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Stories about REAL Kumon students and their success in school and beyond.

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How this Aspiring Hockey Pro Applies What He Learned from Kumon

Like many young Canadian boys, Patani is in love with the sport of hockey. He started playing at the age of five and the rest was history. Today he is an elite player with aspirations of playing in the National Hockey League.

Patani is also an elite Kumon Student. He has received the Best

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With a Passion for STEM, this Kumon Student is Effecting Change

At 10-years-old, Anvita has a dream of becoming a neurosurgeon. More specifically, she hopes to use artificial intelligence to improve the medical industry as a whole. That’s a big dream for a teenager, but it’s not surprising because she’s always had a passion for STEM and math in general. She fell in love with the Kumon Math Program because it strengthened

Nathan Wong

Finding the Motivation to Persevere and Succeed

“Kumon helps me establish goals and pushes me to work towards them one level at a time,” said Nathan. “It keeps me going.”

Remember getting that extra push on the swing set just as you needed the momentum to soar even higher? That’s how Nathan felt when he was encouraged by his mom, just as his motivation in Kumon began to dwindle.

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Kumon Runs Deep for this Trio of Siblings

Meet the Rodrigues family—Sheridan (13), Rania (11), and Haydn (9). Their parents, Chantal and Dominic, decided to enroll them in the Kumon Math and Reading Program three years ago. Thanks to their hard-work and the guidance from Instructor Gulnar Surani at Kumon of Summerlin, today all three of them are studying above their respective grade