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 …

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.

For a full listing

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

Top 3 Steps Parents Should Take to Encourage Curiosty and a Love of Learning

Top 3 Steps Parents Should Take to Encourage Curiosty and a Love of LearningIf you’re the parent of a young child, you are undoubtedly familiar with the “why phase.” Why is the sky blue? Why can’t animals talk? Why do we sleep? And on, and on, and on…

In fact, according to 2017 study, young children ask a staggering average of 73 questions a day!

While it’s easy to become exasperated, parents need to understand that children are inherently curious. And, this curiosity about the world around them will stand them in good stead once they arrive at school. A curious child is one who will grow to love learning!

Teachers, administrators, and …