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Build Student Confidence
Student confidence is a critical component of academic success and personal growth. At Mackler Associates, our student development and teaching strategies are centered around helping students learn more, encouraging a positive self-image, and fostering a healthy sense of confidence. We’ll explore how our approach to building student confidence can have a significant impact on a...
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The art of studying is something that students should master, as it is crucial to their success in school. Whether they are studying for an exam or for new course material, a good study strategy can help a student to be focused and organized to get the most out of the time they have. Luckily,...
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You’ve studied, done test prep in the form of a practice test or two, and maybe you even got some tutoring as you watched that test date creep ever closer. Finally, test day arrived and went. Now the only thing to do is wait for your score. It can be a nerve-wracking experience waiting for...
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In any other year not marked by a global pandemic of the novel coronavirus, high school juniors would be in high gear preparing for and scheduling test dates for the ACT and SAT to best position themselves for college choices. As we all know, this year has been anything but normal. High school has gone...
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Many students are currently attending school either entirely online, in a “remote” or “distance” environment, or through some form of “hybrid” experience where they attend one or two days a week, with the remainder online.  This form of education poses challenges. First, the very nature of remote learning minimizes contact with the teacher.  It may...
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Because of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, and the delay of some SAT and ACT scheduled test dates, some colleges have announced they would move to a test optional admissions policy for the 2020-2021 academic year. What exactly is a test optional admissions policy? That is actually a critically important question and one we...
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The perpetual temptation of summer in the eyes of a student is to stay up late—and wake up late. That is understandable after being on such a repetitive and tiring school schedule for a good majority of the year, but it’s really important to keep good routines going so they’re not as hard to get...
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According to graduates, college is harder to get into today than it was twenty years ago. Fortunately, today there are significantly more options available for students to improve their chances of being accepted to colleges and universities than ever before. Battling Resistance This isn’t something that any student wants to hear—especially during summer break. However,...
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Perpetual relaxation, video games, vacations, and parties are often the topic of conversation for things to do during the summer. And justifiably so! Final exams, projects, and standardized tests have just finished, and educational responsibilities are paused for a well-deserved three-month break. While it is incredibly important to relax and enter the upcoming school year fresh...
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We can all feel it: the sunshine, the coming heat, and the presence of kids around the house during the day. That means that the summer months are finally upon us. While it’s important to allow your children to enjoy their lengthy summer vacation, it’s equally important to find ways to keep them engaged academically. It can be tough to jump...
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