Groza Learning Center

Partner Spotlight: Groza Learning Center

Groza Learning Center

As an experienced education partner, Laurel Springs recognizes that when it comes to learning options, one size does not fit all. Whether our partners want a comprehensive education program or to augment their curriculum with a few select courses, we help them find the best solution to suit their specific needs and student populations. This additional […]

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How to be Productive Over Winter Break

winter break tutoring

Sure, I will get some work done during winter break . . .eventually. It knows when you are sleeping It knows when you’re awake It knows when you are bad or good So be good for goodness sake You better watch out You better not cry You better not pout I’m telling you why Procrastination […]

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Private School Admissions

Private school

Is the ISEE or SSAT optional? A personal experience for you and your family is always one you can hold to heart and look back on.  An experience in which you feel comfortable, safe, and reassured.  An experience in which relationships are deeply developed and open conversations are encouraged. Undoubtedly, this experience is one a […]

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How are the Top 20 Nationwide Universities Responding to COVID-19?

Test Optional Universities

  Recently, the College Board announced that they will not be administering at home SAT exams for the 2020-2021 school year. In addition, due to COVID-19 the capacity for in person examinations has been extremely limited.  These factors will prevent thousands of students from taking the SAT exam. Furthermore, the at home ACT testing option […]

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Yes, You Still Have to Take the SAT or ACT!

Because of the pandemic, many colleges nationwide have made the SAT and ACT optional for this year’s admissions. As colleges came online during the spring and are still making plans for this fall, The Times  just reported that the UC system passed a proposal for the SAT and the ACT to be optional for the next two […]

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Thinking About College? Your SAT Prep Guide

College Bound

The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. It is also one of the most challenging components of the admissions process and requires effective planning in order to achieve success. Deciding when to begin prepping for the SAT will vary; starting too early may leave you struggling since the content on the SAT might not be […]

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Private School ISEE Action Plan: Lets get Prepared

What is ISEE? Getting into the right private school can be an incredibly confusing process for parents and students.  Similarly, registering, applying, and testing can often feel daunting and frustrating.  The first step, research and select schools you would like to attend.  The second, register and prepare for the ISEE.  The ISEE, or Independent School […]

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Planning for Long Term School Closures

By now your head is probably swirling with all the information about the Novel Coronavirus.  It’s important to stay updated and informed but it’s equally important to stay calm, take deep breaths, and plan for the future. On March 17th Governor Gavin Newsom stated … that public schools across the state, many of which are […]

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AP Exams

Are They In Vogue Or Out of Fashion? As a parent, it can be challenging to keep up with the latest trend in the high-pressure culture of academics. AP classes were designed to give students the experience of an intro-level college class while in high school, and they can even earn college credit for the course if […]

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Let’s Get Real! Which School Does My Child Have A Chance To Attend?

Private School

It’s fall, and by now you’ve narrowed your list of schools to ones you’re interested in applying to. So, reality check! Now’s the time to step back and honestly evaluate which one is the best match for your child and which one does your child honestly have a chance for admittance. Since no two schools […]

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