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SAT/ACT Test Prep Books
August 24, 2022

SAT/ACT Diagnostics at the Academy

Pacific Learning Academy’s diagnostic comparison test helps students and their families choose between the SAT and the ACT. Historically, 70% of students nationwide have done better on either the SAT or the ACT, and the best time to learn that is BEFORE you invest in test prep! The Academy SAT/ACT… Read more

5 Things that Every College Freshman Should Know
June 4, 2021

5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

Whether your college start is in a different state, a new campus, or at home and online!   Some students start dreaming about college as early as middle school, or even earlier if it’s a topic that comes up often in their family.  It’s a jump to adulthood, a chance… Read more

Remote Learning
January 1, 2021

Remote-Plus Learning

Education by Design during the Pandemic Ready or not, families and schools across the country suddenly have found themselves trying to figure out “school” in a time when getting together puts students and teachers at risk. Even after the chaos of the spring of ’20, many educators are still scratching… Read more

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visits the King County Health and Medical Area Command on Jan. 29, 2020. (Erin Murphy/Public Health – Seattle & King County)
February 25, 2020

Preparing for Coronavirus Outbreaks

As the reach of the Coronavirus outbreak spreads, communities are beginning to grapple with how to best respond to the virus and the respiratory illness it causes. COVID-19 is a new disease (identified in humans as of December ’19), and we are learning more about it every day. Patients with… Read more

January 27, 2020

Credit Classes: A Game Changer

When a student struggles, or even fails a school subject, the stress is felt for everyone in the family. [Students wishing to take a class at the Academy should consult their school’s counseling office for information on drop deadlines and permission to take an outside credit] Missing homework, a sports… Read more

My dorm room never looked like that!
August 11, 2019

Dorm Room Essentials

Space-Savers and Comfort Items for Every Dorm Room While Pinterest and Instagram will give you tons of ideas to fill your (very small) dorm room, beware the trap of being over-prepared and over-packed. Leave the inspirational quotes and framed photos at home and think about what you would take if… Read more

April 12, 2018

Getting Over the Agony of Defeat: College Rejection Letters

Wondering how to help your child get over a college rejection? Wondering why your child got one in the first place? Rejections don’t feel good. That’s the plain truth. But a rejection has often been the motivator or inspiration for many a successful career trajectory. Students who are told “no,… Read more

September 6, 2017

New offices in Sammamish

Celebrating a move to a new space in Sammamish Pacific Learning Academy’s new Sammamish location offers local 1:1 educational services to middle and high school students Pacific Learning Academy, a one-to-one accredited private school and in-home tutoring service, celebrated the move to a new office at the Pine Lake Professional… Read more

April 7, 2016

NCAA Approved!

NCAA Approved Courses at Pacific Learning Academy Pacific Learning Academy is now NCAA Approved! Busy student athletes looking to enhance their academic experience AND work around their sports schedules can now find convenience and academic rigor locally with one-on-one instruction and district-aligned curriculum. In addition to being WA State Approved… Read more

December 15, 2015

New SAT/ACT Comparison Diagnostic Exam to be offered in Summer 2016

We’ve been inundated with questions about the new SAT! As many of you know, the SAT is going through some big changes beginning with the March 2016 exam (see our previous blog post for a discussion on some of the alterations). The College Board has let it be known that this first… Read more

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