Monthly Archives: May 2014

Starting to teach for Prep101

In the midst of preparing for my first bout of teaching with Prep101, happening this evening at U. of T. I’m considerably excited, given that the company uses the same materials I consistently work with at Oxford and recommend to … Continue reading

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We’re going home

Finally back in my real home in Scarborough, if only for a few hours. Having been near-constantly immersed in city smog for the past few months, I’ve forgotten how much I need all this: the deep, young green of grass … Continue reading

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209P/LINEAR

This May, 209P/LINEAR will make the ninth closest approach to Earth of any comet on record; we may, near the time of its flyby, pass through the dust trails left by its previous orbits! This means that, on the night … Continue reading

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Watching students conquer standardized tests

Even after one has tutored for several years, it’s still exciting to see students’ scores rise! Just had a Next Step client go from high 20s to a 36 on the MCAT; albeit that it was her dedication more so … Continue reading

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