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5 Tips to Finish the School Year Strong April 17, 2019

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5 Tips to Finish the School Year Strong, Alpharetta, Georgia

The end of the academic year is right around the corner, and most high school students are ready for summer. But before the fun and sun begin, it’s essential to finish the year on a good note. Freshmen and sophomores need strong grades to attain an impressive GPA in time to fill out college applications. If students begin to slip, tutoring services will help bring their performance up to where it needs to be. Here are some powerful tools to help students boost grades before summer vacation.

How to Get a Higher GPA Before Summer

1. Be Organized

High school is a hectic time for teens. Between classes, extracurricular activities, athletics, jobs, and responsibilities at home, students have a lot on their minds. Without an organized system, it’s easy for assignments and upcoming tests to slip through the cracks. Students should have an orderly workspace and updated agenda to keep track of their schedule.

2. Set Achievable Goals

A big key to success is being able to set reasonable goals for yourself. If students aim too high, they’ll likely just end up stressed and frustrated. Realistic goals, such as raising a grade in one course from a B+ to an A-, offer challenging yet achievable standards to meet in a short time period.

3. Reenergize

tutoringGood work ethic gets excellent results, but it’s important for students to take care of their bodies and minds. Overloading schedules with few breaks may end up impairing performance. Teens need 8 to 10 hours of sleep every night, and parents should ensure their children are eating a balanced diet. Socializing with friends on weekends can help students recharge as well.

4. Get Some Help

Even if a student’s grades are steady, tutoring will help enhance their learning. Whether they need to catch up in one specific subject or want to get ahead, students can benefit from quality tutoring programs and learn valuable study skills. Academic assistance keeps students motivated and on task, and best of all, it unlocks their full potential to excel.

5. Stay Focused

The closer summer is, the less focused students tend to get. This is all the more reason to remain determined and strive toward goals set earlier in the school year. With just a short stretch left until summer break, finishing off the semester strong can give students a well-deserved sense of accomplishment.


If your teen’s grades are slipping, there’s still time to give their GPA a boost. Sign your student up for Peach State Tutoring & Test Prep, the premier SAT prep, ACT prep, and academic tutoring service for residents of Roswell, Johns Creek, Milton, Cumming, Duluth, Norcross, Suwanee, and Alpharetta, GA. Their tutors will help enrich your child’s learning and transform their performance. When your student is ready to start studying for standardized tests, this program also offers a free diagnostic SAT vs. ACT evaluation test to gauge which test they’ll score higher on. To learn more about their proven academic tutoring services, call (678) 824-6890 or visit their website

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