Posts Tagged ‘tutoring’

1-Stop Shopping for FREE SAT Study Resources

November 26, 2009

Karen Berlin Ishii SAT ACT PrepCheck outĀ my website‘s resources pageĀ for a full list of study resources for the SAT, ACT and college prep.

Hey, scroll down to the bottom: there’s a photo of my son Jun at his graduation from Northeastern University in 2007!


Notorious Confusables: Learn these easily confused words!

November 25, 2009

Here is one of my favorite vocabulary websites, especially for SAT prep:

Confusable guys

This site has a lot of great grammar lessons, and noted above are the Notorious Confusables -easily confused words.

The SAT usually has one or two such words in the Writing section among the Error ID questions. If you learn these words, you will add to your vocabulary (which will serve you well in the Sentence Completions section of the Critical Reading, as well as enhance your reading and writing skills) and you’ll be more attuned to pick out these otherwise tricky errors.

Welcome to SAT Prep NY!

September 12, 2009

Welcome to SAT Prep NY – a blog about preparing for the college entrance exams – from the PSAT to the SAT and ACT and SAT Subject Tests – and all things college-prep.

My name is Karen Berlin Ishii and I am a super-experienced SAT prep teacher living and working as a private tutor in New York City. My goal is to provide my readers with tips and advice on navigating the college test prep process, while expanding my own knowledge and teaching skills, too.

If you are a high school student in the NYC area (or the parent of one), please visit my website to learn about my tutoring services: