting, or why they aren’t as successful as they are very well capable of being.Read More
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It’s official – summer is here for (almost) everyone. And without the normal school deadlines on your back or the usual cast of teachers to please, summer can be the perfect time to sharpen the study skills that you just seem to have missed during the year before.
Maybe your SAT II scores were a little lower than you’d expected – maybe your Spanish class picked up steam toward the end of term and you just started to feel lost by the end – or maybe you know that Algebra II is coming up in the fall and you just got through math this year by the skin of your teeth. With all the un-scheduled hours you’ll have in the summer, this is the time to address any of these unresolved academic issues. Whether the problem was the pacing of your classes, an especially difficult topic, or even specific cognitive issues, we have a team of experienced private tutors in New York, in Boston, and online just waiting to share an incredible set of academic tools with you.