30 Lyman St, Ste 5
Westborough MA 01581
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Cox Tutoring Group is a caring, student-centered tutoring practice specializing in getting your son or daughter ready for the all-important SAT and ACT tests.
We coach your child through all portions of the SATs and/or ACTs, paying particular attention to his/her individual concerns and weak spots. We provide your children with the skills, strategies and confidence they need to do well on this very important step in their academic journey.
We're experienced and thorough, and our students have enjoyed good success at "bumping up" their post-tutoring SAT scores (average increase for hundreds of students in the classes of 2007 through 2014 was 160+ points, and one of our '09 students raised his score 240 points to achieve a perfect score!). Our students have been accepted at some wonderful colleges including Dartmouth, Wellesley, William and Mary, UPenn, Brown, Tufts, West Point, Boston College, Brandeis, UMaryland, UConn, Ohio State, Purdue, Cornell, Vanderbilt, Furman, Loyola Maryland, George Washington, Quinnipiac, Union College, Trinity College, Providence College, Sacred Heart, RPI, Syracuse, Salve Regina and Florida State. And if your student needs help brainstorming or polishing that crucial college application essay, CTG is experienced in this area as well.
CTG was joined in the summer of 2015 by Michael Yu, a 2014 college graduate whose specialty is helping your child if (s)he needs coaching in regular academic middle school Math, Algebra I or II, Geometry, Pre-Calc, or Calculus at any level as well as all high school sciences. Regular weekly tutoring sessions can make sure that your child doesn't fall behind or get lost just because of a difficulty with one concept or another. In addition, CTG can now refer you to experienced tutors in reading and writing. Our colleague who teaches French was born and raised in Paris (ooh, la la!). We have also recently connected with a colleague who is available to work with students who may need help with organization, planning and general study skills.
Our central Massachusetts office is conveniently located in Westborough just off Route 9 at 30 Lyman St, Suite 5. Our building has plenty of free parking, and the parking lot is well-traveled and well-lit. We offer tutoring for all portions of the SAT and ACT tests as well as help with middle school and high school Math and college application essays in our Westborough office. After-school, evening and Saturday tutoring times are available.
COLLEGE SEARCH ASSISTANCE
If you are looking for someone to help you with college search or other wider-ranging college-related issues, we can recommend some excellent independent educational consultants:
Klaar College Consulting, LLC, Charlotte Klaar, PhD, CEP, Director.
KCC's main office is in Brunswick MD but Charlotte continues to work with a limited number of clients in the Central MA area as well as clients from Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and other areas. Charlotte is well-known in Westborough / Northborough /Southborough / Shrewsbury from her many years of consulting in the area. She meets her MA-area clients in the Cox Tutoring Group office in Westborough.
College Resource Associates, Joan Bress, LICSW, CEP, Director.
Based in Worcester MA, Joan is a Certified Educational Planner with years of experience working with adolescents. Her approach is one of support and understanding as her students and families move through the college application process. In addition to general college consulting, Joan has particular expertise in assisting students in the fine and performing arts.
College Consulting Services, Nancy Federspiel, MS, Director.
CCS is based in Bolton MA, an easy drive up Route 495 from the "borough" towns. Be informed, not overwhelmed.
COLLEGE FINANCING ASSISTANCE
Good college planning involves finding the right schools to apply
to, getting the best prices possible at those schools, and finally,
making an informed decision as to which college will be the best
affordable investment and fit for your student. Tim Higgins at www.collegeplusretirement.com can help you figure out how to pay for college without sacrificing your retirement.