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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Last Chance to Register for Fall SAT/ACT Classes

There are only 10 more days to register for NCES’ fall classes! We offer classes year-round at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, OH.  This fall, we are offering test prep classes for the ACT and the newly redesigned SAT. Our qualified instructor will review every section of the exam — including the essay.  Learn valuable tips and strategies to help …

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Get Your Student Organized for the New School Year

Do you consider yourself an organized person? Do you find yourself making to-do lists and stacking papers in piles to keep your desk neat? What about your student? Is your student checking off assignments, or is their backpack a complete disaster? It will probably come as no surprise that there is a direct correlation between organization and success. Whether you’re …

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4 Tips to Help You Get Ready to Go Back to School

It feels weird saying “back to school” in July. This month is supposed to be about picnics, long days on the beach, popsicles, swimming, and fireworks. But the reality is that the 2017 – 2018 school year is just one month away! Before you let panic set in, remember that North Coast Education Services is here to help. We wouldn’t …

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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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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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Still Time to Register for ACT/SAT Prep Classes!

North Coast Education Services offers classes each semester at Lakeland Community College.  Class offerings vary by semester and include everything from multi-sensory reading (Richards Learning Systems ®) and math (Real Life Ma+h) to SAT & ACT Prep. On Thursday, March 31st, North Coast Education will begin its spring classes at Lakeland.  This semester, we are offering an ACT prep course and a prep course …

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Effective Studying Techniques | Science

We hope you have been enjoying our series on Effective Studying Techniques.  It is my personal belief that if we educate our students in the proper way to prepare for class, they will spend less time cramming at the last minute.  After all, cramming is not an effective way to study. As you are reading this series, remember that the best practice …

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