Studying for the SAT? Practice makes perfect!

Practice SAT exam in Wilmington, DelawareSAT scores aren’t generally the only deciding factor for getting into college, but they do matter more to some colleges than others, according to Peterson’s, one of the most accurate sources for admissions information. In fact, the National Association for College Admission Counseling found that larger institutions tend to consider test scores more intently, while small exclusive schools are likely to place equal importance on all aspects of your application.

Upcoming 2018-2019 SAT Test Dates

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019

The Benefits of SAT Test Prep

While scoring a perfect 1600 on the …

October is National Dropout Prevention Month. Top strategies to keep teens in school

October is National Dropout Prevention Month, How to keep teens in schoolNational Dropout Prevention Month is dedicated to highlighting the need for dropout prevention efforts nationwide.  According to the most recent statistics available from the Delaware Department of Education, of the 40,287 students in Delaware public schools in the 2015-16 school year, 547 dropped out. That rate — 1.4% — represents a 36% drop from 2.2% the previous year. The state’s dropout rate has not been so low since the early 1980s.

But there is still more work to do!

Why is staying in school so crucial? The statistics are compelling. Nationwide, high school dropouts earn approximately $10,386 less than those …

Meet Back to Basics education experts at Christina School District College Fair on October 23

Christina School District Will Host 9th Annual College Fair on October 23Christina School District will host its 9th Annual College Fair on Tuesday, October 23 from 6-8 p.m. at Glasgow High School. Students and parents will have opportunities to speak with dozens of admissions counselors from colleges, universities, trade schools and post-secondary programs from throughout the region, as well as education and test prep experts, including Back to Basics Learning Dynamics.
 In addition, a FAFSA Completion Workshop will be held to provide families with hands-on help in completing the financial aid application form. Information will also be available on financial aid, scholarships, and other ways to pay for college.
  • Talk one-on-one

Need $10,000 for college tuition? Apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarship TODAY

The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding students who have succeeded desspite adversity. The award is funded in honor of Association Member John W. Rollins, Sr.

Applicants must have a strong commitment to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited institution. Each applicant must also demonstrate involvement in co-curricular and community activities.

State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.  The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.

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NEW! SAT Practice Exam Scheduled for November 10, 2018

How top students prepare for the SATIt’s the most important test your teen may ever take.

To help him succeed, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. is offering a $15 SAT Practice Test on Saturday, November 10,  8:30 – 1:00 p.m., at its Wilmington, Delaware Education Center.

The event will recreate the SAT test experience for students as closely as possible including actual full-length SAT tests, room set-up, proctoring, scoring and timing.

Space is limited to 18 students and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required before 5 pm November 2, 2018

Students should arrive at 8:00 am. Test begins promptly at