Test Prep Tips

Unlocking Potential: At-Home Strategies for Each CogAt® Subcategory

By Krishna Cart | Feb 25, 2024 |

“The CogAt® isn’t just a test; it’s an opportunity to understand and nurture the unique cognitive abilities of each child. At Masterpiece Academy, we emphasize that true preparation goes beyond mere practice. It’s about encouraging critical thinking, fostering problem-solving skills, and nurturing a child’s natural curiosity and love for learning” -Krishna Cart, Literacy Coach, Masterpiece Academy.

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The PSAT/NMSQT® Timeline: Charting Your Path to the National Merit® Scholarship and College Planning

By Krishna Cart | Feb 22, 2024 |

The PSAT/NMSQT® is more than a preparatory step for the SAT®; it’s a gateway to the prestigious National Merit® Scholarship. This timeline provides a comprehensive guide for third-year high school students, outlining crucial steps and incorporating the latest data from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation® (NMSC®).

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Unlocking Opportunities: How High PSAT/NMSQT® Scores Can Lead to Scholarships and Success

By Krishna Cart | Feb 16, 2024 |

Scoring high on the PSAT/NMSQT® opens the door to a range of scholarship opportunities. In 2025, the National Merit® Scholarship Program is set to award over $35 million through approximately 7,880 scholarships.

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Revolutionizing Literacy Education Using Multimodal Games

By Krishna Cart | Feb 13, 2024 |

Creating games that foster creativity and critical thinking while embedding reading and writing skills can be a highly effective and enjoyable way to enhance students’ learning.

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Navigating the Digital PSAT/NMSQT®: The Key to Unlocking Opportunities

By Krishna Cart | Feb 11, 2024 |

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test®  or PSAT/NMSQT® has evolved, embracing the digital era to assess the potential of high school students better. With this significant shift, early preparation becomes not…

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Unveil Your Unique Story: TJHSST Student Portrait Sheet for Sophomore

By Krishna Cart | Feb 11, 2024 |

As sophomore applicants at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) embark on their educational journey, they face the important task of presenting themselves through the Student Portrait Sheet and Personal Essay. Recognizing this pivotal moment, the Masterpiece Academy offers a Self-Paced Writing Class, meticulously designed to help students showcase their unique stories and achievements.

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The Ultimate Prep Guide for the Advanced Academy of Engineering & Technology (AET) Writing Task at the Masterpiece Academy

By Krishna Cart | Feb 7, 2024 |

Embark on a transformative journey with our Masterpiece Academy’s Writing Prep for the Advanced Academy of Engineering and Technology applicants. Tailored for Advanced AET applicants, this comprehensive class offers expert guidance, a wealth of resources, and personalized feedback. Enhance your writing skills, understand the intricacies of successful essays, and align your work with the Academies of Loudoun standards. Enroll now in our premier course and unlock the door to writing excellence and success in the Masterpiece Academy’s Advanced AET Writing Task.

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Charting Your Path: Masterpiece Academy’s Career Goal Statement

By Krishna Cart | Feb 7, 2024 |

🚀 Join us on a journey of self-discovery with our latest blog post.

📝 Discover the power of a well-crafted Career Goal Statement and how it can provide clarity, direction, and motivation in your professional journey. Whether you’re a student applying for MATA, a budding professional, or looking to pivot in your career, this blog is your first step towards success.

🔍 Learn about:

The importance of setting clear career goals 🎯
How to align your aspirations with your actions 🌈
Tips and strategies to articulate your ambitions effectively ✍️

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Crafting a Standout Portfolio for Gifted Students: Your Guide to Success with Masterpiece Academy

By Krishna Cart | Feb 3, 2024 |

How Masterpiece Academy
Elevates Your Child’s Portfolio

NNAT & CogAt Preparation: Our specialized classes for the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) and the Cognitive Assessment Test (CogAt) don’t just prepare your child for the test; they enhance cognitive abilities and problem-solving skills. This preparation shines through in the academic portion of their portfolio.

Portfolio Review and Guidance: Our curriculum developers and licensed teachers at Masterpiece Academy offer personalized reviews and constructive feedback on your child’s portfolio.

We understand the nuances of what the Fairfax County Advanced Academic Program Committee looks for and guide you accordingly.

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Navigating Math and Science Essays at TJHSST: How The Masterpiece Academy Can Help

By Krishna Cart | Jan 31, 2024 |

When tackling the TJHSST science and math problem-solving essay within the 3700 character limit, precision and clarity become paramount. At The Masterpiece Academy, our curriculum and expert teachers guide you in distilling complex mathematics and scientific concepts into concise, impactful statements.

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