Mint Tutors Blog

2012: A New Hope

Submitted by ashley on Sat, 01/21/2012 - 11:35am


Facebook: friend or Foe?

Submitted by ashley on Sun, 09/25/2011 - 9:15pm

Your Digital Personality


Public Vs Private Universities

Submitted by ashley on Sun, 03/13/2011 - 12:36am

Over dinner the other night, one of my married friends joked that she would have to decline this year’s ski trip invitation because she and her husband were starting to save money for a college fund. She’s 26 years old and doesn’t even have children yet. Although my initial impulse was to laugh, I realized their overzealous financial planning has some merit.


Fit vs Perception

Submitted by ashley on Sun, 03/13/2011 - 12:34am

Stop And Smell The Roses

Submitted by ashley on Sun, 03/13/2011 - 12:33am

By this time of year, high school seniors can finally breathe a sigh of relief. The staggered January deadlines for regular decision applications have come and gone, and now, in theory, there’s nothing to do but wait for a few months. Of course, this is always easier said than done.


Don't Call It A Comeback

Submitted by ashley on Sun, 03/13/2011 - 12:32am

Early Action Makes a Triumphant Return


If you’ve been following us on twitter, you know that this has been an eventful week in college news. Not only are admissions committees engaged in final deliberations, but several schools have also announced major overhauls of their application procedures. For rising seniors, this means a greater number of you may be able to take a deep breath and relax come mid-December.


Take a Test

Submitted by ashley on Sun, 03/13/2011 - 12:30am

I know I posted this article on twitter over a month ago, but it’s worth examining in closer detail. Administering regular quizzes is a huge part of my teaching style, and from now on, when my students invariably gripe about my cruelty as I tell them to close their books and take out a pen, I’ll have published research in my corner.


Test post

Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/23/2011 - 1:28pm

Should you Retake Your Tests?

Submitted by ashley on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 1:31pm

When to Start Writing Your College Essay

Submitted by ashley on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 1:29pm