Test Prep Tips

Benefits of Studying STEM in High School

By cpadmin | Feb 6, 2018 |
STEM high school

 Students have many things to consider when entering high school. Many young people today are focused on giving themselves the best possible chance at a successful career. Those looking to…

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What Students Need to Bring to the SAT

By cpadmin | Jan 12, 2018 |
what to bring to the sat

You’ve likely done a lot to prepare for the SAT. After months of studying and planning, you probably think you’ve covered all of the bases. However, there is one last…

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How to Write a Killer College Admission Essay

By cpadmin | Dec 21, 2017 |
college essay writing

Every year, more and more students apply to colleges around the U.S. and abroad. College admissions counselors must search through thousands of college applications to find viable candidates. It’s becoming…

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What Students Are Saying About the New TJ Test

By cpadmin | Nov 27, 2017 |
TJHSST new test

What did our students say about the new TJ test? We have about 35 students who took our TJ Comprehensive, Intensive and Score Booster Courses. Not all of them have…

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Facts About the NNAT

By cpadmin | Nov 8, 2017 |
NNAT facts

The Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) is used to evaluate problem-solving and visual spatial reasoning skills in children. This test may be given to students aged pre-K to 12th grade.…

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ACT VS. New SAT

By cpadmin | Oct 5, 2017 |
act vs new sat

Good test scores are a crucial part to a competitive college application. In order to get the highest possible test score you need to know which test is a better…

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2017 Northern Virginia Junior Solar Sprint Winners

By Young Scholars Circle | Sep 20, 2017 |
Junior Solar Sprint VA

Students from Fairfax County Public Schools and Loudoun County Public Schools won awards at the 2017 Northern Virginia Junior Solar Sprint (JSS), a competition to design, build, and race model…

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Free STEM Activity for 5th-8th Graders

By cpadmin | Sep 12, 2017 |
STEM events middle schoolers

Young Scholars Circle hosted a free STEM activity for all 5th-8th graders interested in building and racing a solar car. The Northern Virginia Junior Solar Sprint took place. All interested…

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FCPS Advanced Academic Program Screening Tips

By cpadmin | Aug 29, 2017 |

How can parents nurture the giftedness in their child? When we think of the Advanced Academic Program (AAP, formerly Gifted & Talented) in Fairfax County Public Schools, we think of…

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Why the CogAT is Key for Elementary Students’ Futures

By cpadmin | Jul 19, 2017 |

The CogAT is a cognitive abilities test that monitors a child’s ability to reason and apply knowledge to a variety of situations. The test is available in multiple levels for…

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