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

Glenn with family doing Kumon

Father of Second Generation Kumon Students Talks about Motivation and Self-Learning

Kumon isn’t easy. Trust us, we know. Even with the just-right level of study, children experience ups-and-downs as they are encouraged to think critically and independently.

We also know that it’s not always easy explaining the big picture to your children and helping them understand how Kumon will benefit them in the long-run. With


11-Year-Old Budding Lawyer Discovers Path to Success

At just 11-years-old, Arjun is a remarkable young kid. His schedule is packed full of extracurricular activities—piano recitals, soccer games, boy scouts, Destination Imagination, and running club at his local elementary school. On top of that, he’s completed the entire Kumon Reading Program—which ends with Shakespeare—and is currently tackling high school level algebra in the Kumon Math Program. Did we mention that

Sophie sitting

This Accomplished Pianist Has an International Journey with Kumon

Sophie, 11-years-old, Level J Math
Meet Sophie, she’s a second generation Kumon Student. Sophie’s father grew-up in Tokyo and was enrolled in the Kumon Math Program as an elementary school student. He actually had the honor of attending an award ceremony with our founder, Toru Kumon.

Sophie was born in Connecticut, but when


With a Passion for Astronomy, this Kumon Student Wants to Become an Astrophysicist

Ahmed, 13-years-old, Level L Math, Reading Program Completer

Not many 13-year-olds have the maturity to know what they want to do with their life and the discipline to set goals to achieve that dream. Well, Ahmed isn’t your typical 13-year-old.

He loves the world of science and has a dream of becoming