Students that tend to struggle in a specific section of the high school curriculum or on standardized tests are often having a hard time because they have yet to develop a skill that makes success in those subjects possible.
Has your teenager struggled in this area for some time? Are they concerned that weakness in one area could prevent them from getting the SAT/ACT score they want and limit their college choices?
Has it gotten to the point where they've decided they're just "bad at" the offending subject matter?
"I had been struggling with math ever since 6th grade. When I began to work with Much Smarter, math became much clearer to me. I not only improved my grade, but I learned new ways to approach a problem and gained the confidence I needed to do well. I'm so grateful to Much Smarter for not only improving my grades, but helping me understand and approach problems and difficulties with an open mind, and confidence that I can do anything."
"I've always been extremely hard on myself. No matter how well I did on a test or a project, I would never think it was good enough. In school I felt like if I did not grasp something right away, I would never be able to. I particularly struggled with this mentality during my preparation for standardized tests..."