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Students Don’t Read and Don’t Know Where to Start

"The problem of our age is the proper administration of wealth, that the ties of brotherhood may still bind the rich and the poor in harmonious relationship. The conditions of human life have not only been changed but revolutionized, within the past few hundred years....

Case Study 5: The “Bad Test-Taker”

Executive Summary: Anthony was a middle of the road Park student starting at an 1120 on his diagnostic SAT. He had great grades, but his performance on the SAT didn’t seem to match. Parents were struggling to come up with an explanation, but Streamline knew exactly...

Case Study 4: The Recruited Athlete

Executive Summary: Claire was a star lacrosse player at McDonogh. Her junior year, she was recruited at an Ivy League school -- all she needed was a 29 on the ACT.  Streamline had the perfect one-on-one solution. Challenges: Claire’s practice schedule made it...

Case Study 3: The Prep Plateau

Executive Summary: Teresa was a popular girl at Franklin High with a starting score of 21. She never thought of herself as an academic-type, but she needed a 27 for her dream school. Her tutor unearthed the academic plateau and insecurities that were preventing real...
Case Study 2: Bright Students Need Tutoring Too

Case Study 2: Bright Students Need Tutoring Too

Executive Summary: Tim was a bright Mcdonogh student with a high starting score -- 1420 walking in the door. His parents had signed him up to take a prep class with another local company. After months of tutoring with them, his score had managed to go down. Streamline...

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Case Study 1: Unearthing Latent Obstacles To A Student’s Test Prep Success

Case Study 1: Unearthing Latent Obstacles To A Student’s Test Prep Success

Miles’ IQ was in the 99th percentile while his processing speed was below the 20th percentile. We wouldn’t find that out until we conducted a full battery of educational testing. It took a lot of work to get us there. The parents were resistant. “Isn’t extra time cheating? There’s nothing wrong with my kid!” Unfortunately, in the traditional classroom setting, a high IQ can mask certain learning differences. When a child is earning good grades and keeping up with the material, parents and teachers don’t always recognize red flags.

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