There can be a lot of anxiety for students leading up to their college entrance exams, like the SAT and ACT. Taking tests in general is stressful, but these tests are lengthy and students are often worried about getting into college based on their scores. However, being stressed in itself can actually hinder you from […]

# Catherine Sheridan Blog

## Top Tips for Taking the SATs

High school students will be gearing up to take college entrance exams in the spring. It can be a stressful time, but there are some things you can do to improve your score. Catherine Sheridan is a finance professional currently working with Race Rock Capital LLC. She is also a Chicago based math tutor who […]

## How to Find a Good Math Tutor For Your Child

Math can be a challenging subject for many students – adults even often struggle with math. Kids often swear that they hate the subject. With a bit more one-to-one tutoring, though, they can learn to love and excel at math. Catherine Sheridan, Finance Professional with Race Rock Capital LLC and math tutor, shares her tips […]

## Why is Math So Hard?

Many people say that math was their worst subject in school. Tons of students either find it boring or too difficult. They give up and say that it is just one of those subjects they will never be good at. Math does not have to be this way. Anyone can become good at math. Often […]

## Getting the Most Out of Your Tutoring Session

You’ve taken the first step and have decided to hire a tutor for yourself or your child, but how do you make sure you’re getting the most out of the session? There are a few simple things to keep in mind. Have an idea of what you want to work on beforehand. Have there been […]

## Why Do We Need Math?

Teachers used to tell students that they needed to study mathematics because no one carries a calculator with them everywhere they go. What if you were in a grocery store and had to add up the cost of your items before checking out? Nowadays, however, pretty much everyone carries what is basically a whole computer […]

## Who Invented Math?

We have come a long way in terms of mathematical and scientific progress. Today, we’re sending satellites farther out into space, making huge advances in medicine, and creating new technology all the time. The basis for all of this progress is mathematics, but where did it all begin? The use of mathematics goes all the […]

## Tips for Math College Entrance Exams

Studying for the SAT and ACTs can be an extremely stressful time for high school students looking to get into their dream college. A lot can be at stake, but it’s important to relax and focus on creating an effective study plan. Here are some tips on how to study for the math section in […]