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Carol WoodStrategies for Taking Subjective or Essay Tests
By Carol C. Wood
Founder & CEO, Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

Essay tests can be a great way for a student to earn grade points because they present an opportunity for him/her to tell everything they know about a subject and to earn points while doing so. If a student knows a lot about the subject, the essay is a place to shine!

How do you “see” yourself as a student?
By Carol C. Wood
Owner & Director Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

I read something recently which stated that the way each of us sees our life shapes our life.   And, how we define our life determines our destiny.  I believe this principle can be applied to students, as well.

How to help your children be academically successful
By Carol C. Wood 
Owner & College Admissions Process Counselor
Total Learning Concepts, Inc.


It is important for a child’s success academically that his/her parents insist that academics come before any other extracurricular activities.  It is a student’s job to be in school.

Exercise and school success
By Carol C. Wood
Founder & CEO, Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

Is there a correlation between physical exertion and academic success? Many educators speculate that by limiting the amount of exercise breaks for students during the school day, we hamper their potential in the classroom.

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