Tutoring and Homework Help

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Make Your Mark in Life is a unique tutorial center providing academic instruction and empowerment coaching for students of all ages; pre-K to adult. In addition to all K-12 subject areas, we specialize with Exam Preparation (FSA, GED, SAT, ACT, GRE, TABE, etc.), Social Thinking Skills, Unique Reading Remediation, Study & Test-Taking Skills, New Grade Readiness, Sign and other Languages, and Educational Support Services for Home Schooled Students and Students with Special Needs. Academic Tutoring is $55 per hour and PSAT/SAT & ACT Prep is $100 for a 2 hour session.

Academic Subjects Tutored

  • Cognitive Skill-Building                                             Benefits of tutoring
  • FSA Preparation
  • GED/ASVAB Preparation
  • Languages: Spanish, Sign Language
  • Mathematics
  • New Grade Readiness
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Study & Test-Taking Skills
  • PSAT/SAT/ACT Preparation
  • Writing 

This is a general listing of academic subjects we have offered up until now. Please contact us with any academic challenges you are experiencing and we will either find someone to help you or refer you to someone who can.

Top 10 Test-Taking Tips

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Here are the  Top Ten Tips to Success!

1. Have a Positive Attitude
Approach the big test as you'd approach a giant jigsaw puzzle. It might be tough, but you can do it! A positive attitude goes a long way toward success.

2. Make a Plan
The week before the test, ask your teacher what the test is going to cover. Is it from the textbook only? Class notes? Can you use your calculator? If you've been absent, talk to friends about material you may have missed. Make a list of the most important topics to be covered and use that as a guide when you study. Circle items that you know will require extra time. Be sure to plan extra time to study the most challenging topics.

3. The Night Before
Cramming doesn't work. If you've followed a study plan, the night before the test you should do a quick review and get to bed early. Remember, your brain and body need sleep to function well, so don't stay up late!

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How Parents Can Help

How Parents Can Help With Homework

by LD Online

  1. Show an interest in your child's homework. Inquire about the subjects and the work to be done. Ask questions that require answers longer than one or two words.
  2. elp your child organize homework materials before beginning.
  3. Establish a regular time with your child to do homework-developing a schedule helps avoid procrastination.
  4. Find a specific place for your child to do homework that has lots of light, quiet, and plenty of work space.
  5. Encourage your child to ask questions and search for answers, taking the time to figure out correct answers.
  6. Make sure your child backs up answers with facts and evidence.
  7. Practice school-taught skills at home.
  8. Relate homework to your child's everyday life. For instance, teach fractions and measurements as you prepare a favorite food together.
  9. Be a role model-take the opportunity to read a book or newspaper or write a letter while your child studies.
  10. Praise your child for both the small steps and big leaps in the right direction.

Ten Study Tips

The Ten Study Habits of Successful Students


Successful students have good study habits. They apply these habits to all of their classes. Read about each study habit. Work to develop any study habit you do not have.

Successful students:

1. Try not to do too much studying at one time. If you try to do too much studying at one time, you will tire and your studying will not be very effective. Space the work you have to do over shorter periods of time. Taking short breaks will restore your mental energy.

2. Plan specific times for studying. Study time is any time you are doing something related to schoolwork. It can be completing assigned reading, working on a paper or project, or studying for a test. Schedule specific times throughout the week for your study time.

3. Try to study at the same times each day. Studying at the same times each day establishes a routine that becomes a regular part of your life, just like sleeping and eating. When a scheduled study time comes up during the day, you will be mentally prepared to begin studying. 

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