Summer 2020 Academic Resources

Academic Resources for Summer 2020

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It’s no secret that COVID-19 created additional academic challenges for many students and their families this spring. From avoiding the “summer slide” to opportunities for children to grow academically in anticipation of a new school year, we’re here with resources to help you manage this unprecedented summer break. With preview classes in math subjects, brand new elementary-age courses, free webinars, and more, we’ve got what your child needs to catch up this summer and get ahead this fall.

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Get Ahead This Fall With New Summer Courses

  • Elementary Remote Learning

    From private lessons to group classes, we're here to support your child this summer and year-round with our high-quality, personalized elementary services, available entirely online.

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  • Online Tutoring

    Bring classroom learning to your child, even outside of school. Our online tutoring lessons offer personalized attention from an experienced tutor. For a limited time, we’re offering discounted prices on all online tutoring lessons.

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  • The Coding Space

    Camp Coding Space Online

    These virtual group classes, hosted in partnership with The Coding Space, combine project-based coding, exciting STEM-based electives, hands-on and off-screen activities, epic week-long team challenges, theme days, and more.

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    SAT Subject Test Prep

    In addition to subject and private tutoring, we’re pleased to offer SAT Subject Test prep classes in a variety of subject areas including biology, chemistry, physics, and more.

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  • Kickstart Fall Preview Math Classes

    Prep your child’s return to school with these virtual courses taught by Private Prep experts. This six-week online program is designed to introduce students to the skills necessary to be successful in their fall math classes.

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  • College Prep: Six Tips Before They Go


    At Private Prep we have access to some of the top experts in their educational fields. Learn from them on specific subjects with our Thrive in 30 Webinar series.

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Our Latest Blog Resources

  • Test Optional vs. Test Blind

    Test Optional vs. Test Blind

    We discuss the differences and how it affects your college admissions experience

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  • Fun-damental Elementary Education for Summer 2020

    Fun-damental Elementary Education for Summer 2020

    Engage, entertain, and educate with these virtual courses

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  • The College Essay Resource Center

    The College Essay Resource Center

    Your one-stop shop for college essay help and how-to's

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  • 5 Simple Tips to Avoid the Summer Slide

    5 Simple Tips to Avoid the Summer Slide

    What you can do to keep kids learning this summer

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  • How to Make Summer 2020 Unforgettable for Kids

    How to Make Summer 2020 Unforgettable for Kids

    Create an exceptional summer experience for your family—even indoors

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  • The Sophomore and Freshmen Summer 2020 Task List

    The Sophomore and Freshmen Summer 2020 Task List

    What your child can be doing now to get ahead next year and beyond

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  • Offline Family Fun

    Offline Family Summer Fun

    Our favorite screen-free, STEAM-based activities

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  • Standardized Testing Changes for Class of 2021

    Test-Optional Schools Update for the Class of 2021

    Real-time updates as the landscape changes

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Additional College and Test Prep Resources

  • SAT & SAT Subject Test Website

    Keep up to date on the changes in test dates for the SAT.

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  • ACT Website

    Keep up to date on the changes in test dates for the ACT.

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  • National Association for College Admission Counseling

    The National Association for College Admissions Counseling has worked to create a centralized resource to track important information about colleges and universities, including virtual admissions events and any changes to candidate reply date. This resource may be helpful for both juniors and seniors at this time.

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  • AP Exams

    The College Board announced that this year’s AP Exams will happen but in a different form. Students will take 45-minute free-response-only exams online at home. The content covered will only be what most students have learned through early March. Exams begin on May 11. Find more information and what units will be tested by subject.

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