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5 Reasons to Attend Zinkerz Winter Camp Blog

Ludlow, Vermont is a quiet town and, admittedly, not a worldwide vacation destination…yet. For most people, it presents the opportunity to toboggan and cruise from Okemo’s peak through gladed trails and expansive wonderlands of snow. Zinkerz has been exponentially working towards improving the experience for a select group of tourists within this small, New...

What Should I Know Before Sending My Child To Study In the U.S.? Part 2

Demonstrating a proficiency in English while not missing a student’s home country and anecdotally proving a student’s personality through teacher recommendations will be the more personal aspects of applying to colleges and universities in the United States. But, what about governmental documentation, academics, and finances? Grab your popcorn parents, because that’s exactly what we’re...

What Should I Know Before Sending My Child To Study In the U.S.? Part 1

As a parent, you’ve taught your child everything from how to use the toilet to how to treat people with kindness. If you can accomplish all that, and with presumed resistance along the way from the kid, then there’s no doubt in our minds that you’re more than equipped to handle the college application...

Facts about colleges you’ll visit during Camp

A fraternity pledge distantly related to one of the only two winners of the Jeff Foxworthy-hosted game show Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, the winningest pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball, what we can call “horseshoe nomenclature,” confusing calamities of intramurals, and a prank-obsessed late night talk show host.  This amalgamation...

Five Last-Minute SAT Math Hacks

“You have 5 minutes remaining in Section 4.” The announcement sounds like the script to a nightmare. 5 minutes? But I still have questions left to do! Palms are sweaty, knees are weak, pencil’s heavy. You start doing mental math: “if I spend 41 seconds on each question and account for the 8 seconds it...

What new changes are coming to the SAT?

In late January, the College Board dropped a huge announcement: big changes are coming to the SAT. Whether it's through our intensive one-on-one test prep classes or multi-hour marathon study sessions, Zinkerz strives to ensure that each and every one of our students is fully prepared for their standardized tests. We're also committed to...

The Importance of APs

WHAT IS AN AP CLASS? Advanced Placement classes are college-level courses taken during high school. They are designed to give you the experience of an intro-level college class and culminate in— should you choose to take it— an exam that can be applied towards college credit if you receive above a certain score. AP courses...