Author: Katie

Do You Feel Shocked About How A School Is Treating A Student?

I have been in the school biz for over a decade.  Wow.  That’s a long time!  And before that I was deep in the school game.  I went to grammar school, preparatory high school, university and two versions of graduate school (JD, MA).  I don’t list this all out to be self-important, but to underscore the fact that I am not a new teacher or lawyer who is shocked easily.  In fact, it can be argued that lawyers and teachers are exposed to so much they are some of the least shockable professions.  Again, not to stand on circumstance,...

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5 Signs a Teen is Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

Whether you are the parent, loved one, or friend of a teenager, you realize that the teenage years can be very difficult. Teens deal with being caught between childhood and adulthood, learning their own values and beliefs, handling the pressures of school and work, being subjected to bullying and peer pressure, and making choices about their future. While mood swings and changing attitudes may be the result of hormonal changes in teens, it is important to recognize depression and suicidal thoughts. Sadly, suicide is the third leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 24....

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Back to School Top Tips

Make this your best school year yet! Have the Correct Supplies Get a Calendar Know Your Syllabus Know What Is Expected Get Involved Learn What Type of Learner Your Are List Your Academic Goals These may seem like common sense, but unless they are addressed, the beginning of the school year can be overwhelming and you can get behind easily. A little bit of planning and a little preparation will help set you or your student up for the best school year yet! Here’s to the best grades and most successful school year yet! -Katie...

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7 Ways To Pick Your Perfect College

Beyond Tutoring is proud to present 7 Ways To Pick YOUR Perfect College! This is the first in a series to help ensure you pick the PERFECT fit for your college education! We picked these 7 things because we see these OVER and OVER when talking to students about  their college picks. Just because you love the team doesn’t mean it is the best school for you! Maximize YOUR education by planning correctly! We at Beyond Tutoring are driven to help you maximize your college experience! Need more help? Reach out to us on our contact page...

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About Beyond Tutoring

Beyond Tutoring provides essential education services for students from 5th grade through college (even to graduate school), especially those with exceptionalities. We are different from "tutors" because we teach success, not just facts. We coach on how to learn, how to play the game, how to get into and succeed in college and in life. We invented the "life hack" for students. And it doesn't stop there, we support the parents, teachers and caretakers of our students as well. The end goal is for each student to be their own advocate. We specialize in Educational Mapping, Academic Advocacy and College Counseling. As you can see, we go way Beyond Tutoring! On our blog, we curate thoughtful and innovative articles sourced from teachers, advocates, educational mappers and designers of curricula, pedagogy and environment to create compelling content and concrete advice.

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