Score At The Top Blog

The latest tips, tricks, and education to help you get into your top college.

We Went to Costco and Found the Tutor Shelves Empty!

Last Updated by Joseph Corace on August 28, 2020

We Went To Costco’s Yesterday and Found the Tutor Shelves Empty!

We asked a Costco associate when tutors would be back in stock, and she said, “There’s no telling. They’re in short supply and get snatched up the second they hit the shelves,” reminding us of the run on toilet paper last spring and the magical disappearance of bottled water that occurs every time a hurricane is headed our way.

Topics: Tutoring, Virtual, Coronavirus

Read More

Topics: Tutoring, Virtual, Coronavirus

How to Stay Sane During Covid-19

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on August 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone! In addition to the fear of infection, we are also facing a mental health crisis that has affected both parents and their children. With the new school year rapidly approaching, we've teamed up with Therapeutic Oasis to address a different mental health topic every week so that everyone will be better prepared for the inevitability of a return to virtual schooling. In this series, we will focus on: 

Topics: Mental Health, Virtual

Read More

Topics: Mental Health, Virtual

Keeping Kids Busy and Productive at Home

Last Updated by Joseph Corace on March 19, 2020

Looking for ways to keep your kids busy and productive at home?

Topics: News, Virtual, Coronavirus, Family Strategies, Best Practices

Read More

Topics: News, Virtual, Coronavirus, Family Strategies, Best Practices

The Advantages of Synchronous Virtual Tutoring

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on March 12, 2020

First, some definitions: Virtual tutoring differs from in-person tutoring because the tutor and student(s) will be communicating via the internet via Skype, Zoom, or some other, similar program; Synchronous means that the tutoring/teaching is happening in real time as opposed to, for example, the tutor responding to a student’s work at some later time with a grade and/or comments.

Topics: Test-Prep, Tutoring, Virtual

Read More

Topics: Test-Prep, Tutoring, Virtual