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11/25/2014
Every so often, a school assignment may come around that can make you feel stuck. It could be a math problem you can’t wrap your head around or an essay you can’t even bring yourself to start. 

However, you need to complete your homework in order to practice and keep your grades up. If you’re having a bit of trouble with homework The Tutoring Center in Whittier is here to help you out.

Stuck on Homework? Follow These Tips!

Prepare

Get mentally ready to focus on your homework; remove any distractions and have the supplies you’ll need handy. This will help you make sure that you won’t have any excuses not to do your homework.

Understand What It’s About

Read the instructions carefully. You need to make sure that you understand what’s being asked of you. If something isn’t clear, ask your peers, your parents or teacher to explain.

Divide and Conquer

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, try to divide your homework into workable chunks or tasks that you can complete easily. This way, you’ll be able to finish your assignments in sections and you won’t feel stuck.

Clear Your Head

Sometimes, thinking too hard about something can keep you from working out the answer. In these situations, you could move on to another assignment so you can clear your head, and then come back to it.

Review and Research

If something isn’t adding up or just doesn’t feel right in your homework, go over what you’ve done and check that everything’s right. If you’re feeling doubtful, use your notes and research online.

Get Help

In some cases, you just need a hand to complete your homework. You can discuss the assignment with a friend, teacher or relative, or even hire a tutor so you can get a new perspective on it.

For Tutoring in Whittier…

If you require assistance, remember that The Tutoring Center offers one-on-one sessions that are adapted to your learning style, strengths and weaknesses. Call 562-699-0218 for more information about our academic programs, or to schedule a free consultation.

Be sure to check back on our blog for more useful tips, like How to Encourage Your Child to Read.

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