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How to Motivate Your K-12 Student to Learn

  • 18th March 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

Motivating a grumpy eight-year-old or a sassy high-schooler to work on homework and excel in school can be a daunting task! Here are some tools that you can use to encourage your K-12 student to take ownership of his or her own education!

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Make Spring Break Fun & Educational for Your Kiddo!

  • 11th March 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

Whether your family is staying home or traveling over spring break, here’s how to keep your child’s brain active and learning!

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How to Actually Take Control of Your Time

  • 25th Febuary 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

We hear the term “time management” used all the time, but what does this trendy skill actually look like in practice? To best use your twenty-four hours each day, you have to take action!

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Meet Nick Titzler: Our Campus Ambassador at the University of Oregon


  • 18th Febuary 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

We’re so excited to introduce our new Apollo team member, Nick Titzler! Nick is our new Campus Ambassador at the University of Oregon, and he’s helping the Apollo family grow and reach this new location!

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Conquer Your Test Anxiety!


  • 02nd Febuary 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

Let’s be honest. No one likes taking tests, and the results aren’t always an accurate depiction of a student’s intelligence or real knowledge of a subject. But whether we like it or not, our academic performance is constantly measured by these multiple-choice answers and essay responses.

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Fall in Love with Your Planner

  • 28th January 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

“DO YOU WRITE IN A PLANNER DAILY?” This is one of the first questions that Apollo Tutors ask new K-12 students! We emphasize keeping an agenda because organization is key to academic success, & students quickly outgrow the storing-due-dates-in-your-mind method!

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Stay Caught Up This Semester, using the “F.L.A.M.” Method!

  • 21st January 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

Did you know that most students who eventually fail a course start struggling by the second week of the semester? These students set themselves up for failure when they fail to take action from day one. But not to worry – we’re here to help stop that cycle!

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Benefits of Using Facebook for College Students

  • 14th January 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

Junior high and high school students may view Facebook as a “less trendy” form of social media. On the college scene, however, Facebook’s platform has networking and campus connection capabilities that are unmatched!

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How to Write a Resume that will Get You an Interview

  • 7th January 2019
  • Lauren Bachelder

Scared to death when you think of resume writing? We came prepared with templates, examples, and lots of tips!

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New Year, New Study Habits

  • 31st December 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Tired of setting complicated and impossible New Year’s resolutions, just to end up disappointed? Instead, use these simple and manageable tips to start off the New Year as a better student!

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3 Important Skills for Every Student to Develop

  • 24th December 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

No matter how young your student is, it’s not too early to develop healthy time management skills!

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Navigating the College Application Process

  • 17th December 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Are you or your child graduating from high school soon? Whether you’re a sophomore or junior who is ahead of the game or a senior who just started thinking about college, we have a quick guide to help you navigate the application process!

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The Science Behind Why You Should Sleep Before a big Exam

  • 10th December 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

At some point in your life, a parent or teacher has probably told you to get some rest before a big test. But is it really that important to avoid “cramming” and instead get a good night’s sleep?

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How an Apollo Tutor Can Transform Your Child’s Learning Experience

  • 03rd December 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Whether your student is a kindergartener developing critical primary skills or a college student tackling difficult classes, working with an Apollo Tutor is a game changer! Here are a few reasons to invest in tutoring for your child…

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How to Master Your Holiday Season Study Skills

  • 26th November 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Festivities or Responsibilities? What if we told you that it’s possible to do it all?

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How to Deliver a Killer Presentation?

  • 19th November 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Do you get nervous and clammy when you have to speak in front of a group? Or maybe you are fairly confident in front of a crowd, but want to take your presentation skills to the next level? Here are a few tips…

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How Should I Prepare for the SAT or ACT?

  • 12th November 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

We’ll give you the good news up front: A standard package of 12-16 one-on-one tutoring hours usually yields 3-5 points of improvement on the ACT and 100-140 points of improvement on the SAT!

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5 Important Skills to Develop Before College

  • 05th November 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Wondering how to make sure your child is prepared for college but don’t know where to start?  Or maybe you’re leaving for college in May and worried about adjusting?  We’re here to help!

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5 Steps to Make Group Projects Pain-Free

  • 02nd November 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Hate working in groups? Or maybe you’re the lazy team member who makes other people hate group work? We’re here to transform your project-preparing process!

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K-12 Students: A Guide for “G.R.E.A.T” Note Taking

  • 15th October 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Did you know that efficient and clear note taking is one of the most important skills to develop before college? If you (or your child) are in middle school or high school, it’s time to learn to be a great note-taker!

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How to Get your Life Together During Fall Break

How to Get Your Life Together During Fall Break

  • 08th October 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Fall break is right around the corner, which means you’re about halfway through the semester. Do you feel like you’re behind in your classes or missing the mark on your grade goals? We’re here to help.

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A Simple Guide to Easy Essay Writing

  • 01st October 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

If even the thought of essay writing leaves you trembling in fear, use our “BWEB” method to make the process easier

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Should I take the ACT or SAT?

  • 24th September 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Quick answer: It depends on your academic strengths – most colleges now accept both! Here are some quick tools to help you decide.

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How to Best Use Technology as a Learning Tool

  • 17th September 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

As students in 2018, we usually think of ourselves as technological geniuses. But are you really using all of the available resources to make studying an easier and more fun experience?

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Tackle Test Prep in 5 Days

  • 10th September 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Do you need to crush that next big test to meet your GPA goal or to save a suffering grade? A night of “cramming” probably won’t cut it.

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3 Steps for Super K-12 Math Skills

  • 03rd September 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Do you or your child want to be a math superhero (or at least a capable sidekick) but don’t know how?

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How to Study Smarter

How to Study Smarter

  • 27th August 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

When you misuse time that you put aside for studying, you lose valuable study hours and time that you could have spent doing something you actually enjoy.

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Extracurricular Activities: Crucial for Your Child’s Future

  • 20th August 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

As back-to-school season begins for your young student, so does band, football, cheerleading, academic UIL, or whatever extracurricular events are the best fit.

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How to Crush Next Semester of College

  • 13th August 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Do you ever think, “Okay, Self, I’m going to be a BETTER STUDENT this semester,” only to find yourself scrambling around finals time for the grades that you want?

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3 Tips for Young Children to Improve Time Management

  • 06th August 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

Did you know that time management is one of the most essential skills for success in higher education?

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3 WAYS TO IMPROVE MY CHILD’S SPANISH SKILLS THIS SUMMER

  • 30th July 2018
  • Lauren Bachelder

What happens if your child doesn’t spend some time this summer reviewing last school year’s material? SUMMER BRAIN DRAIN!

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3 WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD STAY ORGANIZED

  • 13th July 2018

Want to help your child cultivate some organizational skills this summer that will last a lifetime?

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WORKING WITH PRE-SCHOOLERS

  • 10th August 2015
  • June Nganga

Working with a young one is a wonderful experience filled with many adventures. You are able to explore your creative side all while having fun teaching the little one. It is also very rewarding to witness their progress.

 

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