By Jack Lowenstein
Preparing to take the SAT, that all-important college entrance exam, is crucial to most high school students. We reached out to Wellington-area experts, who shared their advice about how to get ready for the standardized test. Located in the original Wellington Mall, #1 Education Place uses a personalized, one-on-one approach to prepare students for the SAT. Huntington Learning Center, located near Whole Foods Market on State Road 7, has been helping local high school students prepare for the standardized test since 2010. Finally, Kristen Seery of Wellington Tutoring has been working oneon-one with high school students since 2009. These experts all have their own 24
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personalized approaches to SAT prep, but generally, each focuses on the individual student, to help clients meet the goals and the scores for the college or university they are hoping to attend after high school. ••• #1 Education Place (561-753-6563, www.1educationplace.com), an alternative education school, offers its students a personalized prep for the SAT, geared toward the individual. Anita Kane, cofounder and director of the high school
program, said they have transitioned from group classes to strictly individual test prep. She works on the verbal portion of the test. “A lot of places do big classes,” Kane said. “We did in the past. We did classes of up to 20 students, and we found that wasn’t very effective.” Many of the students who attend the school are athletes from the equestrian community, and not everyone has the same path after high school. “We do private tutoring prep for in-
Published on May 30, 2017
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