Focus on the Future Open House

Focus on the Future Open House Event

“These are the kind of adults that I want pouring into my kids – adults that are smart, connected, invested, and authentically caring about their success. – Amy Adams Martin, parent February 25, 2019 5:30 - 8:00 pm Ferguson Tutoring 12800 Whitewater Dr #100, Hopkins, MN 55343 RSVP Now At Ferguson Tutoring we value mentoring [...]
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For 3rd Year in a Row, ACT Leaves Disadvantaged Students Behind

The ACT’s failure to update materials misleads all high schoolers, and harms economically disadvantaged students outright. “Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of the conditions of men,—the balance wheel of the social machinery.” Horace Mann   Nowadays, American universities carry the torch of equality for our youth. Women, […]

SAT vs. ACT – Which is Right for Me?

SAT vs ACT: Which is Right for Me? More Unites Us During the second half of a student’s high school career, there is much emphasis placed on college prep and selection. Part of this process includes SAT and/or ACT testing. But which test is best for you? The answer, unfortunately, is “it depends.” There are […]

Ferguson Tutoring Debuts Game Changing ACT Prep

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Van Horne Phone: (952) 525-2245 Email:   FERGUSON TUTORING BEGINS PARTNERSHIP WITH MINNETONKA COMMUNITY ED This new relationship allows Ferguson Tutoring to bring their innovative ACT Prep directly to students.   Ferguson Tutoring, a local firm shown to boost ACT scores, has partnered with Minnetonka Community Education, an organization [...]
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This Year, Learn How to Perform Perfectly

The excitement of the Super Bowl has come and gone, but I'm still thinking about the last Vikings game of the season. They went into the NFC Championship coming off a come-from-behind, last-second touchdown win. They were 3-point favorites while playing at an opponent’s stadium, and that opponent was leaning on their backup quarterback. Most [...]
Is college worth it?

Is College Worth It? Reevaluating This No-Brainer

If you’re in the education industry, you might have noticed a trend recently. More and more, the sacred pursuit of a college education is being called into question. Young people everywhere are asking “is college worth it?”  And they’re not the only ones. Adults, too, are questioning the value of a college education. From CNBC [...]
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Resilience Is an Unnatural Skill for GT Students

The Campaign for Confidence is winding down and we’re moving our focus onto another important skill: resilience. If confidence is getting into the saddle, then resilience is climbing back in after a fall. Many people use tough and resilient interchangeably, but for me they aren’t synonyms. Toughness is the ability to endure pain or discomfort, [...]
World without jobs

How to Work in a World Without Jobs

Jobs Are Changing As a young person, it’s easy to feel like things are always changing. You attend a new school every few years, responsibility and privilege are being thrust upon you (hello, driver’s license), and education will soon stop being your primary focus. With all these changes happening in your personal life, it can [...]