Seeking a Student Volunteer for Summer 2017 Lakeland Classes

Are you a college student seeking a rewarding volunteer opportunity for Summer 2017?  You have come to the right place!  North Coast Education Services is seeking a student volunteer to assist with our summer reading and math courses at Lakeland Community College. Minimum Requirements: • Current college-level student pursuing a degree in education or a similar field • Current BCI …

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Why You Need to Prep NOW for the SAT and ACT

  The first half of the school year is nearly over and winter break will soon be here.  Time for a few blissful weeks of rest, relaxation, family and friends.  The last thing you are probably thinking about is getting your teen ready for the SAT and ACT.  After all, the exam is still months away. But the truth is …

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Easy Ways to Incorporate Physical Activity into Your Classroom

There is no denying that our bodies were made for movement.  Think of all of the things we are capable of doing — walking, dancing, biking, swimming, and so much more. One of the most difficult challenges for a person is to sit down and stay focused.  Even as adults, this task can seem daunting.  We need to make an effort …

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Start Tutoring for Exams Today!

Happy Halloween, readers!  October is almost over and exams are right around the corner.  Are you ready? It may seem too early to start cracking the books and studying for your final exams.  After all, you are probably 4 – 6 weeks away.  So, why start now? Because research has shown time and again that cramming is NOT an effective way to study.  And …

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4 Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activites

  Sports. Marching Band. Performing Arts. Yearbook. Chess Club. Key Club. Robotics. You’ve heard it from your parents, your school, and even your friends — get involved. Try an extra-curricular activity. No doubt you’ve seen the banners trying to recruit you to tryout for the swim team or audition for the improv comedy troupe. You may think that participating in …

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“Do Laptops Help Students in Class?”

We live in a technological age. It seems like with every blink, there are new devices. I still remember when I was in college and had MapQuest directions in my glove box to get me back and forth to campus. When the GPS was introduced, I was terrified. What if the phone died? What if I lost signal? Many businesses …

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Enroll Now for Fall 2016 SAT & ACT Prep Classes!

Are you getting ready for the SAT or the ACT? You don’t have to prep alone! Register now for our SAT and ACT Test-Prep Classes at Lakeland Community College!   Why should you take our Test-Prep Classes? Train with a qualified instructor Review every section of your exam, including the essay Learn tips, tricks, and strategies to help you save …

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“The Road to College is Paved with Gold”

College.  For many families, it’s an attainable reality.  For others, it’s merely a dream.  In either case, society is proving time and again how difficult it can be to get a sustainable full-time job without some college experience, if not a four-year degree.  While there are several career paths that do not require a college education, it is still a highly …

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5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer

For high school students, very little compares to the bliss of summer vacation.  After nine months of endless studying and classes, it’s time to kick back by the pool and soak in the sun. And while you should definitely take advantage of some well-deserved R&R, remember — summer can be a productive time, too. Productive does not mean “boring”.  I’m not …

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Tutor Spotlight — Charles

“Math proficiency is the gateway to a number of incredible careers that students may never have considered.” — Danica McKellar When families call our office to find a tutor, many ask if the tutors are certified teachers.  My response is always the same — many tutors are current or retired teachers.  But I always add one more thing — “Some of the best …

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