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

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A Beacon of Positivity: How Kumon Developed this Student’s Focus and Patience

Like many 11-year-olds, Atharv maintains a busy schedule of extracurricular activities. He’s a competitive swimmer, takes guitar lessons, holds purple belt status in karate, participates in a Lego robotics club, and is a member of his elementary school’s eagle enrichment program. 

Unlike many 11-year-olds, Atharv is already well into algebra, studying quadratic, higher degree, fractional, and irrational functions. Not to

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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.